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FIVE (Lifetime Movie)~ One Breast at a Time

In Take 2: Film/TV Reviews on 10 October 2011 at 11:09 pm

Ford Cares~ Warriors in Pink

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

When I first saw the commercial for Five I think I was watching another station completely. Seldom am I watching Lifetime if it is not a Sunday or Drop Dead Diva. I am more than GRATEFUL that advertisements now occur on other channels, otherwise I would not have known about this wonderful event. I look forward to viewing these five short films.

I am torn between recapping and expressing what I think during each short I will see. I think I will do a combination of both. So, here we go.

Charlotte

Directed by Demi Moore

Written by Stephen Godchaux

Starring Ginnifer Goodwin

This piece is starting off rather slowly. I get what is happening, but it seems to be dragging and taking forever for me to figure out who everyone is and what is going on. So Charlotte (Ginnifer Goodwin) is sick and she has a daughter,Pearl(Ava Acres), who doesn’t know she is dying. This is all taking place around the time that America is on the verge of walking on the moon.

So, judging from the slip of the tongue of a cousin, pearl learns that her mother has “bread cancer”. She is going away to her aunt’s house for a while. The same aunt that attempted to steal her mother’s necklace until Pearl caught her and called her out on it. The maid allowed her to run and see her mother when no one else would allow her into the room.

So Pearl grew up and became a doctor, I’m assuming she is into breast cancer research. Read the rest of this entry »

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