Set in 1968 Chicago, “Call Jane” sees Elizabeth Banks enjoying Joy, a surburban housewife whose strange life will get turned the other way up when her being pregnant results in a life-threatening coronary heart situation. In our unique clip of the Phyllis Nagy-directed drama, Joy petitions the (all-male) Board of a hospital to allow her an emergency termination of her being pregnant, which is placing her personal life in hazard.
The group proceeds to determine Joy’s destiny as if she’s not even in the room. Any likelihood that she will be able to survive the being pregnant appears to be sufficient to persuade them that an abortion isn’t an choice. As Joy observes, a “healthy baby” is all that issues to the lads, who merely have “no regard” for her life.
Joy’s seek for assist leads her to turn into concerned in an underground abortion community.
Nagy is finest identified for penning the Oscar-nominated screenplay for 2015’s “Carol,” a interval romance starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.
Banks was final seen in “Mrs. America,” FX’s acclaimed drama about conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly’s struggle in opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment. As a director, her credit embody “Pitch Perfect 2” and “Charlie’s Angels.” She additionally acted in these pics.
Penned by “The Resident” alumni Haley Shore and Roshan Sethi, “Call Jane” hits theaters October 28. Its forged consists of Sigourney Weaver, Wunmi Mosaku, and Kate Mara.