STILL ALICE

USA 2014, 101 mins, 13L

Directed: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland.

Starring: Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth.

Winner of the Oscar for Best Actress.

Based on the bestselling novel by Lisa Genova, the critically acclaimed and multi-award-winning film stars Julianne Moore as Alice, a linguistics professor diagnosed with familial Alzheimer’s disease shortly after her 50th birthday.

“Elevated by a gripping performance from Julianne Moore, a heartfelt drama that honours its delicate themes with bravery and sensitivity. 85% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

“An emotional powerhouse. Rolling Stone.

“With utmost grace and deep empathy, Moore delivers another sensitively sketched performance – this time of a woman on the verge of losing her memories and, in a way, her life. CSM.

“Ultimately uplifting.” Observer (UK).