The Last Station

The Last Station
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Promotional poster
Directed byMichael Hoffman
Produced byBonnie Arnold
Chris Curling
Jens Meurer
Screenplay byMichael Hoffman
Based onThe Last Station
by Jay Parini
StarringHelen Mirren
Christopher Plummer
Paul Giamatti
Anne-Marie Duff
Kerry Condon
James McAvoy
Music bySergey Yevtushenko
CinematographySebastian Edschmid
Edited byPatricia Rommel
Distributed bySony Pictures Classics
Release date
  • 23 December 2009 (2009-12-23)
Running time
112 minutes[1]
CountriesGermany
Russia
United Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Budget$18 million[2]
Box office$13.6 million[2]

The Last Station is a 2009 English-language German biographical drama film written and directed by Michael Hoffman, and based on Jay Parini's 1990 biographical novel of the same name, which chronicled the final months of Leo Tolstoy's life.[3] The film stars Christopher Plummer as Tolstoy and Helen Mirren as his wife Sofya Tolstaya. The film is about the battle between Sofya and his disciple Vladimir Chertkov for his legacy and the copyright of his works.[4] The film premiered at the 2009 Telluride Film Festival.

  1. ^ "THE LAST STATION (15)". British Board of Film Classification. 19 October 2009. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b "The Last Station". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 29 December 2013.
  3. ^ Ed Meza (31 March 2008). "Mirren, Plummer to star in 'Station'". Variety. Retrieved 21 June 2008.
  4. ^ Cite error: The named reference gua was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

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