Based on Lisa Genova's 2009 novel of the same name, 'Still Alice' is a frightening, heartbreaking, but ultimately inspiring drama featuring an astonishing Oscar and BAFTA-winning performance from Julianne Moore. At age fifty, Alice Howland (Julianne Moore) has it all: a Columbia University linguistics professorship, a devoted husband, and three loving children. Her life is a whirlwind of work and family, and she thrives on it. But, while lecturing at UCLA, something unexpected happens: mid-sentence, she struggles to find a word. Though a seemingly innocuous relapse,... the incident leads to a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer's disease, a stunning realisation that sees the bonds between Alice and her family thoroughly tested. [show more]
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. Alice Howland (Oscar & BAFTA nominee Julianne Moore), happily married with three grown children (Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth and Hunter Parrish), is a renowned linguistics professor. When she receives a devastating 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.
Drama starring Julianne Moore as a linguistics professor who is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Beginning with the loss of a few words in the middle of a lecture, Alice (Moore) becomes increasingly disorientated and even begins to feel lost in her own home and neighbourhood. Initially calm after the diagnosis, Alice struggles to cope with the everyday realities of the illness as her short-term memory rapidly deteriorates, forcing her to eventually leave her teaching post at Columbia University. Along with Alice, her two grown-up children (Kate Bosworth and Hunter Parrish), rebellious daughter Lydia (Kristen Stewart) and husband John (Alec Baldwin) have to come to terms with the full implications of the hereditary disease. Moore won a Golden Globe, a BAFTA and an Academy Award for her performance.