One Year and One Day

Maury Samuel

The emotional impact of several scenes incites deep thoughts on death and dying, and proves inspirational. This moving drama examines life on the brink of death in what may be a last year’s journey of self-discovery. Maury Samuel’s sensitive portrayal of a gravely ill woman in One Year and One Day will make the healthy stop and ponder the prospect of dying. Wisely avoiding clichés associated with the stereotypical bucket-list escapade, Samuel depicts his heroine with touching care, revealing her positive qualities as well as her weaknesses.