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Slideshow: Chicago Premiere of ‘Motherhood’ With Uma Thurman, Director Katherine Dieckmann, Mayor Daley
CHICAGO – This five-image slideshow contains our ace photographer Joe Arce’s shots from the red carpet for the Chicago premiere of “Motherhood” on Oct. 8, 2009.
Star Uma Thurman walked the red carpet for the opening night of the 45th-annual Chicago International Film Festival along with director Katherine Dieckmann, festival panelist Paula Wagner, actress and jury head Jacqueline Bisset and Chicago mayor Richard Daley.
“Motherhood” stars Uma Thurman, Minnie Driver, Anthony Edwards, David Schallipp, Matthew Schallipp, Jackie Stewart, Stephanie Szostak, Daisy Tahan and Jake M. Smith from writer and director Katherine Dieckmann. The film opens in Chicago on Oct. 23, 2009.
You can click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through this slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. All photos are credited to Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto and HollywoodChicago.com. All rights reserved.