Obvious Child

Watch Trailer Director: Gillian Robespierre
Writer(s): Gillian Robespierre, Karen Maine
Cast: Jenny Slate, Jake Lacy, Gaby Hoffmann, David Cross

For aspiring comedian Donna Stern, everyday life as a female twenty-something provides ample material for her hysterical and relatable brand of humor. On stage, Donna is unapologetically herself, joking about topics as intimate as her sex life and as crude as her day-old underwear. But when Donna winds up unexpectedly pregnant after a one-night stand, she is forced to face the uncomfortable realities of independent womanhood for the first time. Donna’s drunken hookup – and epic lapse in prophylactic judgment – turns out to be the beginning of a hilarious and totally unplanned journey of self-discovery and empowerment.

“It’s a small, modest film that doesn’t act like it’s groundbreaking. But it is.” – Stephen Whitty, Newark Star-Ledger

“For many women who see it – and quite a few men too – it will instantly become a landmark moment in cultural history.” – Andrew O’Hehir, Salon.com

“Jenny Slate shines in a romantic comedy that dares to consider the subject of abortion suitable for date-night crowds.” – Peter Debruge, Variety

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Running Time: 84 min84 MIN
R Rated