Life (2015)

Life (2015)

Life (2015)

Dane DeHaan (Chronicle) is American screen legend James Dean in this rise-to-fame biopic, co-starring Robert Pattinson (Maps to the Stars) as Life Magazine photographer Dennis Stock who captured some of Dean’s most striking images before Hollywood made him immortal. From Anton Corbijn, director of Control, also starring Ben Kingsley and Joel Edgerton.

2015Rating: M, Sex scenes, offensive language & drug use111 minsCanada, Germany, Australia, USA
DramaTrue Story & BiographyHistoricalFestival & Independent
Director:
Anton Corbijn ('Control', 'The American', 'A Most Wanted Man')
Writer:
Luke Davies
Cast:
Robert PattinsonDane DeHaanJoel EdgertonBen KingsleyKristen HagerKelly McCreary

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Life (2015) / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Engaging, elegiac portrait of a legend in the making.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

There are some pleasing touches, but this film is a frustrating experience.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

Basically there isn't much of a story here.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

By the end a certain frustration has set in, with not quite enough payback to justify the script's slow-burn dramatic arc.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The film mostly grasps for unearned emotions.

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FilmInk

FilmInk

This beautifully crafted drama richly personalises a man whose life story has so often been told in headlines and broad strokes.

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