Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested. Alice’s struggle to stay connected to who she once was is frightening, heartbreaking, and inspiring. [Synopsis courtesy of Toronto International Film Festival]
“I read it and was like, ‘Oh, well, I’ll watch this. I want to know what happens after that final scene of the pilot episode,’ but obviously I’m not going to be in it, so whatever, I’m not going to audition,” Snook said.