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The Last September (1999)

 -  Drama | History | Romance  -  28 April 2000 (USA)
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In 1920s Ireland, an elderly couple reside over a tired country estate. Living with them are their high-spirited niece, their Oxford student nephew, and married house guests, who are trying... See full summary »

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Sir Richard Naylor
Tom Hickey ...
O'Brien
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Lois Farquar
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Captain Gerald Colthurst
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Captain Daventry
Gary Lydon ...
Peter Connolly
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Maeve Kearney ...
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Hugo Montmorency
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Francie Montmorency
Jonathan Slinger ...
Laurence Carstairs
Francine Mulrooney ...
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Marda Norton
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Livvy Connolly
Catherine Walsh ...
Doreen Hartigan
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In 1920s Ireland, an elderly couple reside over a tired country estate. Living with them are their high-spirited niece, their Oxford student nephew, and married house guests, who are trying to cover up that they are presently homeless. The niece enjoys romantic frolics with a soldier and a hidden guerrilla fighter. All of the principals are thrown into turmoil when one more guest arrives with considerable wit and unwanted advice. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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In the heart of a young woman, lies a secret that divides a nation.

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Drama | History | Romance

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Rated R for some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »
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28 April 2000 (USA)  »

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Az utolsó ősz  »

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$22,981 (USA) (21 April 2000)

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$469,974 (USA) (9 June 2000)
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Sensation Rag
(1917)
Written by Edwin B. Edwards (as Edwin Edwards)
(Some credit The Original Dixieland Jazz Band as writers)
Performed by The Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Published by EMI Limited Partnership Limited
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Haunting
8 September 2001 | by (Bracebridge Ont) – See all my reviews

The story is convoluted. But the strength (and the JOY) of this film is the manner in which it has so genuinely captured an era and a place, the Ireland of 1920. The camera work is unique. It came as no surprise to see that the director is a woman. Deborah Warner brings a soft and compassionate understanding to her subject which would be beyond a male. Her framing, her angles, her pacing are all perfection. She gets everything out of her actors. Maggie Smith never has been better. This is a fine and memorable film in which the story is really less important than the dream like images that support it. It's artistry.


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