In 1950s England, Robin Cavendish (Andrew Garfield) and his wife Diana (Claire Foy) are enjoying a fairy-tale romance when Robin is paralyzed after contracting polio. When an inventor friend (Hugh Bonneville) builds him a wheelchair with a respirator attached, Robin resolves to continue his adventures with his wife, and the couple eventually become advocates for disability rights. Actor Andy Serkis made his directorial debut with this historical drama, which is inspired by a true story. Diana Rigg and Tom Hollander co-star.
Robert Richardson - Director of Photography, CASINO (1995)
William Nicholson - Screenwriter
Andy Serkis - British actor, LORD OF THE RINGS series (2001-2003)
Nitin Sawhney - Music, LILA SAYS (2005)
Richard May - Production Manager
Jonathan Hyde - Actor/"Richie Rich"
Andre Jacobs - Actor/"Demon Keeper"
Terry Norton - Actress/"The Emissary"
Diana Rigg - Emma Peel of TV's "The Avengers"
David Wilmot - Actor, RAT (2001)
David Butler - Actor
Hugh Bonneville - Actor
Camilla Rutherford - STARDOM
Andrew Garfield - Actor, BOY A
Claire Foy - Actress
Edward Speleers - Star, ERAGON (2006)
3 stars out of 5 -- "This is the story of a couple in love whose mutual devotion just happened to change the world, told with obvious affection and respect." - 10/27/2017 Empire
"Ms. Foy embodies the buck-up-and-carry-on mentality that William Nicholsons screenplay demands." - 10/12/2017 New York Times
"Andrew Garfield gives a fierce, fully committed performance....Garfield pulls us in, making us sense an alert mind yearning for expression and a chance to really live." - 10/13/2017 Rolling Stone
"Primarily a showcase for stars Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy, BREATHE allows both to essay the kind of old-school, hand-on-heart human emoting that Serkis himself rarely gets to do on camera." - 10/11/2017 Variety
4 stars out of 5 -- "Part exuberant love story, part great escape adventure, this is an old-fashioned tale of triumph over adversity that refuses -- like its protagonists -- to succumb to confinement." - 10/29/2017 The Guardian