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The Last Movie (1971)

After a film production wraps in Peru, an American wrangler decides to stay behind, witnessing how filmmaking affects the locals.

Director:

Dennis Hopper

Writers:

Dennis Hopper (story), Stewart Stern (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julie Adams ... Mrs. Anderson
Daniel Ades Daniel Ades ... Thomas Mercado
Richmond L. Aguilar Richmond L. Aguilar ... Gaffer (as Richmond Aguilar)
John Alderman ... Jonathan
Michael Anderson Jr. ... Mayor's Son
Donna Baccala Donna Baccala ... Miss Anderson
Charles Bail Charles Bail
Tom Baker Tom Baker ... Member of Billy's Gang
Toni Basil ... Rose
Poupée Bocar ... Nightclub Singer
Anna Lynn Brown Anna Lynn Brown ... Dance Hall Girl
Rod Cameron ... Pat Garrett
Bernard Casselman Bernard Casselman ... Doctor
Earl Clark Earl Clark
Manuel Concha Manuel Concha
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Storyline

A film shoot in Peru goes badly wrong when an actor is killed in a stunt, and the unit wrangler, Kansas, decides to give up film-making and stay on in the village, shacking up with local prostitute Maria. But his dreams of an unspoiled existence are interrupted when the local priest asks him to help stop the villagers killing each other by re-enacting scenes from the film for real because they don't understand movie fakery... Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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Taglines:

There is a time to die and a time not to

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

21 October 1988 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Chinchero See more »

Filming Locations:

Peru See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Alta-Light See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Dennis Hopper would cast his sidekick from this movie, Don Gordon, as his sidekick in the next feature he'd direct, a decade later: the cult film 'Out Of The Blue'. In both movies, Hopper and Gordon play grungy, desperate characters. See more »

Quotes

Kansas: You cold?
Maria: Um, my feet are cold.
Kansas: Yeah?
Maria: Yeah.
Kansas: (reaches under her skirt) Hey, hey, I know something that's hot and, uh, heh, heh. Yes, sir!
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Crazy Credits

There is nearly a full fifteen minute gap in between the first title card, "A FILM BY DENNIS HOPPER" and the other title card, "THE LAST MOVIE". See more »


Soundtracks

Me and Bobby McGee
Written by Kris Kristofferson and Fred Foster
Performed by Kris Kristofferson
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some of the images reminded me of THE WICKER MAN
21 June 2003 | by Elizabeth NolanSee all my reviews

some of the images reminded me of THE WICKER MAN, even before I saw the wicker camera / horse / etc.

The beauty of the landscape, The earthiness of the people, The songs, The 'primitiveness' of the people, The sheparding of the children, The masks on the villagers faces, The treatment of the foreigner, The nudity

I know these are different movies...but if you haven't seen The WICKER MAN...


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