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Fictiefilm / 2020 / duration: 1:34 / Verenigd Koninkrijk / director: Harry Macqueen / Cast: Colin Firth, Stanley Tucci, Pippa Haywood, Sarah Woodward, James Dreyfus, e.a. / Spoken languages: English / Subtitles: Dutch, French

It is deep Autumn and Sam and Tusker, partners of twenty years, are on holiday. They are travelling across England in their old campervan visiting friends, family and places from their past. Since Tusker was diagnosed with young-onset dementia two years ago their lives have had to change. Jobs have been given up and plans put on hold. Their time together is now the most important thing they have. As the trip progresses however, their individual ideas for their future begin to collide. Secrets are uncovered, private plans unravel and their love for each other is tested like never before. Ultimately, they must confront the question of what it means to love one another in the face of Tusker’s irreparable illness.

Press:

"Supernova enriches our love for its stars, and announces Macqueen as a talent to invest in." - Variety

"A sincere and affecting portrait of two people stoically accepting mortality." ★★★★ - The Guardian

"The film ranks among career-best work from both actors." ★★★★ - Roger Ebert






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Fictiefilm / 2020 / duration: 1:34 / / Verenigd Koninkrijk director: Harry Macqueen / Cast: Colin Firth, Stanley Tucci, Pippa Haywood, Sarah Woodward, James Dreyfus, e.a. / Spoken languages: English / Subtitles: Dutch, French

It is deep Autumn and Sam and Tusker, partners of twenty years, are on holiday. They are travelling across England in their old campervan visiting friends, family and places from their past. Since Tusker was diagnosed with young-onset dementia two years ago their lives have had to change. Jobs have been given up and plans put on hold. Their time together is now the most important thing they have. As the trip progresses however, their individual ideas for their future begin to collide. Secrets are uncovered, private plans unravel and their love for each other is tested like never before. Ultimately, they must confront the question of what it means to love one another in the face of Tusker’s irreparable illness.