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Losing Isaiah Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jessica Lange, Halle Berry, David Strathairn, Samuel L. Jackson

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Drug addict mother Khaila Richards abandons her son Isaiah in a cardboard box, because of her own lack of responsibility of raising her child. Meanwhile a social worker Margaret Lewin discovers the newborn baby and instantly falls in love with him. Margaret and her husband, Charles Lewin soon take custody of the child, including dealing with all the difficulties of caring for a crack baby. But this doesn't serve much of a problem for the Lewins as it does for Khaila. Because Khaila do get her life together and now wants her baby back.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   custody battle

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black american

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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