The Last Thing He Wanted
The Last Thing He Wanted is a 2020 British-American political thriller film directed by Dee Rees based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Joan Didion, from a screenplay by Rees and Marco Villalobos. It stars Anne Hathaway, Ben Affleck, Rosie Perez, Edi Gathegi, Mel Rodriguez, Toby Jones, and Willem Dafoe.
A journalist 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.
|keywords||1984 u.s. presidential election arms dealer central america dying father iran–contra affair presidential election|
|producer||Cassian Elwes Dee Rees|
|productionCompany||Elevated Films Little Red Hen The Fyzz Facility|