LAST WORDS

Based on the novel “ Mes derniers Mots ” by Santiago Amigorena

Directed by : Jonathan Nossiter

Sélection Officielle Festival de Cannes 2020

2085. The planet is a vast desert. No more electricity or machines. For the last survivors a mysterious “Call” rings out: to meet up in Athens. Across the abandoned roads of Europe, Kal, a 17-year old boy, carries with him an enigmatic treasure: multiple reels of film, all bearing the inscription “Cineteca di Bologna”. In the ruins of the cinemathèque, he encounters Shakespeare, a wild-looking old man. The projection of the last fragments of films, provides the means by which the old man finds a renewed will to live while the boy discovers for the first time the meaning of shared joy. The journey to Athens now includes the dream of making a camera to film the last moments of humanity.

fiche technique

With : Nick Nolte, Charlotte Rampling, Stellan Skarsgard, Alba Rohrwacher & Valeria Golino

Author : Jonathan Nossiter & Santiago Amigorena

Photography : Clarissa Cappellani

Sound : Maximilien Gobiet

Editing : Jonathan Nossiter

Original soundtrack : Tom Smail

Mixage : Stéphane Thiébaut

Producer : Stemal Entertainment, Paprika Films & Les Films d’Ici

Partners : with Luca Gargano and the participation of The Cineteca di Bologna and with the support of the Parco Archeologico di Paestum

Length : 126'

Format : DCP

distribution

International sales : The Party Film Sales

Distributor : Jour2Fête

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