At just three years old Millie is diagnosed with Neimann-Pick type C, a rare autosomal recessive disease characterized by neurodegeneration. The film, narrated by Millie, shows her parents ...
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In the tradition of classic westerns, a narrator sets up the story of a lone gunslinger who walks into a saloon. However, the people in this saloon can hear the narrator and the narrator may just be a little bit bloodthirsty.
At just three years old Millie is diagnosed with Neimann-Pick type C, a rare autosomal recessive disease characterized by neurodegeneration. The film, narrated by Millie, shows her parents dealing with her physical and mental decline over the years until her death at 10 years old. It's a sad, sensitive glimpse that forewarns potential parents of genetic deficiencies they may have in common.Written by
a film about a case for who the only coherent speech is the silence. a girl. her parents. a terrible medical verdict. the hope, the sufferance, the pain, her dream. and the ten years old. forever. result - one of impressive expressions of courage from Carl Mason. because it is not easy to preserve the right tone about the subject. because only a parent could understand the drama of case. because the film gives the perfect answer to the fear to be a pathetic short movie. because the tragedy is reduced at its essence. and the film becomes more than a chronicle of sickness but wonderful portrait of the force of family. the scene of dance remains memorable. because it is the obvious sign of victory against illness, against degradation, against death. a real admirable work.
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