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Writers (WGA):
Jacquelyn Mitchard (book)
Stephen Schiff (screenplay)
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Release Date:
12 March 1999 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
The search for her son was over. The search for her family was just beginning.
Plot:
The Deep End of The Ocean is a film about a family's reaction when Ben, the youngest son is kidnapped and then found nine years later, living in the same town, where his family had just moved. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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3 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Pfeiffer's best performance since 'Dangerous Liaisons' See more (112 total) »

Cast

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Michelle Pfeiffer ... Beth Cappadora

Treat Williams ... Pat Cappadora

Whoopi Goldberg ... Candy Bliss

Jonathan Jackson ... Vincent Cappadora - Age 16
Cory Buck ... Vincent Cappadora - Age 7

Ryan Merriman ... Sam Karras / Ben Cappadora - Age 12

Alexa PenaVega ... Kerry Cappadora (as Alexa Vega)

Michael McGrady ... Jimmy Daugherty

Brenda Strong ... Ellen

Michael McElroy ... Ben Cappadora - Age 3
Tony Musante ... Grandpa Angelo
Rose Gregorio ... Grandma Rosie

John Kapelos ... George Karras

Lucinda Jenney ... Laurie
John Roselius ... Chief Bastokovich

K.K. Dodds ... Aunt Theresa

Joey Simmrin ... Vincent's Friend

Holly Towne ... Martha the Babysitter

Olivia Summers ... Cecil Lockhart (as Maryanne Summers)
Susie Spear Purcell ... Blonde Cheerleader (as Susie Spear)

Lisa Maris ... Brunette Cheerleader

Daniel Hagen ... Hotel Manager

McNally Sagal ... Officer McGill

Robert Cicchini ... Uncle Joey

Frank Marocco ... Bandleader

Alison McMillan ... Desk Clerk

Stephanie Feury ... Waitress

Wayne Duvall ... Det. McGuire
Gerald McSorley ... Father Cleary (as Father Gerald McSorley)
Mickey Swenson ... Cop Tommy / Cop #1

Todd Jeffries ... Cop Ricky

Steve Ireland ... Reporter
Scott W. McKinlay ... Reporter (as Scott W. Mckinlay)

Wylie Small ... Reporter
Ana Gabriel ... Reporter
Nancy Sullivan ... Reporter

Timothy Davis-Reed ... Reporter

Robert Clotworthy ... Reporter
Ken Magee ... Cop #2

Van Epperson ... Guard
Jennifer Reznikoff ... Waitress

Ron von Gober ... Police Officer
Steve Blalock ... ND Cop

Mike Watson ... ND Cop
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc ... Helicopter Pilot
Jim James ... Zoo Employee

Emidio Antonio ... Zoo Employee
Patricia M. Leahy ... Zoo Employee
Pete Sutton ... Community Center Volunteer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Joan Blair ... Reunion Classmate (uncredited)

Scott King ... Agressive Reporter (uncredited)

Renee Spei ... Festival Friend (uncredited)

Directed by
Ulu Grosbard 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Jacquelyn Mitchard (book)

Stephen Schiff (screenplay)

Produced by
Frank Capra III .... executive producer
Kate Guinzburg .... producer
Steve Nicolaides .... producer
 
Original Music by
Elmer Bernstein 
 
Cinematography by
Stephen Goldblatt 
 
Film Editing by
John Bloom 
 
Casting by
Lora Kennedy 
 
Production Design by
Dan Davis 
 
Art Direction by
William Hiney 
Philip Toolin 
 
Set Decoration by
Stephanie Ziemer 
 
Costume Design by
Susie DeSanto 
 
Makeup Department
Michael Germain .... makeup artist: Ms. Goldberg (as Mike Germain)
Michael Germain .... makeup department head
Candace Neal .... hair stylist: Ms. Pfeiffer
Violet Ortiz .... additional hair stylist
K.G. Ramsey .... hair department head
K.G. Ramsey .... hair stylist: Mr. Williams
Rick Sharp .... makeup artist
Ronnie Specter .... makeup artist: Ms. Pfeiffer
Julia L. Walker .... hair stylist: Ms. Goldberg (as Julia Walker)
 
