IF I STAY (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Chloë Grace Moretz (Kick-Ass), Mireille Enos (World War Z), Lauren Lee Smith (Trick ‘r’ Treat), Liana Liberato (Trust), Jamie Blackley (Snow White and the Huntsman), Aliyah O’Brien (Bates Motel), Joshua Leonard (The Blair Witch Project), Jakob Davies (This Means War), Stacy Keach (Nebraska)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

R.J. Cutler (The September Issue), director; Shauna Cross (Whip It!), writer; Denise Di Novi (Crazy Stupid Love) and Alison Greenspan (Monte Carlo), producers; Heitor Pereira (Despicable Me), composer; John de Borman (An Education), cinematographer; Keith Henderson (Dexter), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Mia Hall (Mortez) is a young student with promising musical aspirations, a loving family including mother Kat (Enos), father Denny (Leonard) and younger brother Teddy (Davies), and the love of her life in the form of the rebellious Adam (Blackley). However, everything changes in an instant when a car accident takes the lives of Kat, Denny and Teddy, and leaves Mia in a coma. As she has an out-of-body experience during this one revealing day, Mia must race towards a decision that could change her future and her eventual fate…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Teen-orientated weepies can often be hit and miss, but after the successes of Now Is Good and especially The Fault In Our Stars this one could very well prove just as effective and popular with audiences as those films did.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 29TH AUGUST 2014

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