TIME OF MY LIFE
Time of my Life, introduces us to a band of friends in the eighties, who spend their days enjoying their youth and turbulent (love) life. Mario Verstraete rushes into marriage with Sofie, who gives birth to their son Milan. His secret admirer Lynn takes a step back. A few years later, Mario and Sofie divorce and the group fragments. Thomas, a recent medicine graduate and Mario’s closest friend, gets stuck between a rock and a hard place when he diagnoses Mario with MS (Multiple Sclerosis). Though not a fatal disease, it slowly consumes the patient’s bodily functions and – in some cases – their minds. Mario becomes the leading spokesman for the action group Waardig Sterven in support of the Belgian legalization of euthanasia. Thomas does everything in his power to avoid losing his best friend, but also can’t stand the sight of his continued degeneration. The film follows the journey of both Thomas and Mario, as the latter asks: “will you help me, when the time comes?”
Winner! Best Film. Best Actor. Flemish Film Awards.
Emotionally charged! Moving! Complex!
– Charles Purdy, Los Angeles Times
Poignant, bittersweet and completely entertaining
– Kevin Thomas, Examiner
A unique meditation on love and loss… features masterful performances from Whishaw and Cheng
– Sara Stewart, New York Post
Country of Origin: Belgium
Sound Format: Dolby SRD
Running Time: 107 minutes
Rating: Not Rated
In Dutch with English Subtitles