Search a film or person :
FacebookConnectionRegistration
Life Support is a american film of genre Drama directed by Nelson George released in USA on 10 march 2007 with Queen Latifah

Life Support (2007)

Life Support
If you like this film, let us know!
Released in USA 10 march 2007
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama
Rating69% 3.494543.494543.494543.494543.49454

Life Support is a 2007 American film starring Queen Latifah. It is loosely based on the real-life story of Ana Wallace, a HIV-positive woman.

The film premiered January 26, 2007 at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and premiered on HBO on March 10, 2007.

Synopsis

Ana Wallace (Queen Latifah) was diagnosed with HIV 11 years ago. She got the virus from shooting cocaine with her boyfriend, Slick (Wendell Pierce). Slick had the virus first but did not tell Ana he had it. Ana is devoted to her work at Life Support, an AIDS outreach group, but she struggles to repair her relationship with her teenage daughter, whom she lost custody of 11 years ago due to her drug addiction.

Actors

Trailer of Life Support

Bluray, DVD

Streaming / VOD

Source : Wikidata

Comments


Leave comment :

Suggestions of similar film to Life Support

There are 64 films with the same actors, 1 films with the same director, 47459 with the same cinematographic genres, 2966 films with the same themes (including 169 films with the same 2 themes than Life Support), to have finally 70 suggestions of similar films.

