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Katie8 72 posts since
Feb 26, 2011
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Mar 17, 2011 5:35 PM

Films about cancer?

Hey guys, can anyone reccomend any films about cancer? except 'my sisters keeper' as i have already seen that.

thanks

imabloke 483 posts since
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1. Mar 18, 2011 2:54 PM in response to: Katie8
Re: Films about cancer?

Champions (1984)

The true story of jockey Bob Champion.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085320/

dinky 20 posts since
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2. Mar 18, 2011 4:04 PM in response to: Katie8
Re: Films about cancer?

Life as a House: stars Kevin Kline as a man dying of terminal cancer. The story follows him and his rebellious teenage son, played by Hayden Christensen, as they build a house and rebuild their relationship.

 

The Bucket List: Stars Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson. The story is about two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die.

 

Stepmom: stars Julia Roberts as a reluctant stepmother to Susan Sarandon's two children. When Sarandon's character is diagnosed with terminal cancer Roberts' character struggles to become full-time mom.

 

Wit: stars Emma Thompson as a professor diagnosed with terminal cancer. The film is an extremely intimate and unflinching look at cancer treatment.

 

My Life: stars Michael Keaton as a man diagnosed with terminal lung cancer who tries to a put a lifetime of advice into a single video for his unborn son.

 

Love Story: stars Ryan O'Neal and Ali McGraw as lovers from different backgrounds. The two marry after strong opposition from O'Neal's character's father, only to see McGraw's character diagnosed with leukaemia at a young age.

 

Terms of Endearment: stars Shirley MacLaine and Debra Winger as mother and daughter with a tense relationship that undergoes further stress when Winger's character is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

expat99 285 posts since
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3. Mar 30, 2011 6:11 AM in response to: dinky
Re: Films about cancer?

You were looking for films - here's a book: 'The Poetry Cure' edited by Julia Darling and Cynthia Fuller.

 

Expat x

lilblaze809 1 posts since
Dec 1, 2011
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5. Dec 1, 2011 11:56 PM in response to: expat99
Re: Films about cancer?

By the time i have finished reading that book i would have died from Cancer. bad choice of book

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