Tuesday, March 27, 2012

'October Baby' tells a story Hollywood wouldn't

First-year college student Hannah
(Rachel Hendrix) goes on a road
trip in search of her birth mother
after she learns she was adopted
following a failed attempt at an
abortion. (Credit:
Lovell/Fairchild Communications)
... From National Public Radio

"October Baby" has been endorsed by conservative groups including Focus on the Family, and it's just the latest addition to a genre of movies with Christian themes that has exploded recently.

In one scene, Hannah tracks down a nurse who worked at the health clinic where her birth mother had sought an abortion — one that failed when Hannah was born prematurely.

Voice trembling, the woman tearfully tells Hannah, "When you hear something enough times, somehow you start to believe it. It was tissue, that's what they told us. It was tissue that couldn't survive. Nonviable tissue."

"October Baby" has been endorsed by conservative groups including Focus on the Family, and it's just the latest addition to a genre of movies with Christian themes that has exploded recently. One film, "Courageous," dealt with fatherhood, and it became the top-selling DVD earlier this year.

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