Former singer and current London layabout Kate (Emilia Clarke) spends her days making bad decisions and reluctantly working as an elf at a year-round Christmas store. Whether harrumphing around the shop in her embarrassing yuletide get-up or griping with her mum Petra (Emma Thompson), she’s finding the December season to be anything but festive. But when she meets the terminally delightful Tom (Henry Golding) by chance, she finds herself atypically attracted to his his infectious warmth and holiday cheer. As London transforms into the most wonderful time of the year, nothing should work for these two. But sometimes you just gotta let the snow fall where it may.
Why You Should See This Film
Co-written by Emma Thompson and theatre artist Bryony Kimmings, Last Christmas is a sweet holiday treat with just the right amount of sour wackiness. From its soundtrack of beloved George Michael and Wham! pop hits to its supporting performances from Michelle Yeoh and Patti LuPone, it’s a cozy and deeply satisfying Christmas tale that might just go into yearly rotation in households the world over.
- Year: 2019
- Rating: PG
- Director: Paul Feig
- Cast: Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Emma Thompson, Emilia Clarke
- Duration: 103 minutes
- Language: English