"The help can't help themselves"
  • TV-14
  • 2017
  • 1 hr 26 min
  • 5.4  (481)

The Wrong Mother is a thrilling drama movie from 2017 about a woman named Kaylene who steals a newborn baby from a hospital. The film explores the consequences and impact of her actions on the child's biological mother and family. The story begins with Kaylene, a single woman who has always dreamed of having a child of her own. She became pregnant but miscarried, which left her numb and depressed. When she overhears a conversation in the hospital about a woman who is giving up her newborn baby, Kaylene sees this as an opportunity to fulfill her deepest desires.

She kidnaps the baby and flees to a remote cabin in the woods where she lives with the child under a false identity. Meanwhile, the baby's biological mother, Sara, is devastated by the loss of her child and tirelessly searches for her. Her husband, Brian, is a police officer, which proves to be an advantage in their search for their missing child.

As time passes, Kaylene slowly begins to bond with the baby, whom she names Kaley. However, her paranoia and fear of getting caught escalate as news reports about the abduction start to surface. She becomes increasingly isolated and anxious, leading her to make mistakes that may cost her and the baby their safety.

Vanessa Marcil plays Kaylene's character with sensitivity, making it possible for the audience to sympathize with her character's desperation for love and a child. Brooke Nevin brings depth and complexity to Sara's character, portraying her as a strong and loving mother who is determined to find her child. Stephen Snedden plays Sara's husband, Brian, a man torn between his duty as a police officer and his role as a father.

The Wrong Mother is a gripping and suspenseful movie that explores themes of motherhood, love, and desperation. The film's pace is steady, building up tension as Kaylene's actions become more erratic, leading to a nail-biting ending that will leave viewers on the edge of their seats.

Overall, The Wrong Mother is a well-executed, emotionally charged movie that will have viewers questioning what they would do in a similar situation. It is a must-watch for fans of drama and suspense films, and it will be a great addition to anyone's movie collection.

THE WRONG MOTHER is a 2017 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 26 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4.

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    5.4  (481)