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Still Alice - Preview

Still Alice

Preview by Jack Foley

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.

Based on Lisa Genova’s 2009 novel of the same name, Still Alice is a frightening, heart-breaking but ultimately inspiring drama featuring an astonishing Oscar and BAFTA-winning performance from Julianne Moore.

Certificate: 12
Running time: 101mins
UK Blu-ray & DVD Release: July 6, 2015