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FULL SYNOPSIS

Don McKellar wrote and directed this comedy-drama about the last night of the world, part of the 12-film Arte series of movies about the Millennium. Set in Toronto, Patrick (McKellar) endures a faux Christmas celebration with his family while Sandra (Sandra Oh) tries to get across town to commit suicide with her husband, a gas company employee Duncan (David Cronenberg). Meanwhile, Craig (Callum Keith Rennie) hopes to achieve sexual satisfaction with several women on his list. Still mourning his dead wife, Patrick plans his last moments alone, until he and Sandra crosspaths. Shown in the Directors Fortnight section at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi

  • Release date:October 23, 1998

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Genie Awards John Dondertman Best Art Direction/Production Design 1998 Nominee
Genie Awards Miguel Nunes Best Sound 1998 Nominee
Genie Awards Patricia Cuccia Best Art Direction/Production Design 1998 Nominee
Genie Awards Reginald Harkema Best Editing 1998 Nominee
Genie Awards Roberta Maxwell Best Supporting Actress 1998 Nominee
Genie Awards Don McKellar Best First Feature 1998 Winner
Genie Awards Don McKellar Best Director 1998 Nominee
Genie Awards Don McKellar Best Screenplay 1998 Nominee
Genie Awards Sandra Oh Best Actress 1998 Winner
Genie Awards Geneviève Bujold Best Supporting Actress 1998 Nominee
Genie Awards Callum Keith Rennie Best Supporting Actor 1998 Winner
Genie Awards Douglas Koch Best Cinematography 1998 Nominee
Genie Awards Alex Pauk Best Original Score 1998 Nominee
Genie Awards Dean Giammarco Best Sound 1998 Nominee
Genie Awards Alexina Louie Best Original Score 1998 Nominee

Cast

Don McKellar
as Patrick Wheeler
Sandra Oh
as Sandra
Callum Keith Rennie
as Craig Zwiller
Sarah Polley
as Jennifer Wheeler
David Cronenberg
as Duncan
Tracy Wright
as Donna
Geneviève Bujold
as Mrs. Carlton
Roberta Maxwell
as Mrs. Wheeler
Robin Gammell
as Mr. Wheeler
Trent McMullen
as Alex
Karen Glave
as Lily
Jackie Burroughs
as Jogger

Crew

Don McKellar
Director
Daniel Iron
Producer
Niv Fichman
Producer
Don McKellar
Screenwriter
Douglas Koch
Cinematographer
Alex Pauk
Composer (Music Score)
Alexina Louie
Composer (Music Score)
Reginald Harkema
Editor
John Dondertman
Production Designer
Patricia Cuccia
Art Director
Joseph Boccia
Co-producer
Jennifer Jonas
Associate Producer
Carole Scotta
Executive Producer
Caroline Benjo
Executive Producer
Lea Carlson
Costume Designer
Miguel Nunes
Sound/Sound Designer
Dean Giammarco
Sound/Sound Designer
Jennifer Jonas
First Assistant Director
Diane Kerbel
Casting
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