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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Dustin Hoffman
Emma Thompson
Eileen Atkins
Kathy Baker
Liane Balaban
James Brolin
Richard Schiff
Directors
Joel Hopkins
Screenwriters
Joel Hopkins
Running Time
92 minutes

Last Chance Harvey
It’s the Mamma Mia! of rom coms…


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Last Chance Harvey

Plot
Divorced American composer Harvey Shine (Hoffman) arrives in London for his daughter’s wedding to discover her stepfather is giving her away. Single Brit Kate Walker (Thompson) works at the airport and looks after her elderly mother. The two meet, share their woes and try to turn the day around.


Verdict
Undemanding, observant and beautifully performed, this is Richard Curtis-lite with added reassurance: no challenging questions here.


Reviewed by Anna Smith

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