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The City of Your Final Destination

The City of Your Final DestinationAdapted from Peter Cameron's 2002 novel about a grad student in Uruguay who seeks a family's permission to write a biography of a dead minor novelist,...The City of Your Final DestinationPT114MPG-13Adapted from Peter Cameron's 2002 novel about a grad student in Uruguay who seeks a family's permission to write a biography of a dead minor novelist,...2010-04-15Charlotte Gainsbourg
THE THINKER Laura Linney in The City of Your Final Destination

THE THINKER Laura Linney in The City of Your Final Destination

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The City of Your Final Destination

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Laura Linney; Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg; Director: James Ivory; Author: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala; Release Date Limited: 04/16/2010; Runtime (in minutes): 114; MPAA Rating: PG-13

Adapted from Peter Cameron’s 2002 novel about a grad student in Uruguay who seeks a family’s permission to write a biography of a dead minor novelist, this wandering, elegiac production is the first film director James Ivory made after the 2005 death of his partner, Ismail Merchant. The City of Your Final Destination is lovely to look at — and languid to the point of stultifying torpor, as interesting characters make speeches to one another about life, love, and literature. C+

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