Il prossimo film in lingua originale è The Professor, al Centrale lunedì 1 luglio ore 21.20.
Scheda a cura di Wall Street English presso le casse del cinema.
The Professor (previously titled Richard Says Goodbye) is a 2018 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Wayne Roberts. The film stars Johnny Depp, Rosemarie DeWitt, Danny Huston, Zoey Deutch, Ron Livingston and Odessa Young.
‘Save your best lesson for last’.
Richard (Johnny Depp), a college professors, is diagnosed a stage -four lung cancer. The doctor says he has probably a year and a half to live if he begins treatment immediately. Richard opts to reject treatment, knowing that so he will have only six months to live.
Meaning to inform his family that night at dinner, Richard is sidetracked by others’ news. His wife, Veronica (Rosemarie DeWitt), reacts with such insulting condescension when their daughter, Olivia (Odessa Young), declares she’s gay that the latter storms off. Then Veronica announces that she’s having an affair with Henry (Ron Livingston), the boss Richard loathes. Thus prevented, Richard decides to keep his condition secret.
Richard decides to live what remains of his life with reckless abandon, disregarding all of society’s stifling rules. In the literature class he teaches, he says he’ll be doing things “very differently” this semester. Everyone else thinks he’s having a meltdown: abandoning his English class syllabus, smoking, drinking.
The only person who knows the truth is a colleague, his friend Peter (Danny Huston), who will try to keep his friend upright.