Saturday Movies Still Alice

Still Alice

In this film, words are used to demonstrate the destructiveness of Alzheimer’s disease. When a renowned linguistics professor starts noticing some quirks in her behavior, she is soon diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease. What follows is a realistic portrayal of how such a disease can affect the person, as well as their loved ones. Beautiful and intimate, this film captures the smallest moments of family life and draws you in. Alice’s struggle to remain a version of herself makes this an emotional film to watch, but with moments of hope.