What Is the Movie "Still Alice" About?


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The 2014 drama film "Still Alice" tells the story of a renowned linguistics professor, Alice Howland, who is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. The movie shows the struggles faced by Alice and her family over the years as her memory deteriorates. Julianne Moore stars as Alice Howland.

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"Still Alice" is based on Lisa Genova's 2007 bestselling novel of the same name. Alongside Julianne Moore, the film stars Alec Baldwin as her husband, John, and Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth and Hunter Parrish as the couple's children. Moore's performance as Alice Howland won her the Oscar for Best Actress at the 2015 Academy Awards, and "Still Alice" receives a critic approval rating of 88 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, as of October 2015.

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