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Life and Nothing More

Life and Nothing More is a movie starring Andrew Bleechington, Regina Williams, and Robert Williams. Standing on the edge of adulthood, Andrew yearns to find his purpose as a young black man in today's America. With his mother...

Other Titles
La vida y nada más, Życie i nic poza nim, La vita e nient'altro, Élet és semmi más, ライフ・アンド・ナッシング・モア
Running Time
1 hours 54 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama
Director
Antonio Méndez Esparza
Writer
Antonio Méndez Esparza
Actors
Regina Williams, Andrew Bleechington, Ry'nesia Chambers, Robert Williams
Country
Spain, USA
Year
2017
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Standing on the edge of adulthood, Andrew yearns to find his purpose as a young black man in today's America. With his mother longing to find more to her life than parenting, Andrew is forced to take on the mounting pressure of family responsibility. His search for connection with an absent father, leads him to a dangerous crossroads.

Comments about drama «Life and Nothing More» (24)

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Eric D.

This movie is a coming of age, starring Tom Berenger, Shelley Winters, Roddy McDowell, and a great performance from Sharon Stone, and it's about a man's struggle to be who he is, and something is starting to be lost in the family in it's last days. This is my favorite movie of all time, it's about love, and how to let it rise and shine, and what is the purpose of our lives. I believe this movie is a must see for everyone. Everyone who has ever loved a loved someone, and lived through a time in their life when you were fighting for something you were not sure what that meant, or what would mean in the end, you will love this movie and feel the love, you will feel the loss, and you will feel the joy, and you will feel all the wonderful things in life.

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Catherine A.

Just saw it last night in Austin, TX. I found this movie quite moving. The acting was wonderful, the music was wonderful. I know the musical score of this film and I know that the movie was shot in Dallas, TX, but the color, the settings, the costumes and the car rides and other vehicles and other car details were very very true to the region. There are some aspects that I thought were a little too clever, but I was really pleased with the whole movie. I also thought it was quite well directed. I could not see a problem with it if it were not for the inconsistency in character development. I am not interested in the older man's desire for change. I am interested in the older woman's idea of changing. The older man's desire for change is a real problem. For my tastes, I do not really care about the other men. And I do not really care about the woman's desire for change. The older woman wants to have a little of everything. The other woman wants to have something more. I think the real problem is that the movie is trying to reach a different audience. It is not realistic. But it is a very good movie that is worth seeing. As a side note, I felt some amount of disgust with the older woman. I think she was an idiot, but she was great at being an idiot. She was so completely and totally stupid. The older woman would do everything for the guy, and she was so idiotic. It was just so unbelievable. And the idea that she had to be so intelligent to keep the little boy was just so absurd. The movie tried to show the problem, but I just found it unbelievable. I would like to say that I found the movie a real treat. I really enjoyed it, but the last scene was a little too much. I hope that there will be a second part, because the first one was so good. But that is just my opinion. If I may just say, that if you are a man and you have not seen it, and you are interested in movies, I would certainly recommend it.

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Larry Mills

I really enjoyed this movie. Although it is a bit uneven from start to finish, the story is well-written and the characters are well-drawn. I loved the style of the film, and enjoyed the actors. The storyline is excellent and the themes and moral issues explored are interesting. This film is hard-hitting and has real life issues that you can relate to. It is the story of a writer who hates life and wants to live his own world and go to work. When he meets and falls in love with a young woman who is in a marriage that she dislikes, he can't just leave her. He spends the rest of the movie trying to solve her problems with his own solutions. One is to write a novel based on the divorce case, another is to write a book about his relationship with his estranged wife and daughter. He comes to terms with his own disillusioned feelings about life, writing them down in a journal and trying to cope with the issues in the marriage. But he also falls in love with her again and begins to have a genuine relationship with her, looking at life as it is, and not as it is. This is a gripping story, with plenty of powerful images and picturesque scenery. But it's not a story that gets very emotionally relevant. The movie has great acting. The leading character is very real. The woman who plays his wife is so real. She has a great look. And she gives an excellent performance. What a great movie! It was also great to see the actress who played his daughter, Rebecca Rodd. She is one of the best child actors working today, and her performance is fantastic. This is one of the best romantic dramas I've ever seen. I highly recommend this film.

