Film / Obvious Child

Obvious Child is a 2014 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Gillian Robespierre (based on her 2009 short film of the same name, co-written with Anna Bean and Karen Maine) in her feature directorial debut, starring Jenny Slate, Jake Lacy, Gaby Hoffmann, and David Cross.

The film follows Donna Stern (Slate), a stand-up comedian who, after a drunken one-night stand, finds out she is pregnant and decides to have an abortion.

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