Its almost impossible to give a complete review of Nine Months without taking a look at the supporting players. Before we look at them as characters, I’d like to talk briefly about the actors - because, seriously, who did the casting on this film*? The problem isn’t that anyone is miscast - in fact, all of these parts play up their respective actor’s strengths a little too well. It’s more that there are too many strong personalities here, and they threaten to absolutely overwhelm the leads. I mean, look at this:
Would you like some ham? Don’t worry, there’s plenty to go around.
If there is anything that I do know about pregnancy/parenthood, it’s that everyone has an opinion on babies. Even in the movies. So let’s look at the supporting cast’s thoughts and reactions to pregnancy/parenting/babies/etc, as well as their role in the film.
Father of the Bride Part 2 only has one secondary character that anyone seems to remember, everyone’s favorite party planner of unknown nationality, Franck.
Welcome to the new Le Cinema Bébé, where I examine films relating to pregnancy, infertility, adoption, abortion & reproductive rights, etc.
This blog will post content every two weeks. Each week will be entirely devoted to a different movie - featuring quotes, photos, gifs, etc, which will lead up to a full length review of the film at the end of the week. I’ll be kicking things off with Father of the Bride Part II, starting October 5th.