For a year, acclaimed British filmmaker Jeanie Finlay was embedded on the set of the hit HBO series “Game of Thrones,” chronicling the creation of the show’s most ambitious and complicated season.
Debuting SUNDAY, MAY 26 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), one week after the series finale, GAME OF THRONES: THE LAST WATCH delves deep into the mud and blood to reveal the tears and triumphs involved in the challenge of bringing the fantasy world of Westeros to life in the very real studios, fields and car-parks of Northern Ireland.
Made with unprecedented access, GAME OF THRONES: THE LAST WATCH is an up-close and personal portrait from the trenches of production, following the crew and the cast as they contend with extreme weather, punishing deadlines and an ever-excited fandom hungry for spoilers.
Much more than a “making of” documentary, this is a funny, heartbreaking story, told with wit and intimacy, about the bittersweet pleasures of what it means to create a world – and then have to say goodbye to it.
Available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand, Sky Atlantic, Now TV and partners’ streaming platforms. wherever you watch Game Of Thrones. Itunes, Amazon and the Game Of Thrones DVD Box Set. 180 countries worldwide.
2019. 115 Mins. Documentary
Glimmer films for HBO. Supported by NI Screen
“Beautiful, epic, and heartfelt” INDIEWIRE
“Fascinating insights...poignant journeys...intimacy... The Last Watch is a really, really good documentary” MASHABLE
“Typically superb... continues Finlay’s knack for celebrating idiosyncratic human stories... for an intimate deep insight” THE QUIETUS
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Original Score - Hannah Peel
28 new pieces of music including a music Box Cover Version of The Game Of Thrones theme
Podvod - Brontasauri
You Want It Darker - Leonard Cohen
Short Stretch of Day - Robocobra Quartet
Could It Be Magic - Barry Manilow
This Corrosion - Lambchop
Before The Leaving - Alela Diane
David Bennioff / D.B. Weiss / Bernadette Caulfield
Director of Photography
Jeanie Finlay / Louise Liddy / Aaron Black / Richard Jephcote
Post Production House