The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks DVD Giveaway

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks DVDLooking for a brand new movie to watch? If so, we’ve got one to tell you about today!

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks will be available on DVD and Blu-ray starting on September 5th, 2017. Here’s more information about the movie and the release.

* This giveaway is being sponsored by HBO.

An African-American woman becomes the unwitting pioneer for multiple medical developments, such as the Polio vaccine, when her cells are harvested to create the first immortal human cell line. Her story, previously lost in history, is brought to life in HBO® Films’ The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Led by Oscar® nominee and TV icon Oprah Winfrey and Emmy® nominee Rose Byrne, the “Intriguing and thought provoking” (The New York Times) HBO® Film.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks DVD

In this adaptation of Rebecca Skloot’s critically acclaimed, bestselling nonfiction book of the same name, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is told through the eyes of Henrietta Lacks’ daughter, Deborah Lacks (Winfrey). The film chronicles her search, along with journalist Rebecca Skloot (Byrne), to learn about the mother she never knew and understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lacks’ cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs, changing countless lives and the face of medicine forever. With a supporting cast that includes Renée Elise Goldsberry, Reg E. Cathey, Courtney B. Vance, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Leslie Uggams, Reed Birney, Rocky Carroll and John Douglas Thompson, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is a story of medical arrogance and triumph, race, poverty, and deep friendship between the unlikeliest of people.

The A-list, ensemble cast includes Tony Award-winner Renée Elise Goldsberry, Reg E. Cathey from HBO’s The Wire and Oz, and Emmy® winner Courtney B. Vance. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is directed by George C. Wolfe, and executive produced by Oprah Winfrey and Alan Ball, the creator, writer, and executive producer of the HBO hit series, True Blood and Six Feet Under.

Giveaway: One lucky winner is going to win The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks on DVD. Good Luck!

Giveaway Details: This giveaway is open to residents of the US ONLY age 18 and over. Please read our Terms of Service & Disclaimer Policy before entering. This giveaway will close on September 20th, 2017 at 11:59 pm EST time. No purchase necessary to enter or win.

Disclaimer: This is a courtesy post. No product or monetary compensation was received. We’re hosting the giveaway as a courtesy to the company and/or PR firm. Prize will be shipped to the winner once the winner has been verified and confirmed.

Comments

  1. Samantha Martin says:

    I love Oprah and I love this story. Thank you for sharing with everyone. That is going with with Oprah’s beliefs I hope

  2. I have not seen this movie but the cast looks great and I’m interested in watching this movie.

  3. amber cheras says:

    I haven’t seen this movie before but it looks interesting . I love movies like this!

  4. haven’t seen it yet looks interesting

  5. No I havent seen this movie before, but i would love to; i love Oprah!

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  8. Melissa Storms says:

    I have not read the book or seen the movie but I plan to do both. I do know the story though.

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  10. I have not seen the movie but I’ve read the book–excellent.

  11. Robin Blankenship says:

    I have not seen it yet but the book was amazing. I like the cast and stories like these.

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  13. I haven’t seen it yet.
    I haven’t seen any movies with either of them.

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  16. I have not seen it before! I love the cast and plot both 🙂

  17. I haven’t seen the movie, but I read the book when it came out. I’d enjoy seeing how the story’s treated in the movie.

  18. KENNETH OHL says:

    I have not see this movie but looks interesting for sure

  19. I have not seen the movie, but I’ve heard good reviews of it. I’m a big fan of everything Oprah Winfrey does!

  20. I haven’t seen this movie yet but it looks like it has an exciting cast. It’s great to Oprah acting in a movie

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  22. Darlene Carbajal says:

    Looks very interesting!

  23. I have not seen this movie yet and had not even heard of it until I read your post. I would like to see this movie because I really like Oprah Winfrey in movies she always does a really good job.

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  27. Peggy Nunn says:

    I did see it and loved it. I do like these kinds of movies.

  28. I have read about the movie but not yet seen it. I do like movies like this that tell such a fascinating story.

  29. bernie wallace says:

    I have not seen this movie yet. I enjoy watching movies with Rose Byrne. Thanks for the giveaway. I hope that I win.