Warner Home Video presents the inspirational feature film Life Support on DVD for the first time from 4th February 2008. Inspired by a true story, the film is executive produced by Jamie Foxx and stars Queen Latifah, who received an Emmy Award nomination for her performance.
In her youth, Ana (Latifah) made choices that wrecked her life and splintered her family. Today, she is trying to purge the demons of her past by giving something back to her community. But as she learns, winning over strangers is a lot easier than winning back your family.
Academy Award nominee and platinum-selling recording artist Queen Latifah stars in this story of one woman's struggle to find meaning in misfortune. Life Support is a moving and candid look at the African-American community's HIV crisis through the eyes of a survivor who is a mother, a former addict and an AIDS activist.
Based director Nelson George's own family story, Life Support is about the community of people in America who are living with the HIV virus, whereas most films examine dying from it. The true strength of the film is that it's about how difficult it is to forgive. Everyone in the film is engaged in a struggle, whether it is for self-esteem, against AIDS or the struggle of life. These are people who are building families and having a life with a lot of dignity and class. It's not "the hood" movie; it's a working class poor movie.
Says Queen Latifah, "What appealed to me about the project is that I could relate to the story. I spent a lot of time in Brooklyn during my teenage years, and I was very fortunate to come through that time period healthy, and to change my life and get back on course. I can relate to the character of Ana in that respect."
- Audio Commentary
- Deleted Scenes
- Production Notes
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