Public TV: Last Chance for PBL

The hand-held camera intrudes rudely into a Brooklyn bedroom. There, a pregnant young wife is but a few days away from the birth of her first child; she giggles as her husband presses a parfait glass to her abdomen in hopes of hearing his baby. The wife is Debbie North, a commercial artist and the sole support of her husband Bruce, a painter of unbought paintings. The people are real, and so is the rest of the cinéma-vérité film that follows their practice sessions at a natural-birth clinic and their visits to in-laws...

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