Losing Isaiah

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Losing Isaiah

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Losing Isaiah

Release Date: March 17, 1995

Year    :   1995
Slogan    :   «Who decides what makes a mother?»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Paramount
Director    :   Stephen Gyllenhaal
Producers    :   Hawk Koch, Kimberly Brent, Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal, Sharon Owyang
Writers    :   Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal, Seth Margolis
RunTime    :   106 mins.
Budget    :   17000000
Revenue    :   7603766

Khaila Richards, a crack-addicted single mother, accidentally leaves her baby in a dumpster while high and returns the next day in a panic to find he is missing. In reality, the baby has been adopted by a warm-hearted social worker, Margaret Lewin, and her husband, Charles. Years later, Khaila has gone through rehab and holds a steady job. After learning that her child is still alive, she challenges Margaret for the custody.




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