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Abortion portrayal

Darling (film)


Diana Scott, an Italian princess by marriage and model, recalls her salacious life in London. She was an actress, where she met and fell in love with a TV journalist, Robert, who leaves his wife and children for her.  After the opening of her first film, Diana tells Robert that she is pregnant; both are initially pleased, but Diana decides to have an abortion. Taking the matter lightly, she tells Robert she never got any satisfaction from sex. After recovering from the abortion at her sister's country home, she decides to leave Robert for a live of parties in France and Italy. After affairs with other men, she tries to return to Robert, who rejects her.

Release date: August 3, 1965
Time setting: Present
Geographical setting: Non-US (England)
Abortion legality: Illegal
Health outcomes: None
Character age: 20-29
Genre: Drama, Romance
Production company: Joseph Janni Production

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