'Still Alice' director Richard Glatzer dies of ALS

March 12, 2015 12:20 AM

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He was diagnosed with the debilitating disease 2011 shortly before he began work on Still Alice, a movie about a woman with early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

"My medical condition made reading the book quite difficult for me," he told NPR in a recent interview. "It just cut too close to the bone. But once I'd finished it, I felt determined to make Still Alice into a movie. It really resonated with me."

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