This Blog, established since Dec 2001, is a place dedicated to the talented and beautiful Hollywood actress Naomi Watts. All images and videos published here are owned by their respective owners or photographers. No copyright infringement whatsoever is intended or implied. The owner of this Blog is not associated with the actress or anyone around her. This Blog is non-profit making and is operated purely for personal interest. We welcome all discreet and well-intentional comments and feedback. (Note: this site is best viewed with Firefox)

Sep 12, 2010

[Article] Breaking News: 'Mother and Child' receives Top prize at Deauville film fest

Top prize at Deauville film fest for 'Mother and Child'

"Mother and Child" by Rodrigo Garcia scooped the top prize at the 36th Deauville American Film Festival Saturday for its look at how adoption affects the lives of three women.

The jury, headed by Emmanuelle Beart, chose the drama from a field of 12 films, including eight which premiered in the French seaside resort.

"Mother and Child" follows three women who are confronted with key choices in their lives and whose destinies cross unexpectedly.

Annette Benning plays Karen, who at fourteen became pregnant and was forced to give the baby up for adoption.

Thirty-five years later her daughter Elizabeth, played by Naomi Watts, is a successful lawyer who only tries to trace her biological mother when she is expecting a baby.

Kerry Washington plays Lucy, who finally sees her dream of adopting a child finally come true.

© 2010 AFP


Anonymous said...


tess said...

Good news. Totally deserved.

JohnQ said...

I totally admire this film and the work of everyone involved in this movie. Simply magical.