• Decoding Annie Parker (2014)

Decoding Annie Parker

Release Date: May 2nd, 2014

DVD Release Date: September 30th, 2014

R |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

The lives of a breast-cancer patient (Samantha Morton) and a researcher (Helen Hunt) who is trying to prove a genetic link to cancer intersect in a groundbreaking study.

Cast: Samantha Morton, Helen Hunt, Aaron Paul, Rashida Jones, Maggie Grace, Alice Eve, Marley Shelton, Corey Stoll

Director: Steven Bernstein

Genres: Docudrama

Production Co: Media House Capital, Ozymandias Productions

Keywords: Friend, Marriage, 1970s, Hospital, House, Family, Office, Love, Doctor, 1980s, 1990s, Emotional, Inspiring, Heartwarming, Survival, Engaging, Underdog, Growing up

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Jordan OstererSlant Magazine

    This isn't a film of bedside conversions or radical emotional transformations, nor is it a story about laughing at one's own hardships as a coping mechanism. show more

  • 50
    Sara StewartNew York Post

    Well-intentioned, if ultimately underwhelming, ode to the ongoing fight for a cure. show more

  • 75
    Roger MooreMcClatchy-Tribune News Service

    The film tells Annie Parker’s story with heart and wit, and finds a few funny insights into the stubborn, brusque woman, Dr. Mary-Claire King, whose lonely quest to find proof would bear fruit. show more

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