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Now Is Good (2012)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  19 September 2012 (UK)
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A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.

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A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.

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Live every moment, love every minute

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material involving illness, sexuality, and drugs, and for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Jeremy Irvine was offered the lead role of 'Peeta Mellark' in The Hunger Games (2012), but he turned down the role to do this film instead. See more »

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In the indoor skydiving scene the last shot is mirrored: the gap in Tessa's teeth is suddenly on her right side and the texts on her helmet and suit are reversed. See more »

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[first lines]
Tessa Scott: Moments. This is one. This right here, right now, is definitely a moment.
Zoey: Tessa?
Tessa Scott: Anything could happen next.
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Water from the Same Source
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No way back
5 October 2012 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

We all know death is the only certain thing that will happen to us. But the thought of living everyday as it were our last is probably taken seriously only by those with an expiration date on their backs.

"Now Is Good" is a compelling drama that raises those questions about how you would plan your remaining days when all you can do is wait for the final curtain. Dakota Fanning is an amazing young actress who can light up the room and yet bring tears to your eyes on a story that moves and inspires. It is many times depressing but also full of life, where the main characters depict so well how everyone around the patient suffers from different angles, ironically making the terminally ill seem stronger than everybody else. Beautiful. *** Director: Ol Parker


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