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Last Night -- At the stroke of midnight, the world is going to end. With time running out, a crazy group of big-city dwellers are determined to go out with a bang.
Last Night --  	A group of very different individuals with different ideas of how to face the end come together as the world is expected to end in six hours at the turn of the century.


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23 October 1998 (Canada) See more »
It's not the end of the world... there's still six hours left See more »
A group of very different individuals with different ideas of how to face the end come together as the world is expected to end in six hours at the turn of the century. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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On Last Night’s Heroes….
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The Grammys Parties Kept Going Strong Last Night
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Don McKellar ... Patrick Wheeler

Sandra Oh ... Sandra

Roberta Maxwell ... Mrs. Wheeler

Robin Gammell ... Mr. Wheeler

Sarah Polley ... Jennifer 'Jenny' Wheeler

Trent McMullen ... Alex
Charmion King ... Grandmother
Jessica Booker ... Rose

David Cronenberg ... Duncan

Tracy Wright ... Donna

Callum Rennie ... Craig Zwiller (as Callum Keith Rennie)

Karen Glave ... Lily

Arsinée Khanjian ... Streetcar Mother

Chandra Michaels ... Streetcar Daughter (as Chandra Muszka)

Geneviève Bujold ... Mrs. Carlton

Bryan Renfro ... Angry Driver (as Brian Renfro)

François Girard ... Wild Guy #1

Daniel Iron ... Wild Guy #2

Bruce McDonald ... Wild Guy #3

Michael McMurtry ... Menzies
Pierre Elrick ... Cousin Ernie
Kirsten Johnson ... Reveller #1

Regan Moore ... Reveller #2
Darren O'Donnell ... Reveller #3

Bob Martin ... T.V. Newscaster
Michael Barry ... Marty
Nathalie Shats ... Marty's Girlfriend
Tom McCamus ... Radio D.J. (voice)

Jackie Burroughs ... The Runner

Directed by
Don McKellar 
Writing credits
Don McKellar (written by)

