Seen & Heard

Seen at the Movies:

Last Orders

is a subtle gem to brighten up the dim moviegoing time of mid-February. Actually, "brighten" is probably the wrong word to use, for Fred Schepisi's film, based on the Booker Prize-winning novel by Graham Swift, is both set and shot in typically gray English autumn and winter. The story is of a London butcher (Michael Caine) whose best friends (Tom Courtenay, David Hemmings, and Bob Hoskins) follow his last wishes after he dies and jo

Register to view the full article

Already a member? .

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish