The Pregnancy Pact True Story is pretty well structured and seen through the eyes of one of the girls in the pregnancy pact and Sidney (Thora Birch). The story is familiar and somewhat heavy-handed but finally registers its main point with conviction — serving as a clear indictment of abstinence-only sex education.
This movie is about group of teenage girls who have ostensibly agreed to get pregnant and raise their babies together, living in some kind of Barbie dream-house fantasy about the magic of pregnancy and joys of motherhood.
The principal focus here is Sara (an excellent Madisen Beaty), whose mother (Nancy Travis) heads the local family-values group and strongly resists the argument to teach sex-ed advanced by a concerned school nurse (Camryn Manheim).
The Pregnancy Pact delivers several emotional moments — from the denial exhibited by Travis’ mother, who insists her daughter is “not that kind of girl;” to the painfully naive teens, who harbor a view ofpregnancy derived from “a Huggies commercial,” as Birch’s character states, leaving them desperately in need of a “reality check.”
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