How I Live Now
How I Live Now poster
Directed By
Kevin Macdonald
Produced By
John Battsek
Alasdair Flind
Andrew Ruhemann
Charles Steel
Written By
Jeremy Brock
Tony Grisoni
Penelope Skinner
Meg Rosoff (novel)
Based on
How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
Saoirse Ronan
Tom Holland
Anna Chancellor
Music By
Jon Hopkins
Cowboy Films
Distributed By
Magnolia Pictures
Momentum Pictures
Release Date
October 4, 2013 (UK)

How I Live Now is an 2013 British drama film based on the 2004 novel of same name by Meg Rosoff. The film stars Saoirse Ronan and Tom Holland.


Daisy (Saoirse Ronan) is a neurotic but strong-willed teenager from New York City who gets sent to the English countryside for the summer to stay with her British cousins, Eddie (George MacKay), Isaac (Tom Holland) and Piper (Harley Bird). Despite her initial reservations, Daisy finds herself warming up to the family, and she also falls in love with Edmond, her eldest cousin. With a worsening political situation across the world, their happiness is threatened.

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