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Life Without a Fork (2016)

Imagine living life where you aren't able to eat, having to hide often because you look weird, or looking and feeling, "normal," and suddenly and, most frighteningly and unexpectedly, ... See full summary »

Director:

Vanessa Williams

Writers:

Katya Williams (story editor), Vanessa Williams (creator)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Vanessa Williams Vanessa Williams ... Herself
Marc Riedl Marc Riedl ... Himself (as Dr. Marc Riedl)
Katya Williams Katya Williams ... Herself
Deborah J. Whitcas ... Herself
Brian Holden Brian Holden ... Himself
Meredith Fallow Meredith Fallow ... Herself
Shelline Ross Shelline Ross ... Herself
Chris Kessler Chris Kessler ... Himself
Doug E. Fresh ... Himself
Heather Campbell Heather Campbell ... Herself
Alexandra Epps Alexandra Epps ... Herself
Wayne Hammett Wayne Hammett ... Himself
Rhonda Tucker Rhonda Tucker ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patricia Brown Patricia Brown ... Herself
Marie Fowler Marie Fowler ... Herself
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Storyline

Imagine living life where you aren't able to eat, having to hide often because you look weird, or looking and feeling, "normal," and suddenly and, most frighteningly and unexpectedly, unable to breath while swelling and becoming distorted in the features. Join Vanessa Williams and her fellow-swellers on their respective journeys through, "Swellville," as they learn to survive the rare, potentially fatal condition, idiopathic angioedema and it's overlapping conditions of bradykinin-mediated angioedema, (all forms of angioedema), mast cell activation disorders, anapylaxis shock and urticaria! Get the how to's with coping with these deadly orphan's diseases from Renowned Angioedema Specialist, Dr. Marc Riedl and Global Angioedema Advocate, Vanessa Williams. May your swells forever be minimal, at worst. Written by Vanessa Williams

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Taglines:

Join in on Life Without A Fork's official, "#OprahFindMe," movement for #IdiopathicAngioedema awareness! See more »

Genres:

Documentary

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Hollywood, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

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Film You! Productions See more »
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Color:

Color
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Trivia

Vanessa Williams has many food limitations due to her idiopathic angioedema but has been a vegan by choice for over 10 years. See more »

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