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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Ernest Hemingway (novel)
Roger O. Hirson (written by)
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Release Date:
25 March 1990 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway. Santiago goes out on his usual fishing trip and makes a huge catch... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win See more »
User Reviews:
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Cast

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Anthony Quinn ... Santiago

Gary Cole ... Tom Pruitt

Patricia Clarkson ... Mary Pruitt

Joe Santos ... Lopez

Valentina Quinn ... Angela

Francesco Quinn ... Santiago as a Young Man

Paul Calderon ... Anderez
Sully Diaz ... Maria

Jaime Tirelli
Raúl Dávila (as Raul Davila)

James McDaniel

Rene Rivera (as René Rivera)
Steven Rodriquez
Manuel E. Santiago ... Gomez (as Manuel Santiago)

Alexis Cruz ... Manolo
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Directed by
Jud Taylor 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Ernest Hemingway (novel)

Roger O. Hirson (written by)

Produced by
Norman Foster .... co-producer
Robert E. Fuisz .... producer
Brian Harris .... co-executive producer
Keith Richardson .... co-executive producer
William F. Storke .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Bruce Broughton 
 
Cinematography by
Tony Imi 
 
Film Editing by
Fredric Steinkamp 
 
Casting by
Lynn Kressel 
 
Production Design by
Malcolm Middleton  (as Malcolm J. Middleton)
 
Art Direction by
Leslie Tomkins  (as Les Tomkins)
 
Set Decoration by
Ian Whittaker 
 
Costume Design by
Ann Hollowood 
 
Makeup Department
Jan Archibald .... chief hair stylist
Christine Beveridge .... chief makeup artist
 
Production Management
Deena Kraft .... post-production supervisor
Roger Simons .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Goddard .... second assistant director
Roger Simons .... first assistant director
Adam Somner .... third assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Terry Apsey .... construction manager
Peter Grant .... props
John New .... carpenter
Mickey Pugh .... property master (as Michael Pugh)
Anthony Rhone .... painter (as Tony Rhone)
Keith Vowles .... dressing props
Mickey Woolfson .... chief dressing props (as Michael Woolfson)
 
Sound Department
Sam Black .... sound re-recording mixer
Anthony Constantini .... sound re-recording mixer
Stephen Grubbs .... supervising sound editor
Thomas J. Huth .... sound re-recording mixer (as Tom Huth)
John Salter .... boom operator
Peter Sutton .... sound recordist
Brian Risner .... adr editor (uncredited)
Brian Risner .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
John Brown .... special effects technician
Neil Corbould .... special effects technician
John Morris .... special effects technician
Peter Notley .... special effects technician
Kevin Welch .... special effects technician
Joss Williams .... special effects supervisor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bruce Blackman .... electrician
Bob Bridges .... assistant camera
Ian Foster .... focus puller
Ron Lyons .... best boy (as Ronald Lyons)
Bruce Merwin .... assistant camera
Peter Povey .... camera operator: second unit
Luke Quigley .... camera grip
Lee Riding .... generator operator
David Rist .... crane technician
Danny Shelmerdine .... focus puller
Micky Wilson .... supervising electrician (as Michael Wilson)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Daryl Bristow .... wardrobe master
Geoff Lawrence .... wardrobe assistant (as Geoffrey Lawrence)
 
Editorial Department
Karl F. Steinkamp .... assistant editor (as Karl Steinkamp)
Steven Tabolsky .... apprentice editor
 
Music Department
Richard C. Allen .... music editor
Mike Ross-Trevor .... music engineer (as Mike Ross)
Paul Talkington .... music coordinator
 
Other crew
Marilyn Clarke .... continuity
Sidney Feinberg .... legal counsel: Leavy, Rosensweig & Hyman (as Sydney Feinberg)
Rosemary Spokes .... production coordinator (as Rose Spokes)
Gareth Tandy .... location manager
Michele Tandy .... production accountant
Jim Walpole .... producer: marlin footage
Betty Williams .... assistant accountant
 
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Runtime:
93 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Anthony Quinn requested his part as a birthday present (his 75th) from his producer.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of The Old Man and the Sea (1999)See more »

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5 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
It was a good effort - - -but, 21 April 2005
Author: lmiller_10 from United States

This was not a film worthy of Tony Quinn. It pales when compared with the Spencer Tracy version. The Quinn effort did not follow the book except a little. People were brought in for some unknown reason who were not in the book and didn't add anything to the story line. The original was a LOT better and followed the book almost to the letter. I realize that the original version was become hard to find, but I bet a look on ebay, Google, or Amazon would turn up a copy. I think that you would really enjoy it. I have a copy of the original Spenser Tracy version and plan to watch it with the book in hand to see how close it is to the book

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