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Jim Allison: Breakthrough

Jim Allison: Breakthrough is a movie starring Jim Allison, Sharon Belvin, and Eric Benson. Renegade Texan scientist Jim Allison devotes his life work to find a cure for cancer after the disease takes the life of his mother.

Running Time
1 hours 30 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Bill Haney
Writer
Bill Haney
Actors
Jim Allison, Eric Benson, Woody Harrelson, Sharon Belvin
Country
USA
Year
2019
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Renegade Texan scientist Jim Allison devotes his life work to find a cure for cancer after the disease takes the life of his mother.

Comments about documentary «Jim Allison: Breakthrough» (26)

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Ann Knight

This documentary is the story of the making of a very interesting documentary that gets a lot of coverage. I found it an interesting way to look at a strange subject that is often overlooked in the news. The stories that I read on the movie website made me think of my life and my world and how we live it. This documentary helps to re-connect with my life. I really liked this documentary because it is a very personal look at a world that we rarely get to see and understand. The only thing that I would change is the length of the documentary. It is a little bit too long and could have been better.

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Rose

I just read some of the other reviews and I must say I can't believe that some of the people who gave this movie such a bad rating actually have watched the movie and like it. What was really wrong with it? I think the main problem with this movie was that they took a classic, at least in my opinion, and made a very, very, very poor film out of it. I can't even think of one good thing to say about this movie. I think the only reason that people actually watched it was because they were so desperate for something to like about it. There are no "special effects" to speak of, no humor, no suspense, no drama, no suspense. A very, very poor film that does not even seem to have any story to speak of. I feel like they actually tried to make this a story of one of the most memorable characters from the movie, but they just couldn't make it work. There are many good actors in this movie, and I do believe that if they would have focused on them and not on the story, it could have been a much better movie. I do believe that if this movie was shown at the Sundance Film Festival, it would have gotten the attention it deserved, but unfortunately I think it did not. In all fairness, it is still a very good movie, but it just does not hold up to the greatness that it is known for. I do not think that it is worth the time or money to watch it.

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Theresa M.

After attending the screening of "Breakthrough" at the recent San Francisco International Film Festival, I was very excited to hear the term "Breakthrough" for the film that I had seen, and I must say I was impressed with this movie. As an activist, this film is really an eye opener. I was at the forefront of a movement that was more concerned about ending the corporate domination of the lives of the people, than ending the unfair and unjust use of eminent domain. This film shows me that people are beginning to understand that the problem is not one of the companies or the government, but the people themselves. This is why I was happy to see that the filmmakers chose to do a "reverse view" of the story, as opposed to a traditional documentary. The director/writer of the film, Luke Kosminsky, is a former activist in the environmental movement who became disillusioned with it and began to question the validity of the movement. While he and his team took time to explain that the injustices that are happening in our communities are not unique to this country, Kosminsky was more focused on making the viewer question what is good for the people of America and what is not. Kosminsky was careful not to use sensationalism, but rather try to take the viewer to the heart of the matter. The way he does this is by highlighting the importance of education, and the community involvement that is needed to help build a society that is better for the people. I think this film is a great start for anyone interested in being a part of a movement that is on the rise. I was not able to see the full film, but the ending credits did mention that it is in cinemas and will be out in January. The truth is that Kosminsky has an excellent track record of finding people willing to take risks to help people, and to get the message out. This is an example of how activism can help people, and even better, help the country!

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Jennifer O.

This is one of the most controversial documentary I've ever seen. People will either love or hate this film. I personally thought it was amazing. It was very revealing about what really happens behind the scenes of the biggest game of all time. Some people hate it because of it's controversial nature and they hate that it was not Hollywood. If you're not a gamer or you're not a fan of the game you will not like this film. However if you are a gamer and you love this game you will love this film. It was very inspiring and very educational. I recommend this film to any gamer that is looking for a documentary on the gaming industry.

