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Release Date:
June 1992 (USA) See more »
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He Survived "Swimming to Cambodia." Now The Adventure Continues.
Plot:
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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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The unnamed child who projectile vomited on stage at Lincoln Center's run of "Our Town" was Shane Culkin.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Swimming to Cambodia (1987)See more »

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The Best One Man Act In Hollywood, 5 October 2013
Author: meddlecore from Canada

In this monologue, Spalding Gray has returned to exploit his incredible storytelling abilities, which he will use to take us on a psychological journey through his experience of attempting to write a book (which he calls "the Monster")- after having two previously successful monologues (that is, excluding his uber-rare monologues on LA and a Personal History of American Theatre), a minor acting career (most notably in Joffe's "The Killing Fields"), and the death of his mother.

As always, he puts on one hell of an entertaining performance. I still like "Swimming to Cambodia" better, but he puts on an equally amazing performance in this piece. It's just that there isn't as much of a cinematic touch put on the film- as compared to "Swimming" and "Gray's Anatomy". The focus here is all on Spalding.

Spalding Gray is truly a master storyteller that must be seen to be experienced. I regret not getting an oppourtunity to see him live...before he passed on and all. Thankfully we have these brilliant testaments, which he has left us with. 9 out of 10.

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