Thursday February 27, 2020

Reviewed this week: Last Days

Cinema: Last Days>, directed by Gus Van Sant at IFI, Temple Bar and selected cinemas nationwide

3rd September, 2005

Contrary to some rumours, Last Days is not a biopic about Kurt Cobain's last few days before he died. Although the film is inspired by the 27-year-old Nirvana frontman (19671994), is dedicated to his memory and stars a strung out musician with shaggy blonde hair, Gus Van Sant's latest cinematic foray into a pocket of contemporary youth culture focuses on a fictional famous rock musician called Blake.

It's the third of Van Sant's trilogy of films...

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