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The Last Flight (2009)

Le dernier vol (original title)
A woman goes on a journey to find her lover after his plane disappears in the Sahara.

Director:

Karim Dridi

Writers:

Pascal Arnold (screenplay), Karim Dridi (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Marion Cotillard ... Marie Vallières de Beaumont
Guillaume Canet ... Antoine Chauvet
Guillaume Marquet Guillaume Marquet ... Vincent Brosseau
Fred Epaud ... Louis (as Frédéric Epaud)
Saïdou Abatcha Saïdou Abatcha ... Saïdou
Michaël Vander-Meiren Michaël Vander-Meiren ... Vasseur
Nabil Imtital Nabil Imtital ... Tchalou
Halimata Graille Halimata Graille ... Amana
Mohamed Kounda Mohamed Kounda ... Adoua
Mohamed Ixa Mohamed Ixa ... Limane
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Swann Arlaud
Ben Aïssa El Jirari Ben Aïssa El Jirari ... Si Ahmed
Robert Hoehn Robert Hoehn ... (voice)
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A woman goes on a journey to find her lover after his plane disappears in the Sahara.

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Hunter of snakes and scorpions: Ait Talb Mohamed (The whole movie takes place in the Sahara desert) See more »

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A waste of time
24 September 2010 | by marjoriemSee all my reviews

Marion Cotillard, Guillaume Canet, a full complement of Touareg tribesmen in picturesque robes, beautiful desert landscapes -- sounds good, yes? But what we get is a slow-paced, dreary movie which seems to have no particular point to make.

We are in the French Sahara in the 1930s. A conflict is established between a gung-go French captain, the commandant of the local garrison, who is determined to gain glory and promotion by crushing a local rebellion, and his lieutenant (Canet).

The lieutenant appreciates the local culture, speaks the local language and tries to rein in the captain. In flies a French aviatrix (Cotillard) -- she's searching for her lover, an English pilot who has crashed in the desert.

Actually, now that I think of it, there IS a point -- to show that Cotillard looks fetching on a camel. In this the film succeeds but not in much else.


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Official Sites:

Official site [France]

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

16 December 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

El último vuelo See more »

Filming Locations:

Merzouga, Erfoud, Morocco See more »

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Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,030,612
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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