• The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Release Date: 2017

DVD Release Date: September 5th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

In 1951, cancerous cells from Henrietta Lacks lead to breakthroughs that change the face of medicine forever. Aided by writer Rebecca Skloot, Deborah Lacks embarks on a quest to learn about the mother she never knew.

Cast: Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Rocky Carroll, Courtney B. Vance, Reg E. Cathey, Reed Birney, Leslie Uggams

Director: George C. Wolfe

Genres: Docudrama , Biography

Production Co: Cine Mosaic

Keywords: Sacrifice , Friendship , 1950s , Moving , Inspiring , Doctor

Awards

Nominated Outstanding Television Movie