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Our Time Is Up (2004)

When therapist Dr. Leonard Stern discovers he has six weeks to live, he adopts a fresh method of treatment: brutal honesty.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins. See more awards »
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Dr. Stern, a clinical psychologist, leads a well ordered life, self-contained, neat, precise, and scheduled. We watch his appointments with eight patients, as he asks questions, listens, and advises them that all will improve in due time. Then, he gets a call from an oncologist who gives him very bad news. Suddenly, "in due time" becomes "right now": Stern's therapy methods change, and so do the fortunes of his patients. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Ever wonder what your therapist really thinks?

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A Real Winner
27 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hands down one of the best shorts of the year! Through this film, Pearlstein, as a young director, exhibits an ability to create and direct superior work, at a high level, with an ensemble cast. The impressive writing and direction engage the audience from the beginning and leave you wanting more...in the form of a feature film.

With limited resources and financing, Pearlstein has put together a real winner and this should serve as a springboard to a lucrative career. As an avid moviegoer, I look forward to his next project and hope the Academy and the rest of the movie-loving public feel the same way.

Good luck on March 5th!


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