Is the Movie Still Alice Based on a Book?


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The movie "Still Alice" is based on a novel by Lisa Genova of the same title. The novel was self-published in 2007, and it was published by Simon and Schuster in 2009. As of 2015, it had been on the New York Times bestseller list for 40 weeks.

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Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland adapted "Still Alice" into a film in 2014, with national release in the United States in January 2015. The film stars Julianne Moore as Alice Howland, a linguistics professor at Columbia University who, along with her family, struggles to deal with her diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Julianne Moore won the Academy Award for best actress in a leading role in 2015 for her role in "Still Alice."

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