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Living Proof (2008)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama | TV Movie 18 October 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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Storyline

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) »

Taglines:

You can create miracles with hope.

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Lifetime TV

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Living Proof See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (PAL DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Regina King and Jennifer Coolidge co-starred in Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde and A Cinderella Story See more »

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 Hope and Miracles: The Making of 'Living Proof' (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Traditional
Arranged by Joe Lervold
Performed by The Joel Evans Quartet
Courtesy of Master Source
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OK, but...
27 January 2010 | by natalie-646-989150See all my reviews

The movie was worth watching and was consciousness-raising in ways. Its depiction of the steps involved in FDA approval of drugs was informative. But the unrealistic parts of the movie made me wonder whether other parts of it were in fact accurate. For example, the cleavage shown on women said to be stage-four breast-cancer victims was laughable. And the scenes involving people undergoing chemotherapy or who had recently undergone chemotherapy were also suspect. Their full heads of hair did not appear to be wigs. My overall impression was that whoever was in charge of the details of the filming knew very little about breast cancer.


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