Last Summer In the Hamptons

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5.81 h 47 min1996R
This moving story was the swan song of actress Viveca Lindfors, who died unexpectedly soon after completing it. It's a fitting tribute, as the film explores the last performance in the ancestral home of a large family of actors.
Directors
Henry Jaglom
Starring
Victoria FoytViveca LindforsJon Robin Baitz
Genres
Drama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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3.7 out of 5 stars

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MonkGroupieReviewed in the United States on May 26, 2003
5.0 out of 5 stars
but it is a great movie!
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I rarely take the time to sit and write movie or book reviews, but having seen all these negative reviews for "Last Summer in the Hamptons" I feel compelled to speak my piece.
What is so powerful here is not the dysfunctionality of the family portrayed within, but what is at the core of this dysfunctionality: it is the inability of its members to walk away from its greatness, its fame within the highest circles of the artistic world. This movie is, in a way, a modern "Buddenbrooks", but it delves much more deeply into the reasons for the family's implosion. From the teenager who is pathologically rebellious because, as she explains to her cousins, it is the only way she can find to establish her independence from this great theatrical institution which is her family; to the brilliant director who, in order to create, has renounced, monk-like fashion, all sexual contact; to the most deeply studied pair of characters: the brother and sister pair who are so caught up in the web of their family, that their own sexual passions are trapped within the family, self-directed in an incestuous relationship.
This is the saga of a family which is admired, coveted, and idolized from outside, yet whose members are suffocating under the weight and tremendous magnet of its fame. It is a family which is the embodiment of Blake's sick rose.
This is a great movie, or a great play; it is a very powerful piece which will stay with you for a long time.
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Movies R UsReviewed in the United States on November 12, 2020
3.0 out of 5 stars
IF YOU LIKE WODDY ALLEN OR ROBERT ALTMAN MOVIES
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GREAT CAST/HOUSE/ACTING, BOHEMIAN STORYLINE, SEXY.
CONTAINS SOME MOVIE MEMORABILIA AND STORIES FROM THE LONG HISTORICAL CAREER OF BEAUTIFUL VIVECA LINDFORS.
FitzzzReviewed in the United States on October 1, 2020
1.0 out of 5 stars
Nice house
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Very disappointing, very pretensions, a group of people
each more obnoxious than the other
Ya Ya Ju Ju BeanReviewed in the United States on August 6, 2021
3.0 out of 5 stars
Painful
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To painful to watch.
Matthew SmithReviewed in the United States on October 16, 2014
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Five Stars
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I just love twisted artists and intellectuals.
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Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United States on November 14, 2014
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Three Stars
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Henry jaglom fan
A.S.CianReviewed in the United States on July 9, 2006
2.0 out of 5 stars
A disappointment!
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Apart from Viveca Lindfors' acting which was the highlight of the movie, it was very much dialogue driven, not action oriented and visual. The plot is thin, the pace is slow, and there aren't many surprises. A compelling hook is missing which makes the movie a bit of a bore.
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GenoReviewed in the United States on May 18, 2016
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Five Stars
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It's like play but free form
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