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The Seeding of Sarah Burns (1979)

A young woman volunteers to carry an embryo transplant for a couple that has tried and failed to have a baby. Soon, however, she begins to have second thoughts about giving up the baby after it's born.

Director:

Sandor Stern

Writers:

Marc B. Ray (story), Sandor Stern (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kay Lenz ... Sarah Burns
Martin Balsam ... Dr. Samuel Melman
Cassie Yates ... Karen Lovell
Charles Siebert ... Alex Lovell
Cliff De Young ... Tim
Virginia Kiser ... Mrs. Angstrom
Bryan Gordon ... Roger Deems
Caitlin O'Heaney ... Linda
Jordan Michals Jordan Michals ... Terri
Margaret Ladd ... Bonnie
Ruth Cox ... Jill
Peggy Lee Brennan Peggy Lee Brennan ... Penny
Maxine Stuart ... Flora
John Dennis ... Mr. Swells
Catherine Hickland ... Judy
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A young woman volunteers to carry an embryo transplant for a couple that has tried and failed to have a baby. Soon, however, she begins to have second thoughts about giving up the baby after it's born.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 1979 (USA) See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Better than I thought it would be
7 December 2001 | by manash12See all my reviews

Interesting premise for its time. The film depicts the story of a young woman who agrees to take part in a science study and be implanted with a fertilized egg from another couple. The concept was practically science fiction when the movie was made. The movie is nothing spectacular but pretty good. Well thought out plot, good dialogue, good acting.


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