London, 1953. Mr. Williams, a veteran civil servant, is an important cog within the city’s bureaucracy as it struggles to rebuild in the aftermath of World War II. Buried under paperwork at the office and lonely at home, his life has long felt empty and meaningless. Then a devastating medical diagnosis forces him to take stock, and to try and grasp some fulfilment before it passes permanently beyond reach.
Living scored 7.3 out of 10 on IMDb.
Living scored 96 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
Living scored 6.6 out of 10 on FilmAffinity.
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Overwhelmed at work and lonely at home, a civil servant’s life takes a heartbreaking turn when a medical diagnosis tells him his time is short. Influenced by a local decadent and a vibrant woman, he continues to search for meaning until a simple revelation gives him a purpose to create a legacy for the next generation.
Release date: November 4, 2022 (UK)