Still Alice (2014) (7NR)
"☆☆☆☆☆ Julianne Moore delivers a career-defining performance."
David Erlich, Time Out New York.
Alice Howland (Julianne Moore), happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who is having trouble remembering words.
When she is diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease, the bonds that Alice shares with her family are thoroughly tested. Her struggle to stay connected to the person she once was is frightening, heartbreaking, and inspiring.
This film, based on Lisa Genova's novel by the same name, and which earned an Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, demonstrates "a remarkable feat of acting" on the part of Julianne Moore. (A.O. Scott, The New York Times) -- (C) Sony Pictures Classics, 2014, USA/France.
Starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth, Shane McRae, Hunter Parrish, Seth Gilliam, Stephen Kunken, Erin Darke, Daniel Gerroll.
Directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland.
Winner of 1 Academy Award (2015): Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Julianne Moore)
Based on the novel "Still Alice," written by Lisa Genova.
DVD Release Date: May 12, 2015.
"A remarkable feat of acting."
A.O. Scott, The New York Times.
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