Decoding Annie Parker
Decoding Annie Parker (2014)

Based on true events, Decoding Annie Parker tells the life affirming story of two remarkable women; the irrepressible Annie Parker, a three time cancer survivor and the geneticist Mary-Claire King whose discovery of the breast cancer BRCA… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 2, 2014
DVD Release Date: September 30, 2014
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Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Glenn Kenny

The movie's main point of value is in Morton's performance.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Tears are shed in "Decoding Annie Parker," but they aren't accompanied by the kind of sad, misty soundtrack music that can leave you feeling used and abused. Instead of jerking tears, the movie edifies.

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Peter Calder
New Zealand Herald

This is lamentably short of humour. It's also lamentably short of coherence and seems to have been edited by someone with delirium tremens.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Decoding Annie Parker is a movie about resilience, about staring doom straight in the face - with a smile, with hope.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

"Decoding Annie Parker," though uneven in its execution, has at its heart two remarkable women and one remarkable performance.

Simon Foster

There's a passion to tell this story with an understated urgency and profound empathy that can be felt in every frame of this terrific film.

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Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times

This modest indie with major ambitions is directed by veteran cinematographer Steven Bernstein, making a solid feature debut.

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Jen Chaney
Washington Post

It sticks mostly to one track, taking audience members on a journey that, sadly, via the movies or their own lives, they already may know a little too well.

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Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)

Samantha Morton gives a fabulous performance.

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Nicki Marie
This was a great movie based on a true story about a family of women affected by breast cancer. Despite the sad and serious subject, there was humor in this… More