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.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Comedy,Drama
- Run Time: 94min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 11/05/1999
- DVD Release Date: 03/28/2000
- Distributor(s): Lions Gate Films
- Director(s): Don McKellar
- Starring: Don McKellar , Sandra Oh , Callum Keith Rennie , Sarah Polley , David Cronenberg
- Themes: End of the World,Finding a Way Back Home,Race Against Time
- Tone: Deadpan,Intimate,Irreverent,Melancholy,Poignant,Quirky
- Keywords: Apocalypse,end-of-the-world
- Country of Origin: USA (11-05-1999)
- Language: English