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A Dangerous Woman -- Martha Horgan is mentally slow. She lives with her aunt Frances. She is known for NEVER lying. This causes her to get fired from her job; she tells on 1 of the other store employees...

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Mary McGarry Morris (novel)
Naomi Foner (screenplay)
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Release Date:
3 December 1993 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Martha Horgan, a naive woman with an intellectual impairment who lives with her aunt Frances in a small town... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations See more »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Laurie Metcalf ... Anita

Debra Winger ... Martha Horgan

John Terry ... Steve

Barbara Hershey ... Frances

Maggie Gyllenhaal ... Patsy

Jake Gyllenhaal ... Edward (as Jacob Gyllenhaal)
Myles Sheridan ... Paul

Chloe Webb ... Birdy

Richard Riehle ... John

Viveka Davis ... Mercy

Gabriel Byrne ... Mackey

Paul Dooley ... Tupperware Salesman

David Strathairn ... Getso

Brad Blaisdell ... Wesley

Warren Munson ... Gately

Rebeca Arthur ... Checker (as Rebecca Arthur)

Jan Hooks ... Makeup Girl
Philip McNiven ... Young Man
Breon Gorman ... Heidi

Anna Mathias ... Singer

Jack Riley ... Bandleader
Brandis Kemp ... Female Caterer
Charyl Wright-Roberts ... In-Mate
Martine Wood ... Female Security Guard
Joel Randel ... Male Security Guard
Cassidy Ann Thomas ... Martha's Daughter
Chelsea Thomas ... Martha's Daughter

Directed by
Stephen Gyllenhaal 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Mary McGarry Morris (novel)

Naomi Foner (screenplay)

Produced by
Naomi Foner .... producer
Kathleen Kennedy .... executive producer
Patricia Whitcher .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Carter Burwell 
 
Cinematography by
Robert Elswit 
 
Film Editing by
Angelo Corrao 
Harvey Rosenstock 
 
Casting by
Cathy Sandrich Gelfond  (as Cathy Sandrich)
Amanda Mackey  (as Amanda Mackey Johnson)
 
Production Design by
David Brisbin 
 
Art Direction by
Kenneth Hardy 
 
Set Decoration by
Margaret Goldsmith 
 
Costume Design by
Susie DeSanto 
 
Makeup Department
Bonnie Clevering .... key hair stylist
Deborah K. Larsen .... key makeup artist
Toni-Ann Walker .... key hair stylist
Brad Wilder .... key makeup artist
Tony Gardner .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Patricia Whitcher .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Howell Caldwell .... second second assistant director
Jeff Rafner .... second assistant director
David Womark .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Aaron Anish .... art department production assistant
Kirk E. Axtell II .... lead painter
Daniel Beralas .... painter
Jeffrey Berger .... plasterer
Mark Bernstein .... carpenter
Phil Briggs .... set dresser
Donald E. Brown .... carpenter (as Don Brown)
Randy Budka .... plasterer
Linda Carsten .... painter
John Ceniceros .... assistant props
Chris Forster .... construction coordinator
Renato Franceschelli .... set designer
Ellen Freund .... property master
Don Gibbin Jr. .... lead scenic artist
Patti Grant .... painter
Tom Hammerschmidt .... carpenter
Scott Head .... carpenter
Todd Jacques .... swing gang
Jose Jimenez .... carpenter
Albert Johnson .... carpenter
Anton Karprow .... carpenter
Helen Kozora .... on-set dresser
Frank Lloyd .... construction coordinator
Gary B. Matteson .... lead man
Bernard Nacion .... painter
Christopher Parker .... set dresser (as Chris Parker)
Patti Podesta .... assistant art director
Nicholas Radell .... carpenter
Steve Ramos .... carpenter
Mary Saisselin .... set designer
Brian Smith .... carpenter
Tom Spear .... swing gang
Jamie Upham .... carpenter (as James Upham)
Carl Warner .... carpenter
Johnathon Gallagher .... painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Wayne Artman .... re-recording mixer
Patrick Bietz .... dialogue editor
Norval D. Crutcher III .... dialogue editor
Norval D. Crutcher .... supervising sound editor
Tom E. Dahl .... re-recording mixer
Lewis Goldstein .... dialogue editor
Eric Gotthelf .... foley recordist
Peter Halbert .... boom operator
Stephen Halbert .... sound mixer
Robin Harlan .... foley artist
Adam Johnston .... sound effects editor
Sarah Monat .... foley artist
Patrick O'Sullivan .... supervising dialogue editor
Mark V. Phillips .... assistant sound (as Mark Phillips)
Allen L. Stone .... re-recording mixer
Gayle Wesley .... sound assistant
Franklin Jones Jr. .... re-recording sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Larry Fioritto .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Scott Schneider .... model maker (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Rick Barker .... stunts
Dan Bradley .... stunt coordinator
Scott Alan Cook .... stunts
Debbie Evans .... stunts
Glory Fioramonti .... stunts
Debby Lynn Ross .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Trent Anderson .... second assistant camera
Gary A. Beaird .... key grip
Luis G. Benavides .... grip
Roger E. Blanvelt .... assistant lighting technician
Joseph Dianda .... best boy grip
Matt Jackson .... grip
Charles Lantz .... dolly grip
Erik Maehl .... electrician
A.J. Matis Jr. .... camera loader
William Nation .... still photographer
Joel Randel .... grip
Mark Reeves .... electrician
Michael G. Riba .... first assistant camera (as Michael Riba)
Thomas M. Seber .... electrician
David St. Onge .... chief lighting technician
Kevin Blauvelt .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Valorie Massalas .... additional casting
Karen Miller .... casting associate
Lesa Shapiro .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nancy Collini .... costumer
Gail Just .... costume supervisor
Susan Kistler .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Sandy Brundage .... negative cutter: Universal Negative Cutting
Angelo Corrao .... additional editor
Kevin Henry .... negative cutter: Universal Negative Cutting
Sharon Owyang .... post-production coordinator
Philip Pucci .... assistant film editor
Julie Rogers .... first assistant editor
Holly Sachi .... apprentice editor
Jim Williams .... color timer
 
