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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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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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$4,100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$411,000 (USA) (23 January 2015)

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$18,656,400 (USA) (24 April 2015)
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Trivia

The second time Hunter Parrish has played the son of Alec Baldwin's character. Their first collaboration was in It's Complicated (2009). See more »

Goofs

Early in the movie Alice is seen running up the steep hill from Morningside Park, which lies just to the east of Columbia University. She then runs into the campus from the west. That is the moment when she first becomes disorientated - hardly surprising. See more »

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Lydia Howland: Mom... Can you tell me what the story was about?
Dr. Alice Howland: ...Love!
Lydia Howland: That's right mom... It was about love.
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Connections

Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 20 February 2015 (2015) See more »

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Brand New Start
Written by Haroula Rose (as Haroula Rose Spyropoulos)
Performed by Haroula Rose
Published by Post-Vinyl (BMI)
Courtesy of Haroula Rose
By arrangement with Sugaroo!
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one of the best movies of 2014
29 November 2014 | by (Albania) – See all my reviews

Still Alice tells the story of a Columbia cognitive psychologist diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease played by Julianne Moore who in my opinion gave the best performance of her career.

Kristen Stewart and Alec Baldwin also give very good performances and I think that Ms.Stewart successfully shed the "Twilight" vampire stereotype.

Just like any disease, your fight is as strong as your support system. Not only Alice's but Julianne Moore's support system is strong as well with a supporting cast of Kristen Stewart, Alec Baldwin, Kate Bosworth and Hunter Parrish, and a score that never has the audience wondering about their emotions but has them focused on Alice's.

An amazing movie I recommend it to everyone


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