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The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human... See more »

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Cast

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Robin Cavendish
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Diana Cavendish
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Colin Campbell (as Edward Speleers)
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Bloggs Blacker / David Blacker
David Butler ...
Estate Manager
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Dr. Don McQueen
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Mary Dawney
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Katherine Robertson
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Governor
Terry Norton ...
Governor's Wife
Charles Streeter ...
RAF Lyneham Medic
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Tid
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Dr. Khan
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Dr. Entwistle
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Nurse Margaret
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Hospital Chaplain
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Paddy
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Mr. Tolland
Steven O'Donnell ...
Harry Tennyson
Pixie ...
Bengy
Dallon Brewer ...
Jonathan Aged 2
Deacon Brewer ...
Jonathan Aged 2
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Teddy Hall
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First Woman
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Second Woman
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Jonathan Aged 5
Frank Madigan ...
Jonathan Aged 5
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Mechanic
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Rory Stewart
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Little Girl
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Jonathan Aged 10
Marina Bye ...
Pamela Harris
Tony Caprari ...
Spanish Motorist
John Herbert ...
Spanish Priest
Aurelie Stratton ...
Spanish Woman
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Dr. Clement Aitken
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Mr. Pickering
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Lady Neville
Ross Sambridge ...
German Receptionist
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German Hospital Official
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Dr. Erik Langdorf
Norman Anstey ...
Conference Chairman
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Jonathan age 22
Heather Nicol ...
Barmaid
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lasco Atkins ...
Teahouse Guest (uncredited)
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Ballroom Dancer (uncredited)
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Family Friend (uncredited)
Gary John Clarke ...
Garden Party Guest (uncredited)
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Nurse (uncredited)
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Robin's Friend / Guest (uncredited)
Brian Gillham ...
Obstetrician - Kenya (uncredited)
Jason Grangier ...
Robin's Guest (uncredited)
Rudy Valentino Grant ...
Polio Patient (uncredited)
Shane Griffin ...
Doctor (uncredited)
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Robin's Bedside Guest (uncredited)
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Fancy Dress Garden Party Guest (uncredited)
Ty Hurley ...
Ambulance Man (uncredited)
Jack Jenkins ...
Wicket Keeper (uncredited)
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Garden Party Guest (uncredited)
David Louw ...
German Delegate (uncredited)
Simon North ...
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Mark J. Paterson ...
Robin's Guest (uncredited)
Mark Underwood ...
Patient 1 (uncredited)
Paul Wingrove ...
Polio Patient (uncredited)

Directed by

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Andy Serkis

Written by

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William Nicholson ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Ron Ames ... co-producer
Claudia Bluemhuber ... executive producer
Jonathan Cavendish ... producer
Tara Finegan ... executive music producer
Irene Gall ... executive producer
Hugo Grumbar ... executive producer
Tim Haslam ... executive producer
Ian Hutchinson ... executive producer
Joe Oppenheimer ... executive producer
Jane Robertson ... co-producer
Phil Robertson ... executive producer
James Spring ... executive producer
Larry Taube ... executive producer
Will Tennant ... head of development

Music by

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Nitin Sawhney

Cinematography by

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Robert Richardson ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Masahiro Hirakubo

Editorial Department

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Tom Chandler ... assistant editor
Marc Dando ... digital workflow consultant
James Eggleton ... imaging scientist
Kim Honeyman ... senior digital intermediate producer
Piers Leighton ... data manager
Jacqui Loran ... colorist: dailies
Yvan Lucas ... supervising digital colorist
Gary Palmer ... data manager
Matt Watson ... digital intermediate colorist
Neil Williams ... first assistant editor

Casting By

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Lucy Bevan

Production Design by

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James Merifield

Art Direction by

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Kirk Doman
Kat Law
Marcus Wookey ... (Supervising Art Director)

Set Decoration by

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Sara Wan

Costume Design by

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Charlotte Walter

Makeup Department

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Vera Alimanova ... key hair stylist
Demi Amat ... trainee
Mark Coulier ... prosthetic makeup designer
Joe Hopker ... hair/makeup artist
Duncan Jarman ... prosthetic makeup artist
Madelein Krugell ... hair stylist
Sebastian Lochmann ... prosthetic sculptor
Chris Lyons ... special effects teeth
David Malinowski ... prosthetic makeup artist: Andrew Garfield
Colum Mangan ... prosthetics workshop supervisor
Adam James Phillips ... crowd hairdresser
Jan Sewell ... Hair Designer, Makeup Designer, Prosthetics Designer
Josh Weston ... key prosthetic make up artist: Andrew Garfield

