Five Questions for Still Alice Writer/Directors Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland

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Writer/Directors Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland talk with Scott Macaulay from Filmmaker Magazine about the consistent themes of their works and the function of language in this film.

 

“In Still Alice, based on Lisa Genova’s novel, Julianne Moore plays a Columbia University linguistics professor with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, a diagnosis that threatens to erode her relationship with her family as well as the city she has long called her home. With a supporting cast including Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart and Kate Bosworth, Still Alice promises a realistic depiction of the disease by one of America’s finest actresses, and it’s a return to character-based human dramas by the directorial duo of Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, whose films include The Last of Robin Hood, the Sundance Grand Prize-winning Quinceañera and, back in 1983 (and directed by Glatzer only), Grief. Below, we asked the directors five questions, ranging from queries about working with Moore to their own longevity in the independent scene.”

 

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