The Last Tree is a 2019 British drama film directed by Shola Amoo. It premiered in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and was released in the UK on 27 September 2019. Growing up with his foster mother amongst the rolling fields of rural Lincolnshire, Femi’s young life seems as idyllic as the landscape, but when he returns to London to live with his birth mother he begins to struggle with the culture and values of his new environment. As the years pass, he must decide which path to adulthood he wants to take and what it means to be a young black man in London during the early 00s, his search for self and identity will take him on an charged and utterly unforgettable journey through various stages of his life. Sam Adewunmi as Femi Gbemisola Ikumelo as Yinka Denise Black as Mary Tai Golding as Younger Femi and Nicholas Pinnock as Mr Williams Ruthxjiah Bellenea as Tope Demmy Ladipo as Mace After premiering at 2019 Sundance Film Festival where it was well received, the film had its UK premiere at Sundance London in May 2019 and was released in UK cinemas on 27 September by Picturehouse Entertainment.
It was released on DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital on 27 January 2020 On release, The Observer's Mark Kermode made it his "Film of the Week saying it was a "tender tale of an uprooted childhood" and that "Powerful performances, tactile visuals and an elegantly fluid score add to the impact of this impressively understated yet profoundly moving tale" Nigel Andrew for The Financial Times called it the "hypnotic work of a natural-born film-maker". In December 2019 it was included as one of Time Out's best films of 2019 It continues to be well received with a 96% rating on Rotten Tomatoes Shola Amoo won Best Screenplay at the Writers' Guild Awards 2020 At 2019 BIFAs Sam Adewunmi won Most Promising Newcomer for playing Femi and Ruthxjiah Bellenea received the Best Supporting Actress for her role as Tope "drawing cheers for her tearful acceptance speech in which she thanked teachers and the team on the film Sam Adewunmi was nominated fro Best Actor and Shaheen Baig and Aisha Bywaters were nominated for Best Casting.
In December 2019 BAFTA shortlisted the film and producer Myf Hopkins, for Outstanding Debut by a British writer, director or producer Segun Akinola was nominated as Discovery of the Year 2019 at the World Soundtrack Awards Official website The Last Tree on IMDb The Last Tree at Rotten Tomatoes
José Fernandes André Cavaco Miglietti, known as Zeca, is a former Mozambican footballer who played as a defender, either in the center or in the left. Over the course of 8 seasons, Zeca amassed Primeira Liga totals of 140 games at Benfica. Born in Lourenço Marques, Portuguese Mozambique, Zeca came to Portugal influenced by the success of Eusébio from Mozambique, he started in reserves for two seasons. In the first two seasons, he is overshadowed by the breakthrough of Humberto Coelho, by other more established players, like Jacinto Santos and Humberto Fernandes, leaving him to play in the left-back role. In 1970–71, Zeca played alongside Humberto Coelho in the center of the defence, in a league and cup double in his best individual season. After suffering a debilitating injury, he was loaned by to Atlético CP in 1972, followed by a second loan to Clube Oriental de Lisboa, he signed a permanent deal with U. F. C. I. Tomar in 1974, he managed a number of smaller teams in Azores. He died from respiratory problems on 24 December 2006.
He is the older brother of Abel, who played for Porto. BenficaPortuguese League: 1968–69, 1970–71, 1971–72 Portuguese Cup: 1968-69, 1970–71, 1971–72 Zeca Miglietti at ForaDeJogo Zeca Miglietti at WorldFootball.net