The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Directed by: George C. Wolfe
Written by: George C. Wolfe, Peter Landesman, Alexander Woo, Rebecca Skloot
Starring: Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Reg E. Cathey
Release Date: April 22, 2017
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THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS
Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne star in this adaptation of Rebecca Skloot?s critically acclaimed, bestselling nonfiction book of the same name. Told through the eyes of Henrietta Lacks? daughter, Deborah Lacks, the film chronicles her search, along with journalist Rebecca Skloot (Byrne), to learn about the mother she never knew and understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lacks? cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs, changing countless lives and the face of medicine forever.