Cinema: Our Friend

Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite; Starring: Jason Segel, Dakota Johnson, Casey Affleck; Genre: Drama, Romance ; Age: 12+; Time: 124 minutes

Our Friend tells the inspiring and extraordinary true story of the Teague family – journalist Matt, his vibrant wife Nicole and their two young daughters – and how their lives are upended by Nicole’s heartbreaking diagnosis of terminal cancer.

As Matt’s responsibilities as caretaker and parent become increasingly overwhelming, the couple’s best friend Dane Faucheux offers to come and help out.

As Dane puts his life on hold to stay with his friends, the impact of this life altering decision proves greater and more profound than anyone could have imagined.