Opening

97% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
100% Get On Up Aug 01
91% Calvary Aug 01
—— Behaving Badly Aug 01
47% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

58% Lucy $43.9M
61% Hercules $29.8M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.8M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
42% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
16% And So It Goes $4.6M
23% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
—— Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
86% What If Aug 08

New Episodes Tonight

73% Chasing Life: Season 1
—— Covert Affairs: Season 5
88% Finding Carter: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Perception: Season 3
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 6
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
57% Tyrant: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— The Fosters: Season 2
—— Hit the Floor: Season 2
—— Longmire: Season 3
—— Major Crimes: Season 3
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
—— Switched at Birth: Season 3
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Certified Fresh TV

85% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
92% Manhattan: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

The Last September (2000)

tomatometer

83

Average Rating: 7.2/10
Critic Reviews: 6
Fresh: 5 | Rotten: 1

No consensus yet.

audience

35

liked it
Average Rating: 2.9/5
User Ratings: 780

My Rating

Movie Info

Love, politics, and class at once bring together and tear apart an extended family in this period drama. In 1920, Ireland is in the midst of a political upheaval, as upper class Anglo-Irish Protestants are driven from the country by the nation's increasingly vocal wishes Irish Catholic majority. Sir Richard Naylor (Michael Gambon) and his wife Lady Myra (Maggie Smith) are wealthy members of the Anglo-Irish aristocracy who slowly realize the life they've known in County Cork is coming to an end.

R,

Drama, Romance

John Banville

Sep 26, 2000

Trimark

Watch It Now

Cast

ADVERTISEMENT

Friend Ratings

No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.

All Critics (42) | Top Critics (15) | Fresh (10) | Rotten (14) | DVD (3)

Expends so much effort looking good and creating a dreamy atmosphere that its makers seem not to care about maintaining narrative coherence or building emotional resonance.

December 6, 2005 Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion
One Guy's Opinion

Slow, stately, and boring.

January 3, 2005 Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com
TheMovieReport.com

Absolutely dreadful -- boring, boring, boring.

March 2, 2003
San Francisco Examiner

An entrancing film about yearning.

March 13, 2002 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

Anyone seeking a low-key blend of the personal and the political need search no further than this gently photographed fable.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor
Christian Science Monitor

Beautifully filmed, "Last September" has the feeling of an impressionistic painting.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Hollywood Report Card
Hollywood Report Card

Although intelligent, fails to truly grip the viewer.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

Audience Reviews for The Last September

Such a good cast, such a dull movie!!
August 17, 2009
jjnxn
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

[font=Century Gothic]"The Last September" takes place in 1920 in Ireland, where Lois(Keeley Hawes) is coming of age as a member of the ruling Anglo-Irish ruling class while Ireland is gaining its independence. This is not good news as far as her family is concerned, considering they will probably have to soon vacate the premises but they are acting as if nothing is the matter. In fact, they invite their free-spirited relation, Marda(Fiona Shaw), for the weekend.[/font]
[font=Century Gothic][/font]
[font=Century Gothic]"The Last September" has little plot and concerns itself more with place and time setting the mood but the movie is too similar to "Rules of the Game" and "May Fools" for it to be successful. It wastes a very good cast which includes Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon and Jane Birkin.[/font]
[font=Century Gothic][/font]
[font=Century Gothic]At the heart of the movie are issues of identity and class. The ruling class identifies themselves as Irish even though the native population disagrees and thinks of them as English.[/font]
February 15, 2006
Harlequin68
Walter M.

Super Reviewer

Just moody and a bit messy. It could have been interesting and some of the actors made it worth checking out but it was pretty badly executed.
April 4, 2010
SunilJawahir

Super Reviewer

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss The Last September on our Movie forum!

What's Hot On RT

Cosplay Gallery
Cosplay Gallery

See over 350 Comic-Con Costumes!

The Hobbit
The Hobbit

See the final movie's trailer

Weekly Ketchup
Weekly Ketchup

Read the Comic-Con revelations

RT on DVD
RT on DVD

Noah, The Other Woman and more

Mad Max
Mad Max

See full trailer for Fury Road

Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile