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Babymother (2000)

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In this drama, a woman tries to balance her personal responsibilities with her budding career as a musician. Anita (Anjela Lauren Smith) wants to make a career as a reggae singer. She has talent, drive, and a solid vocal group with her friends Sharon (Caroline Chikezie) and Yvette (Jocelyn Esien). But Anita also has two kids, and trying to raise her children while following her dreams and struggling to get out of the projects is no easy task. Byron (Wil Johnson), the father of her children, doesn't approve of her musical ambitions, and while mourning the death of her mother, Anita makes the shocking discovery that she wasn't really her mother: Rose (Suzette Llewellyn), the woman she grew up believing was her big sister, was her biological mother all along. Despite her personal crises, Anita refuses to give up on her desire to make it in music, and she meets an agent (Diane Bailey) who wants to help her achieve her goal. Babymother was the feature debut for writer/director Julian Henriques.more
Rating: R (Some language and sexuality.)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Julian Henriques, Vivienne Howard, Julian Henriques
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Runtime:
Arts Council of England

Cast

Andrea Francis
as Yvette's Sister
Bushman
as DJ On Radio
Badi Uzzaman
as Shopkeeper
Governor Tiggy
as Bee's Act
Peter Hunnigale
as Matt's Act
Barbara Lawrence
as Member of Dionne's P...
Stella Pilaya
as Member of Dionne's P...
Tanitia
as Member of Dionne's P...
Dujhan Dennis Plante...
as Blues Party Performe...
Superflex
as Performer at Sound S...
Bubbler Ranks
as Performer at Sound S...
Ritchie Dan
as Performer at Sound S...
General Levy
as Recording Artist in ...
Lorna G.
as Recording Artist in ...
Caibo
as Recording Artist in ...
Carlton 'Bubblers' O...
as Ruff Cut Band Member
Trevor 'Fagan' Fagan
as Ruff Cut Band Member
Tony 'Crucial' Phill...
as Ruff Cut Band Member
Kenton 'Fish' Brown
as Ruff Cut Band Member
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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September 4, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

Full Review… | May 24, 2003
Film4

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
E! Online

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Empire Magazine

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