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She's Having a Baby

  • Film

Time Out says

Taking his erstwhile teen lovers into young adulthood, marriage and parenthood, John Hughes fashions a curiously disaffected portrait of the artist as a frustrated chauvinist. Bacon - an aspiring writer who lands a job in advertising, just as Hughes did - narrates the film. We are privy to his daydreams about freedom and his resentment towards his bride (McGovern in a terrible role), and then we watch his change of heart in a thoroughly unconvincing last reel. This is bitter-sweet compartmentalised, with the saccharine spooned on at the end. Even then it lacks flavour.
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Release Details

  • Duration:106 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:John Hughes
  • Screenwriter:John Hughes
  • Cast:
    • Kevin Bacon
    • Elizabeth McGovern
    • Alec Baldwin
    • Isabel Lorca
    • William Windom
    • Cathryn Damon
    • Dennis Dugan
    • Edie McClurg
    • Dan Aykroyd
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