Rachel loves her life, her students, her friends, her ex, her guitar lessons. When she falls in love with Ali, she grows close to his 4-year-old daughter, Leila. She tucks her in, looks after her, and loves her like a mother... which she isn’t. Not yet. Rachel is 40. The desire for a family of her own is growing stronger, and the clock is ticking. Is it too late?
Voicing fear of missing out on the “collective experience” of motherhood without misogynistic sentiment, Other People’s Children never bends into viewing a childless woman as incomplete on account of her not having her own children.