My Sister's Keeper (2004) is the eleventh novel by the American author, Jodi Picoult.It tells the story of thirteen-year-old Anna Fitzgerald, who sues her parents for medical emancipation when she discovers she is supposed to donate a kidney to her elder sister Kate, who is gradually dying from acute leukemia.
The story takes place in the fictional town of Upper Darby,...
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Picoult, Jodi. My Sister's Keeper. Atria Books: New York,...
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My Sister's Keeper Theatrical release poster Directed byNick Cassavetes Produced byStephen Furst Scott Goldman Mark Johnson Chuck Pacheco Mendel Tropper Screenplay byJeremy Leven Nick Cassavetes Based onMy Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult StarringCameron Diaz Abigail Breslin Alec Baldwin Jason Patric Sofia Vassilieva Joan Cusack Music byAaron Zigman CinematographyCaleb Deschanel Edited byJim Flynn Alan Heim Production company New Line Cinema Curmudgeon Films Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures Re
Kate Fitzgerald has acute promyelocytic leukemia. As neither her parents, firefighter Brian and lawyer Sara, nor older brother Jesse are a genetic match, Dr. Chance, Kate's oncologist, suggests designer in vitro fertilization. Anna is born as a savior sister. Beginning with the harvest of her umbilical cord at birth, over the next 11 years Anna donates compatible organs, blood, stem cells and tissue to Kate. Anna's life is one of hospitalizations, growth hormone injections, opioid painkillers, s
Upon the original creation of the film adaptation, sisters Dakota and Elle Fanning were cast to play Kate and Anna respectively. However, when Dakota heard that she would be required to shave her head for the role, she dropped out of the film as then did Elle. The two sisters were replaced, with Abigail Breslin taking on the lead role as Anna Fitzgerald and Sofia Vassilieva on the role of Kate Fitzgerald.
The film received mixed reviews from critics. Rotten Tomatoes reports that 48% of reviews for the film were positive, based on 136 reviews, with an average rating of 5.54/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "My Sister's Keeper gets fine performances from its adult and chi
In its opening weekend it placed 5th with a total of $12,442,212, behind Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, The Proposal, The Hangover, and Up. The film left theatres on October 8, 2009 with a domestic total of $49,200,230 with a further $46,459,927 from foreign markets. It has
My Sister's Keeper is a 2009 American drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and starring Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin, Sofia Vassilieva, Jason Patric, and Alec Baldwin. Based on Jodi Picoult's 2004 novel of the same name, on June 26, 2009 the film was released to cinemas in the United States, Canada, Ireland, Mexico, and the United Kingdom.
The book sucks!". What'd be the point? I havent read the book yet, but my teacher told me about it so i went out and bought it. I cant wait for the movie to come out. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 14:33, 19 September 2008 (UTC) who actually cares, that doesnt exactly tell me anything about the book...
But unlike most teenagers, she has always been defined in terms of her sister -- and so Anna makes a decision that for most would be unthinkable, a decision that will tear her family apart and have perhaps fatal consequences for the sister she loves. My Sister's Keeper examines what it means to be a good parent, a good sister, a good person.
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1. “See, unlike the rest of the free world, I didn’t get here by accident. And if your parents have you for a reason then that reason better exist. Because once it’s gone, so are you.” Anna’s statement, which appears in her narration on the first Monday, refers to the way Anna’s parents ...
Abigail Kathleen Breslin (born April 14, 1996) is an American actress and singer. Born and raised in New York City, Breslin began acting in commercials when she was three years old and made her film debut in M. Night Shyamalan's science fiction horror film Signs (2002), at the age of five, for which she was nominated for a Young Artist Award.