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Joanna Rudnick in In the Family

In the Family

2008 NR

After testing positive for the BRCA1 gene mutation at the age of 27, Chicago filmmaker Joanna Rudnick faces an agonizing decision: Should she have her breasts and ovaries removed or risk developing cancer? Turning the camera on her own dilemma, Rudnick reaches out to other women in similar situations as she ponders her own priorities about life, love and family in this informative and deeply affecting documentary.