Still Alice explores living with younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease

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Still_Alice_-_Movie_PosterStill Alice, which features an award-winning performance by actress Julianne Moore, addresses Alzheimer’s. The film is poised to attract attention because Alice, a baby boomer, isn’t elderly when she develops the disease. Approximately 200,000 Americans have younger-onset Alzheimer’s.

Still Alice is a 2014 American drama film written and directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland. The film is based on Lisa Genova’s 2007 bestselling novel, also named Still Alice. The film stars Julianne Moore in the role of Alice, a Columbia linguistics professor diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Alec Baldwin plays her husband John. Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth, and Hunter Parrish play her children Lydia, Anna, and Tom.