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Director  Jonathan Kaplan
Initial DVD release  April 22, 2003
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Country  United States
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Music director  Brad Fiedel
Writer  Barbara Benedek
Language  English
Immediate Family (film) movie poster
Release date  October 27, 1989 (1989-10-27)
Cast  Glenn Close (Linda Spector), James Woods (Michael Spector), Mary Stuart Masterson (Lucy Moore), Kevin Dillon (Sam), Linda Darlow (Lawyer Susan Drew), Mimi Kennedy (Eli's Mom)
Similar movies  The Baby Maker (1970)
Tagline  The toughest choices are made with the heart.

Immediate family 1989 movie


Immediate Family is a 1989 drama film directed by Jonathan Kaplan. It stars Glenn Close and James Woods as a married childless couple who want a baby. They decide to adopt from a pregnant teenage girl who later gets second thoughts.

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Plot

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The successful couple Linda Spector (Glenn Close) and Michael Spector (James Woods) have been married for ten years and desperately want to be parents. They try to conceive but are unable. They turn to an adoption agency and meet the pregnant 17-year-old Lucy (Mary Stuart Masterson). She thinks the couple can provide better for her baby than she and her boyfriend Sam (Kevin Dillon). The Spectors take care of Lucy during her pregnancy and they become close but Lucy becomes uncertain about giving up her baby.

Cast

  • Glenn Close as Linda Spector
  • James Woods as Michael Spector
  • Mary Stuart Masterson as Lucy
  • Kevin Dillon as Sam
  • Linda Darlow as Lawyer Susan Drew
  • Harrison Mohr as Eli
  • Mimi Kennedy as Eli's mother
  • Charles Levin as Eli's father
  • Jessica James as Bessie
  • Ken Lerner as Josh
  • Jane Greer as Michael's Mother
  • Reception

    Immediate Family received mixed reviews from critics, as the film holds a 60% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

    Awards and nominations

    National Board of Review of Motion Pictures

  • 1989: Won, "Best Supporting Actress" - Mary Stuart Masterson
  • Young Artist Award

  • 1990: Nominated, "Best Young Actor Supporting Role in a Motion Picture" - Kevin Dillon
  • References

    Immediate Family (film) Wikipedia
    Immediate Family (film) IMDb Immediate Family (film) themoviedb.org


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