Be Here Now (The Andy Whitfield Story)

2016

Be Here Now (The Andy Whitfield Story)

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An inspiring love story between television superstar, Andy Whitfield, of Starz's "Spartacus" fame and his charismatic wife, who together take on the most heroic role he's ever had to play. They generously trusted Oscar (R) Nominated filmmaker Lilibet Foster to follow them on their quest to heal Andy from a cancer diagnosis, in the hopes that by sharing their journey, they may help to inspire others with challenges and dreams. And, it's their courage, humor and love that reminds the audience that the journey is more important than the destination. Funded by the third most successful documentary campaign on Kickstarter, the filmmakers, producer, Sam Maydew, who brought everyone together, and director Lilibet Foster, are releasing the film through Be Here Now Productions with Tugg, beginning in U.S. theaters on April 8th.

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  • Whitfield and his wife clearly granted unfettered access to the filmmaker, who captures many highly personal, intimate moments that are both joyous and tragic.

    Apr 14, 2016 | Full Review…
  • It might sound like the title of a schmaltzy TV movie, but "Be Here Now (The Andy Whitfield Story)" is an extraordinarily moving, deeply personal, filmed diary of late "Spartacus" star Andy Whitfield's battle with cancer.

    Apr 14, 2016 | Full Review…
  • Foster makes it deeper, using an observational style to reveal the intricacies of a progressive disease and candid interviews with Andy and Vashti to strip away the veneer of celebrity implacability.

    Apr 5, 2016 | Full Review…
  • Be Here Now is incredibly moving and a piece of work that deserves to be seen by all because this is a disease that affects all.

    Dec 5, 2016 | Rating: 18/20 | Full Review…
  • Regardless of Whitfield's fate, "Be Here Now" shows him to be a shining example of how to fight for the things that really matter.

    Apr 8, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • One of the most important and essential documents ever made about the dying process.

    Apr 8, 2016 | Full Review…

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