The City of Your Final Destination 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… The City of Your Final Destination 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… 2010-04-16 PG-13 PT114M Anthony Hopkins Laura Linney Charlotte Gainsbourg Screen Media Films
Movie Review

The City of Your Final Destination (2010)

MPAA Rating: PG-13
THE THINKER Laura Linney in The City of Your Final Destination
THE THINKER Laura Linney in The City of Your Final Destination
EW's GRADE
C+

Details Limited Release: Apr 16, 2010; Rated: PG-13; Length: 114 Minutes; With: Anthony Hopkins and Laura Linney; Distributor: Screen Media Films

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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Originally posted Apr 14, 2010 Published in issue #1099-1100 Apr 23, 2010 Order article reprints