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Director:
Writers:
Craig Bolotin (story)
Craig Bolotin (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
9 November 1984 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
He's 16. She's 22. All he wanted was her picture. What he got was... no small affair.
Plot:
The 16 years old amateur photographer Charles accidentally takes a photo of Laura - and falls in love with her... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
An 80s version of It Should Happen To You See more (10 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Jerry Schatzberg 
 
Writing credits
Craig Bolotin (story) (as Charles Bolt)

Craig Bolotin (screenplay) (as Charles Bolt) &
Terence Mulcahy (screenplay)

Produced by
George Justin .... executive producer
William Sackheim .... producer
 
Original Music by
Rupert Holmes 
 
Cinematography by
Vilmos Zsigmond 
 
Film Editing by
Priscilla Nedd-Friendly  (as Priscilla Nedd)
Eve Newman 
Melvin Shapiro 
 
Casting by
Karen Rea 
 
Production Design by
Robert F. Boyle  (as Robert Boyle)
 
Art Direction by
Frank Richwood 
 
Set Decoration by
Arthur Jeph Parker 
 
Costume Design by
Jo Ynocencio 
 
Makeup Department
Lynda Gurasich .... hair stylist
Christina Smith .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
George Justin .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Looney .... second assistant director
Charles Myers .... first assistant director (as Chuck Myers)
 
Art Department
Rene Auda .... stand-by painter
Cindy Lou Burroughs .... lead person
Craig Edgar .... set designer
Russell Goble .... property master
Don High .... set designer (as Donald High)
Roger Irvin .... construction coordinator (as Roger L. Irvin)
Larry McGuire .... assistant property master
Mark Poll .... set designer
Robert J. Schlafle .... set designer
Gary Clark .... lead paint foreman (uncredited)
Bill Iiams .... general foreman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Wayne Artman .... sound re-recording mixer
Tom Beckert .... sound re-recording mixer
Tom E. Dahl .... sound re-recording mixer
William L. Manger .... supervising sound editor
Mark Hopkins McNabb .... boom operator
Paul Miller .... cable person
Art Ottinger .... adr editor (as Arthur Ottinger)
Art Rochester .... production sound mixer (as Arthur N. Rochester)
David Spence .... sound editor
Vanessa Theme Ament .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Larry L. Fuentes .... special effects (as Larry Fuentes)
 
Stunts
Christine Anne Baur .... stunts (as Christine Bauer)
Sandy Berumen .... stunts (as Sand Berumen)
Jack Carpenter .... stunts
Steve M. Davison .... stunts (as Steve Davison)
Tim A. Davison .... stunts (as Tim Davison)
Leonard P. Geer .... stunts (as Lenny Geer)
Buddy Joe Hooker .... stunts
Jon Conrad Pochron .... stunts (as Jon Pochran)
Ronnie Rondell Jr. .... stunts (as Ronnie Rondell)
Reid Rondell .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Colin J. Campbell .... gaffer (as Colin Campbell)
John J. Connor .... camera operator (as John Connor)
Tony Costa .... special still photographer
Dick Deats .... key grip (as Richard Deats)
Frank Del Boccio .... second assistant camera
Frank Holdsworth .... best boy
Robert Jason .... best boy
Ken Nishino .... first assistant camera (as Kenny Nishino)
Hank Sheppherd .... best boy grip
James M. Sheppherd .... dolly grip (as James Sheppherd)
Peter Sorel .... still photographer
Joseph D. Urbanczyk .... camera intern: Mr. Zsigmond (as Joseph Urbanczyk)
 
Casting Department
Joanne Zaluski .... casting coordinator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cynthia Bales .... costume supervisor
Sandy Berke Jordan .... costumer (as Sandy Berk Jordan)
 
Editorial Department
Sonny Baskin .... associate film editor
Dana Reston .... apprentice film editor
Daniel Sackheim .... assistant film editor
Bobbie Shapiro .... assistant film editor
Emily Wallin .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
Christopher Brooks .... music editor (as Chris Brooks)
Richard Stone .... music editor
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
John Curtis .... transportation captain
Gene R. Johnson .... transportation coordinator
Tommy Tancharoen .... transportation captain (as Tom Tancharoen)
William Hogue .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
John Ross Bush .... location manager
John Ross Bush .... production liaison
Deborah Davis .... assistant: Mr. Schatzberg
Judith Gill .... production coordinator
Vic Heutschy .... unit publicist
Larry Jones .... production assistant
Trish Kinney .... script supervisor
Ruben Martinez .... craft service (as Rubin Martinez)
W. Thomas Snyder .... production assistant
Ann Tait .... production controller (as Ann Tait-Rourk)
Mary Vandagriff .... assistant: Mr. Sackheim
 
Crew believed to be complete


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102 min
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Trivia:
The film has a scene depicting photographer's withdrawal - this usually occurs when a photographers does a wrongful deed (as depicted when Charles pays off a cab company $6000 to plaster a photograph without the consent of the recipient). The Houston, TX photographer/art car artist Montrose Patriot cites this film as one of his influences.See more »
Quotes:
Charles Cummings:Sometimes it seems like nothing ever works out. What's worse is sometimes things almost work out then fall apart. If this is the way life is how do people stand it?See more »
Movie Connections:
References Ms. Pac-Man (1981) (VG)See more »
Soundtrack:
Over The TopSee more »

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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
An 80s version of It Should Happen To You, 27 February 2004
Author: Pepper Anne from Orlando, Florida

I just watched this movie today again after having it sit on my shelf for a few years. I don't remember if I thought it was such a hot movie when I first saw it, or that I bought it because it was just cheap and might come in handy some Saturday afternoon that I might be searching for a little 80s entertainment.

It's not a bad movie, don't get me wrong. And you're likely to enjoy it if you've been impressed with Jon Cryer's catalog of 80s movies, given that most of them were mediochre. And, you're likely to enjoy it if you like Demi Moore's early 80s films as well. She'll even sing you a number or two.

I find this movie to be charming as an 80s version of an old Judy Holiday/Jack Lemmon movie called 'It Should Happen to You' in which Lemmon plays a documentary filmmaker and Holiday plays a young woman looking to get famous by posting her billboards up around the city. It's not quite the same story exactly, but there are similarities. Nonetheless, 'No Small Affair' is a nice little love story. Not boom boom grand, but just a pleasant little film.

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