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Go Now (1995)

R | | Drama, Romance, Sport | 1 May 1998 (USA)
Nick, is a young Scottish soccer player living in the big city. He meets Karen, and the two fall in love and move in together. Soon after, Nick exhibits signs of serious illness. As his ... See full summary »
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Nick Cameron
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Karen Walker
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Tony
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Paula
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Sammy
Darren Tighe ...
Dell
Sean McKenzie ...
George
John Brobbey ...
Geoff
Sara Stockbridge ...
Bridget
Tom Watson ...
Bill Cameron
Barbara Rafferty ...
Madge Cameron
Sean Rocks ...
Charlie
Dave Schneider ...
Doctor
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Chris Cameron
Erin McMahon ...
Julie Cameron
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Nick, is a young Scottish soccer player living in the big city. He meets Karen, and the two fall in love and move in together. Soon after, Nick exhibits signs of serious illness. As his body slowly succumbs to multiple sclerosis, he experiences a wide sweep of jagged emotions, and in the process gives himself and those who love him the strength to carry on. Written by Anonymous

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Love now, Live now...

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Drama | Romance | Sport

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Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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1 May 1998 (USA)  »

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Bola pra Frente  »

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References True Lies (1994) See more »

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I'm A Man
Written and performed by Joe Tex
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Stunning performance by Carlyle
13 September 2000 | by (Washington, DC, USA) – See all my reviews

Robert Carlyle delivers a stunning performance in this film. Starting off as a rough-and-tumble guy, he really shows range as his character opens up emotionally with the development of a romantic relationship, and then begins a struggle with MS. Confusion, doubt, anger, pain, determination, fear...you name it: he pegs it.

Though the plot could've used a bit more work and the other actors aren't as strong as Carlyle, Go Now is still worth a viewing just for his performance alone. It leaves you with the impression that the film really was made just to be a showcase for his work. Occasional comic relief from his buddies provided a witty twist, and the soundtrack was top-notch.


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