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Stephanie Wells

This film is a movie that could have been great. I have not seen any Oscar nominated or nomination worthy films since the days of John Waters, but this film was not just a movie for the feminist. Rather it is about the psychological/spiritual changes that can occur in someone that has experienced loss and cannot deal with it. It is a film about loss, about grief and about how loss makes someone who has suffered lose out on all of their hopes and dreams. This film is a must see for everyone who has ever had to deal with loss. If you haven't seen it, check it out. If you have seen it, I can't recommend it enough. It is a must see for everyone. If you are like me and a feminist and you don't go to the movies to see women portrayed in a positive light and a woman who is given the credit she deserves in a film then this film is not for you.

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Christina Obrien

This is truly a beautiful and moving film. It is not about any one of the characters, but it is about all of them. This is what it is about and it is amazing. Like it says in the film, people can change their lives by making the decision to make change. And it is not about one person making that decision, but they make the decision for everyone. Their lives are changed, for the better, and for the worst. And I think that is beautiful. I think it is such a beautiful film. It's very rare that you come across a film where there is not a single boring moment. The performances are amazing. Jackman is fantastic as the introverted and quiet brother. For a period of time in the film, you feel the pain he is going through, and he does a great job. The young boy, Orchard, is also very good as the orphan, but he does get a lot of screen time. He is very cute, and he is very tender, which helps him show his vulnerability. Emma, one of the more reserved members of the family, is also great. She is very quiet, and she is also very subtle. She shows the same emotion as Jackman, she is a quiet girl, but she also shows a strong vulnerability. And when she is vulnerable, it is really touching and touching. And the only sad part of the film is when Jackman is hurt, but then she shows that she can heal, and when they meet again, she forgives him, and they begin to grow and learn, and become friends. And they become a strong relationship. They learn to respect each other. But in the end, she leaves him for a younger man, who shows that they are not in love. And he does a wonderful job of walking the line between love and hate. He doesn't want to lose her, and when she leaves him, he is so happy, and he does not want to hurt her. She has left him, and he wants to give her a chance. That is why I felt the characters had such a strong connection. But the film is not all good. It is not all beautiful and happy. There are some little bits that are a little bit disturbing. But the film is not about those little bits, it is about all the main characters. They have an amazing journey, and you will never be bored. When you see it, you will realize how much it means to them. It is a beautiful film, one of the best I have seen. And if you are open to emotion, you will also feel the sadness when they walk the line between love and hate. It is a beautiful film that has one of the best endings I have ever seen, and one of the best endings I have ever seen in any film. A 9/10.

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Timothy S.

I feel it is important to say that this is NOT an opinion piece for this movie. If you would like a film review of this film then I would recommend simply reading the plot summary on IMDb first and then reading the review. The reason that this review is on a personal note is that I feel this movie is probably my favorite of the year so far. I give it 9 out of 10 because it is definitely more than what it appears to be. If you are one of the few people out there that understands that this film is not an epic then you must see this film. If you would like to watch something deeper then there is simply no other way. My comment on the actual film is essentially this. This is a "me" film. It was not shot like the norm for the modern era of cinema. Some of the shots in this film were not always subtle, even for a movie of this nature. The acting was pretty much spot on. To me this film is all about the story, but it was never about the acting, it was about the story. And the story was the "me" of the film. What was I supposed to take away from this film? My personal thing was that I felt it was important to see this film, but for me this was also a reflection on the absurdity of the human condition. The film does a good job of showing how absurd our modern way of life really is. If you want to see a film about this then go for it. But if you think about it you will realize this is not a movie that I would recommend.

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Donald Allen

I didn't really know what to expect from this movie. The trailers don't really do this movie justice. I thought it would be pretty low-budget and it was not the case. This was a movie I would like to see. It was about a boy who lost his father and is trying to hold on to his life. The movie started out with him leaving school and finding a job as a car mechanic. He has the desire to run but he is afraid of how much he'll get. He is going to be 25 soon and is not confident in that age. He isn't sure if he should go to college. He has a lot of depression and has tried therapy. He hasn't slept and is depressed most of the time. He also has a little girl who is the new roommate. He doesn't really talk to her much but he thinks he might be able to learn something from her. She thinks her father is dead and he wants to start over, but he doesn't know where to start. He falls in love with a girl and goes with her to college. She doesn't know what he does, but she does say that he is going to have a lot of help in the beginning. He then goes back to school and finds out that his friend is going to be moving to another town. He then runs into the new girlfriend and she gives him a lot of advice on how to start over. He starts dating and falls in love with her. He is then to go to college and the real change starts to come. This movie is very dramatic. It starts out very sad but as the movie goes on it starts to get more and more dramatic. The special effects are awesome, the way the story plays out is very interesting and exciting. It is a movie that I am going to see again. I think it would be interesting to see this movie from a woman's perspective.

