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56 Ratings

Last Holiday

Directed by Henry Cass
United Kingdom, 1950
Comedy, Drama


Told by his doctor he has no more than a few months to live, drab British workingman George Bird (Alec Guinness) decides to spend his savings on lodging at a seaside resort. Once there, however, he finds his identity caught between upstairs and downstairs, the guests and the “help.”

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Last Holiday Directed by Henry Cass

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  • Daniel S.'s rating of the film Last Holiday

    LAST HOLIDAY finds his place between the philosophical tale and the social satire. Alec Guinness, at times pitiful, at times humourous, is always brilliant as George Bird, a common man associating with the British upper class. The film is not a masterpiece but has smart dialogues and a few interesting scenes. Highly recommended.

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