• 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 57min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Andy Serkis
  • Cast: Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Diana Rigg

Dashing young Robin (Garfield) marries lovely young Diana (Foy) and they set off for Nairobi, where Robin rather inconveniently contracts polio which paralyses him from the neck down and forces him to rely on a respirator. Serkis’s directorial debut is an unashamed tearjerker, undoubtedly heavy-handed but redeemed by Foy’s sensible presence and Garfield’s decency.

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13 Sep 20173 stars

TIFF 2017: Andy Serkis's directorial debut is lifted by the presence of Claire Foy and Andrew Garfield

Andy Serkis wears his heart proudly on his sleeve with his directorial debut Breathe. An inspirational true story is transformed into an unashamed tearjerker that seems determined to ensure that even the stiffest upper lip will wobble. Cynics should…

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