The Last Thing He Wanted

At the turning point of the Iran-Contra affair, Elena McMahon, a fearless investigative journalist covering the 1984 US presidential campaign, puts herself in danger when she abandons her assigned task in order to fulfill the last wish of her ailing father, a mysterious man whose past activities she barely knows.
Year:

2020

Rated:

R

Run Time:

115 min

Combined Rating:

2.4

Genre:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Directed by:
Dee Rees
Written by:
Marco Villalobos, Dee Rees, Joan Didion
Release Date:
21 Feb 2020
Main Stars:
Anne Hathaway, Ben Affleck, Rosie Perez
IMDb Rating:

4.3

RT Critics Rating:

0.5

RT Users Rating:

1.3

Letterboxd Rating:
Metacritic Rating:

3.5

Budget:
Worldwide Gross:
Profit / Loss:
Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination
Plot:
A veteran D.C. journalist loses the thread of her own narrative when a guilt-propelled errand for her father thrusts her from byline to unwitting subject in the very story she's trying to break. Adapted from Joan Didion's namesake novel.
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