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The Last Thing He Wanted (2020)

Dee Rees, 2020

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The Last Thing He Wanted
Joan Didion, 1996

The Last Thing He Wanted is a movie directed by Dee Rees in 2020 and based on the book of the same name by Joan Didion, first published in 1996. The movie features Anne Hathaway, Ben Affleck, Willem Dafoe, Rosie Pérez, Toby Jones, Bill Kelly, and others.

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Last Thing He Wanted, the 1996 book by Joan Didion.

The Last Thing He Wanted

Read by: Elisabeth Rodgers

Storyline

A journalist for the fictitious Atlanta Post stops her coverage of the 1984 U.S. Presidential election to care for her dying father. In the process, she inherits his position as an arms dealer for Central America, and learns of the Iran–Contra affair.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Last Thing He Wanted, the 2020 movie by Dee Rees

Year

2020

Minutes

115

Movie Rate

4.30

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Movie

The Last Thing He Wanted

Country: USA

Year: 2020

Length: 1h55m

Cover of The Last Thing He Wanted, the 1996 book by Joan Didion

Year

1996

Pages

240

Book Rate

6.90

S: Goodreads

Book

The Last Thing He Wanted

Country: USA

First published in: 1996

Length: 240 pages

Genre: Fiction

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