Produced by
Caroline Benjo .... executive producer
Joseph Boccia .... co-producer
Niv Fichman .... producer
Daniel Iron .... producer
Jennifer Jonas .... associate producer
Sheena Macdonald .... associate producer: Rhombus Media
Carole Scotta .... executive producer
Barbara Willis Sweete .... associate producer: Rhombus Media
Larry Weinstein .... associate producer: Rhombus Media
Nathan Lafionatis .... line producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Alexina Louie 
Alex Pauk 
Cinematography by
Douglas Koch 
Film Editing by
Reginald Harkema 
Casting by
Diane Kerbel 
Production Design by
John Dondertman 
Art Direction by
Kei Ng 
Set Decoration by
Patricia Cuccia 
Costume Design by
Lea Carlson 
Makeup Department
Zak Baird .... assistant hair stylist
Clara Dinunzio .... hair stylist (as Clara DiNunzio)
Sarah Fairbairn .... makeup artist
Josie Licata .... assistant makeup artist
Catherine Viot .... assistant makeup artist (as Catherin Voit)
Production Management
Joseph Boccia .... unit production manager
Gina Fowler .... assistant production manager
Jody Shapiro .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Annie Bradley .... third assistant director
Trent Hurry .... second assistant director
Jennifer Jonas .... first assistant director
Maria Popoff .... third assistant director
Art Department
Paul D'Angillo .... props intern
Michael Followes .... property master
Sandy Glud .... lead buyer
Ian Hay .... set dresser
John MacNeil .... first assistant art director (as John MacNeil)
Friday Myers .... assistant props
Sound Department
Colin Baxter .... sound assistant
Ray Campbell .... adr recordist
Ray Campbell .... sound assistant
Rick Canelli .... adr recordist
Kristine Child .... foley assistant
Kelly Cole .... sound technical assistant
Dean Giammarco .... sound re-recording mixer
Brad Hillman .... sound technical assistant
Goro Koyama .... foley artist
Andy Malcolm .... foley artist
Aaron Marshall .... sound assistant
Steve Munro .... sound designer
Steve Munro .... sound
Miguel Nunes .... sound re-recording mixer
Thomas J. O'Connell .... adr recordist (as Tom O'Connell)
Iain Pattison .... sound technical assistant (as Ian Pattison)
Tim Roberts .... adr editor
David Rose .... adr recordist (as Dave Rose)
Paul A. Sharpe .... sound re-recording mixer (as Paul Sharpe)
Paul A. Sharpe .... sound (as Paul Sharpe)
Tony V. Stevens .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
David Drainie Taylor .... dialogue editor
John J. Thomson .... production sound mixer
John J. Thomson .... sound
Tony van den Akker .... foley mixer
Alan Zielonko .... boom operator
Tim Roberts .... post-synchronization editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Adrian Harper .... special effects assistant
Alli Kuttas .... special effects assistant
John LaForet .... special effects coordinator (as John Laforet)
Dave Mackenzie .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Jean Raymond Bourque .... executive producer: Buzz Image Group
Frank D'Iorio .... compositing artist: Buzz Image Group
Dominic Daigle .... CGI animator: Buzz Image Group
Mathieu Dupuis .... compositing artist: Buzz Image Group
Davis Goodman .... systems manager: Buzz Image Group
Myléne Guérin .... production coordinator: Buzz Image Group
Stéphane Landry .... director: Buzz Image Group
Serge Langlois .... digital film printing: Buzz Image Group
Serge Langlois .... digital film scanning: Buzz Image Group
Yves Laniel .... producer: Buzz Image Group
François Lord .... CGI animator: Buzz Image Group
Andre U. Montambeault .... digital compositor
Jamie Hallett .... optical cameraman (uncredited)
Robin Tremblay .... matte painter (uncredited)
Phil Chiu .... stunts (as Phil Chui)
Mary Fallick .... stunts
C.J. Fidler .... stunts (as C.J. Fiddler)
Erin Jarvis .... stunts
Patrick Mark .... stunts
Billy Oliver .... stunts
Edward A. Queffelec .... stunts (as Edward Queffeler)
Peter Szkoda .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Diana Alvarez .... second assistant camera
Richard Ball .... best boy grip (as Richard Baal)
Kevin Bishop .... video playback operator
Robert Cochrane .... dolly grip (as Rob Cochrane)
Byrd Dickens .... best boy electric (as Byrd 'Dog' Dickens)
Doug Dixon .... generator operator
Richard Emerson .... key grip (as Richard 'Rico' Emerson)
Lisa Logan .... grip
Patrick McGowan .... first assistant camera
Edward Mikolic .... gaffer (as 'Fast' Eddy Mikolic)
Tammy Rogers .... camera trainee
Peter Sarmento .... electrician
Chris Stoyan .... electrician
Cylla Von Tiedemann .... still photographer
Rocky Brown .... crane grip (uncredited)
Richard Gaal .... pre-rigging grip (uncredited)
Casting Department
Jane Rogers .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kelly Hood .... assistant costume designer
Starr Jacobs .... key wardrobe
Gillian Steinhardt .... assistant wardrobe
Editorial Department
Christopher Donaldson .... assistant editor
Chris Hinton .... color timer
Location Management
Christopher Dobbs .... location production assistant (as Chris Dobbs)
Mark Doty .... location production assistant
Lilit 'Hank' Malins .... location manager
Trevor A. Weber .... assistant location manager (as Trevor Weber)
Randy Kennedy .... location scout (uncredited)
Music Department
Colin Baxter .... music editor
Christopher Donaldson .... music editor
Hans Lucas .... music editor
Alex Pauk .... conductor: Esprit Orchestra
Michael Perlmutter .... music supervisor: S.L. Feldman & Associates
Janet York .... music supervisor: S.L. Feldman & Associates
Transportation Department
Jim Butt .... driver
Sandra Flagler .... transportation captain
Tom Latto .... driver
Al MacNeil .... transportation coordinator
John Panchyshyn .... driver
Charlene Roycht .... driver
Susan Shaw .... head driver
Jim Troy .... driver: honeywagon
Matt West .... driver
Other crew
George Anthony .... executive: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Simon Arnal .... executive: Haut et Court (as Simon Arnal-Szlovak)
Sarah Baird .... production assistant: Rhombus Media
Rémi Burah .... executive: Haut et Court
William Cameron .... title designer: main titles
Odile Carrière .... executive: La Sept/arte
Pierre Chevalier .... executive: La Sept/arte
Jamie Cohen .... clearance
Linda Darras .... assistant accountant
Jennifer Dodge .... craft service
Mina Filardo .... office manager: Rhombus Media
Caroline Ghienne .... executive: Haut et Court
Matt Hornburg .... production assistant: Rhombus Media
Stephanie Keating .... unit publicist
Philippa King .... business affairs: Rhombus Media
Lisa Lavorato .... production accountant
Barbara Letellier .... executive: Haut et Court
Lorna MacDougall .... assistant accountant
Oliver Olsen .... script supervisor
Paul Onteniente .... production accountant
Olivier Pasquier .... executive: Haut et Court
Michael Pesce .... office production assistant
Laurence Petit .... executive: Haut et Court
Linda Pope .... production accountant: Rhombus Media
Robin M. Reelis .... production coordinator
Nicolas Saada .... executive: La Sept/arte
François Sauvagnargues .... executive: La Sept/arte
John Sauvé .... set production assistant (as John Sauve)
Julie Soebekti .... production assistant: Rhombus Media
Johanna Weinstein .... food stylist
Brooke Weslak .... assistant production coordinator
Bret Culpepper .... armorer (uncredited)
John Fulton .... special thanks
Peter Gelb .... special thanks
Bryan Gliserman .... special thanks
Bill House .... special thanks
Phyllis Platt .... special thanks
Daphne Spencer .... special thanks
Peter Spencer .... special thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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Rated R for sexuality, language and brief violence
95 min
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Did You Know?

The "toughs" whom Patrick and Sandra stop to ask for a ride are played by producer Daniel Iron and Canadian filmmakers Bruce McDonald (bearded) and Francois Girard (driving).See more »
Factual errors: When Craig agrees to lend his car to Sandra and explains what kind of car it is, he tells her it's a 1970 Lime Green Super Bee with dual overhead cams. The Super Bee was never available with an engine using dual overhead camshafts. In 1970 the Plymouth Super Bee was available with three choices of engines. Base engine was the 383 Magnum, then as options there was the 440 "Six Pack" and the famed 426 "Hemi". All of these used the Overhead Valve design or "OHV" design.See more »
[repeated line]
Craig Zwiller:You want a drink? I got drinks.
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Piano FourSee more »


What caused the "End" of the world in this movie
Aren't people remarkably calm about the world ending in this movie?
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56 out of 71 people found the following review useful.
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Author: jay-453 from New York, NY

There are films that are great, but by virtue of their intelligence and understatement fall through the cracks - or go on over the years to achieve 'cult' status. Paul Auster's 'Smoke', or Thomas McCarthy's 'The Station Agent' are a couple. This is such a film, and for fans of these types of 'smarter', less 'hollywood' productions there is no greater cinematic experience than finding such a gem. This is unpretentious and real - and ultimately honest and rewarding. Don McKellar has crafted something really special.

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