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Jesse Castro

This documentary had a few problems: The best thing about the film was that it didn't take itself too seriously. A movie should be interesting, and it wasn't. It's also a shame that this is the first time I've ever seen a documentary about two of my favorite artists, King and Bowie. When I hear that someone is going to talk about King and Bowie, I usually expect to hear a lot of random nonsense. Here, it's actually very informative and very good, and they even played a couple Bowie songs, which is always a plus. King was interviewed and gave a really good, deep and emotional performance. He was all about what he felt. But the thing is, that is not what I thought was going to happen. Bowie's voice, while he was in his 60's and 70's, was still the same. I think that this is a very important point to keep in mind, especially in documentaries, because it's not always obvious what is being said, because you can't always hear what he is saying. The same goes for King, because I thought that his voice was supposed to be amazing, but when he was singing, it was actually really bad. He also didn't use the guitar that much, but I liked that. I also thought that the narration was a bit distracting, because there are many interviewees and they talk about various things that don't belong in the documentary. Also, the interviewees were very professional, but the narration was distracting because you can't really follow what they are saying, and you can't understand what they are saying. All in all, a very good documentary, but it would have been much better if they were able to follow Bowie's music. King, in my opinion, was the best of the two, but his voice wasn't the best. The one thing that I liked about this documentary is that it really did make me think about the difference between fame and celebrity.

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Angela P.

It's hard to think of a more remarkable film than this one. I think the best thing I can say about it is that it's an honest film about American athletes, and the psychology that surrounds that passion. I don't like sports films. There's too much emotion and the story is too predictable. But this film, which stars Ryan Gosling, is not about sports. The movie is about addiction, and the reasons behind it. It's about how a human being becomes addicted to the sport of his choice. You might think, how can this be true? But it is. As a matter of fact, I'd go so far as to say that there's no such thing as a healthy addiction. And that's what this film is about. The story is about the story of one athlete's recovery from an addiction, but it's not about his recovery. It's about the other players, and how they suffer as the case unfolds. But don't go thinking that the film is about Ryan Gosling's recovery. In fact, I think that the film is about the recovery of many of the players. It's a movie about addiction, and the psychological aspects that surround it. It's about how people live with addiction, how they cope, and how they live in the moments that are the most important. It's about how people live with their addiction, and how they handle it. It's a very moving story, and one that you shouldn't miss.

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Johnny J.

A documentary that tells the story of Gordon Parkes and his involvement in the 1990's lobbying and political movements against nuclear weapons. The film is accompanied by documentary footage and information on the campaign and the nuclear disarmament movement. This film will be an interesting watch for those who want to learn about the campaign and the activists that were involved. The film has a lot of positive and negative footage about the campaign, and it shows the actors and activists that were involved in the campaign. This film shows how the different groups put their differences aside and worked together to make sure the world would not be exposed to nuclear weapons. It shows how many different groups came together to make a difference in a short time. It shows how a group of groups and how they became the major players in the campaign, and how it all came to a head. Overall, it is an interesting film about a campaign that is still going on. I enjoyed the documentary and I hope that everyone will see this film.

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Dorothy

At its core, we have a documentary about the attempt by the federal government to ban Big Tobacco from doing business in America. The film does a very good job at presenting the background of the tobacco industry, focusing on the U.S. Government's role in trying to prevent tobacco from being sold in America. In the process, it shows the effectiveness of Big Tobacco, their success in persuading the government that it needed to be banned, and the negative impact that the industry had on society. It does not have the emphasis on the negative impact of the industry on the people it was selling their products to. There is no evidence that cigarettes are more harmful than water, alcohol, or any other product. As a documentary, it is very good. The same cannot be said for the other side. If we looked at the film as a negative side, then it would be seen as a good film. Instead, it was marketed as a documentary, which made it seem more like a documentary about the tobacco industry, rather than the issue that it was trying to cover. In the end, it is a good film, and a documentary, but not a great film. It is worth watching, but not a great film. I would recommend it to people who are interested in the issue, but not really interested in the tobacco industry. I would recommend it to people who are interested in the industry and would like to see a documentary about it.

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Elizabeth C.

I believe this film will help to inform and educate Americans on the plight of many undocumented immigrants who are now living in the United States. The film focuses on one woman, Barbara Rekakis, who is a U.S. citizen and had always dreamed of someday immigrating to the United States. After having her last child, Barbara and her husband, an Italian immigrant, decided to take their baby to the United States. Barbara had an outstanding job that required her to drive a van to transport the children across the country and along the way had to take many other jobs. This was a dream for Barbara and for the future of the country. The film covers the hard times and hard times Barbara has endured. However, one of the problems that Barbara faces is having to work in an unsafe and illegal job that is almost impossible to survive. I believe that Barbara's dream of being a U.S. citizen will be kept alive, if only because the lives of so many people are being taken away from her. I highly recommend this film to people who want to learn more about the issues facing undocumented immigrants.

