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The Last Tree (2020)



Critic Consensus: Distinctive in terms of content, perspective, and insight, The Last Tree vividly depicts the turmoil of adolescence with remarkable grace.

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THE LAST TREE follows the story of Femi, a British boy of Nigerian heritage who, after a happy childhood in rural Lincolnshire, moves to inner London to live with his mum. Struggling with the unfamiliar culture and values of his new environment, teenage Femi has to figure out which path to adulthood he wants to take, and what it means to be a young black man in London.


Nicholas Pinnock
as Mr. Williams
Shaqai White
as Young Dean
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As "The Last Tree" ends with the potential of better things for Femi, an audience may walk away convinced of its filmmaker's promise and looking forward to seeing it blossom in full.

June 28, 2020 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
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I can't help but be impressed by Amoo's attempts to direct a familiar narrative with such a complicated set of questions.

June 25, 2020 | Full Review…

Seek this movie out.

June 24, 2020 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

The journey is familiar, but it's Amoo's artistic touches, often in wistful slow motion, that make the difference.

September 28, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

[A] sombre, yet heartfelt and warmly acted drama...

September 26, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The work of a natural-born moviemaker.

September 25, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

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