• The Last Face (2017)

The Last Face

Release Date: July 28th, 2017

DVD Release Date: September 5th, 2017

R |2 hr 11 min

Plot Summary

Miguel (Javier Bardem), a Spanish doctor, puts himself in harm's way to deliver medical treatment to the victims of military uprisings. Wren (Charlize Theron) is the spokesperson for an organization that funds medical assistance for impoverished nations the world over. They meet in Liberia, where Wren is immediately impressed with Miguel's selflessness, medical skill and charm. They begin a torrid affair, one they must learn to balance with their important work.

Cast: Charlize Theron, Javier Bardem, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Jean Reno, Jared Harris, Sibongile Mlambo, Ebby Weyime, Hopper Penn

Director: Sean Penn

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Gerber Pictures, River Road Entertainment

Keywords: Office , Sacrifice , Passionate , 2010s , Brooding , Intense , Car , Hospital , Temptation , Doctor

Ratings & Reviews

  • 15
    Claudia PuigTheWrap

    This is about as egregious as filmmaking gets. show more

  • 30
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    The film is mostly unmoving, neither the romance nor the social consciousness succeeding in stirring our emotions. Even worse, Penn lets the plight of displaced Africans slip into the background, resulting in yet another well-meaning film that wants to address planetary ills by concentrating our attention on the good-looking outsiders who come in to save the day. show more

  • 20
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    [A] stunningly self-important but numbingly empty cocktail of romance and insulting refugee porn. show more

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