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Living Proof (2008)

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

Director:

Dan Ireland

Writers:

Vivienne Radkoff (teleplay), Robert Bazell (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harry Connick Jr. ... Dr. Dennis Slamon
Tammy Blanchard ... Nicole Wilson
Amanda Bynes ... Jamie McGrath
Jennifer Coolidge ... Tish
Angie Harmon ... Lilly Tartikoff
John Benjamin Hickey ... Blake Rogers
Regina King ... Ellie Jackson
Swoosie Kurtz ... Elizabeth
Paula Cale ... Donna Slamon (as Paula Cale Lisbe)
Amy Madigan ... Fran Visco
Bernadette Peters ... Barbara Bradfield
Trudie Styler ... Tina
Bruce McKinnon ... Dean Bradfield
Jackson Hurst ... Josh
Tom Nowicki ... Carl Reinhardt
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A doctor devotes his life's work to finding a cure for breast cancer.

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Plot Keywords:

cancer | drug | herceptin | oncologist | See All (4) »

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You can create miracles with hope.

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Biography | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Lifetime TV

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dovada vie See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Runtime:

| (PAL DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Goofs

After Donna joins Dennis Slamon in the swing, his right hand is on her elbow. After the cut to another angle she is suddenly turned further towards him with his hand is on her side. See more »

Connections

Featured in For Life: The Journey of Dr. Dennis Slamon (2009) See more »

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas
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Arranged by Joe Lervold
Performed by The Joel Evans Quartet
Courtesy of Master Source
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some interesting supporting actresses
6 October 2015 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

It's 1988. Dr. Dennis Slamon (Harry Connick Jr.) is researching a breast cancer gene treatment at the UCLA Medical Center. Jamie McGrath (Amanda Bynes) is an English Lit student who gets the assistant job that nobody wants. Slamon lacks the funds for research and the time for his family. Lilly Tartikoff (Angie Harmon) insists on fundraising for Slamon. As he works on the treatment, the movie also follows several women who discover they suffer from breast cancer.

This is based on the true story of the struggles to get approval for the breast cancer drug Herceptin. While it provides a few interesting insights into drug trials, the central story isn't actually that dramatic. The most compelling parts of the movie are some of the great actresses doing the cancer patients.


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