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The Last Ride

Release Date: June 22nd, 2012

PG-13|1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
In the days leading up to his untimely death, singer Hank Williams (Henry Thomas) hires a young man to drive him to West Virginia and Ohio for a pair of comeback performances.

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Genres: Biography, Historical drama

Distributor: Category One

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  • A tour-de-force turn from the persistently terrific Hugo Weaving lights a fuse under Last Ride, a spare and wrenching road movie delving into the complexities of a fraught father-son relationship. show more

  • The film is astonishing in its visual beauty; cinematographer Greig Fraser ("Snow White and the Huntsman") finds nobility in this arduous journey. show more

  • The trouble is that the film also wants to make Kev at least partly sympathetic, despite his monstrous treatment of his son, and nothing we learn about him ever does, or could, accomplish that. show more

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