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Martin Friend in The Last Captive

The Last Captive

2004 NR

These six short films from the United Kingdom offer widely diverse perspectives on the human condition. In the titular film, The Last Captive, life in Japan at the end of World War II is seen through the uncompromising eyes of a beautiful, strong and captivating woman. Gritty, spare, elegiac, accomplished and always compelling, these movies often speak volumes more than a full-fledged feature film and are sure to have you riveted.