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Julianne Moore’s Awards Vehicle ‘Still Alice’ Gets Oscar-Qualifying Release in December

Sony Pictures Classic will put the film in theaters for one week in NY and LA, then go wide in January

Sony Pictures Classic is making sure that Julianne Moore gets that shot at finally nabbing an Oscar.

Also read: Sony Classics’ Toronto Pickup of ‘Still Alice’ Puts Julianne Moore in the Oscar Race

The corporate-owned art house distributor will release “Still Alice,” the drama that features Moore as a college professor with early-onset Alzheimer’s, in theaters in New York and Los Angeles for a week in December. The distributor will then give the film a more normal release on January 16.

“Still Alice,” written and directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, was acquired by SPC after its Toronto premiere.