A veteran civil servant receives a medical diagnosis that inspires him to move to the south coast and cram some fun into his remaining days. He meets a sunny young female colleague who seems to have the pep that had previously escaped him. Based on Akira Kurosawa’s IKIRU.
★★★★★ It’s beauty feels thrillingly natural, and its considerable emotional power is honestly earned The Telegraph
★★★★★ A gentle, exquisitely sad film The Guardian
★★★★★ Nighy has never been better than in this richly rewarding ’50s-set drama Time Out
BBFC Insight: moderate sex references
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