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Writer (WGA):
James Duff (written by)
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Release Date:
16 March 1992 (USA) See more »
Absent father, alcoholic brother Tim try to cope with life. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. See more »
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Directed by
Ken Olin 
Writing credits
James Duff (written by)

Produced by
Paul Lussier .... producer
Gina Scheerer .... supervising producer
Original Music by
Laura Karpman 
Cinematography by
Bing Sokolsky 
Film Editing by
Elba Sanchez-Short 
Casting by
Melissa Skoff 
Production Design by
Diane Hughes 
Phillip Vasels 
Set Decoration by
Lauren Gabor 
Costume Design by
Sanja Milkovic Hays 
Makeup Department
Andre Blaise .... hair stylist
Michele Bloom .... assistant hair stylist
Belinda Bryant .... makeup supervisor
Linda Hardy .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Jonathan Bernstein .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
W. Alexander Ellis .... second second assistant director
Gere LaDue .... second assistant director
Jack Philbrick .... first assistant director
Art Department
Scott Ambrose .... property master
Deborah Cottrill .... assistant props
Julia Crane .... set dresser
Steven Seine .... lead person
John Stone .... construction foreman
Jack White .... food stylist (uncredited)
Sound Department
Robert J. Anderson Jr. .... production sound mixer (as Bob Anderson)
Paul Berolzheimer .... sound effects editor
Tim Chilton .... foley artist
Louis Creveling .... dialogue editor
Dennis Fuller .... boom operator
Patrick Giraudi .... dialogue editor
David Grant .... dialogue editor
Scott A. Jennings .... sound effects editor
Derek Marcil .... adr mixer
Beau Maxwell .... foley recordist
Debbie Melford .... adr editor
John Ross .... sound re-recording mixer
Joshua E. Schneider .... adr recordist
Ben Jensen .... stunts
Gary Jensen .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Ahrens .... best boy electric
Billy Bosson .... grip
David Boyd .... camera operator: "a" camera
Stephen 'Buster' Cooey .... electrician
Amy C. Halpern .... electrician
Lee Jimenez .... grip (as Lee Jiminez)
Mike Jiminez .... dolly grip
Steve Kempton .... electrician
Mark Meyers .... best boy grip
Jonathan K.E. Norton .... grip
Kari Romeo .... camera production assistant
Christopher A. Schenck .... first assistant camera
Larry Sweet .... key grip
Mike Weathers .... gaffer
Harry Zimmerman .... second assistant camera
Casting Department
Darlene Honeycutt .... casting administrator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Christi Work .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Tom Overton .... color timer
Jim Post .... assistant editor
Music Department
Dino A. Moriana .... music editor
Transportation Department
Billy Colbert .... driver: camera truck
Michael Merrick .... driver captain
Shane Summers .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Michael Cain .... assistant location manager
Bundy Chanock .... set medic
Robert Earl Craft .... location manager
Tracy DeFreitas .... production secretary
Joseph A. DiPasquale .... assistant: Mr. Lussier and Mr. Olin (as Joe DiPasquale)
Suzy Gilbert .... set production assistant
Joe Heniff .... production assistant
Krista Larson .... production accountant
Ken Mahlab .... assistant production coordinator
Stacy Mogensen .... assistant production accountant
Andrea Nachman .... production coordinator
Mary Pickert .... production assistant
David Racs .... first aid
Howard Rubin .... production assistant
Anthony Santavenere .... craft service
Karen Vaughan .... script supervisor

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Faces in the Mirror" - USA (bootleg title)
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92 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Final performance by Philip Linton. The TV movie debuted on the Fox network (U.S.) exactly one month after his death.See more »
Lisa Carter:[sniff] I don't, um, I don't understand how anyone could choose to be like this... I'm just... it is not to be understood.
Matt Carter:I didn't choose this. I am this. Mom, I didn't choose to be gay. Do you think I'd choose to be this different from everyone else? That I'd choose to make you and Dad this upset? That I'd choose to lose someone as beautiful and wonderful as Allison? And what about AIDS? I mean, suppose someone wanted to be gay, would they want to be gay now?
Lisa Carter:I don't know. And I don't want to know.
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14 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Went in expecting one thing... coming out with so much more..., 5 March 2001
Author: (khohen1) from Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Some major plot line details are mentioned... don't read any further if you haven't seen this and don't want to spoil the fun.

Okay, I am one of the biggest Jim Carrey fanatics out there. The only reason I bought this movie (on eBay) was to see Jim Carrey in his "first dramatic role". It cost me $26!!! So, obviously, I went in only to see Jim. But then the title character came on, Matt, and I was like, hey, I know him... I like him. And then Laurie Laughlin (Becky from Full House, don't know how to spell her real name) came on, same reaction. And I also recognized the sister and the father. So I was like, hey, maybe it'll even be a good movie anyway.

Well, let me tell you, Jim Carrey was secondary as of twenty minutes into the film. While I wished that Tim would have been a bigger part of the story, I was completely taken into the story of Matt and being gay. I think they tackled the pressures of being gay, and hiding secrets to a "too perfect to be true" family. I think there should have been three storylines...the back stories of the sister and of Tim's were way too big to be back stories... but the movie was already 94 minutes long and I don't think any scenes preexisting should have been taken out... I guess I just think it shoulda been three different movies... I don't know. Every single actor in this movie does a beautiful job. The storys are sympathy envoking and the characters are likable, exept for the mom and for the father until about ten til the end. And speaking of the end... it was too wrapped up for my taste. A little hasty about face for the Father to go through... but anyway, it was a TV movie right?

I definately think this is right up there with Truman Show as far as Jim's acting goes... anyone who says my man can't act can't see. Thanksyou very much!!! ;)


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