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Living Proof
     

Living Proof

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Director: Dan Ireland,

Cast: Dan Ireland, Harry Connick Jr., Bernadette Peters, Amanda Bynes

 
Director Dan Ireland adapts writer Robert Bazell's autobiographical novel Her-2 to the screen with this made-for-Lifetime drama concerning UCLA oncologist and researcher Dr. Dennis Slamon, creator of the promising breast cancer drug Herceptin. Convinced that his revolutionary drug could effectively switch off cancer cells for women with tumors of the Her-2+

Overview

Director Dan Ireland adapts writer Robert Bazell's autobiographical novel Her-2 to the screen with this made-for-Lifetime drama concerning UCLA oncologist and researcher Dr. Dennis Slamon, creator of the promising breast cancer drug Herceptin. Convinced that his revolutionary drug could effectively switch off cancer cells for women with tumors of the Her-2+ (Human Epidermal growth factor Receptor 2-positive) without radiation treatment, Dr. Slamon raised funds for his research with the help of Ron Perelman, Lilly Tartikoff, and the extended Revlon family. Later, as Dr. Slamon attempted to cut through the bureaucratic red tape and get his drug approved, a number of brave patients who had volunteered for the clinical tests of Herceptin sadly succumbed to their cancer. But all hope wasn't lost, because in 1998 the FDA finally approved the use of Herceptin to treat breast cancer, giving hope to millions of women and their families across the country.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/05/2009
UPC:
0043396299122
Original Release:
2008
Rating:
NR
Source:
Sony Pictures
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:31:00
Sales rank:
16,527

Special Features

Closed Caption; Commentary with Vivienne Radkoff and Lily Tartikoff; Hope and Miracles: the making of Living Proof; For Life: the journey of Dr. Dennis Slamon

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Harry Connick Dr. Dennis Slamon
Bernadette Peters Barbara
Amanda Bynes Jaime
Amy Madigan Fran Visco
Tammy Blanchard Actor
Jennifer Coolidge Actor
Angie Harmon Actor
John Benjamin Hickey Actor
Regina King Actor
Swoosie Kurtz Actor
Paula Cale Lisbe Actor
Trudie Styler Actor
Bruce McKinnon Actor
Jackson Hurst Actor
Tom Nowicki Actor
Brandon Smith Actor
William Ragsdale Actor

Technical Credits
Dan Ireland Director
Royce Bergman Co-producer
Cathy M. Frank Co-producer
Neil Meron Executive Producer
Vivienne Radkoff Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Robert J. Wilson Producer
Craig Zadan Executive Producer
Renée Zellweger Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Living Proof
1. Scene 1 [8:06]
2. Scene 2 [5:55]
3. Scene 3 [7:31]
4. Scene 4 [7:50]
5. Scene 5 [6:50]
6. Scene 6 [7:14]
7. Scene 7 [7:43]
8. Scene 8 [9:15]
9. Scene 9 [7:03]
10. Scene 10 [9:41]
11. Scene 11 [7:50]
12. Scene 12 [5:31]

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Living Proof 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Phil_In_Seattle More than 1 year ago
Great story !! Great Movie!! Be sure to watch it!!