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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Dakota Fanning
Jeremy Irvine
Paddy Considine
Directors
Ol Parker
Screenwriters
Ol Parker
Running Time
103 minutes

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Dying Young II: Die Younger


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Plot
Tessa (Fanning), 17, is dying of leukaemia and set on living her remaining life to the full. New boy-next-door Adam (Irvine) is on hand to help. Meanwhile Tessa’s father (Considine) worries and friend Zoey (Kaya Scodelario) has her own issues.


Verdict
Writer-director Ol Parker improves on dodgy lesbi-comedy Imagine Me & You with this uneven but ultimately effective weepie with terrific turns from Considine and Williams, who outshine the younger cast.


Reviewed by Anna Smith

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