Last Ride (film)

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Last Ride
Last Ride poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Glendyn Ivin
Produced by Antonia Barnard
Nicholas Cole
Screenplay by Mac Gudgeon
Based on The Last Ride 
by Denise Young
Starring Hugo Weaving
Tom Russell
Music by Paul Charlier
Cinematography Greig Fraser
Edited by Jack Hutchings
Distributed by Madman Entertainment
Release date(s)
  • 2 July 2009 (2009-07-02)
Running time 101 minutes
Country Australia
Language English
Box office A$388,722 (Australia)[1]

Last Ride is a 2009 Australian drama film directed by Glendyn Ivin. It is based on the novel The Last Ride by Denise Young. The film follows a young boy (Tom Russell) accompanying his father (Hugo Weaving), who is wanted by the police, across Australia.

The film was given a limited release across Australia on 2 July 2009, and in the United States on 29 June 2012.

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The film received universal acclaim from film critics. It currently holds a 96% approval rating on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, based on 27 reviews.[2] Last Ride received four and four and a half stars from Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton respectively on At The Movies.[3] Roger Ebert also gave it the maximum four stars.[4] He later went on to name it as one of the best films of 2012.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian Films at the Australian Box Office", Film Victoria accessed 13 November 2012
  2. ^ "Last Ride (2009)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 22 April 2010. 
  3. ^ Pomeranz, Margaret (1 July 2009). "Last Ride review". At the Movies. Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  4. ^ Ebert, Roger. "Review: Last Ride". Retrieved September 10, 2013. 
  5. ^ Ebert, Roger. "Ebert's Top Movies of 2012". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved September 10, 2013. 

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