• R, 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Drama, Romance
  • Directed By:
    Massy Tadjedin
    In Theaters:
    May 6, 2011 Limited
    On DVD:
    Aug 1, 2011
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Last Night Reviews

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A-

September 7, 2011

National Post

Full Review Source: National Post | Original Score: 3/4

July 15, 2011
Brent Simon
Screen International

A well-acted, intellectually ambitious and emotionally honest roundelay of enticement. The film stands out as a rare example of a work more interested in evoking universal thoughtfulness than telling its audience what to think.

Full Review Source: Screen International | Original Score: 4.5/5

June 6, 2011
Sophie Ivan

Last Night develops into a provocative (if slightly anti-climactic) tryst.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 3/5

June 6, 2011
Philip French

The film is as shiny and thin as a coat of nail varnish, but beguilingly photographed...

Full Review Source: Guardian

June 5, 2011
Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

The word sexy is horribly overused. When it comes to this pair, though, it's the only word that will do.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 3/5

June 3, 2011
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

While it's initially hard to care much about characters this privileged, the emotions and situations are ones we can all relate to.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 4/5

June 3, 2011
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

A glossy melodrama that turns a gossip column premise into an earnest, well-acted rumination on modern relationships.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 3/5

June 3, 2011
Trevor Johnston
Radio Times

All in all, this is a low-key affair, but its strength is in the keen observation of how relationships develop.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 3/5

June 2, 2011
Roz Laws
Birmingham Post

It's a little slow and not a great deal happens, but it's no real hardship watching beautiful people for 90 minutes.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Post | Original Score: 3/5

June 2, 2011
Sukhdev Sandhu
Daily Telegraph

A good-looking, tightly-scripted and ever-so-slightly superficial drama about a married couple on the brink of infidelity.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 3/5

June 2, 2011
Peter Bradshaw

A small-scale, indulgent but worthwhile movie from writer-director Massy Tadjedin about infidelity, jealousy and the quarter-life crisis.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 3/5

June 2, 2011
Elliott Noble
Sky Movies

Whether you care about her characters or not (and you won't), Tadjedin does at least keep you guessing as to who will take the moral high ground come the end.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 3/5

June 1, 2011
Matthew Turner

Engaging, sharply observed relationship drama, enlivened by strong performances from all four leads, though the fact that it constantly feels stagey and contrived is something of a distraction.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 3/5

June 1, 2011

Sadly, the weakest link in this provocative tale is Worthington who never really ignites the screen in quite the same way as Knightley.

Full Review Source: Real.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 31, 2011
Helen OHara
Empire Magazine

Tadjedin brings out the best of her strong cast but all the eyeball-melting beautyon display and the highly polished treatment of the story could have done with a touch of authentic grit.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

May 30, 2011
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

Last Night is quiet and it moves slowly. It's also dense with conversation, so it won't appeal to everyone, but it's a worthwhile (albeit depressing) relationship drama.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 20, 2011
Stephanie Merry
Washington Post
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Tadjedin banks on the power of telling, familiar moments, betting that viewers will recognize the heartache at the center of a fleeting expression or hurried action. For the most part, her gamble pays off.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 13, 2011
Armond White
New York Press

It is far beyond the juvenile time-jumping in Blue Valentine or the old-fogey show tunes nostalgia of any random Nora Ephron movie.

Full Review Source: New York Press

May 11, 2011
Marshall Fine
Hollywood & Fine

It's nice to see an intelligent film about adult relationships and the ways that jealousy and insecurity can shred what is otherwise a solid connection between two people.

Full Review Source: Hollywood & Fine

May 6, 2011
Brent Simon
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