When someone is fighting a life-altering disease, it's helpful to have a support group on hand to help him or her through the hard times. Additionally, with breast cancer in particular, it's important to seek out other forms of inspiration to handle the journey. Movies are a great option – they tell a tale in an interesting format the whole family can explore together. Here are a few movies that are about people living with breast cancer:
This first flick is a Lifetime Network movie special about five different families dealing with breast cancer. Its star-studded cast includes Patricia Clarkson, Ginnifer Goodwin, Bob Newhart and other popular actors. This film not only explores how breast cancer affects people differently, it also brings to light the fact that men can develop the disease too.
"Decoding Annie Parker"
Based on a true story, this film follows breast cancer survivor Annie Parker and geneticist Marie-Claire King. Helen Hunt, Samantha Morton and other stars appear in this movie.
"Rachel's Daughters Searching for the Causes of Breast Cancer"
This documentary comes from the same people behind the Oscar-winning film, "In The Shadows Of The Stars." A group of women breast cancer activists, who each have a goal to understand the disease and learn the cause of it, are followed throughout this film.