Review Movie Just Before I Go Directed by Courteney Cox
Review Movie Just Before I Go Directed by Courteney Cox Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life.
After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for.
Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for creating the shell of a person he has become. But life is tricky.
The more determined Ted is to confront his demons, to get closure, and to withdraw from his family, the more Ted is yanked into the chaos of their lives.
So, when Ted Morgan decides to kill himself, he finds a reason to live.
After his wife leaves him for someone else, Ted spirals into depression and decides to die of his own will.
First, he wants to tie up some loose ends.
He moves in with his politically incorrect brother and his family, and confronts his elderly seventh grade teacher who made his life hell.
She is suffering from dementia in a home for the elderly.
Whilst confronting her he meets her granddaughter Greta.
He confides his plan to her and she takes an interest.
She wants to document his life leading up to suicide.
He then confronts his childhood bully who it turns out is extremely sorry for the way he treated him and wants to make amends. They become friends.
He sleeps with his high school crush who is married with five children. She leaves her family for him. He eventually tells her he doesn’t want that and she is hurt. His nephew comes out to him and he starts to realise everyone is suffering problems.
Greta’s grandmother dies and he is supportive. He backs away from a kiss reminding her he won’t be there and she is angry as he is running away.
He learns her mother died by suicide which is why she has so many barriers up and was interested in his story.
His nephew beats up his boyfriend out of confusion and goes to jump off a cliff.
Ted and the family try to talk him down but he slips anyway. Ted and his brother jump in.
Knocked out Ted reconnects with his dead father who tells him how important living is.
Ted is resuscitated and goes on to stay in the town he grew up, with Greta, and surrounded by all his family and friends, both old and new.