If you liked Life Support, you will probably like those similar films :
The Bone Collector, 1h58
Directed by Phillip Noyce
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Serial killer films, Films about disabilities
Actors Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah, Michael Rooker, Luis Guzmán, Mike McGlone
Rating66% 3.349973.349973.349973.349973.34997
The film begins in late 1999. Tetraplegic forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme (Denzel Washington) and a patrol cop, Amelia Donaghy (Angelina Jolie), team up to solve a string of murders all connected to a serial killer by his signature: a single shard of bone is removed from each of the victims. Rhyme was paralyzed from the neck down in an earlier accident and is bed-bound and completely reliant on machines and his nurse Thelma (Queen Latifah) to function. He communicates with Amelia via headset as she examines the various crime scenes and collects evidence and reports back to him.
My Life
My Life (1993)
, 1h52
Directed by Bruce Joel Rubin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about cancer
Actors Michael Keaton, Nicole Kidman, Queen Latifah, Haing S. Ngor, Rebecca Schull, Richard Schiff
Rating68% 3.4477053.4477053.4477053.4477053.447705
Detroit, Michigan, 1963: Bob Ivanovich is a young boy, who prays one night for a circus in his backyard the next day after school. After school the next day, he runs home eagerly, followed by his friends. To his disappointment, no circus awaits. Angrily, Bob retreats to the closet in his room, his personal retreat space.
ATL
ATL (2006)
, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Sports films, Hip hop films, Musical films, Gangster films
Actors T.I., Lauren London, Evan Ross, Big Boi, Mykelti Williamson, Jackie Long
Rating61% 3.0519953.0519953.0519953.0519953.051995
Rashad (T.I.) is a teen living in Atlanta with his Uncle, George (Mykelti Williamson) and his little brother Ant (Evan Ross). He and his brother were raised by their uncle George since their parents died in a car accident, and they work with him as part of his custodial company. When not working or finishing his last year of high school, Rashad spends most of his time with his friends Brooklyn (Albert Daniels), Teddy (Jason Weaver), and Esquire (Jackie Long). Rashad is a talented artist but does not see much of a future in that field as he has become accustomed to working the family business. Esquire, Rashad's best friend, goes to a prep school on the opposite side of town from where they live, and is trying to attend an Ivy League college after senior year. However, he finds out that he will need a letter of recommendation from someone of high stature to better his chances of acceptance at the school he wants to attend.
Linewatch
Linewatch (2008)
, 1h30
Directed by Kevin Bray
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Gangster films
Actors Cuba Gooding Jr., Omari Hardwick, Sharon Leal, Evan Ross, Dean Norris, Chris Browning
Rating55% 2.7515752.7515752.7515752.7515752.751575
Michael Dixon (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) is an agent working linewatch for the United States Border Patrol on the U.S. Mexico Border in New Mexico. He is well-respected by his peers at US Border Patrol and loved by his wife Angela (Sharon Leal) and 5-year-old daughter Emily (Deja Warrior). Michael and his partner Luis DeSanto (Omar Paz Trujillo) discover a van full of dead illegal immigrants, and they go in search of the "coyote" who was leading them across before he left them for dead. At the same time, Michael has to deal with a Minute Men-style militia led by Ron Spencer (Chris Browning). The search for the coyote leads Michael and Luis to a trailer, and results in a shootout where Luis gets shot.
Rachel Getting Married, 1h53
Directed by Jonathan Demme
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about marriage
Actors Anne Hathaway, Rosemarie DeWitt, Bill Irwin, Anna Deaver Smith, Tunde Adebimpe, Debra Winger
Rating66% 3.348283.348283.348283.348283.34828
Kym (Anne Hathaway) is released from drug rehab for a few days so she can go home to attend the wedding of her sister Rachel (Rosemarie DeWitt). At home, the atmosphere is strained between Kym and her family members as they struggle to reconcile themselves with her past and present. Kym's father (Bill Irwin) shows intense concern for her well-being and whereabouts, which Kym interprets as mistrust. She also resents her sister's choice of her best friend Emma (Anisa George), rather than Kym, to be her maid of honor. Rachel, for her part, resents the attention her sister's drug addiction is drawing away from her wedding, a resentment that comes to a head at the rehearsal dinner, where Kym, amid toasts from friends and family, takes the microphone to offer an apology for her past actions, as part of her twelve-step program.
Miracles from Heaven, 1h49
Directed by Patricia Riggen
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about children, Medical-themed films, Films about religion
Actors Jennifer Garner, Kylie Rogers, Martin Henderson, John Carroll Lynch, Eugenio Derbez, Queen Latifah
Rating71% 3.550843.550843.550843.550843.55084
Set in Burleson, Texas, in 2011, the film centers on a 12-year-old girl named Anna (Kylie Rogers), daughter of Christy Beam (Jennifer Garner). Anna is suffering from a pseudo-obstruction motility disorder and is unable to eat, using feeding tubes for nutrition. One day she has a near-death experience after falling from a tree. She is subsequently cured from her disease in the Boston Children's Hospital.
Born in 68
Born in 68 (2008)
, 2h53
Directed by Olivier Ducastel, Jacques Martineau
Origin France
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, HIV/AIDS in film
Actors Laetitia Casta, Yannick Renier, Yann Trégouët, Christine Citti, Édouard Collin, Marc Citti
Rating65% 3.2930353.2930353.2930353.2930353.293035
Mai 1968. Catherine, Yves et Hervé sont tous les trois étudiants à la Sorbonne. Ils ont 20 ans et forment un trio amoureux. Les révoltes de mai vont radicalement changer leur vie. Catherine se fait avorter clandestinement et manque de mourir. Dans l’élan des émeutes, les trois amis décident avec des camarades de partir s’installer dans le Lot, près de Figeac, pour fonder une communauté. Au début, ils vivent « d’amour et d’eau fraîche » mais sont vite rappelés à la réalité par le manque d’argent et la dureté du travail à la ferme. La volonté de s’accomplir individuellement les sépare. Catherine se retrouve seule avec ses deux enfants, Ludmilla et Boris, car même Yves, leur père, est retourné à Paris. Elle résiste, aidée par Maryse, une voisine qui a un fils, Christophe, du même âge que sa fille. Le film énumère les aventures de la communauté jusqu'à nos jours, au travers des faits socialement marquants des différentes périodes, avec par exemple 1989 et la chute du mur de Berlin. Cette année-là, les enfants quittent la ferme : Ludmilla épouse Farivar, un Iranien ; Boris et Christophe, homosexuels, vivent ensemble. Mais arrive le sida et le scandale du sang contaminé. Boris s'engage dans le combat des sans papiers de l'église Saint-Bernard et rencontre Vincent, un volontaire chez Aides avec qui il rêve de mariage et d’adoption. Quant à Catherine, elle ne veut toujours pas quitter le Lot et renoncer à ses idéaux des années 1970.
Yesterday
Yesterday (2004)
, 1h36
Directed by Darrell Roodt
Origin South africa
Genres Drama
Themes Films set in Africa, Medical-themed films, HIV/AIDS in film
Actors Leleti Khumalo
Rating77% 3.8945153.8945153.8945153.8945153.894515
Yesterday is a Zulu mother living with her seven-year-old daughter, Beauty, in their rural village of Rooihoek (English translation means literally "red corner"), in Zululand, South Africa. Every day of her life is spent in the hard work of tilling the field to plant enough food for them, fetching water, cutting firewood and hauling it home, all while also trying to keep her daughter stimulated and occupied. She strikes up a friendship with the new teacher who arrives in the village.
Zero Patience, 1h35
Directed by John Greyson
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy, Musical
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Musical films, LGBT-related films, HIV/AIDS in film, LGBT-related film
Actors Dianne Heatherington, Von Flores
Rating50% 2.516162.516162.516162.516162.51616
Victorian adventurer and sexologist Sir Richard Francis Burton (John Robinson), following an "unfortunate encounter" with the Fountain of Youth in 1892, is 170 years old and living in Toronto, Canada. Burton, now living and working as the chief taxidermist at a Museum of Natural History, is searching for a centerpiece display for an exhibit in his Hall of Contagion. He comes up with the idea of featuring AIDS and the Patient Zero hypothesis. Accepting the popular belief that Zero introduced the virus to North America, Burton sets out to collect video footage from those who knew Zero to support the hypothesis. When Zero's doctor (Brenda Kamino), mother (Charlotte Boisjoli) and former airline colleague Mary (Dianne Heatherington), who is now with ACT UP, all refuse to demonize Zero, Burton manipulates the footage to make it appear as if they do and includes doctored photographs of Zero showing signs of Kaposi's sarcoma. He presents this preliminary version to the press.