Film Review: Two Mothers or 'How Do Lesbian Birds Make Babies?'

December 31, 2014 8:41 PM

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Such is the conversation between Katja (Sabine Wolf) and Isa (Karina Plachetka), two middleclass German women in their late 30s who are happily wed and now want to go one step further: motherhood.

Anne Zohra Berrached's Two Mothers (Zwei Mütter) engagingly chronicles the duo's obstacle-strewn journey, which is based upon the actual experiences of several lesbian couples identified in the end credits. Adding to the reality is the casting of many of the subsidiary characters (doctors, sperm don...

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