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Now is Good

Now is Good
  • 2012
  • UK
  • 103 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Ol Parker
  • Written by: Ol Parker, Jenny Downham
  • Cast: Dakota Fanning, Kaya Scodelario, Olivia Williams
  • UK release: 21 September 2012

Based on the book Before I Die by Jenny Downham, Now is Good follows Tessa, a young girl dying of leukaemia, who makes a bucket list of things she'd like to do before she dies: top of the list is losing her virginity.

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Now is Good

11 Sep 20121 star

A great performance from Dakota Fanning fails to save this shallow look at terminal illness

After emerging as a child actress in Man on Fire and War of the Worlds, Dakota Fanning came of age in The Runaways and Now is Good, Ol Parker's adaptation of Jenny Downham’s novel Before I Die. With short blond hair and a gaunt appearance, Fanning's…

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