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My Life Without Me (10-Feb-2003)

Director: Isabel Coixet

Writer: Isabel Coixet

From short story: Pretending the Bed Is a Raft by Nancy Kincaid

Music Composed by: Alfonso De Vilallonga

Producers: Esther Garcia; Gordon McLennan

Keywords: Drama, Terminal Illness

An impoverished young woman diagnosed with terminal cancer hides her condition from her family, determined to make the most of her limited time left.

Ann, a twenty-three-year old woman living with her husband, children, and troubled parents in a troubled parents in a trailer near Vancouver, is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer during a routine checkup and given two months to live. Ann refuses to share the grim news with her family, facing her inevitable demise with a sense of fearlessness and desire to speak all the blunt thoughts that come to her mind as she looks to live her final eight weeks to the fullest.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Debbie Harry
1-Jul-1945   Blondie
Maria de Medeiros
19-Aug-1965   Captains of April
Amanda Plummer
23-Mar-1957   Pulp Fiction
Sarah Polley
8-Jan-1979   Road to Avonlea
Julian Richings
8-Sep-1955   Todd and the Book of Pure Evil
Mark Ruffalo
22-Nov-1967   13 Going on 30
Scott Speedman
1-Sep-1975   Felicity


Sarah Polley   ...   Ann
Amanda Plummer   ...   Laurie
Scott Speedman   ...   Don
Leonor Watling   ...   Neighbor Ann
Debbie Harry   ...   Ann's Mother
Maria de Medeiros   ...   The Hairdresser
Mark Ruffalo   ...   Lee
Julian Richings   ...   Dr. Thompson
Kenya Jo Kennedy   ...   Patsy
Jessica Amlee   ...   Penny
Supporting Cast
Esther Garcia   ...   Supporting Cast
Camille Martinez   ...   Supporting Cast
Maria Cami   ...   Supporting Cast
Deanne Henry   ...   Supporting Cast
Gillian Barber   ...   Supporting Cast
Errin Clutton   ...   Supporting Cast
Jerry Thompson   ...   Supporting Cast
Morgan Brayton   ...   Supporting Cast
Sam Barnett   ...   Supporting Cast
Lauren Diewold   ...   Supporting Cast
Neezor Elerezeli   ...   Supporting Cast


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