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Shirley

It was a good movie. So many things went into it, the script and the art department did a fantastic job. I can't wait for this movie to come out. Let's hope this movie, is a movie to remember.

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Andrew S.

What would I say about this film? When I was young I had heard a lot about this film from my father. Since then I have watched it several times.I really liked it! I am glad I watched it when I did because I feel it is really a touching and a very funny story. The characters really looked a lot like real people. Especially the one from the film who was my husband. That was great. The cast are all well known actors. I loved seeing his actress friends like Jennifer Saunders. I also really liked what happened with the fictional character like the father of the film's character. It is a really nice story that made me really enjoy. The story is about a father (Tom Hanks) and his troubled son (Mark Ruffalo). The father doesn't have much success in his life and his son seems to be neglected and hurt. When he hears that his son is having an affair, he feels really guilty for it. The story is not clear but I will tell you anyway. I don't really think it is realistic but it is a really nice story. I would love to see the director work on a film that is like this.

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Brenda Foster

This is a very, very good movie. It is the kind of movie I like very much and it is the kind of movie that could have been better with some changes. This movie is a thriller with a little bit of action, a little bit of drama and a little bit of comedy. In that sense it is much better than the other movies I have seen from this year. The best thing is that there are no huge gaps in the story. The actors were good and the story is very interesting. I also like the way the story was told. It is a little bit different from the other movies in the same genre. It is also very interesting to watch and to see what happens next. Overall I give this movie 7.5 out of 10.

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Kathleen

The film follows the lives of an assortment of characters. I feel that the first half is really good. The story is not necessarily original, but it does not necessarily need to be. The second half is just great, the plot takes a nice twist in the final act, and it really makes you think about the film and the characters. The acting is great. Brie Larson as Cassie is fantastic. Jared Leto is really fantastic in his role as Mr. Smith. I think the last half is more linear, but that is also good because the ending is really great. Overall, it is a really good film.

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Carolyn Howard

The American dream is often used to explain the life of the American dream, "You didn't have a dream because you had nothing to lose" rather than "You had a dream because you had nothing to lose". The answer is not so simple. The American dream is a dream about being yourself. The American dream is a dream that can be lost but can be regained. The American dream is the dream of getting the chance to make something of your life. The American dream is about living the American dream.

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Jeremy

In this movie, you have the experience of an entire family and the wonder of what life might be like if you had a different plan. The filmmakers give you the comfort and the hope that life will turn out for you like the family did. The dialogue is smooth, the drama is smooth and you don't have to be a film maker to feel this is a good movie. It is a wonderful life lesson.

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Rebecca Harrison

I watched this at a screening in San Francisco, and it is one of those movies where you're not quite sure where you stand. It is both a slow-paced drama and a long-winded comedy. However, it isn't really about the characters. The story is about the story, and the characters are just props to tell the story. It is a very cerebral film, but it is told very quickly, and in a much more subtle manner than you might expect from the director of the first-person-shooter game Danganronpa. The characters aren't like the ones you might be familiar with. They're more like the "kids in an asylum" and are more "self-conscious" than the more "normal" adults. It is in the presentation of the characters that this film really shines. The camera is pointed directly at the characters and not the actors. The scene cuts between the characters and the audience (instead of the actors). It is this technique that really lends itself to the story, and gives it a much more layered look than most people would have imagined. It also has the benefit of being more natural, without the assistance of a narrative. I have watched many movies that try to recreate "real" film, like dramas or science-fiction. None of these films have ever come close to pulling this off, and I think this film proves that. The audience is completely involved in the story, which makes for an interesting experience. The characters have these fascinating and quirky personalities that we can relate to. I won't spoil any of the twists or plot points. You have to experience this film yourself, and decide for yourself if you like it or not. I also won't say that it is flawless. The ending is a little cliche, and some of the characters are annoying. However, I did enjoy the film, and I really think it is worth seeing.