Production Management

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Katie Bullock-Webster ... post-production supervisor
Simon Damast ... production manager
Richard May ... production manager
Katie Shahrokh ... post-production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Guy Campbell ... key crowd second assistant director
Alexander Holt ... crowd second assistant director
Kingsley Hoskins ... third assistant director
Stuart Renfrew ... first assistant director
Ben Rogers ... second assistant director
Alexander Szygowski ... third assistant director
Tom Treasure ... crowd third assistant director

Art Department

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David Ahern ... graphics assistant: dailies
Alain Bety ... set dresser
Breathe ... daily dressing props
Luc Daniel ... Art Department Trainee
Philip Doucedame ... set dresser
Joe Fitz-Gerald ... props dailies
Roya Fraser ... assistant set decorator
Dean Gendall ... props buyer: South Africa Unit
Sara Hartinger ... set dressing stand-by: South Africa
Dean Hawley ... scenic painter
Jo Hawthorne ... construction manager
Alexandra Hesketh-Wells ... assistant buyer
Jake Hovell ... stand-by props: daily
Lavleena Korotania ... art department assistant
Annicia Labuschagne ... set dresser: South Africa Shoot
Shay Leonard ... stand-by props
Tiago Lisboa ... stand-by props
Kerry-Ellen Maxwell ... stand-by art director
Jason Rogers ... carpenter
Chris Sibley-Hale ... standby carpenter
Rebecca Todd ... assistant set decorator
Caterina Vanzi ... storeperson
Krysia Whitty ... production buyer

Sound Department

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Chris Devlin ... 1st assistant sound
James Gregory ... ADR Mixer
Danny Hambrook ... sound recordist
Michael Maroussas ... additional dialogue editor
Joe Nattrass ... 2nd assistant sound
Keith Partridge ... foley mixer
Becki Ponting ... supervising sound editor
Jeremy Price ... sound effects editor
Mathias Schuster ... foley editor
Barnaby Smyth ... foley artist / foley supervisor
Nigel Squibbs ... re-recording mixer
Hanna Tailleur ... sound trainee
Ian Wilson ... supervising sound editor
Mhairi Wyles-Lang ... adr bookings coordinator

Special Effects by

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Delon Baatjes ... special effects technician
Damian Doublé ... special effects technician
Emily Fisher ... special effects crew: dailies
Mathew Horton ... senior special effects technician (as Mat Horton)
Chris Reynolds ... special effects supervisor
Chris Watson ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Brian Battles ... flame artist
Ryan Fear ... motion control producer
Tomi Keeling ... motion control operator
Jeanette Monero ... compositor: The Imaginarium Studios
George Murphy ... visual effects supervisor
Stephen Nixon ... visual effects producer
Ben Reid ... visual effects coordinator
Gert Van Dermeersch ... visual effects artist
Cristina Vozian ... digital compositor
Billy Ziller ... motion control producer

Stunts

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Sarah Franzl ... stunt driver

Camera and Electrical Department

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Louise Ben-Nathan ... second assistant camera: b camera
Stuart Bridges ... HD Video Assist Operator
Craig Broughton ... rigging electrician
Michael Carstensen ... b camera steadicam: south africa
Stephen Catney ... electrician
Guido Cavaciuti ... camera trainee
Chris Centrella ... key grip
Carrie Cooksley ... video assist trainee
Adam Dale ... aerial director of photography
Cameron Davidson ... video operator: additional photography
Jason Ewart ... steadicam operator: UK
Frank Gardner ... first assistant camera "b" camera: South African Portion
Alex Golding ... digital imaging technician
Gordon J. Goodwin ... lighting technician / rigging electrician
Bernard Gunter ... central loader: South African Portion
Ricky Hunter ... standby rigger
Marcel Klopper ... libra head technician
Dan Lowe ... rigging gaffer
Simon Marsh ... electrician
Graham Martyr ... first assistant "b" camera & steadicam
Michael Mensah ... technodolly operator
Jamie Monks ... additional grip: dailies
Margaret Muggleston ... second assistant camera "a" camera: South African Portion
Alfred Mxathule ... electrician: South African Portion
Domenico Palomba ... camera trainee dailies
Jem Rayner ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Charlotte Scott-Gray ... assistant camera: daily
Laurie Sparham ... still photographer
Tom Stansfield ... grip: b camera
Nick C. Teulon ... grip trainee
Arno van der Laan ... second assistant camera: "b" camera (South African portion)
Kieran Waites ... electrician
Julian White ... gaffer
Zaan Wienand ... key grip: South Africa
Justin Youens ... steadicam operator: daily (South African portion)
Ryan March ... daily main unit video playback assistant (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Emily Brockmann ... casting associate
Olivia Grant ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Sally Crees ... costume assistant
Nadine Davern ... costume supervisor
Alice Driscoll ... costume daily
Kate Eden ... assistant costume designer
Harriet Ferris ... daily costumer
Dougie Hawkes ... costumier
Alex-Ann Keppie ... costumer
Susie Leyland ... seamstress
Michele Pluck ... key costumer
Zureta Schulz ... costume supervisor
Nat Turner ... assistant costume designer

