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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Available on HBO NOW & HBO GO

Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne star in this adaptation of Rebecca Skloots critically acclaimed, bestselling nonfiction book of the same name. Told through the eyes of Henrietta Lacks daughter, Deborah Lacks, 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.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks