The Life Before This

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Facts and Figures

Run time: 92 mins

In Theaters: Tuesday 24th October 2000

Distributed by: First Look Pictures

Production compaines: Thump Productions

Reviews 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Fresh: 4 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 6.4 / 10

Cast & Crew


Starring: Catherine O'Hara as Sheena, Joe Pantoliano as Jake Maclean, Sarah Polley as Connie, Stephen Rea as Brian, Alison Pill as Jessica, David Hewlett as Nick, Bernard Behrens as Monsieur Farrin, Martha Burns as Gwen Maclean, Fab Filippo as Michael, Emily Hampshire as Margaret, Leslie Hope as Alice, Joel Keller as Kevin, Dan Lett as Sam, Carl Marotte as Stan, Callum Keith Rennie as Martin Maclean, Alberta Watson as Nita

The Life Before This Movie Review

Scene 1: Robbers on the run bust into a coffee shop and kill everyone, including themselves. Scenes 2-120: Time rolls back to reveal what happened earlier that day to everyone in the shop, including the robbers. Only the outcome may not be quite the same... Overwrought yet still engaging, this Sliding Doors-esque picture has been done time and time again (no pun intended), but it still manages to keep a certain level of charm. Thanks to a lot of really good actors like Polley, Rea, and O'Hara, The Life Before This is a bit more than just a gimmick.


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