Venice 2021: The Last Duel movie review – Matt Damon, Adam Driver in Ridley Scott’s historical epic

4/5 starsGladiator director Ridley Scott returns to the historical epic genre with The Last Duel, a resonant drama about truth, lies and belief that also reunites the acting and writing talents of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.Working with Nicole Holofcener, the former Oscar winners for Good Will Hunting have adapted Eric Jager’s book The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France, which recounts a fight to the death between two noblemen.The setting is late…

Venice 2021: The Last Duel movie review – Matt Damon, Adam Driver in Ridley Scott’s historical epic
4/5 starsGladiator director Ridley Scott returns to the historical epic genre with The Last Duel, a resonant drama about truth, lies and belief that also reunites the acting and writing talents of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.Working with Nicole Holofcener, the former Oscar winners for Good Will Hunting have adapted Eric Jager’s book The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France, which recounts a fight to the death between two noblemen.The setting is late…