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2,805 Ratings

Last Days

Directed by Gus Van Sant
United States, 2005
Biography, Drama


Loosely inspired by the suicide of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, the third part of Gus Van Sant’s “Death Trilogy,” following Gerry and Elephant depicts the final days of a reclusive rock star in a wooded lodge outside of Seattle.

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Last Days Directed by Gus Van Sant

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2005 | Winner: Technical Grand Prize

Independent Spirit Awards

2006 | Nominee: Best Cinematography

Village Voice Film Poll

2005 | 2 nominations including: Best Film

Critics reviews

It’s more of a fever dream than a docudrama. Where Gerry focused on a duo and Elephant tackled the group dynamics of an entire high school, Last Days is a film that radiates with a sense of claustrophobic solitude, stranding its Kurt Cobain manque, Blake (Michael Pitt), in a dilapidated house in the Oregon woods.
July 13, 2018
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