Decoding Annie Parker

2013

Action / Drama

40
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 58%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 42%
IMDb Rating 6.3 10 2650

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Cast

Alice Eve as Louise
Aaron Paul as Paul
Maggie Grace as Sarah
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by SnoopyStyle 6 / 10

Morton's great

Annie Parker (Samantha Morton) suffers many losses. Her mother, father, and older sister all died from cancer. It's the 1970's. She is obsessed with checking for lumps and eventually she also gets breast cancer. Her husband Paul (Aaron Paul) is a pool cleaner. Louise (Alice Eve) is her younger sister. Dr. Gold (Corey Stoll) suspects a genetic cause but he is refuted by more experienced doctor. At UC Berkeley, research genetic scientist Mary-Claire King (Helen Hunt) is trying to map the human genome but the task is overwhelming. Her team is on a long, winding search for the cause of breast cancer and the discovery of the responsible gene.

Morton and her side of the story is very compelling with surprising humor and infinite humanity. The Helen Hunt side is less compelling. I can think of several ways to increase the tension but her side is inherently less dramatic. It's more scientific and less humane. It could have enlightened some of the science but that may be asking too much. It leaves me to wonder if concentrating solely on Annie Parker would be more intriguing.

Reviewed by adonis98-743-186503 9 / 10

Inspiring

Love, science, sex, infidelity, disease and comedy, the wild, mostly true story of the irrepressible Annie Parker and the almost discovery of a cure for cancer. Decoding Annie Parker is a great example of how you can make a film about such a terrible disease and yet make it so powerful and moving at the same time because when drama hits it hits you hard but my only 2 complains about the film were that the comedy was a bit too much at times but then again they didn't want the movie to be dark, unfunny and moody so i guess that kinda makes sense and 2nd after a while we never see her son again for some reason and that was odd. Now as far as performances go i think everyone were good Aaron Paul, Helent Hunt, Maggie Grace and more but the stand out performance and the one who stole the show was Samantha Morton she was amazing and i'm gonna give this film a 9/10.

Reviewed by Reno Rangan 7 / 10

Half movie, half documentary, the story of most crucial scientific discovery.

The film was inspired by the real life stories of the two women from the same timeline who had no connections, except theirs involvement with something. That means there are two sets of stories that's told one after another in parts which covered the events from nearly the three decades. So it all begins in the 1960, where two little sisters promise to each other about something, but 10 years later one of their's life changed forever when another one dies of cancer. So this is the story where the other sister begins her fight against the disease that took her family away.

This is a small budget film that shot entirely within a month of time. There are lots of actresses in this, even for the small roles. I thought Helen Hunt would lead the narration, but then there were Maggie Grace, Alice Eve, Aaron Paul and others. Great dedications by all, but this was Samantha Morton's film.

I did not know what this story is about when I decided to watch, but I'm pretty happy for the film. Except the material was more a documentary suitable kind, especially the story of Helen Hunt's character. Moreover feels like it is a short film with a decent story. I think it is worth a watch because of unfolding an important scientific discovery of our time. So a big yes on that perspective, but entertainment wise it is just an average. Now you can decide this on what you're seeking.

7/10

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