Anatomy of an Illness

  |  Buy to Own: 21/01/2008
  |  96 min
Rated U by the BBFC


TV movie biopic based on real events, about a man who discovers laughter as a cure for his illness. When successful New York editor Norman Cousins (Edward Asner) succumbs to a degenerative spinal illness, he refuses to accept medical opinion that he will spend his future life in a vegetative state. Taking matters into his own hands, Norman prescribes himself a regime of his most potent weapons - a positive attitude, lots of laughter, the support of his caring wife, and a refusal to submit.

Contains very mild language
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