The Last of England
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British filmmaker Derek Jarman combines his standard erotic imagery with innovative documentary techniques in his Last of England. The film traces the decline and fall of Britain as seen from the vantage points of London and Belfast. Old home movies, newly shot hand-held 8 millimeter photography, "straight" newsreel-style footage and a barrage of familiar music and street sounds all combine to create a jaw-dropping mosaic of apocalyptic allusions. Obviously not geared to everyone's taste, Last of England is an eloquent cry of anguish from one of the most accomplished British… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"I would say it's one of the worst films ever made, but that would make it sound more interesting than it actually is."
‑ David Bezanson, Filmcritic.com
"One of the most emotionally shattering and formally inspired movies of the 1980s."
‑ Nick Davis, Nick's Flick Picks
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