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A terminally ill man prepares for his death.

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Bob Jones
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Gail Jones
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Paul Ivanovich
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Theresa
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Bill Ivanovich
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Rose Ivanovich
Mark Lowenthal ...
Dr. Mills
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Carol Sandman
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Doris
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Mr. Ho
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Anya Stasiuk
Danny Rimmer ...
Young Bobbie
Ruth de Sosa ...
Young Rose Ivanovich
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Young Bill Ivanovich
Stephen Taylor Knott ...
Young Paul Ivanovich
Andrew Camuccio ...
Baby Brian
Brian Camuccio ...
Baby Brian
Colby Sawyer Garabedian ...
Little Boy Brian
Mary Ann Thebus ...
Miss Morgenstern
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Laura
Rudi Davis ...
George
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Sam
Lissa Walters ...
Deborah
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Walter
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Dorothy
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Dr. Califano
Ray Reinhardt ...
Dr. Altman
Frank DiElsi ...
Arnold Sherman
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Rollercoaster Boy
Michael Gallagher ...
Rollercoaster Friend
Christopher Miranda ...
Rollercoaster Friend
Nora Taylor ...
Little Girl
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Detroit Mother
Sondra Rubin ...
Aunt Sophia
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Aunt Tekla
Sharon Conley ...
Lida Stasiuk
James R. Sweeney ...
Nestor Stasiuk
Vasek Simek ...
Uncle Henry
Magda Harout ...
Aunt Sonia
Mark Zingale ...
Delivery Man
Jonathan Fish ...
Delivery Man
James Rubin ...
Uncle Jimmy
Jennifer Flackett ...
Childbirth Teacher
Gary A. Rubin ...
Man at Wedding (as Gary Rubin)
Susan Breslau ...
Guest at Wedding
Wendy Sax ...
Guest at Wedding
Charlotte Zucker ...
Guest at Wedding
Blanche Rubin ...
Guest at Wedding
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Guest at Wedding
John Steciw ...
Band Leader
Walter Klimchuk ...
Priest (as Fr. Walter Klimchuk)
Peggy Roeder ...
Cousin
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Cousin
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Cousin
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Cousin
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Chipper Lowell ...
Circus Performer (uncredited)

Directed by

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Bruce Joel Rubin

Written by

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Bruce Joel Rubin ... (written by)

Produced by

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Hunt Lowry ... producer
Kathryn J. McDermott ... associate producer
Gil Netter ... executive producer
Bruce Joel Rubin ... producer
Jerry Zucker ... producer

Music by

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John Barry

Cinematography by

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Peter James

Film Editing by

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Richard Chew

Editorial Department

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Donah Bassett ... negative cutter
Christy Richmond ... first assistant editor
Liv Torgerson ... assistant editor
Scot Deer ... telecine colorist (uncredited)

Casting By

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Janet Hirshenson
Jane Jenkins
Roger Mussenden

Production Design by

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Neil Spisak

Art Direction by

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Larry Fulton
Troy Sizemore

Set Decoration by

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Anne D. McCulley

Costume Design by

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Judy L. Ruskin ... (as Judy Ruskin)

Makeup Department

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Joseph Coscia ... hair stylist (as Joe Coscia)
Laura De'Atley ... body makeup artist
David Forrest ... makeup artist (as David Craig Forrest)
Barbara Lorenz ... hair stylist
Bob Mills ... makeup artist
Matthew W. Mungle ... prosthetic makeup artist
Linda Boykin-Williams ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management

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Bill Johnson ... production supervisor
Hunt Lowry ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Otie Brown ... second second assistant director
Alan Edmisten ... second assistant director
William M. Elvin ... first assistant director
Eric Oliver ... dga trainee

Art Department

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Larry Clark ... paint supervisor
Gina B. Cranham ... set designer
Mike Cunningham ... assistant property master
Kristen Kelly ... prop assistant
Mike Monckton ... lead greens
Len Morganti ... storyboard artist
Brana Rosenfeld ... buyer
Philip Steuer ... property master
Oscar Delgadillo ... set dresser (uncredited)
Phillip Ellman ... greensman (uncredited)

Sound Department

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James Ashwill ... foley mixer
John Benson ... sound editor
Bill W. Benton ... re-recording mixer
Chris Carpenter ... re-recording mixer
Bill J. DiDonna ... boom operator (as William DiDonna)
Christopher Flick ... foley supervisor
Sukey Fontelieu ... sound editor
Nerses Gezalyan ... foley recordist
Eric J. Goldstein ... second boom operator / sound mixer
Doug Hemphill ... re-recording mixer
Larry Hopkins ... layback mixer / layback sound mixer
Richard King ... supervising sound editor
Cliff Latimer ... adr supervisor
Dan O'Connell ... foley artist
John Sutton ... sound mixer (as John Sutton III)
Donald Sylvester ... foley editor
Ronald L. Wright ... boom operator

