7livesJanuary 3, 2011
Tom, a married man with kids, is struggling at work when a client tries to seduce him with promises of a 'more exciting life'…
Release Year: 2011
Rating: 3.5/10 (249 voted)
Stars: Kate Ashfield, Julien Ball, Theo Barklem-Biggs
Tom, a married man with kids, is struggling at work when a client tries to seduce him with promises of a 'more exciting life'. On his way home one night he gets attacked by a gang of hoodies and falls into a parallel world where he lives 5 other lives including a Rock-Star, a Homeless person and the 'hoody' that attacked him. These lives help him to re-evaluate his priorities and values but in order to get home he must face some of his deepest desires and fears. Will he make it home or is the grass greener on the other side?
Morgan Delle Piane
Which life would you choose?
Release Date: 3 Jan 2011
Saw this in the cinema and loved it. It defies definition… so I'll
try. It's about a soul on the brink of death, being passed from body to
body and experiencing other possible existences. (But I could be
Performances are understated and true (I especially liked Kate
Ashfield's); individual scenes viewed in isolation play like extracts
from an intelligent TV drama. However the audience has to quickly
abandon any attempt to be bound by pre-conceptions of Genre: this is
the ultimate genre-buster! Disconcerting at first, then unexpectedly
Great performances, engrossing tale. Recommended.