Ways To Live Forever
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Like most inquisitive boys, 12-year old Sam wants to know about UFOs, horror movies, ghosts, and girls. Sam also has leukemia, and although the adults in his life don't want him to dwell on it, Sam wants to know everything about his disease and death, a possibility he might face. Together with his best friend, Felix, he embarks on a "scientific investigation" with questions, observations, evidence, reflections, and lists of all the things he wants to do someday -- like breaking a world record, flying in a blimp, kissing a girl for the first time, and experiencing what it's… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A forthright and surprisingly buoyant drama about facing death before you have really lived."
‑ Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times
"... more uplifting than sentimental, even if it never exactly feels authentic."
‑ Todd Jorgenson, Cinemalogue.com
"The result is as sugary as a fatal toothache, though it's hard to hate a film that merely wants to give the world a hug."
‑ Amy Nicholson, Los Angeles Times
"Emotional tale of boy with cancer who's curious about death."
‑ Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
"The overarching sentiment of Ways to Live Forever is curiosity. Does dying hurt? How does someone live forever?"
‑ Sherrie Li, Village Voice
"A wise, heartwarming, uplifting and inspiring coming-of-age film for the entire family. You'll laugh, you'll cry. It's one of the best films of year."
‑ Avi Offer, NYC Movie Guru
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