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My Life Without Me (2003)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  7 March 2003 (Spain)
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A young woman conceals the fact of her terminal cancer to live her life with a passion she never had before.

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Ann
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Lee
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Dr. Thompson
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Esther García
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Ann, 23 years old, lives a modest life with her two kids and her husband in a trailer in her mother's garden. Her life takes a dramatic turn, when her doctor tells her that she has uterine cancer and only two months to live. She compiles a list of things to do before she dies. Written by Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@inutil.org>

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7 March 2003 (Spain)  »

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Mi vida sin mí  »

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Budget:

€2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$40,515 (USA) (26 September 2003)

Gross:

$395,592 (USA) (12 December 2003)
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Ann says that her birthday is in December. Later, she says she is an Aquarius. The astrological signs associated with December are Sagittarius and Capricorn. An Aquarius would have been born in late January or early February. See more »

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Ann's Mother: It's my birthday. Wish me happy birthday.
Ann: Happy birthday, Mom.
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Written by Gino Paoli
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so much more than just a sad movie...
16 May 2004 | by (berkeley, ca) – See all my reviews

If you are in the mood to cry and be moved and touched then this is the movie for you. Even though it has a very sad story line...it doesn't leave you extremely depressed like most sad movies do. The movie is very well done both artistically and acting wise. The main character is so beautiful but in a very real way. I think that's one reason why it is so easy to relate to this women and her life. She is a very strong women through her last few months before she knows she's going to die, which I find to be very refreshing, compared to just watching a sad, depressed, angry women dying. When I tell people what this movie is about they usually don't seem very enthusiastic about seeing a movie about a women who knows she's going to die, but let me just say it is so much more than just that! I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone that is sensitive and deep and compassionate. I loved it. It also makes you really look at your life and makes you want to live life to the fullest. Give it a try!


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