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  • Tunnel (The)

50/50

USA, English, 100 mins

  • Director: Jonathan Levine
  • Writer: Will Reiser
  • Producer: Nicole Brown; Evan Goldberg

CGiii Comment

After a decidedly shaky start and some highly inappropriate dialogue, 50/50 - thankfully - finds its feet.
 
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a lovely actor to watch...which is an incongruous with the crude Rogen...he does, criminally, overplay his part.
 
The comedy is vulgar - exasperated by Rogen - and unnecessary...but, in between all these flaws is a touching, beautifully pitched, story.

And then...the subtext kicks in and Rogen can almost be forgiven...for it is a lovely film with a great big heart.


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The(ir) Blurb...

Adam is a 27 year old writer of radio programs and is diagnosed with a rare form of spinal cancer. With the help of his best friend, his mother, and a young therapist at the cancer center, Adam learns what and who the most important things in his life are.

Cast & Characters

Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Adam;
Seth Rogen as Kyle;
Anna Kendrick as Katherine;
Bryce Dallas Howard as Rachael;
Anjelica Huston as Diane;
Serge Houde as Richard;
Andrew Airlie as Dr. Ross;
Matt Frewer as Mitch;
Philip Baker Hall as Alan;
Donna Yamamoto as Dr. Walderson

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