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Release Date:
June 1992 (USA) See more »
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He Survived "Swimming to Cambodia." Now The Adventure Continues.
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This is the story of Spalding Gray and his attempt to write a novel. It is a first person account about writing and living... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 

Spalding Gray ... Himself

Directed by
Nick Broomfield 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Spalding Gray 

Produced by
Jon Blair .... producer
Norman I. Cohen .... associate producer
Renée Shafransky .... producer
 
Original Music by
Laurie Anderson 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Coulter 
 
Film Editing by
Graham Hutchings 
 
Production Design by
Ray Oxley 
 
Makeup Department
Anna Prashker .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Rieta Oord .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mary Soan .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Kevin Evans .... stand-by carpenter
Alf Harmen .... set construction
Angus McCubbine .... stand-by carpenter
Debbie Williams .... set construction
Mark Williams .... set construction
 
Sound Department
Larry Goldberg .... sound assistant
Skip Lievsay .... sound effects
Sandy MacRae .... sound recordist
Grant Maxwell .... sound re-recording mixer
John Purcell .... sound editor
Neil Woods .... sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Bryan .... lighting consultant
Stuart Bunting .... grip
Eddie Burt .... key grip
Pete Cavaciuti .... camera operator
Nick Coward .... video assist operator
Uinkar 'Bobby' Dhillon .... clapper loader (as Bob Dhillon)
Terry Edland .... gaffer
Colin Finlay .... lighting console operator
Jeremy Gee .... camera operator
John Jordan .... assistant camera
Gary Romaine .... grip
Carole Stapleton .... assistant camera
Jonathan Sykes .... clapper loader
Gary Turnbull .... assistant camera
Konrad Watson .... electrician
Nigel Willoughby .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Andy Christie .... post-production coordinator (as Andrew Christie)
Chris Gacon .... post-production coordinator
Jim Hogan .... telecine operator
Steve Lucas .... telecine operator
Geraint Owen .... post-production coordinator
Paul Richmond .... assistant editor
James Thomas .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Tatiana Bicât .... production runner
Mary Blackman .... production accountant
David Burden .... production runner
Sandra Eyitene .... production accountant
Ronald E. Feiner .... legal advisor
Colin Gregory .... theatre coordinator
Colin Gregory .... theatre coordinator
Vivianne Royal .... production assistant
Jo Sargent .... production associate
Renée Shafransky .... director: original stage production
Bob Storer .... legal advisor
Patrick Swaffer .... legal advisor
Susie Werster .... assistant to producer
 
Thanks
Seamus Cassidy .... special thanks
Bernard Gersten .... special thanks
Gregory Mosher .... special thanks
Larry Sacharov .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for thematic material
Runtime:
87 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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The Broadway production opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on January 21, 1991 and ran for 16 performances.See more »
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Referenced in And Everything Is Going Fine (2010)See more »

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Monologue in a Theater, 30 August 2004
Author: Charles Watson from West Babylon, New York

It isn't a movie but a monologue performance on film and a really good monologuist performance by Spaulding Gray. Anecdotes embellished for storytelling are patterned to fit in with flashbacks to the "Impossible Vacation" that sits atop the desk.

Gray theatrically converses with the audience and other viewers of the performance, at times with the minimalist-synthesized score by Laurie Anderson to accentuate the mood. You will feel both the attempt for Gray to come full circle and the subtle depression Gray exudes through his retrospections well into the performance.

Anyone who has lost someone close to mental illness or has lived a life like that of Spaulding Gray will empathize as they watch this series of strange adventures into writing, acting, relationships, society, and the simile of personal solitude to self-realization whenever experiences unexpected encounters through one's own ambling.

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