Citizen Ruth (1996)

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  • Precious Working
  • Devil Inside Working
  • Meet Ruth Stoops Working


Social satire revolving around the abortion issue. When a 'poor white trash' single mother becomes pregnant for the fifth time, she finds herself at the centre of a pro-life campaign after a judge, trying her for substance abuse, suggests she should have an abortion. Feminists, urging women's right to choose, also try to involve her in their cause.

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