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Go Now (1995)

R | | Drama, Romance, Sport | 1 May 1998 (USA)
Nick, is a young Scottish soccer player living in the big city. He meets Karen, and the two fall in love and move in together. Soon after, Nick exhibits signs of serious illness. As his ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Carlyle ... Nick Cameron
Juliet Aubrey ... Karen Walker
James Nesbitt ... Tony
Sophie Okonedo ... Paula
Berwick Kaler ... Sammy
Darren Tighe Darren Tighe ... Dell
Sean McKenzie Sean McKenzie ... George
John Brobbey John Brobbey ... Geoff
Sara Stockbridge Sara Stockbridge ... Bridget
Tom Watson Tom Watson ... Bill Cameron
Barbara Rafferty Barbara Rafferty ... Madge Cameron
Sean Rocks Sean Rocks ... Charlie
Dave Schneider Dave Schneider ... Doctor
Tony Curran ... Chris Cameron
Erin McMahon Erin McMahon ... Julie Cameron
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Nick, is a young Scottish soccer player living in the big city. He meets Karen, and the two fall in love and move in together. Soon after, Nick exhibits signs of serious illness. As his body slowly succumbs to multiple sclerosis, he experiences a wide sweep of jagged emotions, and in the process gives himself and those who love him the strength to carry on. Written by Anonymous

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Love now, Live now...

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bola pra Frente See more »

Filming Locations:

UK

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,657, 3 May 1998

Gross USA:

$25,695

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$25,695
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Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

References True Lies (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm A Man
Written and performed by Joe Tex
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A frank, honest story concerning Multiple Sclerosis
23 January 2000 | by eckankoreSee all my reviews

Although many people may have seen this movie to see Robert Carlyle- understandably so, as he is a very fine actor- I saw this movie because I have Multiple Sclerosis and I wanted to see the manner in which the subject was depicted. I can honestly say this film was very true to life, particularly in the way it portrays the kind of emotional and physical pain having such a condition can cause. Since the kind of MS that Carlyle's character has is Chronic Progressive MS- the most serious form- it is very painful and sad to watch, but necessary to see for anyone who wants to understand the effect a disease such as MS has on a person, as well as their loved ones. I was downright relieved by the accuracy of the description of the symptoms, since MS has been the subject of some very ignorant TV shows and films. The major downside to the film is the overall weakness of the other actors, particularly when compared to Carlyle's stellar performance. Juliet Aubrey is particularly weak and unconvincing in the key role of the girlfriend. But this should not deter one from seeing it. Anyone who has MS or knows someone who has MS or any other kind of debilitating condition should see this film. You might learn something from it. As an added the plus, the soundtrack, which consists entirely of classic American R&B and Soul (most of which don't get heard too often) is wonderful.


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