By Lawrence O'Toole
Updated June 03, 1994 at 04:00 AM EDT

My Life (Movie - 1993)

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A financial disappointment in theaters, My Life — a truthful and blunt film about death — should find new life on video. Michael Keaton plays an enormously successful, though terminally ill, public-relations executive who films a video about himself for his unborn son and, in the process, starts to question his own values. Apart from an overreliance on 12-step cliches, Bruce Joel Rubin’s work as writer and director is emotionally gripping, sometimes devastating. The pity is that neither Keaton nor Nicole Kidman, as a slightly-too-saintly wife, has quite the range to match the material. This movie is worth any viewer’s attention — but at an emotional peril. B+

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My Life (Movie - 1993)

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