Last Embrace
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In 1979, Jonathan Demme was still a cutting-edge director and The Last Embrace was his first effort at a completely commercial assignment. Very much in the Hitchcock vein, The Last Embrace is an intense suspense film concerning Harry Hannan (Roy Scheider), a government agent recovering from a catatonic collapse after the murder of his wife. After Harry's recovery, he is back on the job, but he can't figure out whether he is suffering from self-induced paranoia or if his former employers want to kill him. These conflicting feelings are exacerbated when he forms a connection with a… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Demme puts nothing of himself into these paranoid shenanigans -- the movie is all too transparently his attempt to do something bankable."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
"Belabored imitation Hitchcock"
‑ Carol Cling, Las Vegas Review-Journal
"Last Embrace is directed by Jonathan Demme and it packs a real wallop of suspense."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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