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Gregory

Many people have commented on the importance of making a documentary about Harvey Weinstein. I would agree with them, although I feel Harvey Weinstein is just one actor among many who have been victimized by the women who have accused him of sexual harassment and assault. Although I understand how these stories have resonated with the public, I don't know how they've been so widely publicized in the media. I feel the most important thing to do is to get the facts out there. If you want to see the truth and have a chance to hear from the victims, I recommend this documentary.

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Joseph

I read this book when I was younger and it made me think. But, I don't remember reading it a lot because I don't read a lot. I had seen this movie last year and I think it's a great movie. I think it's a good way to go through your childhood and all the things you have forgotten. I loved the way the children got back to the old place. They were kind of nostalgic and I felt bad for them. I just wish I had this book. I've never read the book but it was a good read. I think the book was the best one for me. I like the music and the way the music made me feel. The kids are really sweet. The movie made me feel nostalgic and excited. I hope this movie was good because it made me feel that way. It made me think of things I forgot. It made me feel like I was a kid again.

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Cheryl S.

I was fortunate to catch this movie on HBO during my college years. I was fortunate to get the chance to catch this movie in its entirety. And I must say that it was a must see. No matter what the subject, I could never find anything wrong with it. I would recommend it to anyone. One of the reasons I didn't rate it higher is that it is so short. I really felt like I had to see it twice. The scene at the beginning was kind of boring, and I felt like I had already seen it. The next scene seemed like a different episode, and I felt like I had already seen it. I understand why they did this. It was the only way to show the entire movie. But if they had kept it in one scene, I would have rated it higher. The acting was good, and it was interesting to watch them act. If you are a fan of them, I would recommend it. Overall, it is a must see, and I would recommend it to anyone.

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Catherine Martin

It is hard to believe that the world had not known of this movie before, especially if you live in a small town in the US. It is a rare opportunity to view a documentary which will blow you away. A couple of other things about the movie: The cinematography, the editing, and the music. Everything was done with great precision and the quality of each scene is something I have not seen before. For example, the music was perfect, and I had to listen to it through a multi-track player. If you are able to appreciate movies, and have not seen this yet, do yourself a favor and go see it, it is definitely worth your time. It is certainly not for the faint of heart, but it is a must see for all.

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Jessica Newman

When I was in college, I read a book by Harold Robbins called "The Secret." It was a very inspiring story about a young man named Oskar Skarsgard who was diagnosed with a rare genetic disease that would have him losing his right arm in two years. After doing everything he could to help him, he ended up with a prosthetic arm that he was able to use to get by. Now, as an adult, I am the same age as Oskar and I remember reading the book and really liking it. That's how I learned about the story of Oskar Skarsgard. I had heard about the story and the movie, and wanted to see it. I was excited to see it, but I was not sure if I would like it. When I finally watched it, I was blown away. It was so good! It was extremely inspiring and I would recommend it to anyone who would like to learn more about what happened to Oskar and what happened to his family. I would definitely recommend this to anyone.

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Kevin B.

I've watched a lot of movies over the years and this one has to be one of the best. The documentary was fantastic and I think it was well put together. I am not a big fan of documentaries but I really like this one. The story behind it is amazing. I hope more documentaries are made that are good and tell a good story. This movie is great.

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Maria B.

This documentary is wonderful and truly illustrates the value of community. It is also a great story about the impact that the process of developing the protocol had on the families and the scientists involved. The families themselves were so supportive of the process and of the scientists. The scientists are very, very good at what they do. The families were very much affected by the discovery. It is not easy to find a cure for cancer and a treatment that will be beneficial to all patients. The families in this documentary were extremely supportive of the process and the families were just absolutely thrilled to have been part of it. The children were thrilled to have a cure for cancer and to be able to participate in the development of the protocol. This was a truly inspirational documentary. The filmmakers are very well trained and have done an outstanding job. They were able to capture the essence of what it was like to be a part of this process and how they were affected by it. It was truly a joy to be a part of this process and to be part of this process was really a blessing.

