The Last Station

Overwrought direction and a muddled screenplay make writer-director Michael Hoffman’s The Last Station, centering around Leo Tolstoy’s last days, a difficult film to parse out and to appreciate. But thanks to the presence of Christopher Plummer and Helen Mirren as Tolstoy and his wife Sofya, the core ideas of the messy and imperfect nature of love can still find flashes of clear expression. Read it here…

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