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Old 08-17-22, 06:55 PM
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Living (2022, D: Hermanus) S: Bill Nighy -- Ikiru remake

In select US theaters starting on December 23rd, 2022.

1953. A London shattered by WWII is still recovering. Williams (Bill Nighy), a veteran civil servant, is an impotent cog within the cityís bureaucracy as it struggles to rebuild. Buried under paperwork at the office, lonely at home, his life has long felt empty and meaningless. Then a shattering medical diagnosis forces him to take stock Ė and to try and grasp fulfillment before it goes beyond reach.
Reviews from Sundance were extremely positive: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/living_2022
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Re: Living (2022, D: Hermanus) S: Bill Nighy -- Ikiru remake

Ikiru is great. Nighy seems like the perfect actor for this, if it has to exist. I'll watch it.
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Re: Living (2022, D: Hermanus) S: Bill Nighy -- Ikiru remake

Yeah I saw Ikiru when i was young but really enjoyed it. I'm a huge Bill Nighy fan and I think he does great in these "tragic lonely guy trying to make things right" roles. So that, it being an Ikiru remake, and the post WWII setting seem a perfect mix for me to enjoy.
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Re: Living (2022, D: Hermanus) S: Bill Nighy -- Ikiru remake

I see this is starting to play in some of my local theatres this weekend.

Nighy received a Lead Actor Oscar nomination.
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Re: Living (2022, D: Hermanus) S: Bill Nighy -- Ikiru remake

Saw this tonight. Another wonderful British film. This one really gave me the feels. It could be Nighy's best performance ever. And his Oscar nomination is so richly deserved. I also love movie's retro style. Was that scene of Piccadilly Circus at night actual vintage footage or CGI?
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Re: Living (2022, D: Hermanus) S: Bill Nighy -- Ikiru remake

I just started this last night. So far so good. Nighy is amazing.
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Re: Living (2022, D: Hermanus) S: Bill Nighy -- Ikiru remake

If it werenít for Fraserís brilliant performance, I think Nighy wins this. What an utterly tender, moving film.
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Re: Living (2022, D: Hermanus) S: Bill Nighy -- Ikiru remake

I don't think a lot of people knew this movie existed it not for Nighy's Oscar nominated performance.

It was not bad though it deals with depressing themes.
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Re: Living (2022, D: Hermanus) S: Bill Nighy -- Ikiru remake

It is coming to Netflix streaming on June 5
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Re: Living (2022, D: Hermanus) S: Bill Nighy -- Ikiru remake

I'm in.
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Re: Living (2022, D: Hermanus) S: Bill Nighy -- Ikiru remake

I hope after seeing this that people will see Ikiru. Or preferably before seeing this. Thatís an all time great, and this remake to me is like remaking Jaws or The Godfather (despite Tohoís involvement and the possible larger audience since itís in English).

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