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Laura Bishop

I recently saw the first of three "Breakthrough" films, and as a Canadian, I was really excited to see this one. As a very different and refreshing film, it was really good. It shows how a story can be told through art, and that the stories of the human experience are so much more than the sum of their parts. It also illustrates how we can be inspired to do good through something as simple as a hug. I enjoyed the film and recommend it to everyone, and hope that more Canadians will see this film.

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Joan Fernandez

I've been watching documentaries on the Internet for years, and this is my favorite of all of them. It's informative and entertaining, and I highly recommend it.

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Cynthia O.

The idea behind the movie was really inspiring and it is really sad that they don't seem to have followed through on it. The movie was really informative and was really entertaining. The fact that it was a documentary was a bonus. If you are a fan of the band you should definitely see the movie. I can't imagine that they are going to make another movie. They have already done one of the most successful music videos of all time. The only thing that I would have changed about the movie is that it was a bit more dramatic and maybe a bit more of a documentary feel. But it was still really good. The soundtrack is amazing and I really hope they do another movie.

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George

When I first heard about this film, I had the idea of doing a documentary on it and having it on my resume. I would have liked to have known more about the man behind the work. He is a man who is inspiring and motivating. The only thing that I didn't like about this documentary was the use of the term "Breakthrough". This is a word that I would have rather heard called "Real Breakthrough". This is a film that has an impact and should be watched by all. I give this film a 10 out of 10.

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Maria Carr

I am a huge fan of both of these amazing artists. I was lucky enough to be invited to be a part of their interview and they were both kind enough to answer questions for the fans. I am proud to be part of this movement. I am truly looking forward to seeing more films and being a part of this. My hope is to see this film become a reality and I hope to see it spread far and wide. Thank you, Jeremy, Andrea, and Robin for your participation in this interview and for the great job you did. You are all amazing. Thank you again for your support of this movement. I will be sure to see this film and I will support it with every fiber of my being. I am truly grateful for the opportunity to be part of this amazing film. Thank you for your time and I hope you have a wonderful day. You all have my deepest gratitude and my deepest appreciation. Best regards, Kevin.

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Jacqueline Wood

The story of this documentary is almost perfect. It is the story of an entire family and how they survived the war in Europe. The entire family survived the war and some were killed but most of the family survived. I've never seen a documentary that has made me cry so much. The entire family was a miracle. I recommend this film to everyone.

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Kelly Robertson

The movie's title is a perfect description of the situation in which this documentary is taking place. In this particular instance, the US government is attempting to sell off an extraordinary amount of fossil fuels to the world. This means that our country is actually selling our future for the next two decades. That is something to be ashamed of. It is also something that we need to be ashamed of. The movie is a must see for anyone who has ever studied the issue of energy. We need to understand what is at stake, and what is being sold, and what is being sold. I highly recommend this documentary, especially for people who are interested in the topic of climate change.

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Martha

What can I say? This is the best documentary I have ever seen. It's a must see for everyone. It's one of those documentaries that you can watch over and over again, and it will be completely new. It was such a great experience to see the people that you normally wouldn't see, and it shows just how much the world is changing and the people that we are missing out on. This documentary is so unique because it is based on the realities of the people that make the videos. This documentary also gives you an insight into the people behind the videos. I love the way the documentary is filmed, and it is really amazing. I highly recommend this documentary to anyone that has an interest in world politics. I think this is a must see documentary.

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Tammy Richardson

As a child, I was a big fan of this movie, and now that I am in my thirties, I have to say that it is one of the best documentaries I have ever seen. A must see for anyone who has an interest in the history of the Beat Generation.

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Brenda

I saw this documentary at the South by Southwest film festival. I wasn't expecting much, but the content of the film is very good and the directing and editing are excellent. It is a very personal film and is very well done. I'm a film buff and was interested in how a documentary was made. I'm glad that I saw this film and found it so very well done. It was extremely well done. It's very touching and the subjects of addiction and mental illness are handled very well. I don't know how anyone could not like this film. It is very emotional and very well made. I recommend this film to everyone.