Mr. Morgan's Last Love

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Mr. Morgan's Last Love
Mr. Morgan's Last Love Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Sandra Nettelbeck
Produced by Astrid Kahmke
Frank Kaminski
Philipp Kreuzer
Ulrich Stiehm
Screenplay by Sandra Nettelbeck
Based on La Douceur Assassine 
by Francoise Dorner
Starring Michael Caine
Clémence Poésy
Justin Kirk
Jane Alexander
Gillian Anderson
Music by Hans Zimmer[1]
Cinematography Michael Bertl
Edited by Christoph Strothjohann
Production
  company
Senator Film
Sidney Kimmel Entertainment
Distributed by Senator Film (Germany)
A-Film Benelux MSD (Belgium)
Image Entertainment (US)
Release date(s)
  • 29 June 2013 (2013-06-29) (Munich)
  • 1 November 2013 (2013-11-01) (US)
Running time 116 minutes[2]
Country Germany
Belgium
United States
France
Language English
French
Box office $1,927,963[3]

Mr. Morgan's Last Love (also known as Last Love) is an 2013 comedy-drama film based on Francoise Dorner's French novel La Douceur Assassine. It is written and directed by Sandra Nettelbeck and stars Michael Caine and Clémence Poésy.

Synopsis[edit]

The film centres around a retired, widowed professor (Caine) living in Paris who develops a special relationship with a young French woman (Poésy).[4]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The film was shot in Paris, Brittany, Brussels and Cologne in August 2011.[5]

The book's French protagonist Monsieur Armand was changed to American Mr. Morgan.[6] Nettelbeck wrote the screenplay with Caine in mind.[7]

Reception[edit]

Mr. Morgan's Last Love received mixed reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds a 35% rating, based on twenty reviews, with an average score of 4.9/10.[8] Metacritic gives the film a score of 37 out of 100, sampled from twelve reviews.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "‘Mr. Morgan’s Last Love’ to Feature Music by Hans Zimmer". FilmMusicReporter.com. 
  2. ^ "MR MORGAN'S LAST LOVE (12A)". British Board of Film Classification. 12 June 2014. Retrieved 12 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Mr. Morgan's Last Love". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved December 1, 2013. 
  4. ^ Chitwood, Adam (November 14, 2011). "Sidney Kimmel Entertainment to Co-Finance Mr. Morgan's Last Love Starring Michael Caine". Retrieved September 2, 2012. 
  5. ^ White, James (February 10, 2011). "Michael Caine Has Mr Morgan's Last Love". Retrieved September 2, 2012. 
  6. ^ Meza, Ed. "Caine ties knot on 'Last Love'". Retrieved September 2, 2012. 
  7. ^ Lefflet, Rebecca (01/03/12). "Michael Caine Reveals 'Dark Knight Rises' and 'Mr. Morgan's Last Love' Contrasts From the Paris Set of New Film". Retrieved September 2, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Last Love (2013)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Last Love". Metacritic. Retrieved October 31, 2013. 

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