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ALS drama 'You're Not You' pulls its emotional punch
ALS drama 'You're Not You' pulls its emotional punch

As another way — that is, post-Ice Bucket Challenge — to bring attention to the neurodegenerative disorder called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the ALS-themed drama "You're Not You" is certainly a valuable film. It's unfortunate, then, that this earnest, hard-working adaptation of the 2006 Michelle Wildgen novel, scripted by Shana Feste and Jordan Roberts and directed by Tony Award-winning stage helmer George C. Wolfe, isn't a more satisfying dramatic portrayal of the disease and its impact. Hilary Swank is heartbreaking as Kate, a buttoned-up classical pianist who develops ALS. Kate's seemingly devoted lawyer husband, Evan (Josh Duhamel),...

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