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Resilience & Perseverance: The Ongoing Story of Actor Michael J. Fox

Updated: Aug 5, 2023

STILL: A Michael J. Fox Movie — Official Trailer | Apple TV+

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Resilience & Perseverance: The Ongoing Story of Actor Michael J. Fox

"The film, which will incorporate documentary, archival and scripted elements, will recount Fox’s extraordinary story in his own words — the improbable tale of an undersized kid from a Canadian army base who rose to the heights of stardom in 1980s Hollywood. The account of Fox’s public life, full of nostalgic thrills and cinematic gloss, will unspool alongside his never-before-seen private journey, including the years that followed his diagnosis, at 29, with Parkinson’s disease. Intimate and honest, and produced with unprecedented access to Fox and his family, the film will chronicle Fox’s personal and professional triumphs and travails and will explore what happens when an incurable optimist confronts an incurable disease. With a mix of adventure and romance, comedy and drama, watching the film will feel like … well, like a Michael J. Fox movie.' from video introduction

So you have a medical diagnosis.

Maybe its cancer or diabetes or parkinson's or something else. Your life will now change.

Suffering is something we all must experience.

Christ moves in along side us in our suffering. Jesus suffered in ways we can never imagine evn with our cancer or parkinson's.

It always helps when we see someone who suffers but has perseverance. Actor Michael J. Fox is just such a person. In his new movie "Still" which is about himself, we get to see more of what makes him not give up!

Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie

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Michael J. Fox Confronts Parkinson's Battle in New Documentary Trailer: 'I'm a tough son of a bitch'

"Still chronicles Fox's Parkinson's diagnosis and includes archival footage from production of Back to the Future and more of the Hollywood icon's memorable roles.

Michael J. Fox candidly reflects on his health and Hollywood legacy in the powerful trailer for a new documentary about his life.

Directed by Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth filmmaker Davis Guggenheim, Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie combines archival footage from the sets of some of Fox's most memorable projects — including Back to the Future — with interviews, vintage photos, and scripted recreations of key moments from the actor's personal past.

Included in the trailer are emotional recollections of the moment Fox first discovered Parkinson's disease symptoms in his finger at the height of his fame.

"I woke up and I noticed my pinky auto-animated. Parkinson's disease," the 61-year-old recalls in the clip above. "I told [my wife] Tracy the news. 'In sickness and in health,' I remember her whispering. No one outside of my family knew.".." from the article:

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