My Last Five Girlfriends

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My Last Five Girlfriends
My Last Five Girlfriends FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Julian Kemp
Produced by Marion Pilowsky
David Willing
Michael Kelk
Written by Julian Kemp (screenplay)
Alain de Botton (novel)
Starring Brendan Patricks
Naomie Harris
Music by Marten Joustra, Andy Blythe
Willing Pilowsky Productions
Distributed by Paramount Pictures International
Release date
  • 23 April 2009 (2009-04-23) (Tribeca Film Festival)
  • March 2010 (2010-03)
Running time
90 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

My Last Five Girlfriends, a 2009 film from Julian Kemp starring Brendan Patricks, is a British dark comedy based on pop-philosopher Alain De Botton's book, Essays In Love (U.S. title On Love).[1]


After yet another failed relationship, 30-something Duncan (Brendan Patricks) decides to quiz his last five girlfriends to find out what went wrong in order to figure out how to find love. With advice from bizarre sources and intense flights of fancy, finally Duncan realises that love is a battleground where only the fittest can survive.



Review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes gives it a score of 32% based on reviews from 19 critics.[2]


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