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Gray's Anatomy -- One of the great raconteurs of stage and screen, Spalding Gray, came together with one of cinema’s boldest image-makers, Oscar-winning director Steven Soderbergh, for Gray’s Anatomy, a spellbinding adaptation of Gray’s 1993 monologue of the same name.

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Director:
Writers:
Spalding Gray (monologue) &
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Release Date:
19 March 1997 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
After doctors inform him that an eye affliction will require risky surgery, monologist Spadling Gray recounts his various pursuits for alternative medicine to avoid the doctor's scalpel. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Diary of a compulsive homeopathic ex-christian scientist. See more (11 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Spalding Gray ... Himself
Mike McLaughlin ... Himself
Melissa Robertson ... Herself
Alvin Henry ... Himself
Alyne Hargroder ... Herself
Buddy Carr ... Himself
Gerry Urso ... Herself
Chris Simms ... Himself
Tommy Staub ... Himself
Kirk A. Patrick Jr. ... Himself

Directed by
Steven Soderbergh 
 
Writing credits
Spalding Gray (monologue) &
Renée Shafransky (monologue)

Spalding Gray 

Produced by
John Hardy .... producer
Caroline Kaplan .... executive producer
Kathleen Russo .... executive producer
Jonathan Sehring .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Cliff Martinez 
 
Cinematography by
Elliot Davis 
 
Film Editing by
Susan Littenberg 
 
Production Design by
Adele Plauche 
 
Set Decoration by
Cynthia Wigginton 
 
Makeup Department
Charley Soderbergh .... hair stylist
Charley Soderbergh .... makeup artist
 
Art Department
Huey Mitchell .... carpenter
John Patterson .... construction coordinator
Larry Spurlock .... carpenter
 
Sound Department
Larry Blake .... sound re-recording mixer
Paul Ledford .... sound editor
Mark A. Mangini .... sound editor
Keenan Wyatt .... boom operator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tony Brignac .... first assistant camera
Buddy Carr .... second assistant camera
Gilly Charbonnet .... grip
David Jensen .... electrician
Calvin Maehl .... gaffer
Richard Mall .... key grip
Chris Robertson .... electrician
Val Zimmer .... grip
 
Casting Department
David Jensen .... interview casting
 
Other crew
Howard Behar .... legal services
Robert Butler .... stand-in
Billy Collins Jr. .... accountant
Michael Charles Hill .... distribution and marketing coordinator
Lori Jefferson .... production assistant
Debbie Kennedy .... legal services
Clint Maedgen .... stand-in
Tara Martin .... production coordinator
Tom Mustafo .... production assistant
Adam Rosen .... legal services
Renée Shafransky .... director: original production
 
Thanks
Les Bratton .... special thanks
Francis Cagle .... special thanks
Sonny Cranch .... special thanks
Angela Ferrara .... special thanks
Ed Gerkey .... special thanks
John Krasno .... special thanks
Mark Shivas .... special thanks
Leo Walsh .... special thanks
 

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80 min
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The Broadway performance of "Gray's Anatomy" by Spalding Gray opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre on November 28, 1993, ran for 13 performances and closed on January 3, 1994. A repeat performance reopened at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on June 5, 1994, ran for 8 performances and closed on June 27, 1994.See more »
Quotes:
Spalding Gray:Doubt is my bottom line. The only thing I don't doubt is my own doubt.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in And Everything Is Going Fine (2010)See more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Diary of a compulsive homeopathic ex-christian scientist., 16 March 2004
Author: madhater_da_killa (madhater_da_killa@hotmail.com) from Carbondale Illinois

Possibly the most easily accesable of the Spalding Gray monologue-film library Gray's Anatomy chronicles Gray's retinal pucker problems. The interesting camera work and rather unique (in regards to the rest of the Gray Monologue Films) keeping a good feeling of progression. This progression can be found somewhat lacking by new-comers to the monologue scene, and thus this film solves a good deal of viewing problems in this simple aspect. The second aspect that makes this film highly accesible by new-comers in the stories told by the average Joe's. There are some good stories, some bad stories, and some disturbing stories; but none of the clips are allowed to stagnate by Soderburgh. This is probably the most powerful of the two aspects especially when teamed with the cuts from The Killing Fields give Gray's Anatomy a much more action oriented feeling than Monster in A Box or Spalding Gray Is Swimming To Cambodia. Gray's Anatomy is a good introduction to Spalding Gray but falls short of his earlier classics while remaining a film most definitely worthy of viewing. I would give it three and a half stars out of five where as Swimming and Monster I would give a four.

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