Stills from Dakota Fanning’s new film Now Is Good. Dakota stars as Tessa, 17, diagnosed with terminal illness: ‘Determines to use every moment, doing what a normal teen would experience like losing her virginity and taking drugs.’
Tessa is seventeen and passionate about life. Diagnosed with a terminal illness, she determines to use every moment, compiling catalogue of what normal teen would experience, including losing her virginity and taking drugs. With the help of her friend, she sets the list in motion.
And while her parents and brother each deals with their fear of losing her in their own way and Tessa explores a whole new world, determined to live every day as intensely as possible. Falling in love with Adam, her new neighbor, wasn’t on the list, but it proves to be the most exhilarating experience of them all.