In 'Still Alice', Julianne Moore plays a renowned linguistics professor who starts forgetting her words; and then, faces a shocking diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer’s disease.
By Alzheimer's Reading Room
Alice Howland is happily married with three grown children. She is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. After she receives a devastating diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
Based on the novel by Lisa Genova, Still Alice, is directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland. The movie opens in wide release on Jan. 16.
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"Heartbreakingly real.... So real, in fact, that it kept me from sleeping for several nights. I couldn't put it down....Still Alice is a story that must be told."
-- Brunonia Barry, New York Times bestselling author of The Lace Reader
"After I read Still Alice, I wanted to stand up and tell a train full of strangers, 'You have to get this book.'" -- Beverly Beckham, The Boston Globe
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