Last Life in the Universe Synopsis
A suicidal librarian (Tadanobu Asano) finds shelter with a hooker (Sinitta Boonyasak).
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Film Threat

By Eric Campos
Equally charming and addicting all the way through.
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

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A hell of a movie.
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100

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Moody, atmospheric, and bewitching, like other first-rate examples of modern Thai cinema.
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83

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Sean Axmaker
It becomes a dreamy study in stillness broken by suicide fantasies, flashbacks, and the hired killers, but even the violence has a...
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80

L.A. Weekly

By Ella Taylor
A brilliantly atmospheric, sweetly nutty film.
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80

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
The stars and Doyle's expressive cinematography add up to a disarmingly seductive yet always precarious film experience.
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75

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The mildly surreal drama doesn't always make sense, but it sure does look great.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
There is no plot in Pen-ek Ratanaruang's exceedingly mellow situation comedy, and that's preferred, frankly.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Enthralling performances are given by Tadanobu Asano (Miike's "Ichi the Killer") as Kenji and first-timer Sinitta Boonyasak as the...
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70

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Ratanaruang's simple willingness to tie different strands of melancholy melodramas and violent yakuza thrillers together with flashes of...
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Rated R | For Violence, Drug Use, Sexual Content and Language