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Life Support

Life Support

Photo Credit: Paul Schiraldi/HBO Films
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Saturday, March 10, 2007 N/A
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  • Season: 2006-07
  • Network: HBO
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Medical/Disease/Mental Illness, Black Story, True Story

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the true story of director Nelson George's sister. An African American woman, who is HIV-positive, channels her energy and regret over of her past drug addiction into working for Life Support, an inner city AIDS outreach group. Her obsessive passion for her job puts her health at risk, and threatens to drive her already fractured family away, including her teenage daughter. When her mother announces that she's selling her home and moving south, and plans to take the girl with her, she is force to confront her past mistakes and learns a poignant lesson about loving and letting go.


Production Company:

  • HBO Films

Production Type:

  • In-House
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