Living in the small town of Storm Lake, married upper middle class couple Robert and Sarah Benson faced a life changing incident five years ago when a freak accident led to a then pregnant Sarah, an organic hobby farmer, losing the baby and not being able to conceive children anymore. Feeling guilty for not fixing their broken dock which caused the accident, Robert, an author of personal financial management self help books, took to the bottle, although he has now been sober for six months. Robert dotes on their only child, six year old Sully, and constantly worries about her diabetic condition. They are pursuing adoption as Sarah believes another child would bring a much needed balance into their lives, especially in getting Robert out of his funk. He has been in this state specifically since his last book tour, about which he does not remember much due to his drinking and hard partying. They believe they have finally found the perfect adoption mother in Bridgette Gibson, a young ...
The birth of a plan gone wrong.
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On April 2, 2015, a day after it was made public that this movie would be released, Will Ferrell
declared his disappointment that the "top secret project" became public. He said that he and Wiig decided to forego the project altogether, indicating that it wouldn't be released. See more
Husband of Julia
[beginning of film; cuts cake
Okay, if you're gonna force me.
No one's forcing you; you can stop anytime.
Man at table
So, Robert, your latest book's at the top of the bestseller list, huh.
[holding Sully, focused on her
Ah, it's creeping up there! My agent's really been pushing it. Little Sully here could care less about bestsellers.
Oh, maybe she doesn't read your books, but the rest of us do.
[looks up, grateful
And I thank you.
Husband of Julia
Seriously, those books have helped Julia and I ...
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