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The Most Fun You Can Have Dying (2012)

Young and charming but with just a few months left to live, Michael "borrows" money raised for his treatment and heads overseas, intent on being carefree and irresponsbile with no ties or ... See full summary »

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Michael
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Sylvie
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David
Matthew Saville ...
Dr. Lake
Mandy McNeill ...
Woman on street
Sophie Henderson ...
Tina
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Chloe
Hannah Woods ...
Michael's Mum
Harry Standbridge ...
Young Michael
Clementine Howe ...
Lizzie
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John
Jon Cummings ...
Sick man
Emily Janjira Campbell ...
D.J. @ Yellow Submarine
Steven Gannaway ...
Bartender
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Aunty Myra
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Young and charming but with just a few months left to live, Michael "borrows" money raised for his treatment and heads overseas, intent on being carefree and irresponsbile with no ties or attachments. All goes to plan until he meets Sylvie, a beautiful and engimatic young French woman. Written by Jasmin McSweeney

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An awesome film
19 May 2012 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

This is an absolutely brilliant film. It has been beautifully shot in both NZ and Europe. The story is engaging and I found it to be very touching. The characters are complex and extremely well played by all of the cast. Matt Whelan and Roxane Mesquida in particular are both excellent. It is unusual these days for a film to surprise me but the story is so well directed that it really did. This film is a great example of Kiwi talent and just goes to show that New Zealander's can punch way above their weight. I wouldn't be surprised to see the film pull in a few awards before long. This is a film that makes you think and feel. The only way you could be disappointed is if you are incapable of one (or both :-) ) Go see it!


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