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Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Bernardo Bertolucci

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Paul Bowles ... (book)
 
Mark Peploe ... (screenplay) and
Bernardo Bertolucci ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Kit Moresby
...
Port Moresby
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George Tunner
Jill Bennett ...
Mrs. Lyle
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Eric Lyle
Eric Vu-An ...
Belqassim
Amina Annabi ...
Mahrnia
Philippe Morier-Genoud ...
Captain Broussard
Sotigui Kouyaté ...
Abdelkader (as Sotigui Kouyate)
Tom Novembre ...
French Immigration Officer
Ben Smaïl ...
Smail (as Ben Smail)
Kamel Cherif ...
Ticket Seller
Mohammed Afifi ...
Mohamed (as Afifi Mohamed)
Brahim Oubana ...
Young Arab
Carolyn De Fonseca ...
Miss Ferry (as Carolyn de Fonseca)
Veronica Lazar ...
Nun
Rabea Tami ...
Blind Dancer
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French Woman
Samiri Menouer ...
Bus Driver (as Menouer Samiri)
Keltoum Alaoui ...
Woman in Hotel du Ksar
Mohamed Ixa ...
Caravan Leader
Ahmed Azoum ...
Young Tuareg
Alghabid Kanakan ...
Young Tuareg
Gambo Alkabous ...
Young Tuareg
Sidi Kasko ...
Young Tuareg
Azahra Attayoub ...
Belqassim's Wife
Maghnia Mohamed ...
Belqassim's Wife
Oumou Alghabid ...
Belqassim's Wife
Sidi Alkhadar ...
Little Sidi
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Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mouss ...
Bit Part (uncredited)
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Produced by 

William Aldrich ... executive producer
Jeremy Thomas ... producer

Music by 

Ryûichi Sakamoto

Cinematography by 

Vittorio Storaro

Film Editing by 

Gabriella Cristiani

Casting By 

Celestia Fox
Juliet Taylor

Production Design by 

Ferdinando Scarfiotti
Gianni Silvestri

Art Direction by 

Andrew Sanders

Costume Design by 

James Acheson

Makeup Department 

Lynda Armstrong ... makeup artist
Paul Engelen ... key makeup artist
Colin Jamison ... chief hair stylist
Barry Richardson ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Zakaria Alaoui ... production manager
Mustapha Nia ... production manager
Denise O'Dell ... production supervisor
Michael Saxton ... post-production supervisor
Lucio Trentini ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Abes Abdelkader ... assistant director
Keltoum Alaoui ... third assistant director
Claudio Amati ... third assistant director
Serena Canevari ... first assistant director
Ahmed Hatimi ... first assistant director: Morocco
Fernand Moszkowicz ... second unit director
Nicoletta Peyran ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Carlo Avvisato ... dressing prop
Pasquale Avvisato ... dressing prop
Sante Barelli ... scenic artist
Les Beaver ... rigger: Algeria
Dave Coldham ... plasterer (as David Coldham)
Dean Coldham ... plasterer
Bernard Collins ... carpenter
Bob Devine ... assistant construction manager (as Robert Devine)
Peter Dunn ... plasterer: Algeria
Joe Fox ... carpenter
John Frankish ... art director: Algeria
Bonaventura Fraulo ... property master
Geoff Kingsley ... construction manager
Luciano Magagnini ... stand-by prop
Roberto Magagnini ... stand-by prop
Peter Mann ... carpenter / stand-by constructor
Fernand Moszkowicz ... art consultant
Brian Neighbour ... carpenter
Alan Powell ... plasterer: Algeria
John Ralph ... art director: Tangier
Anthony Rhone ... painter
Lucy Richardson ... draughtperson
Philip Robinson ... art department assistant (as Phillip Robinson)
Steve Simmonds ... art director: Quarzazate
Cynthia Sleiter ... set dresser
Adrian Start ... painter
Derek Whorlow ... carpenter
David Williamson ... carpenter
Majid Aoulad Abdellah ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Naomi Critcher ... set dresser: UK (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Don Banks ... boom operator
Paula Connor ... assistant dialogue editor
Alan Corder ... assistant sound editor
Pat Gilbert ... assistant foley editor
Gerry Humphreys ... sound re-recording mixer
Jack T. Knight ... sound editor (as Jack Knight)
Tony Lenny ... sound editor
Barry McCormick ... assistant sound editor
David Motta ... sound engineer
Rocky Phelan ... foley editor
David Sharpe ... assistant sound editor
Don Sharpe ... supervising sound editor
Ivan Sharrock ... production sound mixer
Paul Smith ... dialogue editor

Special Effects by 

Renato Agostini ... special effects supervisor
Danilo Bollettini ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by 

