In How to Buy a Baby, 30-something couple Jane and Charlie have given up on making a baby the fun way. Diagnosed with infertility, they are resigned to needing invasive assistance if they are to become parents. They are determined to keep things fertili-fun, but what happens when so many people are involved in the intimate act of procreation? Can a marriage survive with the financial and emotional pressures of infertility? Darkly funny and achingly honest, How to Buy a Baby follows a couple through a cycle of in vitro fertilization.
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Rosemary's Baby is a 1968 American psychological horror film with supernatural horror elements written and directed by Roman Polanski, based on the bestselling 1967 novel of the same name by Ira Levin. The cast features Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer, Maurice Evans, Ralph Bellamy, Angela Dorian, Clay Tanner, and, in his feature film debut, Charles Grodin. The film chronicles the story of a pregnant woman who suspects that an evil cult wants to take her baby for use in their rituals; but little does she know that it is not the cult she needs to worry about, but her baby. Rosemary's Baby earned almost universal acclaim from film critics and won numerous nominations and awards. In 2014, the film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress, being deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”
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Following the film's premiere, a string of other films focusing on Satan worshippers and black magic appeared, including The Brotherhood of Satan, Mark of the Devil, Black Noon, and The Blood on Satan's Claw. The scene in which Rosemary is raped by Satan was ranked #23 on Bravo's 100 Scariest Movie Moments. Thirty years after he wrote Rosemary's Baby, Ira Levin wrote Son of Rosemary, a sequel which he dedicated to the film's star, Mia Farrow. Reaction to the book was mixed, but it made the best seller lists nationwide. R&B artist SZA included audio clips from the film on her EP S in the songs “Terror.Dome” and “Kismet”.
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