How I Live Now

How I Live Now
  • 2013
  • UK
  • 1h 41min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Kevin Macdonald
  • Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Tom Holland, Anna Chancellor
  • UK release: 4 October 2013

Moody US teenager Daisy (Ronan)'s uneasy stay with her English cousins is brightened when she falls for Edmond (MacKay) – but then a world war breaks out. An intelligent, gritty and haunting drama based on Meg Rosoff's young adult novel, with fine performances from Ronan, MacKay and Holland.

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How I Live Now

1 Oct 20133 stars

Kevin Macdonald's treatment of Meg Rosoff's young adult story is grown-up and thought-provoking

It may be based on yet another young adult novel but How I Live Now rates among the better adaptations thanks to a director who is prepared to take some risks with the material. Kevin Macdonald opts for a gritty and realistic approach, imbuing this big…

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