'50/50' Synopsis

“We worked with Will on Da Ali G show, and it was shortly after that we learned he was sick.” Rogen recalls. “As shocking, sad, confusing and generally screwed up as it was; we couldn't ignore that because we were so ill-equipped to deal with the situation, funny things kept happening. Will got better, and when he did, we thought the best way to pull something good out of the situation was to get him to write a screenplay. Ideally we wanted to make a film that would be as funny, sad, and hopefully as honest as the experience we went through. As soon as the script was completed, it quickly became a passion project for all of us. It helped us come to terms with Will's struggle as well as our own experiences.”

50/50 is the story of a guy’s transformative and, yes, sometimes funny journey to health. 50/50 draws its emotional core from Will Reiser’s own experience with cancer and reminds us that friendship and love, no matter what bizarre turns they take, are the greatest healers.

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  1. Zanyar Ali


    2 years agoby @Zanyar-AliFlag

  2. TheStonedReviewer

    The DVD has quotes such as 'Laugh out loud hilarious', 50/50 is definitely not a comedy and deals with very difficult subject matter in a way that is pretty honest.

    2 years agoby @stonedFlag

  3. Mm61675

    not bad.

    2 years agoby @mm61675Flag

  4. ChiRep_1

    Such a powerful film

    3 years agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  5. LAfilmnerd

    Amazing... thought it was very deep.

    If you did too.. check out this trailer, It looks really promising -

    Google: treasure of the black jaguar trailer

    3 years agoby @LAfilmnerdFlag

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