Last Resort (2000 film)

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Last Resort
Last Resort FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Paweł Pawlikowski
Produced by Ruth Caleb
Written by Rowan Joffé
Paweł Pawlikowski
Starring Dina Korzun
Artyom Strelnikov
Paddy Considine
Music by Max de Wardener
Cinematography Ryszard Lenczewski
Edited by David Charap
Distributed by BBC
Release date
  • 22 August 2000 (2000-08-22)
Country United Kingdom
Language English, Russian

Last Resort is a film by Pawel Pawlikowski, released in 2000 and starring Dina Korzun, Artyom Strelnikov and Paddy Considine.


A young Russian woman and her son arrive in London, expecting to be met by her fiancé. When he does not arrive, they claim asylum, and are confined to a small seaside town while their claim is considered. A relationship develops between the woman and the manager of a local amusement arcade (played by Paddy Considine).

Filming Locations[edit]

Margate, in Thanet Kent doubled as the fictional seaside town of Stonehaven, and was the setting for the majority of the film.[1]


  • Dina Korzun as Tanya
  • Paddy Considine as Alfie
  • Artiom Strelnikov as Artiom
  • Lindsey Honey as Les
  • Perry Benson as Immigration Officer
  • Katie Drinkwater as Katie
  • Dave Bean as Frank
  • Adrian Scarborough as Council Official
  • David Auker as 2nd Council Official
  • Bruce Byron as Policer Officer
  • Jim Trevellyan as Station Guard
  • Marcus Redwood as Cafe Owner
  • Zoe Sharpe as Gang Girl
  • Daniel Mobey as Danny


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