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Actors: Madonna, Rupert Everett, Benjamin Bratt

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Abbie is a yoga instructor constantly in and out of tough love. Robert is gay, also unhappy with his lovelife, and Abbie's best friend for ages. One night after, too much drinking, the impossible happens: they go to bed together and she gets pregnant. The two raise their son as a weird but happy, functional family until Abbie finds her Mr. Right and wants to leave with him, taking her son. But Robert, feeling betrayed, will not take it lying down.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Family, loving    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   son Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   Gay guys! Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   teacher/professor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   seeing breasts    -   sex under blankets

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