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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Max Evans (novel)
Walon Green (screenplay)
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Release Date:
22 January 1999 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A woman like Mona can drive men to extremes.
Plot:
An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
4 wins & 4 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(7 articles)
Stephen Frears to receive BFI Fellowship
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Passionate, entertaining western melodrama See more (32 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Billy Crudup ... Pete Calder

Woody Harrelson ... Big Boy Matson

Cole Hauser ... Little Boy Matson

Enrique Castillo ... Levi Gomez

Darren E. Burrows ... Billy Harte (as Darren Burrows)

Jacob Vargas ... Delfino Mondragon

Robert Knott ... Jack Couffer

Sam Elliott ... Jim Ed Love
Sandy Baron ... Henchman

Patricia Arquette ... Mona Birk

John Diehl ... Les Birk
Craig Carter ... Art Logan

Penélope Cruz ... Josepha O'Neil
Walter C. Hall ... Auctioneer

James Gammon ... Hoover Young
Will Cascio ... Chickie Cobain
Richard Purdy ... Bartender
Lane Smith ... Steve Shaw
Keith Walters ... Man on Horse
Sarge McGraw ... Nick the Bartender
Rosaleen Linehan ... Mrs. Matson
Rose Maddox ... Grandmother
Bob Tallman ... Rodeo Announcer
Buff Douthitt ... Rodeo Wrangler #1
H.P. Evetts ... Rodeo Wrangler #2

Kate Williamson ... Mrs. Young

Katy Jurado ... Meesa
Don Pope ... Sheriff Fitts

Leslie Cook ... Choreographer / Dancer
Monica Sundown ... Singer at Sano Dance
Amanda Cordova ... Singer at Sano Dance
Gaye Grant ... Singer at Rodeo Dance
Leon Rausch ... Singer at Rodeo Dance
Chris O'Connell ... Singer at Rodeo Dance

Marty Stuart ... Singer at Rodeo Dance
Don Walser ... Singer at Rodeo Dance
Connie Smith ... Singer at Rodeo Dance
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Steven Maes ... WWII Marine Officer (uncredited)

Directed by
Stephen Frears 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Max Evans (novel)

Walon Green (screenplay)

Produced by
Tim Bevan .... producer
Liza Chasin .... co-producer
Barbara De Fina .... producer
Eric Fellner .... producer
Martin Scorsese .... producer
Rudd Simmons .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Carter Burwell 
 
Cinematography by
Oliver Stapleton 
 
Film Editing by
Masahiro Hirakubo 
 
Casting by
Victoria Thomas 
 
Production Design by
Patricia Norris 
 
Art Direction by
Russell J. Smith 
 
Set Decoration by
Leslie Morales 
 
Costume Design by
Patricia Norris 
 
Makeup Department
Bridget Bergman .... makeup artist
Shirley Dolle .... hair stylist
Isabel Harkins .... makeup artist
Melissa A. Yonkey .... hair stylist
Debbie Zoller .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Dana Belcastro .... production supervisor
Jane Frazer .... executive in charge of production
Rudd Simmons .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sean Hobin .... second assistant director
L. Dean Jones Jr. .... assistant director
Chemen Ochoa .... second second assistant director
Neil Tuohy .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Lou Boggs .... propmaker
Noah Bradley .... carpenter
John C. Cameron .... assistant property master
Jason Davis .... on-set dresser
Charlie Montoya .... set dresser
Gary Petersen .... propmaker
Keith Walters .... property master
Quinn Yarbrough .... set dresser
Dan Fitzgerald .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Peter Tosti Stephenson .... lead man (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
John Bowen .... voiceover recordist
Paul Conway .... sound editor
Peter Gleaves .... adr mixer
Mark Goodermote .... boom operator
Stefan Henrix .... supervising sound editor
Stuart Hilliker .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Andy Kennedy .... sound editor
Drew Kunin .... sound mixer
Michael Miller .... adr mixer
Becki Ponting .... assistant sound editor
Ron Sunsinger .... sound recordist
Tom Caton .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Dieter Sturm .... special effects coordinator
Yvonne Sturm .... special effects foreman
 
Visual Effects by
Angus Cameron .... digital effects supervisor
Antony Hunt .... executive producer: The Magic Camera Company
Angie Wills .... visual effects producer
 
