MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,880 this week

The Last New Year (2009)

7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 24 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

The story of the "The Fools and Bastards Club," a group of ten close friends who made a pact in high school to reunite every December 31st to ring in the new year together. Eight year later... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3 titles
created 23 Aug 2012
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Last New Year (2009)

The Last New Year (2009) on IMDb 7.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Last New Year.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Semi-retired university professor David Winters and his wife and former student Melanie Winters née Lansing live on a hobby farm in the Eastern Townships of Quebec with their adult son ... See full summary »

Director: Paolo Barzman
Stars: Susan Sarandon, Christopher Plummer, Gabriel Byrne
Diamonds (TV Movie 2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Complex tale about small and big players in the African diamond business wrapped around a murder of US senator's daughter.

Director: Andy Wilson
Stars: James Purefoy, Judy Davis, Derek Jacobi
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

After years of being home schooled by hippie parents, Emerson is enrolled at his local high school. The intelligent and androgynous youth confounds his classmates and captures the attention of his English teacher. The teacher-student relationship leads to problems for everyone involved.

Director: Amnon Buchbinder
Stars: Aaron Webber, Robert Joy, Rebecca Jenkins
Never Forget (2008)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A man (Phillips) who wakes up with amnesia also finds his supposed friend has accused him of murder.

Director: Leo Scherman
Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Kris Holden-Ried, Sarah Manninen
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A documentary filmmaker turns the camera on himself to examine the modern day relationship using his own past relationships to guide him. As filming progresses his producer starts to question how much is fact and how much is fiction.

Director: Jeremy Lalonde
Stars: Kris Holden-Ried, Mary Krohnert, Christine Horne
The Bridge (TV Series 2010)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Stars: Aaron Douglas, Paul Popowich, Ona Grauer
Another You I (2014)
Drama

ANOTHER YOU focuses on the young and ambitious science major Sydney Jameson who finds love and refuses to let it go at all costs. What starts as an ordinary relationship with her boyfriend ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Robert
Stars: Diego Boneta, Ksenia Solo, Kris Holden-Ried
Gossip I (2000)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Three college students base their class project around gossip and how fast it spreads, which soon spirals out of control.

Director: Davis Guggenheim
Stars: James Marsden, Lena Headey, Norman Reedus
Hunting Season I (2013)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A troubled woman inherits a bucolic country home that has a disturbing connection to her past.

Director: Keith Samples
Stars: Lauren Lee Smith, David Sutcliffe, Peter MacNeill
Deadliest Sea (TV Movie 2009)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Based on a true story of a fishing boat out of Kodiak, Alaska that encountered a storm and was hit by a rogue wave. The crew, believing that their vessel was about to capsize, abandoned ship in the Bering sea.

Director: T.J. Scott
Stars: Sebastian Pigott, Greg Bryk, Joanne Boland
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Known as Saul the Butcher, the stoning of Stephen was said to have shattered Saul's faith in the Temple and its denial of Christ as the Messiah. His conversion to Christianity and baptism as Paul changed the history of the world.

Director: Mario Azzopardi
Stars: Emmanuelle Vaugier, John Rhys-Davies, Callum Blue
Forget Me Never (TV Movie 1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Diane McGowin was employed as an administrative assistant for a group of attorneys in private practice. She found herself forgetting things, especially losing short term memory. She ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Allan Ackerman
Stars: Mia Farrow, Martin Sheen, Roberta Maxwell
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Penny (as Casey Austin)
...
Leah
Philip Graeme ...
William
Andrew Hachey ...
Adam
...
Catherine
...
Eric (as Kristen Holden-Ried)
...
Moe
...
Ken
James Murray ...
David
...
Courtnay
...
Sebastian
Edit

Storyline

The story of the "The Fools and Bastards Club," a group of ten close friends who made a pact in high school to reunite every December 31st to ring in the new year together. Eight year later, what started as a simple party has evolved into a sacred tradition which preserves friendships that have otherwise grown apart. However, this year, one of the core members has mysteriously disappeared, leaving the rest to struggle with what has happened. At the center are Penny and William and a secret linked to their friend's disappearance, which could easily tear the group apart for good. Ultimately, they must decide what is more important, keeping the dark truth to themselves or keeping the "The Fools and Bastards" together. Written by The Nightingale Company

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

What's a few secrets between friends?

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 January 2009 (Canada)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Weighty Ghost
As Performed by Wintersleep
Courtesy of EMI Music Canada
© Silly Old Songs Productions/D Bones Music/Gosh Yes Music/Jud Haynes Entertainment Productions
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Memorable film - great directing, acting and music. I look for more from this director.
6 June 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Beautiful photography, well composed shots. Interesting characters - no clichés here. The story of long-time friends dealing with the disappearance of one of the group. The intrigue of what went wrong.

My favorite characters were 1. the "bad boy' who did everything to alienate everyone else. He also described the missing one as his best friend. And 2. the newcomer to the group which over the years would not allow anyone new. This one slipped in because his sister was not coming and he lost a bet to her. Younger, idealistic he is a good counterbalance to the older, more jaded characters.

This is really quite a remarkable movie. Many who see it say they are still thinking about it the next day. It comes to my mind often. Highly recommend it.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Last New Year (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?