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Synopsis

A journalist quits her job to broker an arms deal in Central America in this political thriller based on a novel by Joan Didion. Anne Hathaway stars.

Cast

  • Anne Hathaway
  • Ben Affleck
  • Willem Dafoe
  • Rosie Perez
  • Toby Jones
  • Mel Rodriguez
  • Edi Gathegi
  • Carlos Leal
  • Laura Niemi
  • David Vadim

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  • Based on Joan Didion's 1996 Orange Prize-winning novel, The Last Thing He Wanted.
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Metacritic

45
Feb 1, 2020

The Last Thing He Wanted is trying to be too many things at once. It goes off on several tangents that don’t ever conclude.

Metacritic review by Lorry Kikta
Lorry Kikta
Film Threat
38
Jan 31, 2020

Dee Rees’ The Last Thing He Wanted is incomprehensible to an almost impressive degree — usually when a movie's narrative gets so out of control, it over-corrects itself at some point before the end. But not here.

Metacritic review by Nick Allen
Nick Allen
RogerEbert.com
40
Jan 28, 2020

The emotional and logistical struggles of our heroine, played with sweaty determination by Anne Hathaway, are the film's clearest through-line; but after the intimate clarity of her debut, Pariah, and the wrenching Delta drama Mudbound, this is a pedigreed misfire.

Metacritic review by John DeFore
John DeFore
The Hollywood Reporter