How Julianne Moore Pulled Off Her Devastating Performance in 'Still Alice'

December 12, 2014 10:46 PM

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Julianne Moore has been having a great fall season. In September, her latest film "Still Alice" premiered in Toronto with close to no hype and emerged as one of the biggest hits of the festival thanks to deafening awards buzz for her devastating performance as a renowned linguistics professor struggling with early onset Alzheimer's. Sony Pictures Classics swooped in to acquire the film out of the festival, all but ensuring that Moore will go on to net an Oscar nomination -- and in all likelihood finally take home the award following four previous nominations and no wins. She's already netted multiple awards for "Still Alice" including Best Actress at the Gotham and Hollywood Film Awards, and just yesterday Moore was nominated for two Golden Globes for her work in "Still Alice" and David Cronenberg's Hollywood satire "Maps to the Stars."

Moore spoke with Indiewire about the work that went into her portrayal of the disease and about working with co-star Kristen Stewart, who plays her daughter in the film. The film opens January 16 in select theaters. I caught this film back at the Toronto International Film Festival, and it totally f...

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