Directed by Jeremy Hersh | 2020 | 93 minutes | Not Rated | USA | English
A selection at the 2020 SXSW Film Festival, Monument Releasing presents The Surrogate!
Jess Harris (Jasmine Batchelor, The Good Fight), a 29 year old web designer for a nonprofit in Brooklyn, is ecstatic to be the surrogate and egg-donor for her best friend Josh (Chris Perfetti, Looking) and his husband Aaron (Sullivan Jones, Slave Play). Twelve weeks into the pregnancy, a prenatal test comes back with unexpected results that pose a moral dilemma. As they all consider the best course of action, the relationship between the three friends is put to the test.
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“One of the most thought-provoking movies centered about parenting released in recent memory – bar none.” — The Playlist
“A wondrous achievement (…) Insightful, daring, and genuine in its approach to such a complicated topic.” — The Hollywood Outsider
“A masterclass on morality and narrative. Each of the elements come together beautifully, leaving a product that lingers. Don’t miss it.” — Nightmarish Conjurings