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Last Days (2005)

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A Seattle musician's life and career are reminiscent to those of Kurt Cobain.

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Blake
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Luke
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Asia
Scott Patrick Green ...
Scott (as Scott Green)
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Nicole
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Detective
Ryan Orion ...
Donovan
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Guy in Club
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Band in Club (as The Hermitt)
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Record Executive
Adam Friberg ...
Elder Friberg #1
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Elder Friberg #2
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Tree Trimmer
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Introspective artist Blake is buckling under the weight of fame, professional obligations and a mounting feeling of isolation. Dwarfed by towering trees, Blake slowly makes his way through dense woods. He scrambles down an embankment to a fresh spring and undresses for a short swim. The next morning he returns to his house, an elegant, if neglected, stone mansion. Many people are looking for Blake--his friends, his managers and record label, even a private detective--but he does not want to be found. In the haze of his final hours, Blake will spend most his time by himself. He avoids the people who are living in his house, who approach him only when they want something, be it money or help with a song. He hides from one concerned friend and turns away another. He visits politely with a stranger from the Yellow Pages sales department, and he ducks into an underground rock club. He wanders through the woods and he plays a new song, one last rock and roll blowout. Finally, alone in the ... Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Rock and roll will never die.

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Biography | Drama | Music

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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13 May 2005 (France)  »

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Last Days - Últimos Dias  »

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$306,933 (France) (20 May 2005)

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$454,711 (USA) (26 August 2005)
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The song "Last Days" that Michael Pitt mumbles was written by Pitt himself. See more »

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Throughout the film Blake plays guitar both left handed and right handed. (Kurt Cobain - on whom Blake is reportedly based - played left handed.) See more »

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Record Executive: Have you uh, talked to your daughter? Hmm.
Blake: Hmm. Yeah I've been talking to her on the phone.
Record Executive: What do you say to her?
Blake: Hmm-mm. I do the voices she likes. I don't know. I tell her I miss her.
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Written and Performed by Lukas Haas
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An insult to humanity. Avoid it like a chicken from Hong Kong!
25 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After a few minutes I had a bad feeling about this movie and paused it to check the IMDb. As I feared the results were not good.

Could the whole film be as meaningless and tepid as the opening? Apparently yes.

Once while imbibing with my brother-in-law the subject of Yoko Ono came up. He put a Yoko record on the stereo and I was greeted by this hideous screeching sing-sang chanting. He then placed the needle on other tracks and it was identical.

This is precisely what happens when you fast forward through this piece of garbage--it remains a gut wrenching sickening fever nightmare of ponderous placid boredom.

I do recall laughing riotously at Yoko, however, there is nothing funny about this movie.

It is an abomination.


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