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Breathe (2017)

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The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.

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Colin Campbell (as Edward Speleers)
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RAF Lyneham Medic
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When Robin is struck down by polio at the age of 28, he is confined to a hospital bed and given only a few months to live. With the help of Diana's twin brothers (Tom Hollander) and the groundbreaking ideas of inventor Teddy Hall (Hugh Bonneville), Robin and Diana dare to escape the hospital ward to seek out a full and passionate life together - raising their young son, traveling and devoting their lives to helping other polio patients. Written by Bleecker Street

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material including some bloody medical images | See all certifications »

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27 October 2017 (UK)  »

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Una razón para vivir  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,285, 15 October 2017, Limited Release

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$490,131, 14 December 2017
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Andrew Garfield stayed in character in between takes. Claire Foy would even scratch his itches. See more »

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Andrew Garfield's character, Robin Cavendish is able to talk whilst connected to a ventilator visa a tracheostomy. This would not be possible as air would not be passing through his vocal cords. See more »

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Oscar winning material 9/10
3 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

Not perfect but pretty damn close to perfection .

I've said it before the best films are based on real events . Andy Garfield deserves the best actor Oscar . This one will make you laugh , cry and smile .

One man's fight for survival against the odds with the loving support of his wife and son who incidentally produced the film .

Excellent casting , acting and directing by Serkis . Beautiful photography a film that ought to be depressing was actually somewhat uplifting and you'll want to see it again and look up the real story .

A British cinematic masterpiece worthy of an Oscar nomination.

Pad.A 9/10


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