★★★★½ - Stuff.co.nz.
From writer and director HARRY MACQUEEN (Hinterland) comes Supernova, a heartrending modern love story about a couple struggling with a diagnosis of young-onset dementia who take a road trip together to reconnect with friends, family and places from their past.
Academy Award winner COLIN FIRTH (The Secret Garden, The King’s Speech) stars as Sam alongside Academy Award nominee STANLEY TUCCI (The King’s Man, The Lovely Bones) as Tusker. The wider cast includes Pippa Haywood (TV’s Green Wing) as Lilly, Peter Macqueen as Clive and James Dreyfus (Notting Hill) as Tim.
★★★★½ "Elegant and elegiac, haunting and, at times, harrowing, little-known British writer-director Harry Macqueen’s understated drama is a heartwrenching study of love and loss" - Stuff
★★★★½ "A delicate, beautifully understated dance of emotions that is so much more than just watching someone in terminal decline. It's also a celebration of a life well lived on its own terms." - Houston Chronicle
★★★★ "A sincere and affecting portrait of two people stoically accepting mortality." - The Guardian
★★★★ "...you need to see this movie" - London Evening Standard
★★★★ "Tucci and Firth have never been better than they are here" - Washington Post
★★★★ - Daily Mirror
★★★★ - Daily Telegraph
★★★½ (3.5/4) - Observer