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'Decoding Annie Parker' Is True Breast Cancer Quest (TRAILER)

Rookie director Steven Bernstein's true breast cancer saga "Decoding Annie Parker," which opens Friday, stars Helen Hunt as famed geneticist Mary-Claire King, who painstakingly tracked down the BRCA-1 genetic marker for breast cancer, and Samantha Morton in the title role of a woman who is convinced that breast cancer runs in families, which won her Best Actress at the last year's Seattle International Film Festival.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • May 2, 2014 12:26 PM
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First La Costa Film Festival: Opener 'The Short Game' Wins Sport Film Contest, 'Decoding Annie Parker' Raises Charity Cash (TRAILER)

The first La Costa Film Festival (October 24 to 27) was pitched to North County locals and for its first go-round, included not only three days of international narrative and documentary features and shorts but a sports film jury competition, keyed to the resort's golf focus. Josh Greenbaum's opening night movie "The Short Game" (Samuel Goldwyn Films) a slickly-shot documentary portrait of pint-sized golfers and their parents in the intense World Championships of Junior Golf, won Best Sports Feature.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • October 26, 2013 10:24 PM
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