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My Life Without Me Review

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  • 3.0

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  • 63

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    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    I think the screenplay, written by director Isabel Coixet, is shameless in its weepy sentiment. But there is truth here, too, and a convincing portrait of working-class lives.

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  • 67

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    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    This hankie-yanker is an emotional cheat.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Successfully surmounts nearly all the challenges of making a film about a young person dying. Which means the writer-director avoids pitfalls. It is not cloying or sentimental or falsely optimistic. It avoids bathos and exaggerated emotions. Instead, the film affirms life in surprising and gratifying ways.

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