Good intentions can only partially sustain this dramatization of events surrounding the landmark 1973 Supreme Court case that legalized abortion across the United States. Overly rhetorical and with a script stuffed full of quotations whose appearance in the dialogue registers as anything but natural, co-directors Cathy Allyn and Nick Loeb’s film reveals a few interesting historical sidelights. But they fail to bring together the varied ingredients of their story, which is told from the perspective of prolific abortionist-turned-pro-life-leader Dr. Bernard Nathanson (Loeb). Among the elements that might have been better developed is the potentially intriguing biography of Dr. Mildred Jefferson (Stacey Dash), the first black woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School and a longstanding champion of the unborn. Mature themes, disturbing images, medical gore, a couple of mild oaths. The Catholic News Service classification is A-III — adults. The Motion Picture Association rating is PG-13 — parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.