Last Dance
Last Dance (2000)

Holocaust survivor Ulah Lippmann hears of a terrorist attack in her Melbourne neighbourhood. She has no idea she'll soon find herself held hostage in her own home by a Muslim radical on the run after the bombing. Fear and hatred turn to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: June 1, 2000
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jim Schembri

A well-meaning two-hander full of hot-button topics and charged with potential, the film is simply too polite and too timid to tackle the big questions it raises about race, religion, hatred and politics.

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Leigh Paatsch
Herald Sun (Australia)

Blake has long been an under-utilised national treasure in our acting ranks, and she anchors Last Dance with great presence and assurance.

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Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)

I was moved by it, and I think Julia and Firass are fabulous in it.

Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

A topical and pertinent film, concisely written, grounded by its profundity and made real and accessible by two superb performances

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David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)

I didn't believe one word of this terribly well-intentioned plea for understanding between Jews and Palestinians, a construct that quickly collapses under the weight of its own earnestness.

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