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The Last September (16-May-1999)

Director: Deborah Warner

Writer: John Banville

From novel: The Last September by Elizabeth Bowen

Original Music by: Zbigniew Preisner

Producer: Yvonne Thunder

Keywords: Drama, Ireland

In the early 1920s, on the cusp of the formation of the Irish Free State, an Anglo-Irish family's summer estate in Cork undergoes the final days of their colonial tenure. The eldest daughter dalliances with both a British soldier and a guerrilla fighter; other house guests do what house guests do. An excellent cast doesn't save this largely uninteresting drama.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jane Birkin
Actor
14-Dec-1946   Sang on Je t'aime ... moi non plus
Michael Gambon
Actor
19-Oct-1940   The Singing Detective
Keeley Hawes
Actor
10-Feb-1976   Zoe Reynolds on Spooks
Richard Roxburgh
Actor
1-Jan-1962   Doing Time for Patsy Cline
Fiona Shaw
Actor
10-Jul-1958   British theatre actress
Maggie Smith
Actor
28-Dec-1934   Prof. McGonagall in Harry Potter
David Tennant
Actor
18-Apr-1971   The Tenth Doctor Who
Lambert Wilson
Actor
3-Aug-1958   The Merovingian

CAST

Maggie Smith   ...   Lady Myra
Michael Gambon   ...   Sir Richard Naylor
Jane Birkin   ...   Francie Montmorency
Fiona Shaw   ...   Marda Norton
Lambert Wilson   ...   Hugo Montmorency
David Tennant   ...   Gerald Colthurst
Richard Roxburgh   ...   Daventry
and
Keeley Hawes   ...   Lois Farquar
Tom Hickey   ...   O'Brien
Gary Lydon   ...   Peter Connolly
Maeve Kearney   ...   Maid 1
Jonathan Slinger   ...   Laurence Carstairs
Francine Mulrooney   ...   Maid 2
Emily Nagle   ...   Livvy Connolly
Catherine Walsh   ...   Doreen Hartigan
Bernie Downes   ...   Nora Hartigan
Mikel Murfi   ...   Sgt. Wilson
Arthur Riordan   ...   Black and Tan Soldier
Kieran Ahern   ...   Daniel Connolly
Myles Horgan   ...   Postman
Aaron Harris   ...   Capt. Vermont
Lesley McGuire   ...   Mrs. Vermont
Christina Wilson   ...   Maid 3
Mal Whyte   ...   Second Officer
Tamasin MacCarthy   ...   Marcie Mangan

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