A. Bening as Karen, E. Carrillo as Sofia, S. Lopez as Cristi, J. Smits as Paco

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Photo taken by Ralph Nelson © 2009, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
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Mother and Child

A film by Rodrigo Garcia

Nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards: Best Supporting Female Actor (Naomi Watts) and Best Supporting Male Actor (Samuel L. Jackson)

Three woman’s lives share a common core: they have all been profoundly affected by adoption. Karen (Annette Bening) had a baby at 14, gave her up at birth, and has been haunted ever since by the daughter she never knew. Elizabeth (Naomi Watts) grew up as an adopted child; she’s a bright and ambitious lawyer, but a flinty loner in her personal life. And Lucy (Kerry Washington) is just embarking with her husband on the adoption odyssey, looking for a baby to become their own.

Sony Pictures Classics in association with Everest Entertainment present a Mockingbird Pictures Film

Starring: Naomi Watts, Annette Bening, Kerry Washington, Jimmy Smits and Samuel L. Jackson

Written & Directed by: Rodrigo Garcia

Produced by: Lisa Maria Falcone and Julie Lynn

Executive Producer: Alejandro González Iñárritu

Director of Photography: Xavier Pérez Grobet

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Release Date (USA): May 7th, 2010

Everest Entertainment will be donating a portion of it’s proceeds from Mother and Child to ‘Inwood House’, a non-profit organization that works to prevent teenage pregnancy and provide comprehensive family support services to pregnant and parenting teens and their children.