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Movie review: "Mother and Child" drama explores adoption's effects

The three wounded women in writer-director Rodrigo Garcia’s memorable drama, “Mother and Child,” are connected, and separated, by adoption. The trio of Naomi Watts, Annette Bening and Kerry Washington touchingly convey just what varied forms emotional defense can take. Better: As their characters’ interwoven tales gain force, they show how profoundly those defenses can crumble. […]

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