I didn’t know that this film was even in the works.
I know there’s controversy over the patents, but you have to acknowledge that the underlying science was really important. And I’m rather pleased to see a woman scientist in film. Looking forward to seeing it somewhere.
Here’s the film website: http://decodingannieparker.com/
Hat tip David Bachinsky via twitter:
In this amazing true story, the lives of cancer-stricken Annie Parker and UW geneticist Mary-Claire King… http://t.co/2yHmpssTLq
— DecodingAnnieParker (@decodingannie) May 10, 2013
EDIT: I just wanted to add some information that’s breaking now about Angelina Jolie’s recent announcement of her double mastectomy due to her BRCA1 testing. And here’s a good piece about some context for that: A Cautionary Perspective On Angelina Jolie’s Double Mastectomy