Last Resort

Critics Consensus

Critics are raving about Last Resort, saying it's a convincing, touching tale. Particularly impressive is the lack of script during the film's shoot.

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User Ratings: 1,486
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A naive young Russian woman, Tanya, and her streetwise son are detained at a London airport when her elusive English fiance fails to collect them. In a panicked effort to avoid deportation, Tanya asks for political asylum and she and her son are immediately transported to the dreary seaside resort of Stonehaven where thousands of other immigrants remain cloistered pending their review. In a state of virtual imprisonment, Tanya befriends the manager of an amusement arcade whose affection and generosity buoys her spirits and helps ease her despondency.

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Critic Reviews for Last Resort

All Critics (70) | Top Critics (25)

Audience Reviews for Last Resort

  • Jun 04, 2008
    a young russian woman with her kid are detained at heathrow, and seeking asylum after english fiance fails to turn up makes it to a seaside town where she meets A man who pays vinterest in her, brilliantly played as usual by paddy consantine, wanting to escape her life in this new country, but her atraction to him grows, a entertaining drama, showing asylum, well how some things work in this country,
    scott g Super Reviewer
  • Mar 28, 2007
    I can?t get enough of Paddy Considine, this tragic love story is one of a very topical theme. I?m sure it won?t be to everyone?s taste, because of the politics of the theme and it?s quite a slow moving plot, but performance wise all three main characters were supurb.
    Lady D Super Reviewer

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