Last Orders

Genre:  Comedy, Drama
Running Time:  109 min.
Release Date: March 29, 2002
DVD: August 13, 2002

Current rating: Rating: 1.58
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Cast: Michael Caine, Bob Hoskins, Tom Courtenay, David Hemmings, Ray Winstone, Helen Mirren

Synopsis

Three old friends -- Ray (Hoskins), Vic (Courtenay), and Lenny (Hemmings) -- set out on a journey to honour their dear friend Jack (Caine)'s "last orders": to have his ashes scattered off the pier at a seaside resort where he had planned to retire with his wife Amy (Mirren). Accompanied by Jack's son Vince (Winstone), the four men travel through beautiful landscapes and a series of pubs, looking back on their lives with humour and sadness.

Meanwhile, Amy goes on a journey of her own to visit the daughter whom Jack could never love.

Based on the Booker Prize-winning novel by Graham Swift.

Director: Fred Schepisi
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Fred Schepisi, Elisabeth Robinson
Screenplay: Fred Schepisi
Official Site: www.sonyclassics.com/lastorders/

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