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Directed by
Michael Covert 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Covert 

Produced by
Frank Agrama .... executive producer
Trudi Callon .... associate producer
Rod Dean .... producer
Kirk Hassig .... producer
Doug Textor .... producer
Original Music by
John R. Graham  (as John Graham)
Cinematography by
Seo Mutarevic  (as Sead Mutarevic)
Film Editing by
Rod Dean 
Casting by
Sheila Jaffe 
Georgianne Walken 
Production Design by
Paul Holt 
Art Direction by
Denise Hudson 
Set Decoration by
Mary E. Gullickson 
Costume Design by
Tanya Gill 
Magda Lavadenz 
Makeup Department
Anthea Grutsis .... assistant makeup artist
Lydia Milars .... key makeup artist
Norman Salao .... hair stylist
Linda Samodral .... hair stylist
Nikoletta Skarlatos .... additional set makeup artist
Marina Torpin .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Elizabeth Ervin .... unit production manager
Norman Siderow .... executive in charge of production
Bryan Yaconelli .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Chang .... second assistant director
Phillippa Rick .... second second assistant director
David Strupp .... first assistant director
Doug Textor .... second unit director
Art Department
Randy Angel .... property master
Mike Aubury .... scenic artist
Terry Aubury .... scenic artist
Dianne Chadwick .... set dresser
James Koening .... set dresser
Angel McConnell .... set dresser
Brad Morris .... property master
Cherilyn Niedhardd .... assistant property master
Reno Spear .... lead man
Wesley Tabayoyong II .... set dresser (as Wes Tabayoyong)
Ryan Wilson .... set dresser
Dennis Winters .... lead man
Sound Department
Joe Barnett .... re-recording mixer
Jack Beck .... boom operator
Denise Brady .... dialogue editor
Brent Brooks .... foley walker
Susan Conner .... foley walker
Lorita de la Cerna .... foley recordist
Dominique Decaudain .... foley walker
George Flores .... boom operator
Karla Hennessey .... audio post coordinator
Kevin Jackson .... sound effects editor
Adam Jenkins .... additional sound re-recording mixer
Tony Jenkins .... sound recordist
Darryl Linkow .... sound mixer
Ronald Long .... sound mixer (as Ron Long)
Jennifer Nash .... sound recordist
Thomas J. O'Connell .... additional adr mixer
Angelo Palazzo .... sound effects editor
Benjamin Patrick .... sound mixer
Elizabeth Rainey .... foley walker
Yuri Reese .... adr editor
Yuri Reese .... adr mixer
Alison Sanford .... sound effects editor
Dov Schwarz .... dialogue editor
Byron Short .... sound effects editor
William Smith .... re-recording mixer (as Bill Smith)
William Smith .... sound supervisor (as Bill Smith)
Raymond E. Spiess III .... assistant dialogue editor
Ray Spiess .... supervising dialogue editor
Renee Tondelli .... adr supervisor
Tabby Vincent .... boom operator
Jeffrey R. Whitcher .... supervising sound effects editor
Special Effects by
John C. Hartigan .... special effects coordinator
David Waine .... special effects assistant
Michael Horse .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Collin S. Colberg .... first assistant camera
Stephan B. Cooey .... electrician
Rod Dean .... still photographer
Delon Freund .... assistant camera: "b" camera
Delon Freund .... assistant camera: second unit
Ben Giacometti .... dolly grip
Chris Hawkins .... second assistant camera
Carey Hendricks .... still photographer
Martin Leeper .... gaffer
Bill-Brady Majors .... best boy electric
Tom Marvel .... gaffer (as Thomas Marvel)
David McLaughlin .... best boy electric
Michael Norman .... grip
Jennifer Perkins .... electrician
Javier Pérez .... key grip
Charles H.E. Richards .... best boy grip
Joaquin Sedillo .... camera operator: "b" camera
Joaquin Sedillo .... director of photography: second unit
Reno Tondelli .... electrician (as Reno Bongo Tondelli)
Missy Toy .... second assistant camera
George Vrattos .... key grip
Casting Department
Chris Larsen .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anne Woodard .... costume assistant
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Floyd Dupree .... color timer
Steve New .... negative cutter
Music Department
Michael Aarvold .... music mixer
Michael Aarvold .... music recordist
Robin Bechtel .... music supervisor
George Doering .... composer: additional music
Avi Kipper .... additional score mixer
Michelle Kuznetsky .... music supervisor
Margaret Minton Fetter .... music preparation
Jennifer Pyken .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
David Menapace .... transportation captain
Michael Menapace .... transportation coordinator (as Mike Menapace)
Other crew
Laura Bammage .... production assistant
Karen Bass .... production coordinator
Lee Berger .... production consultant
Bradford Boll .... production assistant (as Bradford D. Boll)
Bobby Bullon .... assistant to producers
Rich Fleming .... production assistant
Jennifer Henrichs .... production assistant
Susan Jacobs .... publicist
Denise Karey .... script supervisor (as Denise Fowler)
Shayne Lewin .... production assistant
Coco San Marie .... production assistant
Karesa McElheny .... production assistant
Mary Anne Seward .... script supervisor (as Mary Seward-McKeon)
Suzie Stark .... production assistant
Alison Stone .... production associate
Mike Tristano .... weapons coordinator
Mike Tristano .... weapons handler
Kieran Wong .... craft service

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Rated R for strong language, some violence and sexuality
97 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Australia:MA | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Germany:18 | Iceland:16 | New Zealand:R18 | Spain:18 | USA:R (Certificate #34500)

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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Brilliant and Beautiful, 1 February 2007
Author: Jeffrey Johnson ( from United States

This movie is basically a satire of the American west and the crazy people who live there - here in my case.

Contrary to some other reviewers - the script of this movie is a work of art - the acting nothing short of total excellence.

It's the kind of movie that deserves an academy award - much like Mullholland Drive did - but the academy seldom gives awards too truly brilliant movies.

I'm not writing this review to explain the plot - but just too put some words down on paper stating how really good this movie is.

Perhaps if anything the movie - the script - the acting - is all too beautiful - too intelligent and too brilliant - because apparently some people - some reviewers - lack a soul or have an empty one and simply can not see outwardly what does not exist within.

The mesmerizing acting of Jennifer Tilly is worth the price of admission in itself - but all the acting in this movie goes beyond just good.

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