Special Effects by

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Larz Anderson ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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Adrian Iler ... technical director
Scott Kilburn ... technical director
Jeff Matakovich ... visual effects
Ladd McPartland ... visual effects editor
George Merkert ... visual effects producer
John Nelson ... visual effects supervisor
Gayle Reznik ... visual effects coordinator
Martin Foster ... previs artist (uncredited)

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Max Daniels ... stunt performer
Tony Snegoff ... stunts
Darlene Ava Williams ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Josh Bleibtreu ... first assistant camera
Peter Clarson ... chief lighting technician
Michael Ferris ... camera operator
Bobby Huber ... key grip
Dwight Joseph Lavers ... dolly grip
Gregory Lundsgaard ... steadicam operator
Merrick Morton ... still photographer
Liz Radley ... video supervisor
Richard Scarpone ... video assist operator
Stephen Sfetku ... film loader
Daniel E. Teaze ... second assistant camera (as Danny Teaze)
Ron Kunecke ... night light operator (uncredited)

Animation Department

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Neil Eskuri ... lead animator

Casting Department

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Karen Jasper ... casting assistant
Mark A. Ridge ... extras casting
Barbara L. Roche ... extras casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Kimberly Guenther Durkin ... costume supervisor (as Kimberly Guenther)
Janet Sobel ... set costumer

Location Management

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Thomas J. Busch ... location manager: Chicago
John Panzarella ... location manager
Leslie Thorson ... assistant location manager (uncredited)

Music Department

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Tom Boyd ... musician: oboe soloist
Cliff Kohlweck ... music editor
Norman Ludwin ... musician (bass)
Shawn Murphy ... scoring mixer
James Thatcher ... musician: french horn
Janelle Showalter ... assistant music editor (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Steven R. Molen ... transportation captain

Other crew

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Jeremy Alter ... set production assistant
William Friedland ... medical advisor: birth (as Dr. William Friedland)
Wilma Garscadden-Gahret ... script supervisor
Robert Goldman ... production assistant: Chicago (as Rob Goldman)
Vincent G. Gonzales ... key set production assistant
Bill Johnson ... production supervisor
Lisa Lynn Kearsley ... production coordinator
Carol Kim ... assistant to executive producer: pre-production
Daniel Lieber ... medical consultant (as Dr. Daniel Lieber)
Theresa Marsh ... payroll accountant
Jack Messitt ... production assistant (as John Messit)
Carla Meyer ... dialect coach
Margaret Mitchell ... production accountant
Anne S. Reilly ... unit publicist
David Saltzman ... assistant to the director
Sharon B. Taksel ... assistant accountant
Chris Winn ... craft service
Jeff Winn ... key craft service
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc ... aerial coordinator
Michael Mendelsohn ... production financing (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Life is going well for Bob Jones: great job, beautiful loving wife and a baby on the way. Then he finds out that he has kidney cancer that will leave him dead within months. He sets out to videotape his life's acquired wisdom for his child, and ends up on a voyage of self-discovery and reconciliation. Written by Reid Gagle

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Also Known As
  • Mein Leben für dich (Germany)
  • My Life - Jeder Augenblick zählt (Germany)
  • Mi vida (Spain)
  • Η ζωή μου (Greece)
  • Ma vie (Canada, French title)
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Runtime
  • 117 min
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Budget $15,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $5,536,098, 14 Nov 1993

Did You Know?

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Trivia Dedicated to Sondra Rubin, Writer and Director Bruce Joel Rubin's mother. See more »
Goofs In the scene where Bob is videotaping the hotel room, he zooms in on Gail's stomach, which is very large and round, expecting a child. In the next scene at the wedding reception, it shows them dancing around, and her standing there clapping, and there is no pregnancy belly. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Carlito's Way/The Piano/My Life/The Three Musketeers/Jamón Jamón (1993). See more »
Soundtracks Some Enchanted Evening See more »
Crazy Credits Movie dedication by Bruce Joel Rubin - In memory of my mother Sondra Rubin See more »
Quotes Gail: I don't understand how you can open your heart to a camera and I'm, I am flesh and blood! I feel like I have already lost you!
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