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The Last Supper (1995)

A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.

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Stacy Title

Writer:

Dan Rosen (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cameron Diaz ... Jude
Ron Eldard ... Pete
Annabeth Gish ... Paulie
Jonathan Penner ... Marc
Courtney B. Vance ... Luke
Bill Paxton ... Zachary Cody
Nora Dunn ... Sheriff Alice Stanley
Ron Perlman ... Norman Arbuthnot
Dan Rosen ... Deputy Hartford
Amber Taylor ... Girl in Coffee Shop
Matt Cooper Matt Cooper ... Jerk in Coffee Shop
Charles Durning ... Rev. Gerald Hutchens
Mark Harmon ... Dominant Male
Gil Segel Gil Segel ... Iowa Resident at Door
Rachel Chagall Rachel Chagall ... Abortion Activist
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Jude, Luke, Marc, Paulie and Pete are liberal-minded roommates and grad students at a Iowa post-secondary institution. Every Sunday for the past year, they have hosted a dinner party, inviting a friend over to have an open-minded discussion about whatever topics are of interest. On a dark and stormy night when Pete was supposed to bring a friend for one of those dinners, he instead comes home with Zachary Cody, who rescued a stranded Pete whose car broke down. They invite Zach to stay for dinner instead of Pete's missing friend. They soon find out that Zach is among other things a racist neo-Nazi, which brings up a potentially dangerous situation for Jewish Marc and black Luke. After some physical altercations and verbal threats, Marc ends up stabbing Zach dead out of what he considers self-defense. As the friends discuss what to do about Zach, they finally come to the conclusion that in killing Zach, they have done society a service. So they ponder 'why not invite other ... Written by Huggo

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Love... Sex... Life... Death. In this house it's all on the table. See more »


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Rated R for language, and for some sexuality and violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La última cena See more »

Filming Locations:

Sierra Madre, California, USA See more »

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Gross USA:

$442,965
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Dolby

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

All five of the "liberals" are named, in some form, after apostles. See more »

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During the last supper, the green bottle gets emptied by the "left wingers" then when they are shown from different camera angles it's full again, then empty, then full, then empty again. See more »

Quotes

Luke: Is it crazy to make a difference?
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References Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) See more »

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Incidental Music Score
Written & Performed by Mick Jones
Courtesy of Jones Productions Ltd.
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... feh.
22 June 2004 | by queenofsuicidesSee all my reviews

"The Last Supper" has a lot going for it. It makes fun of both ultra-right-wingers and of self-righteous left-wingers. Like "The Sixth Sense", it uses the color red to carefully dye the house of the roommates until it appears to be dripping in blood. It shows the corruption of the mind which will inevitably occur as a result of murder, and it displays the old saw about how the road to Hell is paved in good intentions.

Problem? The acting is pretty dry. None of the roommates are remotely likable, and their inevitable comeuppance loses some of its punch as a result. All of the characters, both the executioners and their prey, are excessively one-sided and flat, and no one is making the slightest effort to give any of their characters depth. The result makes the film a bit hard to sit through.


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