Production Management
James Dyer .... unit production manager (as James R. Dyer)
Chantal Feghali .... post-production supervisor
Nancy Kirhoffer .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
George Bamber .... second assistant director
Frank Capra III .... first assistant director
David Hyman .... second second assistant director
Michelle Parvin .... dga trainee
Stephen Schiff .... second unit director
Eric Tignini .... additional second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Rouben Abranian .... property maker
Norman Alatorre .... property maker
Bart Barbuscia .... set dresser
Jason Bartolone .... property maker
Anthony Barton .... labor gang boss
Ty Beck .... labor
Jason Bedig .... set dresser
Guy Belegaud .... propmaker foreman
Chris Beresford .... property maker
Scott Bobbitt .... lead man
Len Borggrebe .... property maker
Gary A. Brewer .... set dresser
John Bullard .... propmaker
Daragh Byrne .... propmaker gang boss
Robert Camron .... set dresser
Charisse Cardenas .... set designer
Victor Carranza .... propmaker gang boss
Tony Castagnola .... greens coordinator
Laurence Castello .... painter gang boss
Martin Charles .... graphic designer
Gerald Cheney .... property maker
Peter C. Clarke .... property master
Maurice Costello .... construction medic
John Coven .... storyboard artist
Josh Ian Elliott .... on-set dresser
Marc Fekkes .... property maker
Ron Fillion .... painter
Mark Gantt .... additional props
Anthony Gaudio .... painter
Lisa Goldsmith .... buyer
Tony Gomes .... painter gang boss
Donald Goodman .... drapery
Donald Goodman .... swing gang
Chad Goodrich .... property maker
Kenneth Halverson .... property maker
Verne Hammond .... labor foreman
Richard Heil .... propmaker gang boss
Stephanie Higgins Frey .... art department coordinator
Tom Hrupcho .... paint foreman
Tom Hrupcho .... paint supervisor
Laura Iler .... assistant property master (as Laura E. Iler)
Dominique Jaramillo .... construction medic
Alfred Lee Johnson .... labor
Elizabeth Lapp .... assistant art director
Josh Logerot .... painter
Bill Magill .... propmaker foreman
Lance Mancuso .... construction medic
Barbara Mesney .... set designer
John A. Mileski .... painter
Marva M. Mitchell .... set decorating coordinator
Jim Ondrejko .... construction coordinator (as James Ondrejko)
Joe Ondrejko .... general foreman (as Joseph M. Ondrejko)
Charli Palazzo .... painter
James C. Piccione .... labor
Mark Poll .... set designer
Eric Ramirez .... set dresser
David Saltzman .... second assistant props
Chris Samp .... painter gang boss
Fred Seibly .... painter
Rick Seidemann .... painter
James Shoemaker .... labor gang boss
Brian Sobaski .... stand-by painter
Robert Soles .... plaster foreman
Carl J. Stensel .... set designer (as Carl Stensel)
James Stephenson .... propmaker gang boss
Ledia Telo .... construction accountant
Christopher Turley .... painter
Justin Walker .... labor foreman
Andy Wedemeyer .... propmaker foreman
Jeff Zuckerman .... painter
 
Sound Department
Gina Alfano .... adr editor (as Gina R. Alfano)
John Bauman .... cable person
Ron Bochar .... supervising sound editor
Kam Chan .... foley editor
Laura Civiello .... dialogue editor
Marko A. Costanzo .... foley artist (as Marko Costanzo)
Lee Dichter .... re-recording mixer
Kenna Doeringer .... assistant sound editor (as Kenna Docringer)
Kate Eales .... apprentice sound editor
Chris Fielder .... assistant sound editor
Carl Fischer .... boom operator
Lewis Goldstein .... sound effects editor
Harry Higgins .... sound recordist
Petur Hliddal .... sound mixer
Dan Korintus .... dialogue editor
Anne Pope .... assistant adr editor
Mike Poppleton .... assistant sound editor
Will Ralston .... foley supervisor (as Jennifer Ralston)
Nicholas Renbeck .... dialogue editor (as Nicolas Renbeck)
Maurice Schell .... supervising sound editor
Philip Stockton .... dialogue editor
Philip Stockton .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Joseph L.E. Chenier III .... special effects (as Joseph L.E. Chernier III)
Steven D. Jensen .... special effects (as Steven Jensen)
Joe D. Ramsey .... special effects coordinator (as Joe Ramsey)
 
Visual Effects by
Etienne Andlau .... matte painting artist (as Etienne Terblanche)
Jeffrey Arnold .... visual effects compositing artist
John Coats .... visual effects animator (as John Coates)
Tim Donahue .... matte painter
David Fogg .... visual effects compositing artist
Gino Freselli .... visual effects production assistant
Shauna M. Hirdler .... visual effects production assistant
Lincoln Kupchak .... visual effects editor
John P. Mesa .... co-visual effects supervisor
Penny A. Mesa .... visual effects producer
William Mesa .... visual effects supervisor
Don Myers .... visual effects animator
Dan Novy .... visual effects compositing artist
Bruce Pearson .... visual effects animator
Michael Streed .... visual effects artist
 
