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Life Itself ()


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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... See more »

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Status: post production
Status Updated: 21 Jun 2017

Cast

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Will
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Abby
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Dr. Cait Morris
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Irwin
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Linda
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Dylan
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Javier
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Mr. Saccione
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Isabel
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Rodrigo
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Shari Dickstein
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Elena
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Samuel L. Jackson
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Henry / Hero
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Rodrigo (7-10 Years Old)
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Young Dylan
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Jack
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Elizabeth
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Abby (5-7 Years Old)
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Abby (11-13 Years Old)
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Uncle Joe
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Rodrigo's Therapist
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Female Barista
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Barista
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Manager
Yvonne Szacki ...
Vet
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Hot Frat Guy
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Therapist #4
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Bandmember
Brian Deodat ...
Bandmember #2
Joseph Ruymen ...
Drunk at Bar #1
Mikaela Steele ...
Bar Patron
Manuel Ramos Morilla ...
Laborer
María Dolores Rodríguez Villegas ...
Flower Seller
Carmen Vique Rodríguez ...
Beautiful Woman
David Freedman ...
Magician
Theodore Mejia ...
Spanish Speaking Tourist #1
Caridad Montanez ...
Spanish Speaking Tourist #2
Javier Verdugo Luque ...
Rodrigo (10 Yrs)
Pablo LagÜens Abad ...
Rodrigo (13 Yrs)
Yeray Alba León ...
Rodrigo (14 Yrs)
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Doctor
Dale Nussbaum ...
Professor
María Dolores López Vera ...
Nurse
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Coffee Shop Cashier (uncredited)
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Accident Witness (uncredited)
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Nurse (uncredited)
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Girl in Crowd (uncredited)
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Boy (uncredited)
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Futuristic Club Goer (uncredited)
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Therapist (uncredited)
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Tour Bus Tourist (uncredited)
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Narrator (uncredited)

Directed by

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Dan Fogelman

Written by

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Dan Fogelman ... (written by)

Produced by

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Glen Basner ... executive producer
Marty Bowen ... producer
Ben Browning ... executive producer
Alison Cohen ... executive producer
Wyck Godfrey ... producer
Adrián Guerra ... executive producer
Erika Hampson ... co-producer
Michael Jackman ... co-producer
Isaac Klausner ... executive producer
Milan Popelka ... executive producer
Aaron Ryder ... producer
Nicolás Tapia ... line producer: Spain

Music by

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Federico Jusid

Cinematography by

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Brett Pawlak

Film Editing by

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Julie Monroe

Editorial Department

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Rachael Black ... digital intermediate administration
Matt Breitenbach ... on-line editor
Aaron Burns ... colorist: dailies
Jenny Caceres ... assistant editor
Carolyn Cury ... digital intermediate producer
Sean Dunckley ... digital colorist
Kevin Kaim ... digital intermediate assist
Mateo Marquez ... digital intermediate assist
Megan Marquis ... digital intermediate: executive producer
Dean Mozian ... digital intermediate assist
Carrie Radigan ... digital intermediate adminsitration
James Reyes ... post production engineer
Christopher Rivera ... digital intermediate administration
T.J. Seiler ... colorist: dailies
Kevin Szczepanski ... digital intermediate editor

Casting By

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John Papsidera

Production Design by

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Gerald Sullivan

Art Direction by

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Clara Gomez del Moral
Julia Heymans

Set Decoration by

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Monica Alberte
Ron von Blomberg

Costume Design by

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Melissa Toth

Makeup Department

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Daisy Curbeon ... hair stylist
Christine Domaniecki ... hand-laid beard for Oscar Isaac
JT Franchuk ... key hair stylist
Martha Melendez ... key makeup artist
Amanda Miller ... wigmaker: for Olivia Wilde
Kat Percy ... hair department head
Aaron Saucier ... hair stylist
Trish Seeney ... makeup department head
Fiona Tyson ... makeup artist: additional

Production Management

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Jolian Blevins ... production supervisor
Erika Hampson ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Julie A. Bloom ... first assistant director
Nick Jaco Collins ... second second assistant director
Vincent Giarratano ... second assistant director
Dan Majkut ... key second assistant director: additional photography
Óscar Manero ... second second assistant director
Jairo Murray ... second assistant director
Anthony Pennachio ... second second assistant director