Martin Body ... rostrum/optical cameraman (uncredited)
Craig Chandler ... optical effects (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Felipe Alba ... clapper loader
Giuseppe Alberti ... focus puller (as Guiseppe Alberti)
Sergio Ambrosi ... grip
Luigi Bernardini ... focus puller (as Rino Bernardini)
Patrick Bramucci ... electrician (as Patrizio Bramucci)
Alessia Bulgari ... still photographer
Fabio Cafolla ... dimmer operator
Filippo Cafolla ... gaffer
Marco Carosi ... video controller
Renato Cinquini ... grip
Abessamad Dinia ... second assistant camera
Paolo Ferrari ... clapper loader
Giuseppe Gambella ... generator operator
Antonio Gasbarini ... electrician
Alfio Lamoratta ... generator operator
Savino Libertazzi ... electrician
Alfredo Marchetti ... key grip
Stefano Marino ... best boy
Antonio Marra ... best boy
Angelo Novi ... still photographer
Nicola Pecorini ... Steadicam operator
Mario Pezzotti ... grip
Les Phipps ... rigger (as Leslie Phipps)
Michele Picciaredda ... camera operator: "b" camera
Peter Robinson ... Steadicam operator
Les Silk ... rigger
Enrico Umetelli ... camera operator: "a" camera
Riccardo Umetelli ... clapper loader

Casting Department 

Robin Lang ... adr casting
Ellen Lewis ... casting associate
Zakia Tahri ... casting: Paris

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Martin Adams ... costume prop
Kahlid el Addar ... costume assistant: Morocco
Abdelkrim Akallach ... costume assistant: Morocco
Morris Angel ... costume maker
Rosemary Badminton ... costume maker
Michael Barber ... costume maker
Jane Clive ... costume painter
Shirley Cooper ... costume prop
Naomi Critcher ... costume properties (as Niomi Critcher)
Laura Day ... costume maker
Magot Forster ... costume maker
Frank Gardiner ... assistant costume designer
Carole Hersee ... costume maker
Amina el Kaouassma ... costume assistant: Morocco
Julia Mansford ... costume assistant
Richard Pointing ... costume supervisor
Doris Raymond ... costume researcher
John Birkinshaw ... costume assistant (uncredited)
Helen Christie ... jewellery maker (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Roger Cherrill ... post-production
Jocelyn Cousins ... post-production secretary
Oliver Krimpas ... post-production runner
Aldo Manni ... negative cutter
Michael Rubin ... assistant editor: laserdisc
Elvio Sordoni ... assistant editor
Paul Swinburne ... editorial trainee
Federico Umetelli ... editorial trainee
Carlo La Bella ... color supervisor (uncredited)
Neri Nazzareno ... final colorist (uncredited)

Music Department 

John Altman ... conductor / music arranger
David Arch ... conductor / music arranger
Dina Eaton ... music editor
Zena Hambly ... assistant music supervisor
Richard Horowitz ... composer: North African music
Matt Howe ... music engineer
Steve Maguire ... assistant music editor
Spencer May ... assistant music engineer
Ray Williams ... music supervisor

Transportation Department 

Pino Coletto ... truck driver
Franco di Vincentzo ... truck driver

Other crew 

Karim Abouobayd ... production assistant
Bachir Belhimer ... production accountant
Mohamed Benhmamane ... production assistant
Najib Bennani ... production accountant
Bi Benton ... contact: London
John Bernard ... location manager: Morocco/Niger
Maurice Binder ... title designer
Sabrina Canale ... production secretary
Harhoura Diab Charifi ... production assistant
Hazel Crombie ... production accountant
James Cullum ... computer and keyboard programmer
Sevilla Delofski ... assistant to producer
Brahim Derhem ... location manager
Benaissa Djaffar ... production assistant
Suzanne Durrenberger ... script supervisor
Fouzia Echaref ... production secretary
Lou Englebert ... researcher
Antonio Etzi ... craft service
Carla Ferroni ... contact: Rome
Driss Gaidi ... location manager
Fabien Gerard ... assistant script supervisor
Marina Grappelli ... assistant accountant: Italy
Hind Hanif ... production coordinator
Alan Hopkins ... period fabrics
Vanessa Hopkins ... period fabrics
Philip Kohler ... location manager: Algeria (as Phillip Kohler)
Metka Kosak ... assistant: Ms. Winger (as Metka Koshak)
Massimiliano Lancellotti ... production runner
Roberto Malerba ... production assistant
Michele Miriello ... production runner
Laragh O'Dell ... production secretary
Julie Oudot ... secretary to producer
Joel Proust ... supervising wrangler
Laura Rosenthal ... secretary: Juliet Taylor
Norika Sky-Sora ... assistant: Mr. Sakamoto
Ron Swinburne ... financial controller
Mohamed Tahar ... production assistant
Ann Tasker ... unit publicist
Gabriella Toro ... production coordinator
Riccardo Umetelli ... projectionist
Ken Yas ... laserdisc coordinator
Lahcen Zinoun ... choreographer
Augusto Grassi ... dyer (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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