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Date: November 08, 2013

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All | Romance | Sci Fi | Thriller | War
  • Cast & Credits:

    Release Date: November 8, 2013 (limited, VOD and iTunes)
    Studio: Magnolia Pictures
    Director: Kevin Macdonald
    Screenwriter: Jeremy Brock, Tony Grisoni, Penelope Skinner, Jack Thorne
    Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Tom Holland, George MacKay, Anna Chancellor
    Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    Runtime: 101 mins.
    MPAA Rating: R (for violence, disturbing image, language and some sexuality)
    Official Website: http://www.magpictures.com/howilivenow/

Story

Set in the near-future UK, Saoirse Ronan plays Daisy, an American teenager sent to stay with relatives in the English countryside. Initially withdrawn and alienated, she begins to warm up to her charming surroundings, and strikes up a romance with the handsome Edmund (George MacKay). But on the fringes of their idyllic summer days are tense news reports of an escalating conflict in Europe. As the UK falls into a violent, chaotic military state, Daisy finds herself hiding and fighting to survive. Based on the award-winning novel by Meg Rosoff.

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How I Live Now

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Editorial Review:

This award winning novel will soon be released as a movie starring Saoirse Ronan as Daisy.

Fifteen-year-old New Yorker Daisy is sent to live in the English countryside with cousins she’s never even met. When England is attacked and occupied by an unnamed enemy, the cousins find themselves on their own. Power fails, system fail. As they grow more isolated, the farm becomes a kind of Eden, with no rules. Until the war arrives in their midst.
          Daisy’s is a war story, a survival story, a love story—all told in the voice of a subversive and witty teenager. This book crackles with anxiety and with lust. It’s a stunning and unforgettable first novel that captures the essence of the age of terrorism: how we live now.



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