Art Department

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Sam Bader ... art dept assistant
Ivan Bejarano ... prop painter
Rodrigo Busto ... property master
Carlos Carrera ... assistant stand-by props
Ashley Clements ... props
Luis Doce ... leadman
Mike Drury ... assistant property master
Zuri Echea ... art department assistant
Tori Lancaster ... art department coordinator
Matt Marks ... property master
Julie Marr ... camera scenic
Brick Mason ... storyboard artist
Francesc Masso ... on-set dresser (as Francesc Massó)
Elizabeth Neveu ... assistant property master
Tricia Peck ... assistant set decorator
Solange Saban ... buyer
Uxue Sáenz ... art department coordinator
Javier Tuñón ... stand-by props
Matthew Vidalis ... graphic designer
Tim Zydel ... leadman

Sound Department

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Biel Cabré ... boom operator
Harry Cohen ... sound effects designer
Hector C. Gika ... sound editor
Zach Goheen ... technical sound services
Gary A. Hecker ... foley artist
Eric Hoehn ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Allison Howe ... boom operator
Christy Illius ... sound utility
Bob Lacivita ... adr mixer
Leo Marcil ... assistant sound designer
Chris Navarro ... adr mixer
Egor Panchenko ... pro tools playback mixer
Daniel Salmones ... sound utility/boom operator
David J. Schwartz ... sound mixer
Randy Singer ... foley mixer
Lisa Morris Stateman ... technical sound services
Wylie Stateman ... supervising sound editor: sound designer
Gregg Swiatlowski ... dialogue editor
Carol Thomas ... technical sound services
Wouter van Herwerden ... adr recordist
Jackie Zhou ... sound editor

Special Effects by

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Eloy Cervera ... special effects technician
Joseph Galione ... special effects supervisor (as Joe Galione)

Visual Effects by

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Josh Child ... visual effects artist
Pascal Clement ... digital compositor: Alchemy 24
Philippe Cournoyer ... digital compositor: Alchemy24
Maxime Desforges ... vfx editor: Alchemy24
Valerie Dugas ... digital compositor: Alchemy24
David Décoste ... digital compositor: Alchemy24
Jean-François Ferland ... visual effects supervisor (Alchemy 24)
Ruben Gloria ... visual effects coordinator
Lynzi Grant ... visual effects head of production
Bryan Hsu ... digital compositor: Alchemy24
Marie-Claude Lafontaine ... visual effects producer (Alchemy 24)
Maxime Lapointe ... digital compositor: Alchemy24
Francis Larose ... vfx operation manager: Alchemy24
Karin Levinson ... head of features & television: The-Artery
Jose L. Marin ... lead digital artist
Pierre-David Myles ... visual effects coordinator: Alchemy24
Catherine Nadeau ... vfx executive producer: Alchemy24
Vico Sharabani ... visual effects supervisor
Kathryn Sigismund ... visual effects coordinator
Deborah Sullivan ... visual effects executive producer
Rachel Terrien ... vfx administrative assistant: Alchemy24
Djuna Wahlrab ... visual effects artist
Shannen Walsh ... visual effects coordinator
Steven Weigle ... visual effects producer: Phosphene
Scott Winston ... technical director
Asaf Yeger ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Chris Cenatiempo ... stunt coordinator
Kachina Dechert ... stunt double: Annette Bening
John Finnerty Jr. ... stunts
Warren E. Hull ... stunts
David Ott ... stunt driver

