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Ways to Live Forever (2013)

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Like most inquisitive boys, 12-year old Sam wants to know about UFOs, horror movies, ghosts, and girls. Sam also has leukemia, and although the adults in his life don’t want him to dwell on it, Sam wants to know everything about his disease and death, a possibility he might face. Together with his best friend, Felix, he embarks on a "scientific investigation" with questions, observations, evidence, reflections, and lists of all the things he wants to do someday -- like breaking a world record, flying in a blimp, kissing a girl for the first time, and experiencing what it’s like to be a teenager. In this poignant yet ultimately uplifting tale, Sam and his family face the immensity of an uncertain future with love, humor, and a touch of the unexpected.


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Critics FreshAudience Upright
83% - Fresh
78% - Upright

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 19th, 2013 (Limited) by World Wide Motion Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements.
(Rating bulletin 2267, 4/10/2013)
Running Time: 90 minutes
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Keywords: Coming of Age, Cancer, First Love, Unnamed Character
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: El Capitan Pictures, Formato Producciones, Life and Soul, Area 5.1, Miopia FX, Semprecinema
Production Countries: Spain,
United Kingdom


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Phyllida Law    Grandmother
Eloise Barnes    Ella

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Martyn Auty
Story Creator    Sally Nicholls
Screenwriter    Gustavo Ron
Executive Producer    Andres Barbe
Executive Producer    Sandra Jobling
Executive Producer    Jaime Martul
Executive Producer    Javier Gazulla
Director of Photography    Miguel P. Gilaberte
Casting Director    Matt Western
Editor    Juan Sanchez
Costume Designer    Susannah Buxton
Production Designer    Jason Carlin
Composer    Cesar Benito

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July 19th, 2013

Every week we try and find a limited release with potential to expand significantly. This week there are two such films that appeared to be contenders: Girl Most Likely and Only God Forgives. Then the reviews came in and the chances of limited release success became a lot more limited. There are a few films earning stunning reviews: The Act of Killing, Blackfish, and Ways to Live Forever. I'm not sure any will expand significantly. Grabbers' reviews are not quite as strong, but it is the film I'm looking forward to seeing the most. More...

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