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Release Date:
19 February 1982 (USA) See more »
A fifteen year marriage dissolves, leaving both the husband and wife, and their four children, devastated... See more » | Add synopsis »
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Albert Finney ... George Dunlap

Diane Keaton ... Faith Dunlap

Karen Allen ... Sandy

Peter Weller ... Frank Henderson

Dana Hill ... Sherry Dunlap

Viveka Davis ... Jill Dunlap

Tracey Gold ... Marianne Dunlap

Tina Yothers ... Molly Dunlap

George Murdock ... French DeVoe
Leora Dana ... Charlotte DeVoe
Irving Metzman ... Howard Katz

Kenneth Kimmins ... Maitre D'
Michael Alldredge ... Officer Knudson

Robert Costanzo ... Leo Spinelli
David Landsberg ... Scott Gruber

Lou Cutell ... Willard
James Cranna ... Harold

Nancy Fish ... Joanne
Jeremy Schoenberg ... Timmy

Aesop Aquarian ... Rick (as Stephen Morrell)

Jim Lange ... M.C. at 25th International Book Awards Dinner

Georgann Johnson ... Isabel

O-Lan Jones ... Countergirl (as O-Lan Shepard)

Helen Slayton-Hughes ... Singer
Robert Ackerman ... Waiter
Eunice Suarez ... Mexican Woman
Hector Morales ... Mexican Man
Morgan Upton ... Photographer
Edwina Moore ... Reporter
Kathryn Trask ... Nurse
Bill Reddick ... Priest
Bonnie Carpenter ... Mourner
Margaret Clark ... Mourner
Jan Dunn ... Mourner
Rob Glover ... Mourner
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Fran Ryan ... Judge (uncredited)

Directed by
Alan Parker 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Bo Goldman  written by

Produced by
Alan Marshall .... producer
Stuart Millar .... executive producer
Edgar J. Scherick .... executive producer
Cinematography by
Michael Seresin 
Film Editing by
Gerry Hambling 
Casting by
Juliet Taylor 
Production Design by
Geoffrey Kirkland 
Art Direction by
W. Stewart Campbell  (as Stu Campbell)
Set Decoration by
Robert Nelson 
Doug von Koss 
Costume Design by
Kristi Zea 
Makeup Department
Don Le Page .... makeup artist
Paul LeBlanc .... hair stylist
Martin Samuel .... hair stylist
Richard D. Sharp .... makeup artist (as Richard Sharpe)
Rick Sharp .... makeup department head
Production Management
Nancy Giebink .... unit production manager
Ned Kopp .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ray Greenfield .... first assistant director (as Raymond L. Greenfield)
François Moullin .... second assistant director
Lope Yap Jr. .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Tom Sindicich .... construction coordinator
Burt C. Wiley .... property master
Sound Department
Eddy Joseph .... sound editor
David MacMillan .... sound mixer
Alan Paley .... sound effects editor
Steve Powell .... boom operator
Bill Rowe .... dubbing mixer
Special Effects by
Richard Albain .... special effects
M. James Arnett .... stunt coordinator
Gary Hymes .... stunts (as Gary M. Hymes)
Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Finley III .... best boy electric
Robert G. Finley .... best boy
Gary Gill .... dolly grip
Jeff Gilliam .... gaffer
Jon Guterres .... key grip
Lance Hughston .... best boy
Gilbert Johnson .... electrician
Michael Maley .... electrician
Elliott Marks .... still photographer
Ron Pearce .... lighting consultant
Bobby Powell .... electrician
John Stanier .... camera operator
Baird Steptoe .... first assistant camera
Donald E. Thorin Jr. .... second assistant camera
Casting Department
April Webster .... casting: Los Angeles
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cathleen Edwards .... costumes
Mary Elizabeth Still .... ladies costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Stefna Borges .... assistant editor (as Stefna Smal)
Daniel Candib .... assistant editor
Richard Candib .... assistant editor
Leonard Green .... assistant editor
Richard Hymns .... first assistant editor
Transportation Department
Henry Travers .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Allen Burry .... publicist
Rory Enke .... location manager
Johan Gros .... production accountant (as dick gros)
Don Levy .... unit publicist
Pat Newcomb .... publicist
Ron Phipps .... financial controller
Alice Tompkins .... script supervisor
George Zimninsky .... landscape coordinator

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124 min
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:M | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:L | Sweden:15 | UK:AA (theatrical rating) | UK:15 (video rating) | USA:R

Did You Know?

At the time that the movie was made and released, director Alan Parker had the same number of children as the Dunlaps (Albert Finney and Diane Keaton) had in the movie (four daughters).See more »
George Dunlap:[about San Francisco] This city could die from quaint.See more »
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Still The SameSee more »


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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Dana Hill steals scenes, 24 November 2005
Author: joejdanielson from Bjärred, Sweden

Well done, realistic film. Though Keaton gives her usual strong performance. And Finney does a good job of acting as the man coming apart (he reminds me of Richard Burton in Night of the Iguana). But the real story here for me was between Dana Hill's character and both her parents. I am not too familiar with Dana Hill, though I somehow recognize her from something. But in this film she does a marvelous job of showing the pain felt by children from parental separation. Another thing about this film is that it somehow really manages to remind me of the late 70s/early 80s. A side note for compaction equipment fans: check out that Dynapac roller!!! No idea which model is being used to compact the tennis court. But it looks like a great machine.

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