Good Grief: release date, cast, plot, trailer and everything you need to know

Here is a review of Netflix's Good Grief

Good Grief on Netflix, featuring Daniel Levy, Luke Evans, Ruth Negga, Himesh Patel, and Celia Imrie, is a touching story that delves into themes of love, bereavement, and camaraderie.

The film, both penned and helmed by Daniel Levy of Schitt’s Creek fame, casts him as Marc. Marc’s life is upended by the sudden death of his husband. Struggling with intense grief a year later, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery to Paris with his closest friends, Sophie (played by Ruth Negga) and Thomas (Himesh Patel). Their trip confronts them with some stark realities.

Here is everything you need to know about Netflix Good Grief.

Good Grief release date

Good Grief was released in limited cinemas in the USA on Friday, December 29, 2023. The movie will be released globally on Netflix on January 5, 2023. It has a 6.6/10 rating on IMDb.

Where to watch Good Grief

Good Grief is heading to Netflix and will premiere globally on January 5, 2024. You will need a Netflix subscription to watch Good Grief on Netflix.

A Netflix subscription is available at $6.99/m (with ads) and $15.49/m (without ads), and the premium subscription will cost you $22.99/m.

Good Grief trailer

What is the movie about?

The movie follows the story of Marc (played by Daniel Levy), a once-artist now working as a children’s book illustrator, who is blissfully married to Oliver (Luke Evans), a man known for his exuberant and magnetic personality. Tragically, Oliver passes away suddenly, leaving Marc overwhelmed by sorrow. A year into his grief, Marc, along with his vivacious friend Sophie (Ruth Negga) and the more reserved Thomas (Himesh Patel), take a trip to Paris. This journey forces them to confront difficult realities and leads Marc to ponder whether he’s ready to move forward with his life.

The cast of Good Grief

Here are the popular cast members in the movie.

  1. Daniel Levy as Marc Dreyfus is Known for his work in Schitt’s Creek and Happiest Season.
  2. Ruth Negga, as Sophie, was recognized for her roles in loving, preaching, and agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  3. Himesh Patel as Thomas is Notable for his performances in Yesterday, Tenet, and EastEnders.
  4. Luke Evans as Oliver is Known for his roles in Beauty and the Beast, The Hobbit series, and Dracula Untold.
  5. Celia Imrie as Imelda is Renowned for her work in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Calendar Girls, and Bridget Jones’s Diary.
  6. Arnaud Valois, as Theo, is best known for his performance in BPM (Beats Per Minute) and The Girl with the Bracelet.
  7. David Bradley as Duncan, is known for his roles in the Harry Potter series, Game of Thrones, and The Strain.

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Good Grief in news & reviews

According to Digital Sky, The combination of different styles in the narrative is not consistently effective. Primarily, it’s a poignant drama centered around mature friendships and lingering sorrow. However, the addition of romantic comedy elements, such as the unveiling of hidden secrets and fleeting holiday romances, often seems forced rather than natural. Nonetheless, the typical cliché of a last-minute rush to the airport is notably avoided.


Who is the director of Good Grief?

Daniel Levy is the director and writer of the movie.

Who is the producer of Good Grief?

The movie was produced by Daniel Levy, Megan Zehmer, Debra Hayward, and Kate Fenske.

What is the runtime of the movie?

The movie is 100 minutes. One hour and 40 minutes.

What is the genre of Good Grief?

The movie is placed in the comedy and romance genre.

Wrap Up

Good Grief is a love story from a different angle. We have discussed everything you need to know about Good Grief. We have also talked about where and how you can watch it.

Written by Mickel Clark

Mickel is a streaming aficionado who loves nothing more than to pen down his thoughts about the movies, anime and TV shows he has watched and likes sharing hacks on how to stream them online.