THE ONLY FETISH ART GALLERY IN AMERICA
STILL WASH & RICHARD
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WASH WESTMORELAND & RICHARD GLATZER
tremendous success in the mainstream film industry, yet have bigger
read this piece in the new york times~
LOS ANGELES — One of this year’s surprise cinematic success stories centers on the independent film
which tells the tale of an Ivy League linguistics professor dealing with early-onset Alzheimer’s.
After going into the
Toronto International Film Festival
with no distributor and zero buzz, the film emotionally sucker-punched audiences and emerged with a deal from Sony Pictures Classics as well as
that its star, Julianne Moore, who put in what
as a quietly devastating performance, could win her first Academy Award.
Yet perhaps more remarkable is its back story.
Based on a novel that nearly didn’t get published, the film was written and directed by the married team of
. Just months before embarking on the project in 2011, they were told by a neurologist that Mr. Glatzer’s increased slurring was not just a mysterious tic, but probably a symptom of
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
, known as A.L.S. and Lou Gehrig’s disease.
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