Watch: My Sister’s Keeper 2009 123movies, Full Movie Online – In Los Angeles, the eleven year old Anna Fitzgerald seeks the successful lawyer Campbell Alexander trying to hire him to earn medical emancipation from her mother Sara that wants Anna to donate her kidney to her sister. She tells the lawyer the story of her family after the discovery that her older sister Kate has had leukemia; how she was conceived by in vitro fertilization to become a donor; and the medical procedures she has been submitted since she was five years old to donate to her sister. Campbell accepts to work pro bono and the obsessed Sara decides to go to court to force Anna to help her sister..
Plot: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl’s life. The parents’ desperate decision raises both ethical and moral questions and rips away at the foundation of their relationship. Their actions ultimately set off a court case that threatens to tear the family apart, while revealing surprising truths that challenge everyone’s perceptions of love and loyalty and give new meaning to the definition of healing.
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Good Movie, Better Book
The movie was actually very well-put together, but they left out several important things that were in the novel, including the existence of a child advocate, the way the court found out about the reason for her suit, and the fact that in the novel, Anna lived at the fire station for most of the trial because her mother was the opposing council. Let’s not forget the fact that they added characters –the aunt and the various other family members. They even changed the end of the story! The majority of the details remained the same, such as Campbell’s condition, the name of his service dog, and most of the listed medical procedures Anna endured, but there are still depths of the story that are left out because of the narration style (they did well at the beginning, but they tried to keep it all from Anna’s POV after that, and that doesn’t work for this story…) This is actually one of the reasons I wasn’t sure I wanted to watch the movie: Hollywood is prone to ruining good stories. The movie was wonderful, as long as you don’t try to reconcile it too closely with the novel it’s based on.
strayed from what i hoped it was about
I wanted to watch this movie because I thought it would be about morality and the ethics behind genetic manipulation, designer babies and a parents right over their child. I was wrong. Although it begins seeming like it, it soon became a drama, dealing with a girls decision to die and the mothers choice against it. To say the least, I was slightly disappointed at the beginning, when they immediately started straying from the morality issues and started with a roll of flashbacks. Of course, I got over this and started to see the emotional aspects of the family and how they were struggling through the troubles that plague them.
Needless to say, it was breathtaking. I cried, I laughed, I smiled at how normal the family seems. It wasn’t a stereotypical straight plot. It seemed longer then it actually was, and that was a good thing. They put a lot of things in the movie, and yet it wasn’t choppy or hurried.
To watch this movie was amazing.
just, if your expecting what I was expecting, you won’t get it. but you will still watch a great movie.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 49 min (109 min)
Genre Drama, Family
Director Nick Cassavetes
Writer Jeremy Leven, Nick Cassavetes, Jodi Picoult
Actors Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin, Alec Baldwin
Country United States
Awards 4 wins & 4 nominations
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Panavision Panaflex Platinum, Panavision Primo, C- and E-Series Lenses
Laboratory DeLuxe, Hollywood (CA), USA (also prints), Laser Pacific Media Corporation, Los Angeles (CA), USA (digital intermediate)
Film Length 2,882 m (Portugal, 35 mm), 2,982 m (Sweden)
Negative Format 35 mm (Kodak Vision2 200T 5217, Vision3 500T 5219), Super 8mm (Kodak)
Cinematographic Process Digital Intermediate (2K) (master format), Panavision (anamorphic) (source format)
Printed Film Format 35 mm