By Scott Brown
Updated October 04, 2006 at 04:00 AM EDT
So Much So Fast: Steven Ascher

So Much So Fast

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  • Movie
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ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) degrades motor control and turns the human body into its own sarcophagus as the quick and unafflicted mind flutters wildly inside. Twenty-nine-year-old Stephen Heywood, like his brother Jamie, is a guy whose life is motion: Both are near-caricatures of ruddy WASP esprit until Stephen is diagnosed with ALS. As one brother deteriorates and the other embarks on a ”guerrilla science” jihad to find a cure, So Much So Fast (spanning five years) elegantly presents both a critique and a celebration of American optimism.

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So Much So Fast

type
  • Movie
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mpaa
  • UNRATED
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  • 87 minutes
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