• The Last Sentence (2012)

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Release Date: June 20th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary
Swedish journalist Torgny Segerstedt uses the power of the press against the Nazis; meanwhile, his personal life takes a scandalous turn when he begins an affair with his publisher's Jewish wife (Pernilla August).

Cast: Jesper Christensen, Pernilla August, Peter Andersson, Bengt C.W. Carlsson, Maria Heiskanen, Lia Boysen, Lennart Hjulström, Amanda Ooms

Director: Jan Troell

Genres: Historical drama, Docudrama

Distributors: Music Box

Ratings & Reviews

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  • In the introspective The Last Sentence Swedish director Jan Troell invokes ’50’s and ’60’s Swedish cinema: masterly black-and-white cinematography, philosophical angst, a lifeless marriage and loved ones visiting from the afterlife. show more

  • I can't recommend it without reservation, but it's a must-see for those who have followed Mr. Troell's career, and a should-see for those who can look past its oddities to its cumulative power. show more

  • A remarkably full-bodied and frank character study that illuminates the old saw about the political being personal in a genuinely unusual way. show more

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