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Abortion portrayal

All Good Things (film)


In 1970s New York City, David Marks, the son of a real estate tycoon, marries a working-class student, Katie McCarthy. David lies to Katie about being unable to have children, and when she tells him that she's pregnant, he becomes physically abusive. He forces her to have an abortion. The abortion is a turning point in their relationship, leading Katie to request a separation, but David financially manipulates her into staying. Katie disappears, and 20 years later, Davis is tried for the murder of one of his friends, which leads to re-opening of the case of Katie's disappearance. This film is loosely based on the lives of Robert Durst and Kathleen McCormack. 

Release date: December 9, 2010
Time setting: Past
Geographical setting: US (New York)
Abortion legality: Legal
Health outcomes: Adverse physical outcome
Character age: 20-29
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Production company: Groundswell Productions

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