Living Proof (2008)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama  |  18 October 2008 (USA)
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A doctor devotes his life's work to finding a cure for breast cancer.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. Dennis Slamon
Nicole Wilson
Lilly Tartikoff
Blake Rogers
Paula Cale ...
Donna Slamon (as Paula Cale Lisbe)
Fran Visco
Barbara Bradfield
Dean Bradfield
Carl Reinhardt


A doctor devotes his life's work to finding a cure for breast cancer.

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You can create miracles with hope.


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Experiência de Uma Vida  »

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An enjoyable and enriching experience
3 January 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A surprisingly good movie. Surprising, partly because it was Harry Connick Jnr, partly because of the low budget, partly because the subject matter could have so easily lent itself to schmaltz.

Harry Connick Jr turned it a great performance. He somehow added the right amount of nerd to give a realistic feeling performance. The director triumphed over the budget, creating a compelling movie. Particularly striking was the effective deployment of a disused cliché, the white fadeout. The treatment was sensitive, with a true feel for the complexities involved in such a life and death area.

The film is not easy to watch in places, the ending is somewhat patronizing, but overall, an enjoyable and enriching experience.

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