Be Here Now: The Andy Whitfield Story


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Be Here Now: The Andy Whitfield Story

A love story that reminds us - the journey is more important than the destination.

Year: 2016

Duration: 110 minutes

Genre: Documentary

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Writer: Lilibet Foster

Producer: Sam Maydew and Lilibet Foster

Director: Lilibet Foster

Cast: Andy Whitfield and Vashti Whitfield

An inspiring love story between television superstar, Andy Whitfield, of “Spartacus” fame and his charismatic wife, Vashti, who together take on the most heroic role he’s ever had to play. With matching 'Be Here Now' tattoos on their forearms, they go on a quest to heal Andy from a cancer diagnosis – by embracing life, rather than fear. They openly allowed filmmaker, Lilibet Foster, to follow their dramatic and intimate roller coaster, in the hopes that by sharing their journey, they may help inspire others with challenges and dreams. And, it’s their determination, courage, healthy dose of humor and love, that shows us that the journey is more important than the destination. "Be Here Now (The Andy Whitfield Story)" is an extraordinarily moving, deeply personal…emotional journey… it is as much a tender love story as it is a depiction of understated, real-life heroism in the face of an all-too-common tragedy.” – LA Times Inspiring" seems much too paltry a word. Ever very frame is suffused with a radiant hopefulness and the necessary realization to live every moment to the fullest, as indicated by its title. One of the most important and essential documents ever made [on this subject]... – Film Journal International