Camera and Electrical Department

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Cesar Baptista ... key grip
Cory Barth ... best boy grip
Justine Berti ... grip
Eduardo Cabrera ... electrician
Roberto Campos ... gennie operator
Chris Cazavilan ... dolly grip
Alex Dubois ... 'a' camera 2nd ac reshoots
Doug Durant ... first assistant camera: "B" camera
Jordi Florensa ... first assistant camera a camera: spain unit
Fernando Flores ... Flighthead Technician / grip: Flight head technician
Lionel Garrote ... camera operator
Derek Gross ... gaffer: main unit
Christopher Hale-Smith ... best boy rigging grip
Matthew Harding ... loader
José Haro ... still photographer
Dave Isern ... camera operator (as David Isern) / steadicam operator (as David Isern)
Andrew Juhl ... first assistant camera: "A" camera
Frank Larson ... camera operator: "b" camera
Justin LaValley ... key rigging grip
Adam McDaid ... camera operator: "C" Camera
Esther Mestres ... second assistant camera: spain
Christ Mironescu ... genny op
Gregory Pace ... second assistant camera "b" camera
Jon Pack ... still photographer
Eduard Roigé ... first assistant camera b camera: spain unit
M. Parker Shippey ... best boy electrician
Conor Stalvey ... grip
Lorenzo Zanini ... addl loader
Myo Campbell ... additional loader (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Zach Anderson ... extras casting assistant
Diego Betancor ... casting director: Spain
Emily Bohbrink ... casting assistant
Tábata Cerezo ... casting assistant: Spain
Hunter Lydon ... extras casting
Susan Shopmaker ... casting: new york
Kim Winther ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Cole Bylander ... costume coordinator
Paula Chiappetta ... costume assistant / set costumer
Colleen Ehrlich ... assistant costume designer
Isabel Gandia ... set costumer
Sheila Grover ... costume supervisor
Katalina Iturralde ... textile artist: dyer
Nuria Pascual-Andujar ... wardrobe supervisor
Laura Snider ... set costumer
Anna Tringali ... wardrobe supervisor: re-shoots

Location Management

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Michele Baker ... location manager
Matthew Crothamel ... location coordinator
Dominique Gold ... location assistant
Jaime Polo ... assistant location manager
Matthew H. Wiesner ... locations scout
Chris Wos ... assistant location manager

Music Department

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Charles M. Barsamian ... music consultant
Thomas Cepeda ... guitarist
Juan Cortés ... music programming and arranging
Laurentia Editha ... composer assistant
Adrian Foulkes ... music producer
Gustavo Gini ... orchestrator
Season Kent ... music supervisor
Abby Khalek ... violinist
Meghan Kozlosky ... music consultant
Tom Kramer ... music editor
Gabi Martinez ... musician: guitar
Guillermo Marín ... score mixer
Whitney Pilzer ... music coordinator
Ro Rowan ... cellist

Transportation Department

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James Harkerss ... transportation captain
Thomas O'Connor ... transportation co-captain
Antonio Ramón ... transportation coordinator
Diego Rodríguez Lobalzo ... picture vehicle coordinator: spain

Other crew

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Emily Aragones ... production assistant: NY & Spain Unit
Erika Belisario Pérez ... accountant: Nostromo Pictures
Andy Benavides ... set production assistant: new york
Christine Boehm ... set medic
Azu Burdeos ... production secretary: Spain
Laura Calcagni ... production coordinator
Mariarosa Calderon ... production accountant
Adrián Calzón ... production assistant: Nostromo Pictures
Jay Catlett ... assistant: Mr. Isaac
Almudena Cormenzana ... production coordinator: Spain
Lizz Dorovitsine ... office production assistant
John Eccleston ... Production Accountant Spain
Kemma Filby ... post prodution coordinator
Jay Floyd ... Clearance Administrator
Ami Francis ... completion bond: Film Finances (as Ami Francis)
Jessie Francis ... second assistant accountant
Kyle Ginzburg ... production assistant
Yuanchen Jiang ... title design
Enric Llopis ... 1st assistant accountant: Spain
Gabriella Ludlow ... business & legal affairs
Samantha Ortt ... production assistant
Anthony Pennachio ... production assistant
Ray Persaud ... production assistant
Sean Pervak ... accounting clerk
Victor A. Pineda ... payroll: accountant
Lola Pozo ... business & legal affairs: Nostromo Pictures
Jordi Roca Agut ... assistant to producers and director: Spain unit
Rachel Schneider ... post production accountant
Teresa Silleras ... payroll accountant
Anabel Vázquez ... crowd coordinator
David M Petersen ... post production coordinator assistant/intern: Amazon Studios (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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.

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Also Known As
  • Seule la vie (France)
  • Elu ise (Estonia)
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Listed on the 2016 "Blacklist" a list of the best unproduced scripts of the year. See more »
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Quotes [from trailer]
Abby: You ever gonna ask me out, Will?
Will: I'm just waiting for the right moment.
Abby: I'll see you around.
[gets up]
Will: [before she walks away] Abby, I'm waiting for the right moment cause when I ask you out, there's not gonna be any turning back for me. I'm not gonna date anybody else for the rest of my life. I'm not gonna love anybody else for the rest of my life. I'm waiting for the right moment cause when I ask you out, it's gonna be the most important moment of my life. And I just wanna make sure that I get it right.
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