The Other Mother

When Marie finds out her daughter Nora was switched at birth, she has trouble giving up the child she raised as her own...


One year after the birth of her daughter Nora, Marie Siebrecht is considering going back to work, while her husband Holger is looking forward to taking parental leave and spending two months looking after their little girl. But is Nora really their girl? The Siebrechts are plunged into emotional crisis when they find out the hospital accidentally switched babies. The other mother involved is Sandra, a single mother who is still a student. While Sandra seems unfazed by the news of the mistake, Marie is completely distraught. She gets into a fight with her husband over Sandra's lifestyle, hesitating to give up "her" Nora to an impoverished single mom. Or is she just searching for reasons not to give up the girl she's raised as hers? It's a emotional rollercoaster. When the press gets wind of the story, there's no turning back: They have to exchange children...

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