Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Dr. Alice Howland is a successful linguistics professor, happily married and with three grown-up children. But shortly after her 50th birthday, she begins to display signs of a rare form of early onset Alzheimer’s disease. As if that wasn’t distressing enough, Alice learns that there is a 50/50 chance her children have also inherited the gene. This is a moving, compassionate drama about how a family attempts to deal with devastating twists in their lives. However the film’s emotional strength lies in placing the audience inside the head of Alice herself, bravely dealing with how a brilliant woman comes to terms with her debilitating condition.
Inspiring film about a musical genius pushed by his parents to succeed as a pianist but descending into a dark world of mental illness.
11+ years 101 mins
Moving true story of writer Dominique Bauby's stroke, which left him paralysed except for his left eye, with which he was able to dictate his memoir.
14+ years 107 mins
Moving biopic about the life of novelist Iris Murdoch, who began to lose her memory and grip on language in her later years.
14+ years 87 mins
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