First Born

January 3, 2007 0 By Fans
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Plot

Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away…

Release Year: 2007

Rating: 4.6/10 (2,045 voted)

Director:
Isaac Webb

Stars: Elisabeth Shue, Steven Mackintosh, Kathleen Chalfant

Storyline
Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away. Forced to give up on her dreams, she's always been a bit edgy. A C-section drives her over the edge, making her see things in a different light. A creepy babysitter doesn't make things any better. She begins seeing things, trusts no one, as she goes into self-destruct mode.

Cast:

Elisabeth Shue

Laura


Steven Mackintosh

Steven


Kathleen Chalfant

Mrs. Kasperian


Khandi Alexander

Dierdre


Anne Wolf

Samantha Lee


Blair Brown

Laura's Mother


Phillip V. Caruso

Dr.Caputo, Anesthesiologist


Matt Dickinson

Party Guest #1


Mia Dillon

Party Guest #2


Julian Gamble

Exterminator


Carolyn Gilroy

Jenny

(voice)


Jared Grimes

Stock Boy


Marilyn Harris

Party Goer #3


Tim Hopper

Officer White


Lisby Larson

Party Guest #4

Release Date: 3 Jan 2007

Filming Locations: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

Goofs:

Revealing mistakes:
When she is in the subway car, it is not moving. We hear sounds and see light flash in the background. The subway car in an old non-air conditioned car. The last of these cars were retired several years ago. This car is most likely located at the Brooklyn Transit Museum.

Quotes:

[last lines]

Steven:
[as he comes into the bedroom]
Morning sweetheart.

Laura:
Good morning.

Steven:
Where's Jessica?

Laura:
[a beat]
Who's Jessica?

Steven:
[he laughs, thinking she is joking]
Where's the baby?

Laura:
[another beat]

[she looks confused]

Laura:
What baby?

Steven:
[realizes the truth and bolts from the room]
Jessica? Jessica? JESSICA?
[…]



User Review

Gripping right until the end, Then, truly disappointing!

Rating: 4/10


This must be one of Shue's worst yet, While watching the film I was
intrigued by the sheer mystery of the film.

I had no idea or could have guessed what the outcome would be…

And then a truly awful ending which ruined what originally had me
gripped.

I only voted four because of my original impression of the film(before
Isaw the end) Avoid at all costs!!!!!

Story outline – A dancer (shue) finds she is pregnant, her husband , an
up and coming businessman moves them out to a big house to raise their
child away from the city, While battling her own depression the lonely
house starts to eat away at her , causing a large amount of paranoia,
or is it?