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Writer (WGA):
Malcolm Marmorstein (written by)
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17 October 1991 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Elliott Gould ... Barry Baron

Melissa Sue Anderson ... Dulcie Niles (as Melissa Anderson)

Mark Moses ... Jordan Penrose

Mabel King ... Chafuka

Jack Betts ... Alex Cavanaugh

Philip Bruns ... Nolan
Robert Dryer ... Mungo

Robert Covarrubias ... Carlos
Phil Shipko ... Frank
Jerome Guardino ... Neal Guardino

Stanley Kamel ... Archie
Andee Gray ... Isadora
Eric Lawrence ... Floor Manager

Judy Kain ... Margo

Charlie Brill ... Director

John Mengatti ... Officer Ramirez
Walt Jordan ... Policeman
Peter Repovich ... Policeman
Richard Johnson ... Policeman

George 'Buck' Flower ... Wino
Phillip Vasels ... Broadcast Engineer
Patrick Pinney ... Announcer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

John Strand ... Conrad Davis (uncredited)

Directed by
Malcolm Marmorstein 
Writing credits
Malcolm Marmorstein (written by)

Produced by
Stanley E. Foster .... associate producer
Hubie Kerns .... associate producer
Suzy Mandel .... co-producer
Wayne Marmorstein .... executive producer
Original Music by
Mark Koval 
David C. Williams 
Cinematography by
Tom Fraser 
Film Editing by
Michael D. Ornstein 
Casting by
Joe Reich 
Production Design by
Diane Hughes 
Phillip Vasels 
Art Direction by
Mick Strawn  (as Michael L. Strawn)
Costume Design by
Darragh Marmorstein 
Makeup Department
Isabell Csaki .... hair stylist
Byrd Holland .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Adam Alexander .... assistant director
Hubie Kerns Jr. .... second unit director
Art Department
Ella St. John Blakey .... carpenter
Barbara A. Bordo .... painter
Sound Department
Deb Adair .... foley mixer (as Debby Adair)
John Bushelman .... sound effects editor
Stephen Bushelman .... rerecording mixer (as Steve Bushelman)
Stephen Bushelman .... sound effects editor (as Steve Bushelman)
Denny Densmore .... sound engineer
Thom 'Coach' Ehle .... engineer: Dolby® (as Thom Ehle)
Robert Glenn .... sound effects editor
Erik Ninness .... post sound assistant
Bob Radford .... rerecording mixer
Lani Schweid .... post sound assistant
Jamie Simone .... sound engineer
Clark Will .... sound
Deb Adair .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Mark Ettel .... rerecording mixer (uncredited)
Jeff Hutchins .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Dean W. Miller .... special effects coordinator
Hubie Kerns Jr. .... stunt coordinator
Ray Lykins .... additional stunts
Joel Zolin .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Tom Fraser .... camera operator
Philip Hurn .... camera operator: second unit
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robyn Neal Brady .... wardrobe assistant
Music Department
Les Anderson .... composer: theme
Other crew
Suzanne De Grandis .... production coordinator

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7 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Wretched., 25 March 2010
Author: J_the_Lyrical_Cheese from london, W5

I never post reviews on the IMDb.

But for reasons best known to my subconscious, the memory of this film slipped into my head on the bus this morning. Wandering online, I was amazed to find this had mustered above 3 stars.

Woeful in every manner, devoid of comedy or redemption and leaving a slightly nihilistic sick taste in the mouth, even as an undemanding teen

I remember my childhood abhorrence for this film. And since it was on Sky Movies weekly for a month back in the 90s I had enough opportunities to hate it.

I think a comment from my father best sums up this mess.

'Dear God, what is wrong with Elliot Gould? Things can't be that bad?'


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