The Gujarati film industry threw up a surprise this year. “Last Film Show,” a Pan Nalin movie, was India’s official entry to the Oscars this year. This entry was for the Best Foreign Language category at the Academy Awards 2023. The endearing innocent story of a young boy in rural Gujarat obsessed with filmmaking captivated audiences. The film’s world premiere was the opening film at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival. This movie has won several awards, including the Golden Spike at Spain’s 66th Valladolid Film Festival.
Last Film Show OTT Release Date and Platform
Netflix previously tweeted that the Last Film Show would be hitting the OTT platform on 25 November but has since deleted the tweet. Although it might just turn out to be released on the same day.
|OTT Release Date||OTT Platform||Theatrical Release Date||Language||Film Industry|
|25th November||Netflix||10 June 2021||Gujarati||Gollywood|
Last Film Show Official Trailer
Last Film Show – Cast and Crew
This film has an ensemble cast with all the actors doing full justice to their roles. We have Richa Meena, Bhavin Rabari, Bhavesh Shrimali, Dipen Raval, Rahul Koli, Vikas Bata, Kishan Parmar, Shoban Makwa, Vijay Mer, Tia Sebastian, Paresh Mehta, Alpesh Tank, Rafiq Vajugada, Nayan Rana, Punja Bhai, Nareshkumar Mehta, Vidita Mehta, Jasmin Joshi. The movie has been directed by Pal Nalin, who also serves as the writer. Production duties have been shared by Pan Nalin, Dheer Momaya, Siddharth Roy Kapur, and Marc Duale.
|Pan Nalin||Pan Nalin
Siddharth Roy Kapur
|Richa Meena, Bhavin Rabari, Bhavesh Shrimali, Dipen Raval, Rahul Koli, Vikas Bata, Kishan Parmar, Shoban Makwa, Vijay Mer, Tia Sebastian, Paresh Mehta, Alpesh Tank, Rafiq Vajugada, Nayan Rana, Punja Bhai, Nareshkumar Mehta, Vidita Mehta, Jasmin Joshi||Rs 20-30 crore||Rs 100-120 crore|
Last Film Show Storyline
The story in this movie follows 9-year-old Samay who hails from Chalala, a village in Saurashtra, Gujarat. Samay spends an entire summer watching movies from the projection booth of a rundown movie hall. For this, he bribes the projectionist Fazal. Taken in by films and filmmaking, he decides to become a filmmaker, not knowing the heartbreaking times to come.
Last Film Show Reviews
- This movie has a 94% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with audiences calling it mesmerizing and visually intoxicating.
- In a review dated 14 October, the Hindu calls the movie a dreamy tribute to cinema, praising the storyline, cast, and the way the film pans out.
- IMDb Rating – 7.8