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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Scott Frank (written by)
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Release Date:
23 August 1991 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A Mystery About True Love...And Certain Death. See more »
Plot:
Mike Church is a Los Angeles private detective who specializes in finding missing persons. He takes on the case of a mystery woman who he calls Grace... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Film noir reincarnation/murder story with surprising twists See more (105 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Directed by
Kenneth Branagh 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Scott Frank (written by)

Produced by
Lindsay Doran .... producer
Dennis Feldman .... co-producer
Charles H. Maguire .... producer
Sydney Pollack .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Patrick Doyle 
 
Cinematography by
Matthew F. Leonetti (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Peter E. Berger 
 
Casting by
Gail Levin 
 
Production Design by
Tim Harvey 
 
Art Direction by
Sydney Z. Litwack 
 
Set Decoration by
Jerry Adams 
 
Costume Design by
Phyllis Dalton 
 
Makeup Department
Kathryn Blondell .... hair stylist
Thomas R. Burman .... special makeup effects (as Tom Burman)
Bari Dreiband-Burman .... special makeup effects (as Bari Burman)
Leonard Engelman .... second makeup artist
Virginia G. Hadfield .... second hair stylist (as Virginia Hadfield)
Daniel C. Striepeke .... makeup artist (as Dan Striepeke)
Audrey L. Anzures .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
William C. Gerrity .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Steve Danton .... first assistant director
Tracy Rosenthal-Newsom .... second assistant director (as Tracy Rosenthal)
Kate Yurka .... dga trainee
 
Art Department
Henry Alberti .... set designer
Gary Daspit .... property person
Glen R. Feldman .... assistant property master (as Glen Feldman)
Frank Flores .... property person
Joseph E. Hubbard .... set designer (as Joseph Hubbard)
Jim Husbands .... lead person (as James Husbands)
Dennis Ivanjack .... production painter
Robert Krume .... construction coordinator
Eric Orbom .... set designer
George Stuart Jr. .... paint supervisor (as George Stuart)
Robert A. Sturtevant .... general supervisor (as Bob Sturtevant)
Edward Staten Vance .... construction supervisor (as Ed Vance)
Dean Wilson .... assistant property master
John Zemansky .... property master
Jim Husbands .... leadman (uncredited)
Gary Stel .... laborer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Bobbi Banks .... adr editor
Bob Baron .... adr mixer
Denis Blackerby .... dubbing recordist
Fred Burke .... foley editor
Larry Carow .... sound editor
Marty Church .... foley mixer
Midge Costin .... sound editor
Greg Curda .... foley mixer
Ken Dufva .... foley artist
Thom 'Coach' Ehle .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (as Thom Ehle)
David Lee Fein .... foley artist
Frank Howard .... sound editor
David J. Hudson .... sound re-recording mixer
Joseph A. Ippolito .... sound editor
Jerry Jost .... sound mixer (as Gerald G. Jost)
Victoria Martin .... foley editor
Mel Metcalfe .... sound re-recording mixer
Donald Ortiz .... assistant sound editor
Maggie Ostroff .... assistant sound editor
Terry Porter .... sound re-recording mixer
Joan Rowe .... foley artist
Christopher C. Schiavo .... apprentice sound editor
Fred Stafford .... adr editor
Pat Suraci .... boom operator
James Thompson .... cable person
George Watters II .... supervising sound editor
Gary Wright .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Steven C. Foster .... special effects (as Steve Foster)
Greg Hendrickson .... special effects (as Gregg Hendrickson)
Frank Toro .... special effects
 
Stunts
Gregory J. Barnett .... stunt coordinator (as Greg Barnett)
Steve Boyum .... stunt coordinator
Clarke Coleman .... stunts
Doug Coleman .... stunts
Kenny Endoso .... stunts (as Ken Endoso)
Jeannie Epper .... stunts (as Jean Epper)
Kelly Malone .... stunts
John Meier .... stunts
Chad Randall .... stunts
Jayleen Sun .... stunts
Mickey White .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Keith Baber .... assistant lighting technician
Pat Blymyer .... chief lighting technician (as Patrick Blymyer)
Tim Dunford .... second assistant camera
Mark Figueroa .... second assistant camera
Bob Fillis .... assistant lighting technician (as Robert Fillis)
Antonio V. Garrido .... dolly grip (as Antonio Garrido)
Lloyd Gowdy .... electrician
Burton Lindemoen .... second company grip (as Burt Lindemoen)
Don Linsley .... grip
Kurt Marshall .... electrician
Patrick Marshall .... electrician
Robert D. McBride .... camera operator (as Robert McBride)
Terry H. Neville .... electrician (as Terry Neville)
Thomas A. Pendell .... video assist operator
Dan Reilly .... first company grip (as Daniel Reilly)
Russell Reilly .... second company grip
Peter Sorel .... still photographer
Stephen J. Ullman .... first assistant camera (as Steve Ullman)
Michael D. Weldon .... first assistant camera (as Mike Weldon)
 
