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Release Date:
June 1992 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
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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(7 articles)
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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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Best of genre, 25 November 2006
Author: caa821 from Tulsa OK

Three of the things you can say about Spalding Gray are: he certainly marched to the beat of his own "drummer;" he was never at a loss for words; and he obviously felt that those watching and listening to him would be interested in every aspect of his life, experiences and thoughts - no matter how trivial at times.

Most of us are not quite as far "off the wall" as he was. Most of us aren't as interested in sharing the most minute parts of ourselves with others - even one-on-one or in small groups, let alone on stage.

But that doesn't make it any less-interesting to watch and listen to this erudite, unusual man. And after seeing one of his performances, on reflection, we can find many of his articulate musings were perhaps more relevant to our own lives and thoughts than we may have first thought.

Granted, he was a "New York/avant-garde" type of personality, and undeniably a bit "strange." (There are those who would maintain describing someone as "New York" and strange" was being unnecessarily redundant.)

I give him a "10" for the talent he presents in this genre which is his specialty.

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