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A youth (Thomas Brodie-Sangster) copes with his impending demise by drawing cartoons and gains strength through his relationships with a death therapist (Andy Serkis) and a fellow teen (Aisling Loftus).

Cast & Crew

Andy Serkis
Dr. Adrian King
Sharon Horgan
Renata Clarke
Jane Brennan
Dr. Rebecca Johnston
Emma Eliza Regan
Morna Pinkerton
Ronan Raftery
Jeff Clarke
Matthias Esche
Executive Producer
Jan S. Kaiser
Executive Producer
Anthony McCarten
Executive Producer
Paul Donovan
Executive Producer
Tom Fährmann
Cinematographer
Mark Geraghty
Production Design
Marius Ruhland
Original Music
Siegfried Wagner
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All Critics (11) | Top Critics (4) | Fresh (10) | Rotten (1)

  • The latest release from Ian Fitzgibbon, director of A Film with Me in It, does work hard - and responsibly - at injecting colour into this most troubling of scenarios.

    November 30, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Much of this film quickly vanishes from memory, but there's some gold here. That's pretty much the message about life itself in "Death of a Superhero."

    May 3, 2012 | Rating: 2.5/4
  • Charming, raunchy and improbably uplifting.

    May 3, 2012 | Full Review…
  • Fitzgibbon's cast is excellent, and the movie's animated interludes liven up what could've been thoroughly pat.

    May 3, 2012 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
  • Pairing of drawings and live-action material help us get into Donald's head, but in a tamer manner, something that highlights the hope and makes it an enjoyable watch.

    May 2, 2012 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • A generally affecting and occasionally insightful drama about the ways people handle an awareness of mortality.

    April 28, 2012 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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