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Amar la vida ( Spain ), Bel esprit ( Canada ), Dowcip ( Poland ), Elämän opetukset ( Finland ), Henki ( Finland ), La forza della mente ( Italy ), Livet lär ( Finland ), Mon combat ( France ), Shninoot ( Israel ), Uma Lição de Vida ( Brazil ), Un trait de l'esprit ( Canada ), W;t ( USA ), Ypsili noimosyni ( Greece )

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Emma Thompson

Vivian Bearing

Christopher Lloyd

Dr. Harvey Kelekian

Eileen Atkins

Evelyn 'E.M.' Ashford

Audra McDonald

Susie Monahan

Storyline

Vivian Bearing, a demanding and uncompromising professor of 17th century English poetry specializing in the holy sonnets of John Donne, is diagnosed with advanced (stage 4) metastatic ovarian cancer. Being an academic, she treats the news with a certain matter-of-factness much like she would her own research. Indeed, her medical team - the renowned Dr. Harvey Kelekian and his fellow, Dr. Jason Posner, who happens to be an ex-student of hers - do treat her solely like a ... more


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Lizzy

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I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.25 June 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies

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Thanks17 April 2012

This has good reviews, I just cant fathom parting with my money to see it.

Lizzy

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Thanks for that comment good to know09 August 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

Mad About Movies

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thanks30 June 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

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Touching11 February 2011

This is a touching, powerfully filmed play guided by the witty, amusing, profound, and painful asides and soliloquies of the main character. Her only human contact seems to be through the compassionate nurse, the scholar's old teacher, and the audience -- the point being that we too often live... more

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