Stunts
Joey Box .... stunt double
Ryan Brown .... stunts
Craig Carter .... stunts
Shawn Howell .... stunt coordinator
Mike Justus .... utility stunts
Rob Smets .... stunt double
Tim Trella .... stunt coordinator
Christopher J. Tuck .... stunts
Webster Whinery .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Banister .... first assistant camera: second unit
J. Patrick Daily .... key grip
Harland Espeset .... grip
David G. George .... video assist operator: second unit
Hank Herrera .... grip
Robert Hoelen .... grip
Robert LaBonge .... director of photography: second unit
Chris Lombardi .... camera operator (as Cris Lombardi)
Ray Ortega .... electrician
Derick Pritchard .... lighting technician
Doug Schwartz .... first assistant camera
George Stephenson .... camera operator
Randy Stone .... second assistant camera
James R. Tynes .... chief lighting technician
Eric Whitehead .... dolly grip
Christopher Wiggins .... second assistant camera
Alan Swain .... rigging electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Kim Coleman .... casting associate
Teresa Neptune .... location casting: New Mexico
Theresa Neptune .... location casting
Joyce Wainwright .... location casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marsha Barton .... costume shop foreman
Laurie Hudson .... key set costumer
Askia Won-Ling Jacob .... costumer
Mimi Kaupe .... costumer
Barbara Scott .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Anuree De Silva .... first assistant editor
Paul Ensby .... color timer
Heidi Freeman .... assistant editor
Steve Harrow .... post-production consultant
Olof Källström .... first assistant editor: USA
Neil Williams .... second assistant editor
 
Music Department
John Bell .... additional orchestrator
Carter Burwell .... conductor
Marc Caruso .... assistant music editor
Mitchell Dalton .... musician: Spanish guitar (as Mitch Dalton)
Peter Davies .... musician
Michael Farrow .... music scoring mixer
Vic Fraser .... music preparation
Isobel Griffiths .... orchestra contractor
Julian Jackson .... musician: harmonica
Sonny Kompanek .... orchestrator
Brian Richards .... assistant music editor
Adam Milo Smalley .... music editor
Dawn Soler .... music supervisor
Marty Stuart .... executive music producer
David Torn .... musician: guitar
Gavyn Wright .... concert master
 
Transportation Department
Greg Bronner .... transportation co-captain
A. Welch Lambeth .... transportation coordinator
Tom Moore .... picture car coordinator
Patrick A. Reynolds Jr. .... driver
Harold L. Woods .... driver
 
Other crew
Craig Brown .... travel coordinator
Tim Carroll .... wrangler
Leslie Cook .... choreographer
Mary Cybulski .... script supervisor
Hayes Keith Davis .... production assistant
David A. Foster .... location manager
Susan Hegarty .... dialect coach
Rachel Holroyd .... vice president of business affairs
Michael Klastorin .... unit publicist
Robin Le Chanu .... production coordinator (as Robin L. Green)
Erica Levy .... assistant: Ms. DeFina
Michelene Mundo .... production assistant
Stephanie Sain .... stand-in
Sarah Sher .... assistant location manager
Emma Thomas .... coordinator: Los Angeles
Rudy Ugland .... livestock coordinator
Nadia Venesse .... additional dialect coach
Andy Wheeler .... first accountant
Tim Williams .... dogs
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for some sexuality, a scene of violence, and for brief language
Runtime:
114 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Finland:K-12 | France:U | Iceland:14 | Iceland:12 (video rating) | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | Spain:13 | Sweden:11 | Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) | UK:15 | USA:R
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Final acting role of Sandy Baron.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: A Coke vending machine is clearly labeled ten cents. In this part of the country in the late 1940s it would have been five cents. Around 1960 vending machines went to six cents, quite a novelty at the time, requiring two coins to get a Coke. It was later in the 1960s when vending machines finally went to ten cents.See more »
Quotes:
Josepha O'Neil:Old Meesa says that lovers come back as coyotes and cry for the love they've lost.See more »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Passionate, entertaining western melodrama, 17 December 1998
Author: Paolo A. Gardinali from United States

The Hi-Lo Country has it all: male bonding, bar fights, passion and obsession. The characters reflect the brutality and the charm of old ways which refuse to die. Great performances by Woody Harrelson and the younger Billy Crudup who star as lifelong friends whose world made of land and cattle start changing under their feet after their return from World War II.

The Hi-Lo Country is an involving, intense and somewhat nostalgic western which tries to abandon traditional plot lines while using all the classic western cliches. Strongly advised to people who like some "melo" in their "drama".

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