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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.

Director:

Ol Parker

Writers:

Jenny Downham (based on the book "Before I Die" by), Ol Parker
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dakota Fanning ... Tessa Scott
Jeremy Irvine ... Adam
Paddy Considine ... Father
Olivia Williams ... Mother
Kaya Scodelario ... Zoey
Edgar Canham Edgar Canham ... Cal
Joe Cole ... Scott
Julia Ford ... Sally
Julian Wadham ... Dr. Ryan
Josef Altin ... Jake
Rakie Ayola ... Phillippa
Tom Kane ... Paul
Franz Drameh ... Tommy
Simon Wilson ... Suit
Susan Brown ... Shirley
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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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Taglines:

Live every moment, love every minute

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[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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Connections

Featured in Projector: Now Is Good (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Aquamarine
(Chris Coco's Balearica Mix)
Written by Heather Frith, Chris Mellor, and Sacha Puttnam
Performed by Heather Nova
Published by © Publishing Saltwater Ltd.
Administered by Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd. / A7 Music / Heavy Mellow Music
Licensed courtesy of 7pm Management / Saltwater
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User Reviews

 
Now is Good... is Great!
24 April 2013 | by mr-azeemtahirSee all my reviews

Definitely worthwhile. Colorful, innocent & touchy. The acting is good, even by the other relatively less famous actors. 8 Stars well deserved.

Fanning has certainly established that she will evolve, and so will her roles in diversity. Coming from a child-star, she definitely has lived up to what is expected.

The editing is nice and crisp. There's no rush, no loose-ends, no surprises, yet curiosity still remains throughout, wanting you to keep going on and on and on.

This is comparable to the likes of Burning Man and My Sister's Keeper, and is momentous, beautiful and full of sentiment. It really hits you in multiple ways. What can I say: it made me cry multiple times, and I'm a guy, so.

Now would be a Good time to watch it - though you can always get back to it, and it might just make you do so.


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Language:

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Release Date:

19 September 2012 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

17歳のエンディングノート See more »

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$2,273,746
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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