Casting Department
Barbara Harris .... voice casting
Elisabeth Jereski .... casting assistant (as Liz Jereski)
Kimberly Hardin .... casting associate (uncredited)
Franklyn Warren .... extras casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ann Culotta .... costumer
Sandra Culotta .... costume supervisor
Deborah Hopper .... costumer
Daniel Weinberg .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
John Coniglio .... apprentice film editor (as John Robert Coniglio)
Bob Kaiser .... color timer
Karen Marmer .... post-production associate (as Karen Marmer Allen)
Theresa Repola Mohammed .... negative cutter
George C. Villaseñor .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
Lawrence Ashmore .... orchestrator
William Kraft .... conductor
Roy Prendergast .... music editor
John Richards .... score mixer
Bob Beecher .... apprentice music editor (uncredited)
Dan Goldwasser .... soundtrack producer (uncredited)
Cara Mia Harris .... music editing assistant (uncredited)
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Manny Demello .... transportation co-captain
Anthony C. Steere .... transportation captain (as A.C. Steere)
James Thornsberry .... transportation coordinator (as Jim Thornsberry)
 
Other crew
Scott W. Anderson .... assistant: Mr. Maguire
Serena Baker .... assistant location manager
Vartan Chakarian .... craft service (as Vartan Chakirian)
Hugh Cruttwell .... production consultant (as Hugh Crutwell)
Dana Delfs .... production office assistant
Susan Hegarty .... dialect coach
Jana Karas .... accounting assistant
Carol King .... assistant to producer
Barbara Lortie .... first aid (as Barbra Lortie)
John McDonald .... assistant: Mr. Maguire
Kathleen Melton .... production secretary
Carla Meyer .... dialect coach (as Carla Myer)
Phill Norman .... title designer
Eileen Peterson .... unit publicist
Michael Roberts .... production accountant (as Michael D. Roberts)
Marshall Schlom .... script supervisor (as Marshall I. Schlom)
S.W. Schuster .... assistant: Mr. Branagh
Ned R. Shapiro .... location manager (as Ned Shapiro)
Mindy Sheldon .... assistant accountant
Barbara Spitz .... production coordinator
David M. Rodriguez .... production accountant: additional photography (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Split Personality" - USA (alternative title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for language and violence
Runtime:
107 min
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Color:
Black and White | Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Robin Williams didn't want his name to appear in the opening credits as it might have misled audiences into thinking the film was a comedy.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Grace says "I know my left hand from my right hand" but gestures with the wrong hands.See more »
Quotes:
Roman Strauss:What I believe, Mr. Baker, is that this is all far from over.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Citizen Kane (1941)See more »
Soundtrack:
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FAQ

How much sex, violence, and profanity are in this movie?
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22 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Film noir reincarnation/murder story with surprising twists, 27 July 2005
Author: cshalm from United States

This movie is one of the unappreciated jewels of the 1990's, a film done so well that virtually every aspect, from script to direction to performances to music to editing, sweeps you away. Kenneth Branagh and Emma Thompson (who were then married)each played two roles, one in the past, one in the present, with different clothes, hairstyles and accents, as part of a couple destined to be together forever.

Branagh, coming off his rookie directing debut in HENRY V, did a simply beautiful job here, using the same creative team as HV (Patrick Doyle deserves especial kudos for his astounding musical score). Playing both a cynical private eye ("I'm not looking for Miss Right; I'm looking for Miss Right Now") and a jealous German composer from the 1940's, he turns in two complete portraits of unusual men, while directing as well.

The film didn't stay in theaters long (most likely due to studio politics), but has apparently found a new audience on video. I've loved it since the first time I saw it, in its first run (I admit to seeing it five times in the theater and buying it on video the day it came out) -- so I may be slightly prejudiced -- but from every angle -- thriller, love story, character study -- it's a winner. See it on DVD and hear Branagh's comments on various aspects of the film -- that adds another dimension right there.

In fact, see it any way you can. It's just marvelous.

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