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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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Dr. Benjamin
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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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Julianne Moore in a career-high performance. See more »

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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Julianne Moore starred opposite Robert Pattinson in Maps to the Stars (2014). In this movie, Moore stars opposite Kristen Stewart. Both Stewart and Pattinson were the stars of the Twilight Saga. 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: You may say that this falls into the great academic tradition of knowing more and more about less and less until we know everything about nothing.
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Soundtracks

Everything With You
Written by Kip Berman, Kurt Feldman, Alexander Naidus and Peggy Wang
Performed by The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
Published by Painbow Music, Ltd (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Slumberland Records
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one of the best movies of 2014
29 November 2014 | by 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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