Stunts
Dustin Courtney .... stunts
Mickey Giacomazzi .... stunt coordinator
Allan Graf .... stunt coordinator
Shane Habberstad .... stunts
Matt Iwanoff .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lee Ariza .... grip
Ray De La Motte .... camera operator
Scott Febbo .... rigging best boy grip
Scot Gaal .... lighting technician
Eli Golub .... assistant camera
Jan Gould .... best boy grip
John Haselbusch .... lighting technician
Matthew Hawkins .... lighting technician
Jay M. Huntoon .... video assist operator (as Jay Huntoon)
Leslie J. Kovacs .... gaffer (as Les Kovacs)
Shawn Landis .... second assistant camera (as Shawn S. Landis)
Mark A. Lindsay .... lighting technician
Geary McLeod .... camera operator: second unit
Benny McNulty .... best boy electric (as Bernard McNulty)
Ken Nishino .... first assistant camera
Ray Patrick .... super technocrane operator
Zade Rosenthal .... still photographer
Charles Saldana .... key grip
Kenny Schneider .... lighting technician
Dennis Seawright .... first assistant camera
Kevin Stewart .... rigging key grip
Mark Van Loon .... camera operator (as Mark R. Van Loon)
Mark Van Loon .... steadicam operator (as Mark R. Van Loon)
Doug Wall .... grip
Charles W. Wayt .... dolly grip (as Chuck Wayt)
Lynda Wu .... camera loader
Andy Young .... rigging grip
 
Animation Department
Don Myers .... 3-D computer animator (as Donald J. Myers)
 
Casting Department
Suzanne Anaya .... extras casting
Kristy Carlson .... casting associate (as Kristy Sager)
Pennie DuPont .... casting: New York
Sondra James .... adr casting
Anna Liza Recto .... casting associate: New York
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Amanda Chamberlin .... costumer: Ms. Goldberg
Deborah Hall .... costumer (as Deborah A. Hall)
Jennifer Morrison Holyfield .... costumer: Ms. Pfeiffer
Susan Kistler .... key costumer
Dennis McCarthy .... set costumer
Eileen Sieff Stroup .... wardrobe supervisor
Tyra Youland .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Stephanie Cramer .... apprentice editor
Armando Fente .... second assistant editor
Todd Fulkerson .... second assistant editor
Adam Geiger .... apprentice editor
Michael Healey .... colorist
Mo Henry .... negative cutter
William Henry .... first assistant editor (as Bill Henry)
Bob Kaiser .... color timer
Antonia Van Drimmelen .... first assistant editor
 
Location Management
Paul D. Boydston .... location scout
Michael Leon .... location manager
Kevin Mullins .... location manager: Chicago
Eric Persons .... assistant location manager (as Eric S. Persons)
 
Music Department
Emilie A. Bernstein .... orchestrator
Tim Boot .... music playback operator
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Julian Bratolyubov .... music preparation
Patricia Carlin .... assistant music editor
Budd Carr .... executive music producer
Genevive Colvin .... music coordinator (as Geneviève Thomas Colvin)
George Doering .... musician
Kathy Durning .... music editor
Nathan Kaproff .... musicians contractor
John Rodd .... orchestral scoring recordist
Dennis Sager .... scoring engineer
Fred Vogler .... music playback
Dan Wallin .... music recordist
Dan Wallin .... score mixer
 
Transportation Department
Jennifer Addington .... transportation assistant
Joe Baker .... driver
Vic Cuccia .... driver: construction department
Chris Gorden .... driver
Tony Greasley .... driver
Steve Howard .... driver
Robert Hunter Jr. .... transportation coordinator
Jeffrey F. Jones .... driver (as Jeff 'Tadpole' Jones)
Morgan Jones .... driver: set dressing department
Don Levinski .... driver
Tim C. McHenry .... driver (as Tim McHenry)
Jerry McMullan .... trailer driver: Ms. Pfeiffer
Marco A. Orozco .... driver: Ms. Pfeiffer (as Marco Antonio Orozco)
Harold Peacock .... driver: set dressing department
Scott W. Ramsey .... transportation co-captain (as Scott Ramsey)
Bob Reidel .... driver (as Robert Reidell)
Katrina L. Sanders .... driver: maxivan
Marvin LaRoy Sanders .... driver: maxivan
Paul Schwanke .... picture car coordinator
Cesar Solis .... driver: honeywagon
Nick Stavrow .... driver
Alex Stewart .... driver
Bret Stewart .... driver
Wayne Stone .... transportation captain
Mike Wacker .... driver: Ms. Goldberg (as Michael Wacker)
Bob White .... driver
Anthony Zahn Jr. .... driver (as Tony Zahn)
 
