If These Walls Could Talk

If These Walls Could Talk

DVD - 1999
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A trilogy of stories set in the same house--with different occupants and spanning over 40 years--examines three women, the common crisis of an unexpected pregnancy, and the wrenching decision to have an abortion. In 1952, abortion is illegal. A widowed nurse deals with her unexpected pregnancy by taking drastic measures to obtain one. In 1974, a happily married woman, the mother of four children, discovers that she is pregnant again. Now she must choose between losing her lifelong dream and terminating her pregnancy. In 1996, a Catholic college student finds herself pregnant as the result of an affair with a professor. She decides on an abortion, but does not realize what it means to go through with one, while society rends itself asunder with violent protest.

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aaa5756 Aug 27, 2014

This DVD movie was entertaining and interesting but not one of my favorite for this year. Not too bad---good performance. Very predictable but still entertaining.

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gregarioushermit
May 25, 2013

I am reviewing If Walls Could Talk 2, which I just watched. The first part, 1961 was disturbing, and sad, yet I am sure true. The 2nd part, I didn't get, the third part with Ellen and Sharon Stone, was my favorite. Specifically the funny parts.

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DASTardlyGal
Sep 06, 2012

To say I was disappointed in this would be an understatement. I had heard this was the movie to see, from what the reviews said. I finally saw it at one of the libraries I was visiting, and checked it out. Maybe the professional reviewers were paid to wax poetically about this movie, but I was left in a depressed funk that I wasted my time watching this. While, truthfully, it was okay, I found the scripts to be very sophomoric, like they were a high school or college screen writing class or creative writing class. It was boring and not worth watching. Sure, it explores abortion, but I found it very boring and predictable and its a been there, done that topic. Others might find this exceptional, I did not. Oh, well, that's why I like checking out stuff from the library free. That way, if I don't like it, I don't kick myself for wasting good money on bad movies.

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