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Five Feet Apart (2019)

Five Feet Apart is a 2019 American romantic drama film directed by Justin Baldoni (in his directorial debut)[4] and written by Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis. The film was inspired by Claire Wineland, who suffered from cystic fibrosis.[5] Haley Lu Richardson and Cole Sprouse play two young patients with cystic fibrosis who try to have a relationship despite being forced to stay six feet apart from each other. The film was released in the United States on March 15, 2019 by CBS Films via Lionsgate.[6] It received mixed reviews from critics and grossed $92 million worldwide.

Five Feet Apart (2019)


As Will leaves Stella's surgical prep room, he is caught by nurse Barb. Barb tells him a story about two people with CF who died after they fell in love and broke the six-foot rule, contaminating each other. Will realizes he loves Stella too much to endanger her, so he tells her he can't see her anymore. Stella becomes upset and angry but eventually plans to meet Will. She decides to take back one foot that CF has stolen from her, and carries a pool cue that measures exactly five feet so she can keep precisely that far away from Will.[7]

The film's title refers to the "six foot rule", a guideline from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation which states that cystic fibrosis patients should be kept at least six feet (1.8 m) apart from each other, to lower the risk of cross-infection. In 2020, about a year after the movie's release, a similar guideline for social distancing to help slow the spread of COVID-19 would become nearly universal.[17]

Love stories always have to have a reason to keep the couple apart and in this case, that means literally apart. Because of their vulnerability to infection, CF patients have to stay at least six feet from each other. They are like Romeo and Juliet if the Montagues were bacteria and the Capulets were a set of new lungs.

There is so much crying in this movie, however, it never feels overwrought or too much, because the actors do their job. It is not an easy thing to communicate intimacy without even touching the other person, but we feel the chemistry by the truckload from the two despite their five feet apart status.

Two teenagers, Stella Grant (Haley Lu Richardson) and Will Newman (Cole Sprouse) both have a genetic disease known as Cystic Fibrosis. CF is a lung disease and if two people have CF they can not get closer than six feet. But when the two CFers fall in love, problems arise. Will, who is suffering from a deadly bacteria to CFers known as B. Cepecia is part of a new drug trial, so there is no chance of a lung transplant for him. Stella has been on the transplant list for quite some time. Stella finds out Will is not doing his treatments and tries to help him due to her control issues. He asks in return only to allow him to draw a picture of her. Over time, they begin doing their treatments together. Will and Stella fall in love, but can't get closer than six feet of each other. One day Stella's G-tube gets infected and she has to undergo surgery. Stella's sister, Abby, is normally with Stella during surgery. After Abby died from a botched daredevil stunt, Stella was left with severe survivors guilt and now faces surgery alone. So, when Will finds this out, he goes to help Stella he sings her the song Abby would always sing her before surgery. As Will leaves Stella's surgical prep room he is caught and nurse Barb tells him a story about to people with CF who fall in love; both of which passed away from being near each other and cross contracting each other's bacteria. Will does not want to hurt Stella, so he says he can not see her anymore. Stella is very mad, so she figures out a way for her to still see Will. She decides to take back one foot that CF had stolen from her. So, she carries around a pool stick which measures exactly five feet; keeping her and Will five feet apart at all times. One day, the two decide to leave the hospital to visit the lights that she could see from her hospital room. While away from the hospital, she receives a text that her lung transplant is en route, which she promptly ignores. Stella falls through the ice of a frozen pond when she and Will were leaving to go back to the hospital. Will reaches into the water and pulls out a nearly dead Stella. Even though saliva contact is the worse for two people with CF, he gives her CPR to save her life. Stella survives and Will and Stella are brought back to the hospital. Because of the CPR he had given her, Will fears that she has now contracted the B. Cepecia bacteria. Stella is given her lung transplant which goes all according to plan and miraculously, she has not contracted the B. Cepecia bacteria. Meanwhile, Will finds out that the drug trial he has been on has not been working for him. After her transplant, While she was under anesthesia, her parents, Will's mother, and the nurses and doctors all agreed to help Will set up the lights outside of Stella's room. He decides to say a final goodbye to her, realizing that if he stays, he will likely infect her. Before he leaves, she is given his sketchbook of drawing he had done of her and her friends during their stay in the hospital.

Based on the novel by Rachael Lippincott, et. al., Five Feet Apart (2019) tells the story of two young patients, Stella Grant (Haley Lu Richardson) and Will Newman (Cole Sprouse) afflicted with Cystic Fibrosis (CF), a lung condition that requires them to stay six feet apart at all times in order to avoid contracting potential life threatening infections from one another. However, as their mutual attraction grows stronger, the temptation to embrace their attraction intensifies.

highly selective indie rp blog.written by word from you and i wouldjump off of this ledge i'm on, baby.tell me "don't," so i can crawl back in. five feet apart (2019)

5 feet apart is a film about 2 teenagers who has spent most of their lives within hospital walls due to cystic Fibrosis- Will (played by Cole Sprouse) and Stella (played by Haley Lu Richardson).The film follows what its like having friends and falling in love with people who also have the illness. Due to the illness they are not allowed to stand within 6 feet of each other. Stella has to make sure she takes her treatments and she has to make sure her room is always in a neat an tidy order. Will on the other-hand constantly does not take his treatments and is very negative towards taking them to get better. Stella has a YouTube channel which she uses to show the world what its like living with Cystic Fibrosis. On her YouTube channel Will finds out everything her can about Stella and soon finds out about he sister Abby. Po (Stella's best friends who also has the illness) is an amazing character who always supports Stella and what she chose to do. They have known each other since they were very little as they both have the illness and both tell a lot of jokes to make the other happy and possible to forget about their illness for a moment.

Stella and Will are teens living with cystic fibrosis (CF) who happened to land in the same hospital for various treatments. Their lives are held hostage by the disease and the need to stay alive by staying at least six feet apart from anyone who could infect them with germs that will worsen their condition. When these two meet and feel the bond between them, they have to decide how close they are willing to risk coming in contact with each other, both physically and emotionally. 041b061a72


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