Location Management
Gregory Bartlett .... assistant location manager
Kevin Halloran .... location manager
 
Music Department
Scott Ansell .... music engineer
Matt Darriau .... musician: woodwind
Michael Dittrick .... music editor
Carol Fenelon .... music supervisor
Harry Garfield .... music supervisor
Geoffrey Gordon .... musician: percussion
David Torn .... musician: guitar
Blake Martin Moulin .... assistant music editor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Chris Basso .... driver
Erin L. Britos .... driver
Charles Clevering .... driver
Heidi Damianidis .... driver
Craig Davies .... driver
Dave Flannigan .... driver
Charles D. Hindman .... driver
Buck Holland .... driver
Sergio Lopez-Rivera .... driver
Morgan McGuinness .... driver
Tony 'Bear' Mihalopoulos .... driver
Rich Rizzo .... driver
Griff Ruggles .... transportation coordinator
Douglas Smith .... driver
William Thurman .... driver
Mark Twogood .... driver
Gregg Videgain .... driver (as Buster Videgain)
Johnny Videgain .... driver
Danny Westerberg .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Josh Binder .... first aid
Josh Binder .... production assistant
Thomas Brunelle .... voice-over
Tom Carradine .... production office assistant
Patrick Courtney .... stand-in
Paddy Cullen .... production associate
James F. Dean .... voice-over
Bob Enriquez .... assistant accountant
Leigh French .... adr group coordinator
Leigh French .... voice-over
Damian Ganczewski .... assistant production coordinator
Linda Harcharic .... stand-in
Jonathan Harris .... production assistant
Traci Hershkowitz .... production assistant (as Tracy Hershkowitz)
Graig Hutchison .... production accountant
Luisa Leschin .... voice-over
Suzanne Lodge .... stand-in
Justine Madero .... production office assistant
Paul Mayersohn .... legal services: Surpin, Mayersohn & Edelstone
Sharon Owyang .... assistant: Mr. Gyllenhaal and Ms. Foner
Stella Pacific .... studio teacher
E.J. Roberts .... craft service
Sergio Rodriguez .... assistant accountant
Scott Sampler .... production assistant
Judith Saunders .... script supervisor
Bridget Sienna .... voice-over
Gigi Vorgan .... voice-over
Anna Zappia .... production coordinator
 
Thanks
Donna Giglotti .... special thanks
Kevin Huvane .... special thanks
David O'Connor .... special thanks
Sam .... special thanks
Jonathan Weisgal .... special thanks
Alan Wertheimer .... special thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Rated R for some graphic sexuality, strong language and a scene of violence
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102 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Glenn Close was the original casting decision to play Debra Winger's aunt, while Jeff Bridges and Jason Patric were both considered for the male lead.See more »
Quotes:
Mackey:If there's a God out there he's gotta be laughing.See more »
Soundtrack:
My Little Suede ShoesSee more »

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