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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...

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Drama | Romance | Sport

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Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bola pra Frente See more »

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UK

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1.33 : 1
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Not your average "disease-of-the-week" drama.
29 August 2001 | by McBuffSee all my reviews

This small BBC-produced gem stars the ever excellent Robert Carlyle (Riff-Raff, Trainspotting, Priest, The World is not enough) as an MS-afflicted soccer player/construction worker, whose struggle against the horrible disease (Multiple sclerosis) is depicted with warmth, humor and horror. Plenty of sex and raucous scenes make for a stunningly real and unconventional film. But it´s Robert Carlyle´s astonishing performance that deserves attention. Not really that much to learn here about the disease itself, but the film is touching and realistic, a far cry from similar-themed Hollywood products. Juliet Aubrey as his girlfriend is worth noting, too. ***


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