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Nov 6, 2004

Last Orders

The last orders of a dead man to scatter his ashes at the seaside resort where he spent his honeymoon fifty years ago, is carried out by his friends. The movie progresses through conversations of the characters in a typical English pub - The Coach and through the flashbacks of memory of everyone involved which forms the well knit montage from which the film evolves.

Micheal Caine is the one who issues the last orders, he is not there at the point of time when the movie starts, but we see his life and times leading to his final exit through the flashbacks of others' memories, including his wife's. It is a movie that'll pluck at your heart strings without being over the top sentimental. As the British would say it, "Bloody Brilliant!"