Synopsis

Alice Howland (Oscar winner Julianne Moore), happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, Alice and her family find their bonds thoroughly tested. Her struggle to stay connected to who she once was is frightening, heartbreaking and inspiring. Based on Lisa Genova’s 2009 novel of the same name, Still Alice is a heartbreaking but ultimately inspiring drama featuring an astonishing award-winning performance from Julianne Moore.

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Director

Richard Glatzer
Wash Westmoreland
Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland made Sundance history in 2006 when Quinceañera won both the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Prize. It went on to win numerous other prizes, including the Humanitas screenwriting Award and the John Cassavettes Spirit Award in 2007. The duo then exec-produced Pedro (2008), a bio-pic of AIDS activist Pedro Zamora, for MTV. The film premiered at Toronto and Berlin Film Festivals, and was introduced on television by President Bill Clinton. Other feature films include The Fluffer (2001) and Grief (1994) which won top prizes at both the San Francisco Frameline Festival and Outfest. Their film The Last of Robin Hood, starring Kevin Kline, Susan Sarandon and Dakota Fanning, premiered at Toronto Interna-tional Film Festival in 2013. Richard Glatzer trained as an academic, getting a PhD in English from the University of Virginia. Wash Westmoreland is originally from Leeds, England, and studied Politics at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Cast

Julianne Moore: Alice Howland Alec Baldwin: John Howland Kristen Stewart: Lydia Howland Kate Bosworth: Anna Howland-Jones Shane Kennedy: Charlie Howland-Jones Hunter Parrish: Tom Howland


Crew

Richard Glatzer: Director / writer Wash Westmoreland: Director/Writer Lisa Genova: Writer (book)

Details

DVD catalogue number: CFW739DVD Blu-ray catalogue number: CFW151BD

Awards

2015 Oscar winner for Best Actress - Julianne Moore
2015 BAFTA winner for Best Actress - Julianne Moore
2015 Golden Globe winner for Best Actress - Julianne Moore


Out now on DVD, Blu-ray & on demand

GENRE: Drama

CERTIFICATE: 12A

DIRECTOR: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland

CAST:
Julianne Moore: Alice Howland
Alec Baldwin: John Howland
Kristen Stewart: Lydia Howland
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CREW:
Richard Glatzer: Director / writer
Wash Westmoreland: Director/Writer
Lisa Genova: Writer (book)
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DURATION: 101 Mins

COUNTRIES: France, USA

LANGUAGES: English

AWARDS:
2015 Oscar winner for Best Actress - Julianne Moore
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Reviews


  • “Stirring, thought-provoking and achingly human”

    David Hughes, Empire


  • “An astonishingly delicate and sad performance”

    Tim Robey, The Telegraph


  • “A beautiful illustration of why the art of losing should never be taken for granted”

    David Ehrlich, Time Out


  • “This is an effortlessly excellent film, about a horribly hard subject”

    Catherine Shoard, The Guardian


  • “An absorbing portrait of one woman's interior landscape”

    Little White Lies


  • “Moore gives a controlled portrait of visual implosion”

    Kevin Harley, Total Film

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