“Still Alice” (2015) – Julianne Moore, Kate Bosworth Drama HD

Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.

Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.

Alice Howland is a linguistics professor at Columbia, happily married to John with three children; Anna, Tom and Lydia. Soon after her fortieth birthday she begins experiencing memory loss symptoms, forgetting words of difficult concepts. Alice sees a neurologist and gets an MRI and blood checks which come back fine. But her subsequent CAT scan confirms the hypothesis of Alzheimer’s disease. In her case, it’s the rare familial version that occurs at an earlier age, can get passed on to children, and gets even worse to those with high level of education due to their increased brain activity. Alice and John tell their children about her illness. Anna and Tom get their selves tested for the passed on genes, while Lydia refuses to do so. Anna result comes back a positive while Toms comes back negative. Meanwhile her children are also dealing with their own problems. Anna and her husband deside to go to a fertility clinic to encourage pregnancy, Tom still going on a new relationship with a new girl after breaking up, and Lydia is still the rebellious last child who refuses to go to college to pursue her acting career…

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