‘That Good Night’: Film Review | Edinburgh 2017.
The late John Hurt, in his final lead performance, executive producers Red Rock Entertainment.
Eric Styles’ play adaptation, premiering in competition at the Scottish festival.
That Good Night will for ranks for many as a must-see simply because it features the very last lead performance by the truly great Sir John Hurt. And the widely beloved veteran — who died aged 77 in January — is in fine crusty-grouchy form as Ralph Maitland, a terminally ill British writer facing what he wryly dubs “the ultimate deadline.”