BENJAMIN

By Sherren LEE

CFC - CANADIAN FILM CENTRE - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2015

When a surrogate pregnancy ends in a stillbirth, two gay couples and soon-to-be parents are faced with an impossible decision.

Festivals
& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2015
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    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Drama, LGBT
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 16 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Sherren LEE
    • Writer(s)
    • Kathleen HEPBURN
    • Producer(s)
    • Courtenay BAINBRIDGE, Marc TETREAULT, William WOODS
    • Synopsis
    • Sixth months into a dual surrogate pregnancy between two gay couples, baby Maya dies in utero. When grieving mothers Sophie and Della realize they may not be able to conceive again, they ask to keep the remaining child for themselves, fracturing the idealistic arrangement the four friends once had and forcing the men to make an impossible decision.
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