The Baby Maker

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The Baby Maker ★★ 1970 (R)

A couple who cannot have children because the wife is sterile decides to hire a woman to have a child for them. However, the relationship between the husband and the surrogate progresses beyond what either of them wanted. Hershey stars as the free-love surrogate mama (just before she underwent the supreme 60s transformation into Barbara Seagull) and Bridges makes his directorial debut. Flick is interesting as a combo critique/exploitation of those wild and groovy 1960s. 109m/C VHS . Barbara Hershey, Collin Wilcox-Paxton, Sam Groom, Scott Glenn, Jeannie Berlin; D: James Bridges; W: James Bridges.