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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Short films reveal emotional impact of breast cancer.

Movie NR 2012 87 minutes
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"Five" was a pretty good film. I felt like it had a really great message about family and always being there for that person you love no matter the relationship (good or bad).

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While each film approaches the subject matter differently, all five of them take a witty and poignant look into the lives of people who have breast cancer. Each story line also incorporates a variety of facts about the disease, survival statistics, and various treatment options. But what makes the overall project successful is its powerful and very human portrayal of the emotional journey people are forced to take when they are diagnosed with and/or are fighting breast cancer.

Because the disease continues to affect the lives of millions of women (and thousands of men) world-wide, some viewers will find these films difficult to watch. But those who choose to do so will find an ensemble of creative and well-directed features that underscore the idea that despite the horror of this disease, there will always be room for hope and love while battling it.

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