Young and quirky Louisa becomes a caregiver for Will Traynor, a wealthy young man left paralyzed from an accident. Will's cynical outlook starts to change when Louisa shows him that life is worth living. As their bond deepens, their lives and hearts change in ways neither one could have imagined.
Miscellaneous During the scene when Louisa watches the birthday video on Will's Mac, you will notice the left side of her face deforming from bad keying/roto due to the green screen.
Factual Mistake It looks in the film as if Will has tried to cut his wrists in a suicide attempt, though this would be physically impossible to do this due to his quadriplegia. It is in fact explained in the book that he ran himself in his wheelchair into a sharp edge multiple times.
Factual Mistake If Will was a quadriplegic, it would be impossible to slit his wrist because he would not have use of his hands to do so.
Emilia Clarke convinced Matthew Lewis to wax his legs for his role.
Emilia Clarke (Louisa Clark) and Charles Dance (Steven Traynor) previously have co-starred together in Game of Thrones (2011), but shared no scenes together. Additionally, Jenna Coleman's (Katrina Clark) boyfriend Richard Madden starred in Game of Thrones.
In May 2015, the release date of this film was from June 2016 to March 2016. In January 2016, it was announced that the release date was once again moved and back to June 2016.
Thea Sharrock's movie directorial debut.
In the week following the release of the trailer for the film, the book went from #141 to #3 on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books List.
Janet McTeer plays Jaquetta Woodville in The White Queen (2013), the mother of Elizabeth Woodville, an important character during the Wars of the Roses. Charles Dance plays the father of Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones (2011). Elizabeth Woodville is one of the historical figures, Cersei Lannister is supposed to be based upon. McTeer and Dance are playing a couple in this movie.
In Me Before You, Lou Clarke gets a tattoo of a bumble bee. Emilia Clarke's first tattoo was also of a bumble bee on her finger.
The cover picture is actually a shot from the wedding scene except they changed the color of the dress and removed the flower from her hair
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