Other crew
Randall Balsmeyer .... title designer
Bobbin Bergstrom .... icu nurse Consultant
Sonia Bhalla .... production assistant
Kevin Bissada .... assistant: Ms. Kate Guinzburg
Barbara Calloway .... payroll accountant
Richard Cody .... craft service
Marnie Cooper .... acting coach: Michael McLeroy
Candace Crump .... stand-in: "Candy"
Chic Daniel .... police technical advisor
Marlena De Fabrizio .... production assistant
Stacy De La Motte .... production assistant
Jim Dunlap .... first assistant accountant
Susan Ehrhart .... production secretary (as Susan M. Ehrhart)
Katrina Elder .... production assistant
Bennett Fidlow .... additional legal services
Anne Fishbein .... photographic consultant
Jennifer Zolten Freed .... post-production accountant (as Jennifer Freed)
Eli Golub .... technician: HotHead
Justine Hebron .... assistant production coordinator (as Justine M. Hebron)
Daryl Hemmerich .... stand-in: "Pat"
Michael Herron .... assistant: Mr. Williams (as Michael Shawn Herron)
Pamela Hill .... stand-in: Michelle Pfeiffer
Peter Hollocker .... production assistant
Peggy Holmes .... choreographer
Pat Jackson .... studio teacher
Rod Jackson .... second assistant accountant
Kristen Jimenez .... production assistant
Caren Kaplow .... assistant: Ms. Pfeiffer
Jamie Kehoe .... craft service
Mary Kohnert .... assistant: Ms. Guinzburg
Sophia Konugres .... dance consultant: Greece
Luca Kouimelis .... script supervisor
Tim Lamprose .... set medic (as Tim Lampros)
Giovanni Sebastian Lapp .... stand-in: "Vincent"
Tom Leonardis .... assistant: Ms. Goldberg
Aimee Levine .... production assistant
Andrew Magarian .... acting coach
Lance Mancuso .... on set medic
Kris Fullan Martinez .... production coordinator
Elizabeth Maxwell .... caterer
Michael Maxwell .... caterer
John Meckfessel .... basketball coach
Mimi Munn .... stand-in: "Beth"
Marie Nashold .... medic (as Ree Hoke)
Joe Roddey .... production assistant (as Joseph P. Roddey)
Christina Rosati .... assistant: Mr. Grosbard
Linda Stone .... studio teacher
Alix Taylor .... assistant: Mr. Grosbard
Bill Wells .... production accountant
Becky Whitehorse .... production coordinator
Chris Winn .... craft service
Deborah Wuliger .... publicist
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc .... aerial coordinator
Ryan R. Johnson .... assistant to head of production (uncredited)
George Lakes .... production finance executive (uncredited)
Peter Pamela Rose .... adr loop group (uncredited)
Woody Schultz .... production assistant (uncredited)
 

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Rated PG-13 for language and thematic elements
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106 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia:
Extensive rewrites and re-shoots caused the film to be delayed from its planned fall 1998 release to spring of 1999.See more »
Goofs:
Boom mic visible: When Beth pulls into the garage, a boom mic is reflected in the driver's side window.See more »
Quotes:
Beth Cappadora:You self-righteous son of a bitch!
Pat Cappadora:I'm not self-righteous, I'm RIGHT! Kids don't just vanish up in smoke, kids don't just get lost, PEOPLE LOSE THEM!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Holiday (2006)See more »
Soundtrack:
The Bunny SongSee more »

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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Pfeiffer's best performance since 'Dangerous Liaisons', 20 August 2001
Author: (amphipolis@yahoo.com) from Greece

At last a good movie for Pfeiffer. Great performance. If you're a fan of Pfeiffer-and not only-it's well worth this. The stories with illegal adoptions make some people feel uncomfortable. However, this is a movie with great actors. Goldberg as Candy Bliss is great and Jonathan Jackson as Vincent (16 years old) is a very talented young actor. Generally the movie has 2-3 very POWERFUL scenes, go and see it!

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