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The Last Good Time (1994)

Joseph, a former professional musician who has withdrawn into a quiet life after the death of his wife. Remaining mostly isolated, he stays at home, playing his violin in the evenings for ... See full summary »

Director:

Bob Balaban

Writers:

Richard Bausch (novel), Bob Balaban (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Armin Mueller-Stahl ... Joseph
Olivia d'Abo ... Charlotte
Lionel Stander ... Howard Singer
Maureen Stapleton ... Ida Cutler
Adrian Pasdar ... Eddie
Zohra Lampert ... Barbara
Kevin Corrigan ... Frank
Molly Powell Molly Powell ... Dorothy
Jody Wilson Jody Wilson ... Mrs. Wilder
Beatrice Winde Beatrice Winde ... Nurse Westman
Burtt Harris Burtt Harris ... Supermarket Manager
Kenneth Simmons Kenneth Simmons ... Bartender (as Ken Simmons)
Gino Lucci Gino Lucci ... Bus Driver
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Storyline

Joseph, a former professional musician who has withdrawn into a quiet life after the death of his wife. Remaining mostly isolated, he stays at home, playing his violin in the evenings for entertainment. This routine is disrupted, however, when he witnesses a violent fight between his neighbor, Eddie, and his girlfriend Charlotte. He takes an interest in her, eventually taking her in when he learns that she has no place to stay. The gentle Kopple possesses a traditional, European restraint, while she is tough and jaded. Nevertheless, the two soon become close companions, sharing their pain and finding unexpected solace in each other. Written by lament

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He was her only hope. She was his last chance.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nunca hay una última vez See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$65,081
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Lionel Stander's last film. See more »

Quotes

Howard Singer: She was big. What I loved every inch of her. I would have liked a little more oral sex, though.
Joseph Kopple: Howard...
Howard Singer: Why are you whispering? Are you trying to tell me a woman who dances naked in front of a fire won't give you oral sex?
Joseph Kopple: You have no sense of romance, Howard.
Howard Singer: And you're a goddamn sissy.
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"Worst movie ever."
18 May 2002 | by Voivod666See all my reviews

I got this movie on pay per view late one night and the only reason I continued watching it was that I was trapped at work with nothing to do. This movie sucked beyond belief, snails move faster than the plot of this drivel develops. The director and writers should be run out of Hollywood on a rail for creating such garbage. Only watch this movie if you're suffering from insomnia, it's a sure cure for that.


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