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A documentary about the production of From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) and the people who made it.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rick Stribling ...
Himself - The Key Grip
Ken Bondy ...
Himself - The Craft Service Guy
Amy Minda Cohen ...
Herself - Assistant to Mr. Clooney (as Amy Cohen)
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Herself - The Co-Producer
Dieter Busch ...
Himself - The 2nd 2nd Assistant Director
Cecilia Montiel ...
Herself - The Production Designer
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Himself - The Special Make-Up Effects Guy
Victoria Lucai ...
Herself - Assistant to Mr. Tarantino
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Himself / Seth Gecko
McPherson O. Downs ...
Himself - The On-Set Dresser (as McPherson 'Mac Daddy' Downs)
Earl Thielen ...
Himself - El Driver (as Earl 'Mr. Blonde' Thielen)
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Himself / Sheriff McGraw
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Himself / Jacob Fuller
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Herself / Kate Fuller
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Himself - 'Frost'
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A docu-drama about filming From Dusk Till Dawn (1996). Sarah Kelly takes a non-union film crew onto the set and on location near Barstow of this independent, non-union production. Camaraderie and a constant eye on the shooting schedule dominate interactions. Quentin Tarantino and George Clooney mug for Kelly's camera; Robert Rodriguez, Juliette Lewis and Fred Williamson talk about craft; we watch scenes being shot; and Kelly asks crew members why they do what they do. Also, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees protests the non-union status of 'From Dusk Till Dawn', executive producer Lawrence Bender tells his side, and Kelly talks to a Variety reporter and others. What's the nature of an indie film? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Unzipped. Unwrapped. Unleashed! See more »

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Rated R for language, violence and some nudity | See all certifications »

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31 July 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Atentie se filmeaza vampiri  »

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$5,659 (USA) (31 July 1998)

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$5,659 (USA) (31 July 1998)
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Crazy Credits

(Last credit in the cast list) . . .and Everybody Else as the Cast and Crew of "From Dusk 'till Dawn" See more »

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References El Mariachi (1992) See more »

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Mama Tried
Written by Merle Haggard
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Behind the scenes with Quentin, George and Robert.
18 April 1999 | by (Lucas Buck, NC) – See all my reviews

When Sarah Kelly asked Quentin Tarantino for a project, he gave her an opportunity to document the making of "From Dusk Till Dawn" the South of the Border-Vampire flick in which he starred with George Clooney, directed by his pal Robert Rodriguez.

What we get is a frank, behind the scenes, none of that prepackaged, smooth-edged stuff you see in the press packs, or on ET.

Pace yourself. For in today's world of sound and media bytes, 97 minutes may seem an eternity, but this is a well- paced, fun from start to finish feature. And don't look for Harvey Keitel, he's camera-shy when it comes to these things.


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