Location Management

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Robert Bentley ... location scout: South Africa
Emily Coldwell ... location assistant
Matt Craufurd ... assistant location manager
Summer Greenwood ... location marshal
Michael Harm ... location manager
Chris Morgan ... location scout
Lee Robertson ... location manager
Johan Van der Walt ... location manager / location scout

Music Department

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Mark Berrow ... violin
Rachel Bolt ... viola
Gavin Greenaway ... conductor
Isobel Griffiths ... orchestral contractor
Monique Kairouz ... music business executive
Ian Neil ... music supervisor
Harry Timson ... studio engineer to the composer
Nick Wollage ... score engineer

Transportation Department

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Mark Beeton ... transportation captain
Kamil Cieslak ... facilities account manager
Graham Francis ... unit driver
Jon Ingrasci ... unit driver
David Neville ... unit driver
J.D. van Brakel ... action vehicle coordinator: South Africa
Nigel Willson ... minibus driver

Other crew

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Sophie Alexander ... assistant to executive producer
Caroline Buckley ... unit medic
Jon Clifford ... technical director: embankment films
Sara Curran ... production lawyer
Lucia Foster Found ... aerial operations coordinator
Brian Grant ... production staff
Sarah Grieve ... trainee assistant accountant
James Henri-Thomas ... driving double for andrew garfield
Paul Hillier ... insurance
Anna Hinds ... production coordinator
Toby James ... EPK Producer
Elliot Janks ... stand-in
Francesca Jaynes ... choreographer
Daniel Oliver Jones ... production coordinator
David Louw ... film extra
Georgia Lovell ... stand-in
Emma Mager ... Completion Bond Guarantor
Garry Marriott ... medical support
Nichola Martin ... development executive: BBC
Suzanne McGeachan ... script supervisor
Peter Jonathan Moore ... set production assistant
Shann Nichol ... daily medic
Roche Nirvana ... production staff (as Rochelle Nirvana)
Kevin O'Shea ... insurance
Maja Osterman ... production lawyer
Laura Parkinson-Tuthill ... set production assistant
Emily Precious ... production executive
Sam Rumble ... set production assistant
Will Samuelson ... specialist film pilot
Kelvin Schekierka ... production assistant: South African Portion
Nanouch Schtroy ... aircraft supplier
Samantha Seivwright ... horse dept
Catherine Slater ... production executive
Andy Stephens ... aerial operations manager
Matt Townsend ... Bloggs/David Body Double
Derek Warman ... fire officer
Rebecca Warren ... assistant production coordinator
Rebecca Wolf ... production accountant
Mike Woodley ... aerial coordinator
Naomi Hughes ... base production assistant (uncredited)
Richard Wild ... weather consultant (uncredited)

Thanks

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Jaya Campbell ... thanks
Lauren Levine ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

When Robin is struck down by polio at the age of 28, he is confined to a hospital bed and given only a few months to live. With the help of Diana's twin brothers (Tom Hollander) and the groundbreaking ideas of inventor Teddy Hall (Hugh Bonneville), Robin and Diana dare to escape the hospital ward to seek out a full and passionate life together - raising their young son, traveling and devoting their lives to helping other polio patients. Written by Bleecker Street

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Also Known As
  • Solange ich atme (Germany)
  • Una razón para vivir (Spain)
  • Dah života (Serbia)
  • Vive (Portugal)
  • Дыши ради нас (Russia)
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Runtime
  • 118 min
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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross $4,149,789, 01 Apr 2018

Did You Know?

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Trivia Andrew Garfield stayed in character in between takes. Claire Foy would even scratch his itches. See more »
Goofs Andrew Garfield's character, Robin Cavendish is able to talk whilst connected to a ventilator via a tracheotomy. This was made possible through a one way valve called a Passy Muir valve. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Breathe (2017). See more »
Soundtracks True Love See more »
Quotes Dr. Entwistle: No one with your husband's degree of disability anywhere in the world exists outside a hospital.
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