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Thriller centred on issues surrounding paternal rights and abortion. After a brief affair, Teresa finds herself pregnant and her former boyfriend, Josh, proves to be violently unstable, so she decides to terminate the pregnancy. However, Josh finds out and imprisons her until abortion becomes impossible. When she brings a kidnapping charge against him, she loses the case in a courtroom battle which makes Josh a 'cause celebre`. After the baby is born, Josh sets about gaining custody.

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