Download HBO's THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, Starring Oprah Winfrey, This Month
See Oprah Winfrey in "one of the best performances of her career" (Variety), when The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is available for Digital Download May 29th.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks stars Oscar nominee Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne in the adaptation of Rebecca Skloot's critically acclaimed, bestselling nonfiction book of the same name.
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.
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