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PG-13| 2 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
One human soul named Hector (Robin Williams) gets the chance to live five separate lives, through different periods of history. He is reincarnated as a Celt, a Roman slave, a Scottish crusader, a man shipwrecked in Africa and a modern-day New Yorker. And, though the same souls keep popping up around him, including his lover and his children, Hector makes the same mistakes over and over again. But it is through these many trials and errors that Hector learns what it truly means to be human.

Cast: Robin Williams , John Turturro , Anna Galiena , Vincent D'Onofrio , Hector Elizondo , Lorraine Bracco , Lindsay Crouse , Kelly Hunter

Director: Bill Forsyth

Genres: Drama

Being Human (1994)

Release Date: June 1st, 1994|2 hr. 2 min.

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  • 50
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    A mixed bag concocted with an almost willful aim to be quaint and a little arty, but one with small wonders poking through its soft, somewhat plain fabric. [06 May 1994] show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    The tone is consistent, but consistently uneventful. [06 May 1994] show more

  • 75
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Being Human is just that, and it's a profound delight. [06 May 1994] show more

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