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Plot, Details & Awards

Last Night

(1999)

Rated R for sexuality, language and brief violence.

R In Theaters 11/5/1999 , 94min.
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Plot & Details

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.

Genie Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1998 Genie Awards Best Director Don McKellar Nominated
1998 Genie Awards Best Supporting Actress Geneviève Bujold Nominated
1998 Genie Awards Best Art Direction/Production Design John Dondertman Nominated
1998 Genie Awards Best Sound John J. Thomson Nominated
1998 Genie Awards Best Original Score Alex Pauk Nominated
1998 Genie Awards Best Editing Reginald Harkema Nominated
1998 Genie Awards Best Cinematography Douglas Koch Nominated
1998 Genie Awards Best Screenplay Don McKellar Nominated
1998 Genie Awards Best Original Score Alexina Louie Nominated
1998 Genie Awards Best Actress Sandra Oh Won
1998 Genie Awards Best Sound Paul Sharpe Nominated
1998 Genie Awards Best Sound Miguel Nunes Nominated
1998 Genie Awards Best Supporting Actress Roberta Maxwell Nominated
1998 Genie Awards Best Sound Dean Giammarco Nominated
1998 Genie Awards Best Picture Nominated
1998 Genie Awards Best Supporting Actor Callum Keith Rennie Won
1998 Genie Awards Best First Feature Don McKellar Won
1998 Genie Awards Best Art Direction/Production Design Patricia Cuccia Nominated

Toronto Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1998 Toronto Film Critics Association Best Canadian Film Won

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