A visually stunning chronicle of what it is like to live in Antarctica for a full year, including winters isolated from the rest of the world, and enduring months of darkness in the coldest place on Earth.
Kate is a classical pianist just diagnosed with ALS. Bec is a brash college student and would-be rock singer who can barely keep her wildly chaotic affairs, romantic and otherwise, together. Yet, when Bec takes a job assisting Kate, just as Kate's marriage to Evan hits the skids, both women come to rely on what becomes an unconventional, sometimes confrontational and fiercely honest bond. As meticulous, willful Kate begins to rub off on whirlwind, spontaneous Bec - and vice versa - both women find themselves facing down regrets, exploring new territory and expanding their ideas of who they want to be. Written by
I loved this film as my family did as well. Kate (Hillary swank) and her carer Bec's (Emmy Rossum) play two fantastic roles, Kate is a talented women who is in a loving relationship but that all changes in dramatic fashion. Bec's is a rogue with no direction in her shambles of a life until she meets Kate, quite an unlikely friendship develops between the two women. Now Bec's has got no experience when dealing with ALS patients but this is what seems to draw Kate to Bec's looking after her, Bec's doesn't treat her like she is dying and that's exactly what Kate needs. You need to be prepared for an emotional film as this is definitely one of them, not just for the sick Kate but also Bec's.
Enjoy this film with a box of tissues.
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