The Last Word
- 1h 48min
- Directed by: Mark Pellington
- Cast: Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried, AnnJewel Lee Dixon
- UK release: 7 July 2017
Control freak businesswoman Harriet Lauler (MacLaine) is concerned about her legacy, so demands that young journalist Anne (Seyfried) write her obituary in advance. Entirely predictable on every level, yet MacLaine’s energy, commitment and sheer star power makes you care about Harriet and give the film the benefit of the doubt.
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The Last Word28 Jun 2017
EIFF 2017: Shirley MacLaine rises above the schmaltz in this shamelessly uplifting dramedy
Shirley MacLaine seems to have been playing crusty curmudgeons with hearts of gold for the best part of three decades. The Last Word is no exception and finds her in haughty grand dame mode as Harriet Lauler, an affluent control freak businesswoman with…
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