The Last Good Time


1h 30m 1994

Brief Synopsis

Joseph Kopple is a retired violinist who spends his days tidying up his studio apartment or visiting his best friend and former accountant Howard, who is now in a rest home. Despite the friendly advances of his neighbor, Ida, Kopple would rather warm up to his fond memories of the past. One rainy ev

Film Details

Also Known As
Last Good Time
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Romance
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Duart Film And Video; General Camera; Sound One; The Effects House; Xeno Lights Inc.
Distribution Company
Samuel Goldwyn Company; Sonar Entertainment
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

Joseph Kopple is a retired violinist who spends his days tidying up his studio apartment or visiting his best friend and former accountant Howard, who is now in a rest home. Despite the friendly advances of his neighbor, Ida, Kopple would rather warm up to his fond memories of the past. One rainy evening, he encounters Charlotte Zwicki in the hallway of his building, who has just been thrown out of her apartment by her abusive boyfriend. Having nowhere to go, she turns to Kopple, who takes her in.

Crew

Peter Abraham

Steadicam Operator

Betsy Alton

Set Decorator

Royal Alvis

Additional Grip

Fiona Angustia

Sound Department Intern

Antonio L Arroyo

Production Sound Mixer

Michael Bacon

Additional Music

Bob Balaban

Producer

Bob Balaban

Screenwriter

Richard Bausch

Source Material (From Novel)

Daniel Blackman

Electronic Press Kit (New City Productions)

Tod Scott Brody

Associate Producer

Sean J. Campbell

Other

Jaymie Cantavero

Set Production Assistant

David Carbonara

Music Editor

Alex Corven Caronia

Set Production Assistant

Missy Cohen

Sound Editor

Kermit Cole

Additional Grip

Matthew Corman

Assistant (To The Director)