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Louis Bowman

The real world is that of the camera. What you see is what you get. No exceptions. No heros, no villains. In this movie, Jake is a graphic artist who, when his girlfriend dumps him, decides to go on the road and work at a local art gallery. There is much talk of the art gallery in the background of the movie. One could say that Jake is now lost in a world that he is unable to escape from. He is surrounded by art objects in a world that he is still unfamiliar with. This makes his work more interesting and provocative. The photography is great, the setting is beautiful, and there is a natural tension between Jake and the art gallery owner. If only the movie could have been longer. I guess it is not too long for most people, but for some it is too short. It's an intelligent, thought provoking film, but if it were to be three hours long, it could have been very boring. I highly recommend this movie, even if you do not like movies.

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Roy M.

This film is a nice adaptation of the memoir of an Irish writer, John Macleane Macleane (played by Cillian Murphy). Macleane writes in his book, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Thing That is Not Myself, a story about a young woman, Emily, who finds herself and her life in a series of broken relationships. Macleane describes her life as she searches for love, of the sort that will bring her comfort and warmth. The story is told with excellent prose and the acting by Murphy and Laura Linney is excellent. I am not a fan of Liam Neeson, but I found him to be convincing as the leader of an Irish gang who makes an attempt to help the woman he loves. As a consequence, his character is interesting. I had not known about Macleane's memoir before seeing the film, and it was certainly fascinating. My main complaint is that Macleane's memoir was not well told. One of the things I found frustrating is that, although it has excellent prose, the memoir is not told in a way that would engage the viewer's attention. The actors did an excellent job, and the film was well worth seeing.

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Jacqueline Vargas

This is one of the first movies I watched that made me feel like I have to watch it again. I watched it because it was a film from 1975 (the year of my birth). I was at that time in my early 20's. And I never cared for Western films, which are supposed to be the best in the world, and I am very glad I had watched this one. I was very impressed with this film. It's almost the same as "The Story of Us" or "It's a Wonderful Life". It was just one story, but a good story nonetheless. And the ending was wonderful. They had shown us all what was going to happen, but it was just too sweet. But, I loved the ending. I also liked the music in this movie. It had a nice sound and I enjoyed it. I am a big fan of Frank Sinatra. I would have to say that he was the best of the three, but he was also the first, because he was the first, and he was the best of the three. I have always liked Frank Sinatra. I would like to see him in more movies. I don't know how this film got the rating it has. It was a great film. And the camera work was really good. I think you can see that the movie was shot very well. But I don't think it was that great. The only one I liked was the music, but I don't know how else it got a rating of 7/10. It wasn't a perfect movie, but it was very good.

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Anna Stone

A very odd movie. I am usually not an avid fan of sad movies. Most of them leave me with a sour taste in my mouth, but I was really impressed with this one. I like movies that make me think, and I think this is a good movie to start with. The movie isn't perfect, but it is good for a start. The story is a bit strange, but I liked that, because it made the movie that much more interesting. This movie really reminded me of some Japanese movies I have seen. My advice: If you have a chance to watch it, don't miss it!

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Barbara

A woman's life is turned upside down after she falls for a man who is cheating on her. Once she learns the truth about her husband she leaves him, she starts to take steps towards becoming a respectable woman. Now it is up to her to fight her life and make a difference for the better of herself. The story is very interesting and interesting to watch. It does not have a happy ending as most films like to. I definitely recommend this film to anyone. It is a very good movie to watch. I give this film a solid 7/10.

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Roy Alexander

I went into this movie not knowing what to expect, but it was completely worth it. This was an interesting take on life and death. The movie is a true story, but the twists and turns you would expect would be missing. But it doesn't matter because what matters is that this movie made me care about the characters and I was involved with what was happening. The story is great, but the fact that the characters are so different makes you care about them and makes you feel what they are feeling. A little annoying that you have to wait a long time to see a character die, but it is forgivable because the rest of the movie is such a pleasure. The actors all did a great job, especially the elderly actors who are the real-life family of one of the characters. It was a bit slow at times, but the ending is great. If you like stories of life and death, this is a great movie. It is a tear-jerker, but it is so different. I have watched this movie about a dozen times and I can't help but love it.

