Expecting
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Expecting: a 24-hour "labour party" for eight diverse people gathering to witness and participate in a homebirth. Tensions run high as midnight cravings, stalled labour and expectations abound. Free-spirited Stephanie is a single, pregnant performance artist living in a downtown loft. Premature labour pains begin after a torrid sex-a-thon. Caught off guard, she phones her closest friends and family to rally them to her side. One by one the participants arrive to support her in their singular ways.Anita, Steph's domineering older sister, worries about Steph's freewheeling… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 17%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The moviegoing equivalent of going to a dinner party and being forced to watch the host and hostess's home video of their baby's birth."
‑ Susan Walker, Toronto Star
"It is very difficult to care about the character, and that is the central flaw of the film."
‑ Liz Braun, Jam! Movies
"The one not-so-small problem with Expecting is that the entire exercise has no real point."
‑ Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
"Reminds viewers of how beautiful and sexy a pregnant woman can be."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
"...the Canadian equivalent of a Christopher Guest film."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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