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You're Not You (2014)

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A drama centered on a classical pianist who has been diagnosed with ALS and the brash college student who becomes her caregiver.

Director:

George C. Wolfe

Writers:

Shana Feste (screenplay by), Jordan Roberts (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hilary Swank ... Kate
Emmy Rossum ... Bec
Josh Duhamel ... Evan
Stephanie Beatriz ... Jill
Jason Ritter ... Wil (as Jason Morgan Ritter)
Julian McMahon ... Liam
Ali Larter ... Keely
Andrea Savage ... Alyssa
Gerald Downey ... Bill
Mike Doyle ... Tom
Loretta Devine ... Marilyn
Ernie Hudson ... John
Erin Chenoweth Erin Chenoweth ... Cynthia
Gareth Williams ... Bruce
Marcia Gay Harden ... Elizabeth
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Storyline

Kate is a classical pianist just diagnosed with ALS. Bec is a brash college student and would-be rock singer who can barely keep her wildly chaotic affairs, romantic and otherwise, together. Yet, when Bec takes a job assisting Kate, just as Kate's marriage to Evan hits the skids, both women come to rely on what becomes an unconventional, sometimes confrontational and fiercely honest bond. As meticulous, willful Kate begins to rub off on whirlwind, spontaneous Bec - and vice versa - both women find themselves facing down regrets, exploring new territory and expanding their ideas of who they want to be. Written by Official site

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One person can give us hope. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual content, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Release Date:

26 November 2014 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Glück an meiner Seite See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Emmy shocked Hilary in an interview about her dad having cancer. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of the movie when Kate is in the advanced stages of ALS, she is shown sitting upright in her wheelchair and speaking in a labored fashion. Patients in this condition are unable to sit upright because the muscles in their backs are no longer receiving signals from the brain. The same is true of the muscles in the throat and jaw making speech impossible. See more »

Quotes

Bec: [to her professor] Do you think God invented sex so we could bare each other's short-comings? 'Cause every time we do that I forget all the stuff I hate about you.
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Soundtracks

St Louis Blues
Performed by Sidney Bechet
Written by W.C. Handy
Published by Sony ATV
Copyright 1952 ©
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Bring a box of Kleenex
10 October 2014 | by mjorgensen62-40-114257See all my reviews

I'm glad I saw this movie alone. It's kinda embarrassing for a guy to be crying at a movie.

A relationship builds between the two characters (Rossum and Swank) that goes far beyond acting. I judge a movie by how much I care about what happens to the characters. This movie did not disappoint.

At times, the movie is funny; at times, it's all you can do to not sob out loud. No spoilers here -- you'll have to let the plot build up around you.

As the closing credits roll, try to listen to the words of the song. Dry your eyes so you can see who's singing it.


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