Life According to Sam

Life According to Sam

DVD - 2014
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"... follows one family's courageous fight to save their only son from a rare and fatal aging disease. Directed by Oscar winners Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine, this highly personal and life-affirming journey is propelled by the captivating presence of Sam Berns. Funny, perceptive and fiercely intelligent, 16-year old Sam is the catalyst for his physician parents' relentless drive to discover a medical breakthrough that may one day shed light on unlocking the aging process in us all"--Container.
Publisher: [New York, New York] : HBO Home Entertainment, [2014]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Edition: Wide screen
Credits: Composer, Keegan DeWitt ; associate producer, Anne Marler ; senior producer, Nancy Abraham ; executive producer, Sheila Nevins ; photographer, Sean Fine ; editor, Jeff Consiglio.
Audience: TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-G (general audience; most parents would find this program suitable for all ages)
Language Note: Closed-captioned
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 0888574016364
UPC: 888574016364
Call Number: DVD 616.042 LIFE


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May 28, 2016

Sam Berns had a good heart and encouragement to human to live with hope. Unfortunately he passed away in January 10, 2014. His parents contributed such an extremely effort for the Progeria children and research.

Oct 20, 2015

Wonderful documentary exploring Sam and his parent's trials in getting experimental medication for progeria approved for use. Sam is a brilliant, well spoken young man and this film has no doubt been very instrumental in bringing forward the struggles of the small group of individuals. Sam's outlook on life is an inspiration to all.

Aug 04, 2015

A beautiful documentary of a young boy's bravery and his parent's determination to find a cure. Inspiring.

real_thing Nov 04, 2014

i cried


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