Keswick Film Club - Last Resort

Sunday 21st October 5:30 PM

Last Resort 

Director: Paul Pavlikovsky Country: UK
Cert: 15 Year: 2000 Length: 77 mins
Last Resort

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Synopsis

A young Russian woman arrives in Britain with her ten-year-old son. She mistakenly applies for political asylum and thus begins a desperate struggle for survival. Pawlikowski's graceful, economic style augments the perfect performances of Korzun and Considine. At last, a British film that has something powerfully pertinent to say about contemporary Britain.

Edinburgh Film Festival 2000, Winner Best New British Feature
BAFTA 2000 Winner Most Promising Newcomer

Critics

open_quote This is the best class of poetic realism, the kind you can believe in without a trace of hesitation. close_quote Kenneth Turran , Los Angeles Times


open_quote You walk out of the theater curiously touched... close_quote Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times Inc



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Keswick Film Club won the Best New Film Society at the British Federation Of Film Societies awards in 2000.

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