Michael J Fox is a beloved Canadian actor and author, turned activist after his diagnosis of Parkinson’s at the age of 29. He established the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research in 2000 which has since become the leading voice for Parkinson’s globally.
Fox’s latest film work, Still, features documentary, archival and scripted elements, telling Fox’s story from his humble beginnings in Canada to a meteoric rise to stardom in Hollywood. It details his public life and provides a never-before-seen account of his private life and struggles.
What Still is truly about is Fox’s diagnosis with Parkinson’s at such a young age and how it impacted him in the following years. The documentary does this through candid on-camera interviews with Fox along with narration read by the actor.
What happens when an incurable optimist confronts an incurable disease? With a strong mix of adventure, comedy, romance and drama, Still has something for everyone, and is helping to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease.
Still is available for streaming May 12, 2023, on Apple TV+.