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    Unique ID Code: 0000035123
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 4/6/2002 12:38
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    An affecting movie about death, friendship and booze
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 106 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    This adaptation of Graham Swift`s 1996 Booker Prize winning novel Last Orders by writer/director Fred Schepisi is an affecting movie about death, friendship and booze starring a first rate cast of British actors. Jack Dodds (Michael Caine) was a regular guy, so why the strange last order to have his ashes thrown off the pier at Margate? And why did his wife Amy (Helen Mirren) refuse to do it? As their Mercedes speeds towards the sea, an emotional mystery unfolds, where the men try to understand Jack`s death by reliving their life through him... the war, the children, the good times and the bad. The journey becomes a pub crawl full of drink-ups and punch-ups and the men discover that through it all, it`s your friends who break your heart and... and your friends who mend it.

    Special Features:
    Theatrical trailer
    Trailer evolution video
    Behind the scenes
    Director and main cast interviews
    Novelist Graham Swift`s biography
    Director and main cast filmographies
    Production notes
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    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 English

    Directed By:
    Fred Schepisi

    Written By:

    JJ Feild
    Ray Winstone
    Helen Mirren
    Bob Hoskins
    David Hemmings
    Tom Courtenay
    Michael Caine

    Casting By:
    Patsy Pollock
    Shaheen Baig

    Soundtrack By:
    Paul Grabowsky

    Director of Photography:
    Brian Tufano

    Kate Williams

    Costume Designer:
    Jill Taylor

    Production Designer:
    Tim Harvey

    Gary Smith
    Fred Schepisi
    Elisabeth Robinson
    Paul Cowan

    Executive Producer:
    Nik Powell
    Rainer Mockert
    Gordon T. Dawson
    Chris Craib
    Ed Atkinson


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