MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,523 this week

The City of Your Final Destination (2009)

 -  Drama  -  24 June 2010 (Greece)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 2,006 users   Metascore: 52/100
Reviews: 23 user | 53 critic | 19 from Metacritic.com

28-year-old Kansas University doctoral student Omar Razaghi wins a grant to write a biography of Latin American writer Jules Gund. Omar must get through to three people who were close to ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (novel)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.00 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Venice Film Festival

See the latest from the 2014 Venice Film Festival


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 28 titles
created 30 Mar 2011
 
a list of 44 titles
created 27 Jul 2012
 
a list of 29 titles
created 04 Sep 2012
 
a list of 24 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 21 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The City of Your Final Destination (2009)

The City of Your Final Destination (2009) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The City of Your Final Destination.
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Slipstream (2007)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Aging screenwriter Felix Bonhoeffer has lived his life in two states of existence: in reality and his own interior world. While working on a murder mystery script, and unaware that his brain is on the verge of implosion, Felix is baffled when his characters start to appear in his life, and vice versa.

Director: Anthony Hopkins
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Stella Arroyave, Christian Slater
Bare Knuckles (2010)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Can a determined single mom go the distance and win the tournament that could ultimately lead to a better life for her and her daughter?

Director: Eric Etebari
Stars: Jeanette Roxborough, Martin Kove, Louis Mandylor
Documentary | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Convicted gun runner, Las Vegas visionary, crusading newspaper publisher, target of the Watergate burglars, hero of Israels War of Independence...these are only some the highlights of Hank ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Goldstein
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, John Ehrlichman, Barbara Greenspun
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotionless slice-of-life story. Jones here is portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero and now successful... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory
Stars: Leelee Sobieski, Kris Kristofferson, Barbara Hershey
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.

Director: James Ivory
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Natascha McElhone, Julianne Moore
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A man marries an heiress for her money even though he is actually in love with her friend.

Director: James Ivory
Stars: Uma Thurman, Jeremy Northam, Kate Beckinsale
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Set in 1930s Shanghai, where a blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd -- and sometimes illicit -- jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family.

Director: James Ivory
Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Vanessa Redgrave
Morning II (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Five days in the life of an American couple immediately following the accidental death of their child. An every day story of tragedy, loss, acceptance, hope and renewal. 'Morning' follows ... See full summary »

Director: Leland Orser
Stars: Jeanne Tripplehorn, Leland Orser, Laura Linney
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Two Slackers seek a solution for their financial problems through the help of a Guru.

Director: Aundre Johnson
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Jason Biggs, Joel David Moore
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

One of the obsessive speculations in American history is whether Thomas Jefferson, in the years before he became president, had an affair with (and fathered a child with) his 15-year-old ... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory
Stars: Nick Nolte, Greta Scacchi, Gwyneth Paltrow
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel. The life of populist Southerner Willie Stark, a political creature loosely based on Governor Huey Long of Louisiana.

Director: Steven Zaillian
Stars: Sean Penn, Jude Law, Kate Winslet
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A man in search of his dead woman ends up confronting himself with the character of death while the woman has become death's helper.

Director: Riccardo Spinotti
Stars: Veronica Coassolo, Anthony Hopkins, King Orba
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicholas Blandullo ...
Young Adam
Sofía Viruboff ...
Adam's Mother
James Martin ...
Postman
...
Omar Razaghi
...
Deirdre Rothemund
Susana Salerno ...
Helpful People at the Bus Depot
César Bordón ...
Helpful People at the Bus Depot
...
Helpful People at the Bus Depot
Rossana Gabbiano ...
Helpful People at the Bus Depot
Julieta Vallina ...
Schoolbus Lady
Ambar Mallman ...
Portia Gund
...
Arden Langdon
...
...
Alma
Hector Fonseca ...
Old Gaucho
Edit

Storyline

28-year-old Kansas University doctoral student Omar Razaghi wins a grant to write a biography of Latin American writer Jules Gund. Omar must get through to three people who were close to Gund--his brother, widow, and younger mistress--so he can get authorization to write the biography. Written by Marisa_Gabriella, edited by Krystal Frauendienst

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for a brief sexual situation with partial nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

24 June 2010 (Greece)  »

Also Known As:

A Cidade do Teu Destino Final  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$8,300,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the original novel, the character of Caroline was French. The character's nationality was changed when Laura Linney expressed interest in the role. See more »

Goofs

When Omar & Adam are conversing at the table the salt shaker keeps moving. Sometimes it's a quarter full and sometimes empty. See more »

Quotes

Caroline: Adam, do you like life?
Adam: [chuckles] Well, I wouldn't like to live forever. But um, for a little while, yes, but... yes, I like it.
Caroline: But living here? You wouldn't rather be somewhere else, New York, London?
Adam: No.
Caroline: Why not?
Adam: Because you have to care about - or at least pretend to care about everything: politics, fashion, culture. It's just exhausting.
Caroline: What I wouldn't give to see some new painters, a new play, go to the opera... Yes, I know. "To Moscow, Olga."
Adam: Yeah.
See more »

Connections

Features The Deceivers (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

El museo de las distancias rotas
Composed for this film and Performed by Jorge Drexler
Ediciones SEA/Warner Chappell
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Three Years Late...But Well Worth The Wait
25 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I,for one,have always admired Merchant/Ivory productions for it's bravura for taking classic (and even some not so classic)novels,and bringing them to the screen. Despite the sad passing of Ismael Merchant a few years back,James Ivory,and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala have made going to the movies a joy (for the most part). Granted,James Ivory has directed his share of mis-steps (but who hasn't?). This film was actually produced three years ago,but is just now getting distribution. The story focuses on a professor of literature at an un-named college,named Omar Metwally who is trying to get the legal okay to write a biography of an author who only had one novel ever published. Problem is,the family of the author is flatly refusing permission for the novel to be written. When he decides to travel to South America to meet with the family to get permission (not a good idea),he finds out what a dysfunctional family they are (and also finds out the dirty little family secrets,as well as any & all skeletons in the proverbial family closet). When Omar's overbearing girl friend,Deirdre arrives to check on Omar's progress,things get more interesting. James Ivory directs a screenplay written by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala,adapted from the novel by Peter Cameron. The sumptuous photography is courtesy of the ever so fine Javier Aguirresarobe,with editing by John David Allen. The film's musical score is composed & arranged by Jorge Drexler. The great Sir Anthony Hopkins,who is given top credit,is Adam,an aged gay man,living in the shadows of the past,as is his sister in law,Caroline,who gets by with sardonic wit & daily doses of alcohol,played by Laura Linney,who just smacks of queen harpie. Omar Razaghi is Omar Metwally,who is the centre of all of this. Charlotte Gainsbourg,most recently seen in Lars Van Trier's 'Antichrist',is Arden Langdon,a hanger on,as well as an Au Pair to Caroline's daughter. The rest of the cast is rounded out by Hiroyuke Sanada,as Pete,Adam's live in lover,Alexandra Maria Lara,as Dierdre,a pushy,bossy,overbearing woman who seems to be planning Omar's life,and the great Norma Aleandro (not seen enough in this film),as Mrs. Van Euwen,who is always on the make for a romantic fling with just about any man who will acknowledge her. All of this makes for an intelligent & entertaining evening at the movies. Spoken (mostly)in English,and Spanish with English subtitles. Rated PG-13 by the MPAA,for some brief nudity & adult content


22 of 26 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Final Destination Madness71
I heard they're filming in Boulder, CO danlover72
Wonderful Movie! Very Overlooked! ericsinla
Thank god for Merchant/Ivory icrednagant
Is there a new release date? neil57
Anthony Hopkins margaretmkane

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?