Last Film Show

critic Reviews

, 94% Fresh Tomatometer Score
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    Richard WhittakerAustin Chronicle
    Last Film Show is as visually intoxicating (the glimpses of vibrantly colored films, the sight of meals simmering in herbs so gorgeous that you'll swear you'll smell the aroma) as it is thematically rich.
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    David EhrlichindieWire
    "Last Film Show" retains a layer of gauziness that keeps it from growing twee; this is a downbeat film that doesn't ask to be watched so much as looked through.
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    Nandini RamnathScroll.in
    While Last Film Show is a bit sketchy on where it stands in the analogue-versus digital debate, there’s no doubt about what it achieves. Through Samay’s unending wonderment, the movie reminds of us of cinema’s ability to both enchant and inspire.
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    Poulomi DasNews9 Live (India)
    It's perhaps why the personal thread of Chhello Show, culled from Nalin's own journey to become a filmmaker, feels diluted in the face of the well-tested tropes the film force-fits itself into.
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    Anna M.M. VetticadFirstpost
    A comparison with Cinema Paradiso is inevitable. Unfortunately for Chhello Show, there is no comparison between the two. A pity, because it is sweet, funny and moving in its own way.
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    Jimmy CageJimmy Cage Movie Reviews (YouTube)
    A passionate love letter not just to cinema but also to light and life itself and at the same time it also works as a sweet and innocent and hopeful children’s movie.
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    Elsa Fernández-SantosEl Pais (Spain)
    An autobiographical fable, set in the humble rural world of the beautiful Indian state of Gujarat, and a poignant elegy to the art that changed the twentieth century... [Full review in Spanish]
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    David GonzalezReel Talk Inc.
    Pan Nalin’s Last Film Show celebrates cinema and the cinematic experience. A film that captures the emotional impact film can have on someone and it’s one of the most beautiful films of the year so far.
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    Paul RiskerPopMatters
    Pan Nalin's The Last Film Show is an echo of the filmmaker's childhood.
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    Michael FrankThe Spool
    A love letter to the power of the cinema, Last Film Show echoes Cinema Paradiso and other classics.
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