Five (2011 film)

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Created by Marta Kauffman
Written by
  • Wendy West
  • Deirdre O'Connor
  • Jill Gordon
  • Stephen Godchaux
  • Howard Morris
Directed by
Composer Lorne Balfe
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producers
ProducerNellie Nugiel
  • Eric Alan Edwards
  • Guy Livneh
  • Jim Orr
  • Tami Reiker
  • Christopher Popp
Running time87 minutes
Production companies
Original network Lifetime
Original release
  • October 10, 2011 (2011-10-10)
Followed by Call Me Crazy: A Five Film

Five is a 2011 American comedy-drama anthology television film which premiered on Lifetime on October 10, 2011. The film drew 1.3 million viewers to its premiere. [1] A sequel, Call Me Crazy: A Five Film , was released in 2013.



An anthology of five short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on people's lives.

Cast and crew

Segment Mia

Directed by Jennifer Aniston, written by Wendy West

Segment Pearl

Directed by Patty Jenkins, written by Deirdre O'Connor

Segment Lili

Directed by Alicia Keys, written by Jill Gordon

Segment Charlotte

Directed by Demi Moore, written by Stephen Godchaux

Segment Cheyanne

Directed by Penelope Spheeris, written by Howard Morris

Awards and nominations

2012Awards Circuit Community AwardsBest Supporting Actor (TV Movie or Mini-Series) Bob Newhart Nominated
Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie, or Special Randi Hiller
Tamara Notcutt
Casting Society of America Outstanding Achievement in Casting – Television Movie or Mini SeriesNominated
Black Reel Awards Best Actress: T.V. Movie/Cable Rosario Dawson Nominated
Tracee Ellis Ross Nominated
Jenifer Lewis Nominated
Outstanding Television or Mini-Series FilmNellie NugielNominated
Critics' Choice Television Award Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries Patricia Clarkson Nominated
Directors Guild of America Award Outstanding Directing – Television Film Jennifer Aniston
Patty Jenkins
Alicia Keys
Demi Moore
Penelope Spheeris
Gracie Award Outstanding DramaWon
NAACP Image Award Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special Nominated
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special Jenifer Lewis Nominated
Rosario Dawson Nominated
Tracee Ellis Ross Nominated
Imagen Awards Best Primetime Program: Special or Movie-of-the-WeekNominated
Best Actress/Television Rosario Dawson Nominated
NAMIC Vision AwardBest Performance – Drama Jenifer Lewis Nominated
Rosario Dawson Nominated
Online Film & Television AssociationBest Ensemble in a Motion Picture or MiniseriesNominated
Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries Patricia Clarkson Nominated
Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries Jenifer Lewis Nominated
Women's Image Network Awards Outstanding Show Produced By A Woman Jennifer Aniston
Paula Wagner
Marta Kauffman
Kristin Hahn
Nellie Nugiel
Francesca Silvestri
Best Actress in a Made for Television Movie Patricia Clarkson Nominated
Jeanne Tripplehorn Nominated
Writers Guild of America Award Long Form – OriginalDeirdre O'ConnorNominated
Stephen GodchauxNominated
Howard MorrisNominated
Jill GordonNominated
Wendy West Nominated

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  1. "Lifetime's 'Five' Doesn't Catch on with Viewers". The Hollywood Reporter . 12 October 2011.