The Last Word

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The Last Word
A one-time highly successful businesswoman has micro-managed every single aspect of her life. Why would her obituary be any different? And so she assigns the task to a young local writer. When the first draft doesn’t meet her expectations, the businesswoman sets out to rewrite her life story before it’s too late, with her new assistant dragged along as an unwilling accomplice.

108 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language).
Comedy, Drama, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried, AnnJewel Lee Dixon, Thomas Sadoski, Philip Baker Hall, Gedde Watanabe, Tom Everett Scott
Director
Mark Pellington
ScreenplayStuart Ross Fink
MusicNathan Matthew David
CinematographyEric Koretz
EditingJulia Wong
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2017
Produced byFranklin Street, Myriad Pictures, Parkside Pictures, Wondros

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama, comedy
LanguageFrequent, moderate impact
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

R: RestrictedRated R for language.
Runtime108
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
14 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
3
Violence
1
Sex
1
Language
4
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Michael O'Sullivan quote iconShirley she deserves better than this.
2
24.com
Gabi Zietsman quote iconThe Last Word is a quiet film that won’t really make a big splash but it’s still a delightful watch if you don’t know what you want to watch at the cinema.
10
Metacritic.com
23 critics
8
Rottentomatoes critics
84 critics
10
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer
7
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
9
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconRefreshing comedy about abrasive woman has strong language.
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
7 users
15
Rottentomatoes users
2344 users
13
IMDB
3422 Netizens
13
The Movie DB
Community
13

Average .. 50%

10

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