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Carolyn Cox

This was a very interesting and engaging film. I won't say it was "hilarious" because it wasn't, but I found it to be entertaining and interesting. It was not "perfect" however, because it didn't focus on the families in which the events took place, but rather on the relationships and individual's that existed between them. As such, the time that was devoted to the families could have been used to provide more time for the relationships of the individuals. But it did not. It was a great movie, and definitely worth seeing. 7/10

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Sharon

Federico's image of Christ in his hospital bed is a familiar scene from much of the Italian cinema. With Federico, there is no image that can be matched. The feeling of losing a human soul, however, is almost an addition to the film's plot. And as an added horror element, the idea that people want to treat a person as if he were a piece of meat, their being the only object on which they can project their emotions is very touching. The central figure, Federico's character, whose suffering comes to a climax, is a love-struck young man, who tries to make his patient a son, but he comes to realize that the patient is incapable of feeling the way a son can, so he becomes a murderer. As a result of the role of the patient, Federico is also a major figure in the film. This becomes clear from the beginning of the film, when Federico tries to kiss Federico's wife, and Federico's wife becomes very upset. The climax of the film, however, is the confrontation between Federico and his wife, and we see how the path of self-destruction, of abandonment of love, of madness, of a being who wants to be loved by everybody is becoming all too clear, and how the love of his wife is just a means to that end. It is also interesting to see Federico as a real person, not an image of the Christ of the film. He is a kind of an emotional cripple, the weak man without self-confidence, and at the same time he is not an angel, but a man who is willing to break through to the light, and becomes the sacrifice of his wife. The plot is very powerful, and the message of the film, however, is extremely painful. The people that are hurting Federico, are his wife, his patients, and his patients themselves, who are willing to be cruel to him. He is a man who is not willing to be harmed, but rather, is a man who wants to be treated by the world, and is the only human being that will treat his sick and dying wife. The film itself is a very moving experience. I saw it when it was first released, and it has never left my mind. Federico's performance is also impressive. In spite of Federico's sometimes gloomy character, he manages to make us sympathize with him, to feel some of the sensations of pain and despair he goes through. Even in the film's bleakest scenes, Federico is able to display the vulnerability and fragility that he is feeling. But the film's message, as well as the message of Federico himself, is more of a warning to us: it is almost impossible to heal people and, if you try, you will end up doing the same things that you have already done.

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Keith M.

This is an extremely realistic movie. The protagonists, the reactions to the war and the recovery are all quite accurate. It was a bit hard to watch the different layers of "life" in wartime Germany. I suppose the story takes place mostly in the young men's minds. I personally did not see anything wrong with the girls and the women. It seemed realistic, though. At least we could see a lot of character development in this film. Also, the characters are not shown to be either good or bad. They just are. The most interesting character is the mechanic. He is shown to be a completely different person from the rest of the crew. He doesn't really seem like a heroic character, but I guess we could call him a hero. As for the real story, I guess it's a bit tough to pull off an actual war movie. The situation of the soldiers has changed very much since the war started. They are used to being in their barracks, not being in combat. They are used to fighting with machine guns, not with grenades. I suppose the story could have taken this same approach, but it would have been a bit awkward. Nevertheless, the real life characters are portrayed quite well. Also, the soldiers are shown to be very tough, but not as violent as they were. It's rather like the war was just a part of their lives. In summary, I think this is a good movie, it's definitely a movie I would watch again and again. It's well-acted, the story is realistic, the characters are well developed, and the settings are realistic as well.

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Keith Burton

I first watched this movie on a rainy day on my TV and wondered if I missed something or if I had missed something. The only thing I saw was the end credits and I noticed that I had watched something special. I sat down and watched the rest of the movie. I thought this movie was so interesting and unique. I was really interested in the storyline and all the characters. I even liked the story because of the way it was told. All the characters were so different and fascinating, I couldn't tell who was who or where they came from. I was in awe of all the characters. I thought the movie was about a small town and the high school. But the main characters are different and they all have different motives. The story was so original, it was more like a novel. I was completely enthralled. I recommend this movie to anyone who likes different movies, or just people who want to see something different.