DVD: Last Night (12)
Alice Jolly is an author, playwrite and teaches creative writing at Oxford University. She is crowd-funding her own memoir of infertility and surrogacy with the publisher Unbound. 50 per cent of the proceeds of the book will be donated to SANDS (The Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Foundation).
Friday 28 October 2011
An understated examination of monogamy, Last Night sees Keira Knightly put in a strong (and relatively un-pouting) performance as Joanna, a British writer living in New York.
While her husband is dispatched on business with an alluring colleague (Eva Mendes), Joanna is accidentally reunited with an old flame. As the separated couple deal with temptation, they face up to bigger questions – not all of which are resolved. A pleasing, if unexceptional, way to pass an evening.
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