The Last September (1999) short review


A beautiful and sad look at the autumn of the Anglo-Irish. The plot centers around Lois’s (Keeley Hawes) coming of age during the Irish civil war, with great acting by Hawes, Michael Gambon, Maggie Smith, and Fiona Shaw.


About the author



Kendra has been a fixture in the online costuming world since the late 1990s. Her website, Démodé Couture, is one of the most well-known online resources for historical costumers. In the summer of 2014, she published a book on 18th-century wig and hair styling. Kendra is a librarian at a university, specializing in history and fashion. She’s also an academic, with several articles on fashion history published in research journals.

One Response

  1. Laura C. Minnick

    Very dark, but I LOVED that film. I want Keeley’s red dress. But I sobbed when David Tennant’s character was shot. Such and earnest young man…