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Still Alice (2014)

PG-13 | | Drama | 20 February 2015 (USA)
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A linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease.

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Frederic Johnson
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Dr. Benjamin
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Jenny
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Eric Wellman
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Convention Facilitator (as Rosa Arrendono)
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Masha (Three Sisters)
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Storyline

Alice Howland is a renowned linguistics professor happily married with three grown children. All that begins to change when she strangely starts to forget words and then more. When her doctor diagnoses her with Early-onset Alzheimer's Disease, Alice and her family's lives face a harrowing challenge as this terminal degenerative neurological ailment slowly progresses to an inevitable conclusion they all dread. Along the way, Alice struggles to not only to fight the inner decay, but to make the most of her remaining time to find the love and peace to make simply living worthwhile. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, and brief language including a sexual reference | See all certifications »

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20 February 2015 (USA)  »

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Siempre Alice  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$411,000, 23 January 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$18,754,371

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$43,884,652
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Trivia

Kristen Stewart's Twilight Saga co-star Kellan Lutz wanted to play the role of Tom Howland. See more »

Goofs

In the credits, "In Dulce Jubileo" is credited to the "Worchester (sic) Cathedral Voluntary Choir. The word "Worchester" does not exist. The popular Christmas tune was sung by the Worcester Cathedral Voluntary Choir. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Alice Howland: I need something to read.
Dr. John Howland: I thought you were reading Moby Dick.
Dr. Alice Howland: Yeah, I was. But I got tired of reading the same page over and over again. I can't focus.
Dr. John Howland: Well, that happens to me when I read Moby Dick too.
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Connections

Referenced in Film '72: Episode #44.7 (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

If I Had A Boat
Written by Lyle Lovett
Performed by Lyle Lovett
Published by Michael H. Goldsen, Inc.
on behalf of itself and Lyle Lovett Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Curb Records, Inc.
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7 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

I'm not sure what is the point of film like this. It's the usual depressing story, YES it makes you sad. The ambient , setting ,etc are all perfectly chosen. Juliane Moore is spot on for this type of part and everything added makes up for a fine film BUT I have seen this before. I have seen movies about moms that get cancer, make the whole family cry and the movie follows the rest of their life after the diagnosis. What's the point? What's the point of watching essentially the same movie year after year? There is not enough character development, the story overall falls a little short and it feels like you get dumped right in the middle of some sad story. Don't get me wrong , this is worth a watch but that's it. I'm not re- watching this one anytime soon. There's plenty of classics like this out there.


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