Peggy Craven

Additional Production Assistant

Kara Cressman

Set Dresser

Anne D'agnillo

Wardrobe Assistant

Jeff Danielson

Other

Lisa Davis

Set Production Assistant

Keith J Devlin

Swing

Maurice Dwyer

Office Assistant

Laura Ekstrand

Casting Associate

Gretel Enck

Additional Production Assistant

Jeffrey A. Eplett

Other

Courtney Fain

Additional Production Assistant

Sylvia Fay

Extras Casting

Jim Ferris

Other

Ceicilia Flogfalt

Additional Production Assistant

Adam Ben Frank

Set Production Assistant

Laurie Frederick-cohen

Other

Ricardo Freixa

Associate Producer

Jason W Fuchs

Studio Manager

Ken Glucksberg

Carpenter

Marlena Grzaslewicz

Assistant Sound Editor

John Gutierrez

Boom Operator

Billy Hahn

Grip

Kimberly K Hammond

Assistant Sound Editor

Samuel Henriques

Other

Ed Holt

Set Production Assistant

Mike Hortsman

Carpenter

Chris Houghton

Assistant Sound Editor

Mark Huang

Other

Dan Janssen

Construction Coordinator

Angela Johnson

Makeup Artist

Jon Mark Johnson

Other

David L Johnstone

Hair Stylist

Sabrina Jones

Scenic Artist

Eva Kadrey

Assistant Sound Editor

Mark Kamine

Location Manager

Susan Kaplan

Electronic Press Kit

Chiemi Karasawa

Script Supervisor

Gary Kauffman

Legal Services

Takahide Kawakami

Set Production Assistant

Christa Kelly

Office Assistant

Christa Kelly

Editing Intern

Lisa Kennedy

Scenic Artist

Jami Kibel

Assistant Props

Paula Kimper

Score Preparation

Debra Kantor Kohn

Apprentice Editor

David Kolenda

Assistant Editor

Wendy Kraus

Grip Department Intern

Kenneth M Kroll

Production Accountant

Jeff Kushner

Sound Editor

George W Larkin

Post-Production Supervisor

Caroline Laskow

Other

Suzanne Latulipe

Assistant Accountant

Paige Lauman

Office Assistant

Maddy Lederman

Additional Grip

Colin Lee

Other

Wing Lee

Production Designer

Jeanne Marie Liggio

Office Assistant

Tracy Litwin

1st Assistant Camera

Mark Lohman

Carpenter

Claudia Lorka

Post-Production Coordinator

James Lovelett

Stunt Coordinator

Debbie Magidson

Location Assistant

Julie Manoogian

Editing Intern

Julie Manoogian

Set Production Assistant

Teresa Mastropierro

Other

Anne Mccabe

Assistant Music Editor

Sean Mccague

Other

John Mclaughlin

Stand-In

John Mclaughlin

Screenwriter

Pattie Meyer

Dance Scenes Choreography

Kesten Migdal

Art Department Intern

Sal Mink

Scenic Artist

Nicole Monte

Apprentice Sound Editor

Michael Montella

Scenic Artist

Stuart Montgomery

Property Master

Lauren Morrell

Set Dressing Assistant

Elizabeth Murray

Office Intern

David Nadien

Music Contractor

David Novack

Rerecording Mixer

Marygrace O'shea

Assistant Editor

Tim O'shea

Sound Editor

Dale Robert Pechham

Swing Grip

Tom Penketh

Grip

Noelle Penraat

Negative Cutter

Nina M Piaseckyj

Office Intern

Neda Pourang

Wardrobe Assistant

Barbara Presar

Assistant Costume Designer

Joseph Quirk

Bestboy Electric

Claudia Raschke

Director Of Photography

Kevin Rhoafdes

Editing Intern

Jacob Ribicoff

Sound Editor

Alison C. Rosa

Special And Still Photographer

Lisa M Rowe

Additional Production Assistant

Jac Rubenstein

Sound Editor

Tom Salvatore

Color Timing

Leslie Saylor

Editing Intern

Christopher Scarfi

Camera Production Assistant

Douglas W Shannon

Gaffer

Michael Shaw

Art Director

Linda Sheehan

2nd Assistant Camera

Rachel Short

Assistant (To Director Of Photography)

Dean Silvers

Producer

Louis Spiegler

Apprentice Sound Editor

Louis Spigler

Editing Intern

Jill Sprecher

Production Coordinator

Karen Sprecher

Assistant Production Coordinator

John Stachowicz

Scenic Artist

Reilly Steele

Rerecording Mixer

William Sweeney

Sound Editor

Michael Swiskay

Other

Steve Szucs

Other

Kimberly A Tillman

Costume Designer

Brent S Tinter

Set Production Assistant

Joel Tishcoff

Bestboy Grip

Heidi Topper

Assistant Location Manager

Jonathan Tunick

Music

Tania Van Der Houten

Set Production Assistant

Steve Visscher

Supervising Sound Editor

Klaus Volkenborn

Executive Producer

Christine Welker

Set Dresser

Hughes Winborne

Editor

Charles Winters

Carpenter

Ben Wolf

Key Grip

Charles Zalben

Unit Production Manager

Charles Zalben

2nd Assistant Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Last Good Time
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Romance
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Duart Film And Video; General Camera; Sound One; The Effects House; Xeno Lights Inc.
Distribution Company
Samuel Goldwyn Company; Sonar Entertainment
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Third feature for actor Bob Balaban whose previous efforts include "Parents" (USA/1989) and "My Boyfriend's Back" (USA/1993).

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at Cleveland International Film Festival March 30 - April 9, 1995.)

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at Portland International Film Festival February 17 - March 5, 1995.)

Released in United States March 1995 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 3-12, 1995.)

Released in United States Spring April 7, 1995

Released in United States April 14, 1995 (Los Angeles)

Expanded Release in United States May 5, 1995

Winner of Golden Arrow awards for most popular film and best director at the 1994 Hamptons International Film Festival.

Expanded Release in United States May 5, 1995

Released in United States 1995

Released in United States April 14, 1995

Released in United States March 1995

Released in United States October 1994

Released in United States on Video November 7, 1995

Released in United States September 1995

Released in United States Spring April 7, 1995

Shown at Cleveland International Film Festival March 30 - April 9, 1995.

Shown at Deauville Film Festival (in competition) September 1-10, 1995.

Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival October 19-23, 1994.

Shown at Portland International Film Festival February 17 - March 5, 1995.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 3-12, 1995.

Began shooting December 2, 1993.

Completed shooting January 17, 1994.

Released in United States September 1995 (Shown at Deauville Film Festival (in competition) September 1-10, 1995.)

Released in United States October 1994 (Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival October 19-23, 1994.)

Released in United States on Video November 7, 1995