As a young New York City couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
Felix van Groeningen
Stephanie is a single mother with a parenting vlog who befriends Emily, a secretive upper-class woman who has a child at the same elementary school. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie takes it upon herself to investigate.
As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes in Life Itself. Director and writer Dan Fogelman ("This Is Us") examines the perils and rewards of everyday life in a multi-generational saga featuring an international ensemble including Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Antonio Banderas, Annette Bening, Olivia Cooke, Sergio Peris- Mencheta, Laia Costa, Alex Monner and Mandy Patinkin. Set in New York City and Carmona, Spain, Life Itself celebrates the human condition and all of its complications with humor, poignancy and love.
-During the writing of the film, Dan Fogelman listened to Bob Dylan's album Time Out of Mind and in particular the song Love Sick, which opens the film. Written after the divorce of the singer of his second wife, this double album, dating from 1997, speaks of love and mourning with melancholy. See more »
The entire film, despite covering four generations of people, all seems to take place in the present day. There's nothing to differentiate the varied time periods. See more »
I will accept, but only on one condition: My whistling is for me. My big mouth is for my men.
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I had to use a JImmy V reference for this movie, when he received his ESPY award and gave that once one a lifetime speech, Jim Valvano said the following," everyday you should do 3 things-laugh your ass off-2have at least 1 positive thought and 3-have your emotions moved to tears, well this somewhat encompasses Life Itself, minus the laughing part, it's mine kinda movie, no guns, no murder, it makes you think, chose, consider ponder, wonder, cry and reflect, sad how this type of movie is considered an anomaly, as opposed to the norm, highly recommend
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