Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Release: Still Alice

Digital Release Date: April 28, 2015, Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: May 12, 2015
Price: DVD $30.99, Blu-ray $34.99
Studio: Sony


Julianne Moore in Still Alice

Julianne Moore in Still Alice

Julianne Moore (Safe) won an Academy Award for her role as a linguistics professor who’s diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in the emotional 2014 drama Still Alice.

Dr. Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, Alice and her family find their bonds thoroughly tested. Alice struggles to stay connected to who she once as the disease progresses and she begins to deteriorate.

Directed by the independent filmmaking team Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland (The Last of Robin Hood), Still Alice also stars Alec Baldwin as Alice’s husband and Kristen Stewart (On the Road), Kate Bosworth (Straw Dogs) and Hunter Parrish (Paper Man) as their children.

Still Alice Blu-ray boxThe DVD and Blu-ray of the PG-13-rated film include the following:

  • Three Deleted Scenes
  • Three All-New Featurettes

o   “Directing Alice” – A look at Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland’s unique and inspiring journey to create Still Alice.
o   “Finding Alice” – The cast, filmmakers & Alzheimer’s experts discuss what went into creating an accurate depiction of Alice Howland’s disease. Featuring executive producer and longtime Alzheimer’s advocate Maria Shriver, who this year launched Maria Shriver’s Wipe Out Alzheimer’s (TM) Challenge in partnership with A Woman’s Nation and the Alzheimer’s Association.
o   “Interview with Composer Ilan Eshkeri” – The composer shares insight into the creation of the soundtrack.

 

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.