Farrah Fawcett: her fight against cancer.
Farrah Fawcett: her fight against cancer.
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Pain, suffering, and love – in the TV documentary “Farrah’s Story” shows Farrah Fawcett the entire world, their very personal, brave and dramatic fight against cancer.
It’s harrowing images are striking: As the German doctor Professor Vogl with a long needle into your liver, bends Farrah Fawcett in pain. However, the procedure to endure, in the hope that the cancer will disappear finally .
Over the entire time of their illness, a new diagnosis of cancer in 2007, until now, was Farrah from her friend, Alana Stewart movies, and in their fight accompany. That was Farrah’s idea.
On Friday (15. May) was to broadcast the resulting documentary film, “Farrah’s Story” on the US channel NBC. 8.9 million people watched the poignant shots – and a woman who can’t even defeat them with a lot of heart, courage, best treatment methods, and the strong will of the terrible disease. And the same painful ordeal of going through, like all the other cancer patients. Gritty and painful, between hope and despair.
Farrah’s journey begins in the “UCLA Medical Center” (hospital of the University of California). There, you inform the Doctors that they have only an extensive surgical procedure, a Chance against your bowel cancer .
But that would bring an artificial anus with it. The actress decides against it and flies to the alternative therapy to Germany. “You thought it would be less dramatic,” says Farrah’s friend Alana Stewart. Farrah goes to the treatment of Professor Thomas Vogl and Dr Ursula Jacob, consisting of direct injections into the tumors, and vitamin treatment.
The therapy seems to be, first strike, Professor Vogl explains Farrah cured. However, a short time later, it turns out: The Tumor is larger than ever and has also scattered in the liver. Farrah is desperate, crying: “I thought I would be healthy again.”
But to give up is not for you. Even the loss of their famous blonde flowing mane is trying to take the “Charlie’s Angels”actress with a sense of Humor. “You didn’t want to stop until you finally my hair had,” she says to the Doctors.
Her life partner Ryan O’neal is always at your side. “I will never love someone else more than Farrah,” he says. A love that is based on reciprocity. “He enters the room and her face lights up,” says Alana Stewart over Farrah and Ryan.
She behaves “like a twelve-year-old”
Also, the common couple’s son, Redmond, is to be seen in the Film. He is allowed to visit his sick mother by derogation, though he is actually in custody. Farrah does not know that her Redmond has back problems. Currently, he takes part in a year-long rehab programme at the Twin Towers jail in Los Angeles. There he sits in jail for drug possession. If he is unable to complete the treatment successfully, he faces four years to life in prison. “Live your life as a tribute to your mother,” says Ryan O’neal in the documentary to his son. Redmond really wants to stay clean – Farrah’s sake.
You will be very attached to your son. And reads out a moving letter, the Redmond, after her death, should receive. “I’ll always be there. If you fall, I’ll be there. If you ask one day Wake up and realize that I’m gone, I’ll still be there. Always. Always be with you . Redmond, my son.”
On Friday, the day of the broadcast, he was allowed to visit you once again. Currently, powerful drugs, gets Farrah most of the time sleeping. The Ryan O’Neal told U.S. media. On the question of what the people think according to the Film, in his opinion, probably about Farrah said Ryan: “If you liked it, you will love it. And you will know why.”
In “Farrah’s Story” is about courage, perspective, to Farrah’s relationship with her father, James, who has already lost a daughter to cancer, Farrah’s steadfast devotion to her son Redmond, her friendship with Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith (the other two “Charlie’s Angels”Actresses). But most of all it’s about hope and the inner strength it needs to fight against cancer ever record, even if he may be hopeless .
At the end of the film is the terminally ill looks Farrah Fawcett in the camera and directly addresses the audience and asks: “How are you? What are you fighting for?”