Last Dance
Last Dance (1998)

At the 1998 Cannes Film Festival, this Taiwanese-French drama won a FIPRESCI Award, given by international critics. Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-liang previously won top awards for his 1994 Vive l'amour (at Venice) and 1996 The River… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1998
DVD Release Date: November 7, 2000
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

I tend to think it's good, if you can appreciate what it sets out to be. My problem is that it's representative of a type of filmmaking I can't appreciate and don't enjoy.

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Jeremy Heilman

The humor and ennui that Tsai's vision of dystopia evokes is both unique and compelling.

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Keith Uhlich
Slant Magazine

An illuminating, musical embrace for the ages.

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Claire Bickley
Jam! Movies

If you enjoy movies that provoke 'what if?' debates afterwards in the theatre lobby, you'll dig The Hole.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A minimal story that is too thin for a feature film.

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Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

Cheerfully postulates the end of the world as an invitingly loony escapade.

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Carlos Magalh„es
The musical numbers don't always fit organically within the story, but Tsai's bleak idea of a post-apocalyptic Taiwan under constant rain and in… More
Sylvester Kuo
An epidemic hits Taiwan, people who suffered from the disease become cockroach like in terms of their behaviour. A plumber created a hole in a man's… More
Stella Dallas
like my favorite depression era cinema: bleak as all hell, with musical numbers!!
Walter M.
Directed by Tsai Ming-liang, "The Hole" reminds me of a story a friend told me about how in California people who would normally keep to themselves… More