Phenomenal Women

01.25.19

Christina Hendricks & Alysia Reiner Chat About Their New Comedy Movie, "Egg"

"Egg" is an unflinching comedy about why women choose motherhood, why they revere it, fear it and why some women choose to forgo it. Over the course of one explosive evening, two couples and a surrogate must face their own ridiculous and sometimes heartbreaking shortcomings. Artist Tina (Alysia Reiner, "Orange Is the New Black") and her passive-aggressive feminist husband invite her eight-months pregnant art school rival (Christina Hendricks, "Mad Men") and power hungry, new-money husband to their Brooklyn loft, surprising them with Tina's new work-in-progress: a radical alternative to motherhood. But when their sensuous, non-traditional surrogate arrives (Anna Camp, "Pitch Perfect") the truth comes out, and the patriarchy fights to hang on by its teeth.

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