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Now Is Good (2012)

PG-13  |   |  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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The motorbike scene on the beach was actually filmed in the early morning when it was daylight, they edited the scene to make it look like night time. 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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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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Just Like Christmas
Written by Sparhawk and Micheletti
Performed by Low
Published by Universal Music Publishing Ltd.
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First And Last Love
14 January 2013 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

American Dakota Fanning leads the cast in this British production about a teen terminally ill from leukemia who wants to crowd all she can in the months or maybe weeks she has remaining. Prominent on the list is that she wants to lose her virginity.

Bring some industrial strength Kleenex to the theater because you'll need it. Fanning gives a sincere and somewhat restrained performance considering the circumstances. Her parents Paddy Considine and Olivia Williams also do well.

If I was going to have a first and last love I couldn't do much better than young James Irvine who scored very big Steven Spielberg's The War Horse. He's the perfect handsome and sensitive youth that anyone would fall for. His role is a supporting one, yet you'll remember him as much as you do Fanning.

Although her British accent could have used some improvement and I suspect that she was cast so that the film could draw some dollars in the American market, Fanning is just fine in the role. You'll not soon forget her in Now Is Good.


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