The Last Tree Reviews

June 29, 2020
As "The Last Tree" ends with the potential of better things for Femi, an audience may walk away convinced of its filmmaker's promise and looking forward to seeing it blossom in full.
June 25, 2020
I can't help but be impressed by Amoo's attempts to direct a familiar narrative with such a complicated set of questions.
June 24, 2020
Seek this movie out.
September 28, 2019
The journey is familiar, but it's Amoo's artistic touches, often in wistful slow motion, that make the difference.
September 26, 2019
[A] sombre, yet heartfelt and warmly acted drama...
September 25, 2019
The work of a natural-born moviemaker.
September 23, 2019
As with his debut feature 'A Moving Image', a spikily insightful look at gentrification in Brixton, Amoo is always looking to subvert lazy cultural assumptions.
February 11, 2019
An elliptical look at hard changes in a young man's life.
January 27, 2019
Newcomer Sam Adewunmi captures Femi's anger but also his loneliness - a desperate longing to forge his own path, but also to fit in with his family and friends.
Top Critic
January 25, 2019
Thoughtfully alternates universal adolescent insecurities with urgently specific minority politics - filtered through a first-person perspective that itself oscillates between furious clarity and vivid confusion.