Immediate Family (film)
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 played by Mary Stuart Masterson who later gets second thoughts.
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Jonathan Kaplan|
|Produced by||Lawrence Kasdan|
|Written by||Barbara Benedek|
|Music by||Brad Fiedel|
|Edited by||Jane Kurson|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
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.
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Immediate Family received mixed reviews from critics, as the film holds a 60% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Awards and nominationsEdit
- 1989: Won, "Best Supporting Actress" - Mary Stuart Masterson
- 1990: Nominated, "Best Young Actor Supporting Role in a Motion Picture" - Kevin Dillon
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