Synopsis: A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Benedek Fliegauf
Production: Olive Films
  1 win & 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
111 min

WOMB (2010)

It's over.

I will always speak to you...

...and I don't mind if

you don't say anything.

Just beacuse you went away, it doesn't

mean you're not here anymore.

Perhaps all I ever needed

was this gift.

The one you gave to me at the end.


- Shall I read to you?

- No, thanks.

Good night, Grandpa.

Hi! I'm Tommy.

And you?

- Rebecca.

Have you moved here?

No, my grandpa lives here,

I'm staying with him.

Rebecca, your grandfather's on the phone.

She's fallen asleep.

Shall I wake her up?

No. Not at all.

That's fine.

She's welcome to stay tonight.

Good night!

Tell me where we're going.

Up till now, he's only seen

blades of grass before.

It must seem like a

different planet to him.

Tomorrow we'll take him on the beach

and show him the sea.

I won't be here tomorrow.

I'm going away.

Are you going home?

- No.

- Where then?

- To Tokyo.

- Japan?

- What for?

-- My mother was there job.

Mom's got a job there.

- We'll be living on the 72nd floor.

- 72nd?

That's high.

I have to go.

- Hi?

- Rebecca?

Where are you?

On the beach, I came out to look to the storm.

-- When are you going tomorrow?

- I'm leaving at six, on the ferry.

I'll see you off, I've got a good idea.

- Rebecca?

- Yes, I'm here.

Tommy, hello?


It's time, Rebecca.

- Excuse me.

- What can I do for you?

- I've come to see Tommy.

- Oh, he hasn't lived here for a long time.

You look very familiar.

Have I met you somewhere before?

I'm Rebecca.

Rebecca ... The little girl,

that went to Japan?

For a while, Tommy nagged us

about going to Tokyo.

But then he forgot about it, luckily.

Where does he live now?

Do you know the little harbor

down by the embankment?

You'll find him there.


Who are you?

What are you doing?

- I am looking for Thomas.

- I'm Thomas.

Who are you?

Hi, Tom.


Who is she?

How was Japan?

- Fine.

- 72 th floor.

So, let us like normal people.

I Rous, this volume. And as you name?

- Are you going back?

- No, I finished my degree.

- What did you study?

- Maths.

And now?

What do you do now?

I design software for sonar devices.

Sonar devices that detects tiny cracks

in underground storage tanks.

Like the kind used in petrol stations,

you know they sometimes crack.


So Bingo let you come in just like that?

I've never seen him do that,

he hates strangers usually.

Once he bit a girl's thigh,

though it were monthly.

- Maybe he liked your scent.

- Maybe.

Maybe you two just start

sniffing each other?

How many years is it?

- Twelve.

- Twelve.

Maybe I should go.

Does Rose know that you're here?

I don't know.

She is your girlfriend, isn't she?


I met her yesterday for

the first time in my life.

How long is is since your

grandfather passed away?

Long time ago.

It's odd.

Seemed bigger in my mind.

Do you remember that night, when

you said you'd see me off because you had an idea...

...and you didn't turn up?

What was your idea, do you remember?

I thought you'd never ask.

I wanted to give him to you that morning.

Tokyo would have been

a great adventure for him.

I fed him, for about a year actually,

after you left.

He managed to eat and shit

at the same time.

Which is impressive.

He looked too good.

And one day, he didn't

appear anymore.

He was dead.

Why didn't you come?

I overslept.

But now I'm awake.

You're cold.


I know.


- What are you doing this weekend?

- Same as you.

I can't do it.

- I have to go away.

- I'll come with you.

I have to go alone.

It'll only be two days.

Where were yo go, I go.

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Benedek Fliegauf

Benedek "Bence" Fliegauf (born 15 August 1974 in Budapest) is a Hungarian film director and screenwriter. more…

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