How I Live Now

How I Live Now

Saoirse Ronan
Director: Kevin MacDonald Cast: Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan
, George McKay
George McKay
, Tom Holland
Tom Holland
Kevin MacDonald


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A New York teen visiting relatives in the English countryside must fight for survival after the entire world is plunged into war in this drama directed by Kevin Macdonald, and based on the apocalyptic novel by Meg Rosoff. Fifteen-year-old Daisy (Saoirse Ronan) has recently arrived in the United Kingdom to spend the summer with her cousins when her heart flutters at the sight of her handsome cousin Eddie (George MacKay). Just as the pair have begin to form an intense connection, however, the bombs begin to rain down on London, and an occupying military force seizes power. Now, with Eddie nowhere to be found, Daisy must protect his younger siblings Isaac (Tom Holland) and Piper (Harley Bird) while attempting to navigate a frightening new world where survival is a day-to-day struggle. Later, when the trio is separated, the uncertainty of not knowing Eddie's fate begins to take a heavy toll on the psyche of the frightened, misplaced Daisy.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/11/2014
UPC: 0876964006323
Original Release: 2013
Rating: R
Source: Magnolia
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:41:00
Sales rank: 38,129

Special Features

Interviews: (Cast, Director Producers and Author); Behind the scenes comparisons; Deleted scenes; Making of How I Live Now; Axs TV: A look at How I Live Now; Trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Saoirse Ronan Daisy
George McKay Eddie
Tom Holland Isaac
Harley Bird Piper
Anna Chancellor Aunt Penn
Corey Johnson Consular Official
Danny McEvoy Joe
Jonathan Rugman News Reporter
Darren Morfitt Sergeant
Stella Gonet Mrs. McEvoy
Desmond McAleer Major McEvoy
Sophie Stanton Woman in Truck
Natasha Jonas Woman in Truck
Nav Sidhu Checkpoint Soldier
Amy Dawson Beaten Woman
Mark Stanley Chasing Man 1
Paul Ronan Chasing Man 2

Technical Credits
Kevin MacDonald Director
Jacqueline Abrahams Production Designer
John Battsek Producer
Jeremy Brock Associate Producer,Screenwriter
Alasdair Flind Producer
Jinx Godfrey Editor
Tony Grisoni Screenwriter
Jon Hopkins Score Composer
Marese Langan Makeup
Abi Leland Musical Direction/Supervision
Franz Lustig Cinematographer
Jane Petrie Costumes/Costume Designer
Tessa Ross Executive Producer
Andrew Ruhemann Producer
Penelope Skinner Screenwriter
Charles Steel Producer
Nicole Stott Associate Producer
Robert Walak Executive Producer
Piers Wenger Executive Producer
Nigel Williams Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- How I Live Now
1. How I Live Now [9:35]
2. Daisy's Room [5:32]
3. Aunt Penn [8:23]
4. No Rules [10:29]
5. One Ticket [5:55]
6. The Barn [9:25]
7. Mrs. McEvoy [8:13]
8. Take Me Home [5:30]
9. We Have To Go [10:13]
10. Gatesfield Farm [11:34]
11. Eddie [:50]
12. Ending Credits [12:37]

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