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Writers (WGA):
William Gibson (short story)
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Release Date:
19 March 1999 (Italy) See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Christopher Walken ... Fox

Willem Dafoe ... X

Asia Argento ... Sandii

Annabella Sciorra ... Madame Rosa

John Lurie ... Distinguished Man

Kimmy Suzuki ... Asian Girl #1 (as Naoko 'Kimmy' Suzuki)

Miou ... Asian Girl #2
Yoshitaka Amano ... Hiroshi

Gretchen Mol ... Hiroshi's Wife
Phil Neilson ... The Welshman (as Phil Nielson)
Ken Kelsch ... The Expeditor

Andrew Fiscella ... Sex Show Man
Rachel Glass ... Sex Show Woman #1

Roberta Orlandi ... Sex Show Woman #2 (as Roberta Orlan)
Erin Jermaine Serrano ... Sex Show Woman #3
Nicole Taggart ... Sex Show Woman #4

Ryûichi Sakamoto ... Hosaka Executive

Victor Argo ... Portugese Business Man
Anna Marie Winds ... German Lady (as Annamarie Wind)
Joel St. Bernard ... Club Security
Harper Simon ... Man at Table
George Smurra ... One Eye George
Frankie Cee ... Frankie Fats

John 'Cha Cha' Ciarcia ... Cha Cha (as John Ciarcia)

Echo Danon ... Singer #1
Kyrie Tinch ... Singer #2
Dave Shelley ... Maitre D' (as David Shelley)
Nick Guccione ... Maas Security
Matthew Messina ... Maas Security
Al Croseri ... Maas Security
John Russo ... Maas Security
Vincent DiMarco ... Lab Scientist
Walter Abraham ... Lab Scientist
Sal Savino ... Lab Scientist
Sam Canegallo ... Lab Scientist
Tim Browning ... Lab Scientist
M. Kelly Reynolds ... Shower Girl
Janine Glickman ... Shower Girl

Raymond De Felitta ... Lab Security (as Ray DeFelitta)

Directed by
Abel Ferrara 
Writing credits
William Gibson (short story)

Abel Ferrara (screenplay) &
Christ Zois (screenplay)

Produced by
Adam Brightman .... co-producer
Alessandro Camon .... executive producer
Milena Cannaro .... associate producer
Jay Cannold .... executive producer
Willem Dafoe .... co-producer
Christian Halsey Solomon .... co-executive producer
Edward R. Pressman .... producer
Christopher Walken .... co-producer
Gregory G. Woertz .... executive producer
Original Music by
Schooly-D  (as Schoolly D.)
Cinematography by
Ken Kelsch 
Film Editing by
Jim Mol 
Anthony Redman 
Production Design by
Frank DeCurtis 
Set Decoration by
Rich Devine 
Costume Design by
David C. Robinson 
Makeup Department
Lynn Campbell .... key makeup artist
Deanna .... hair stylist
Joanne Ottaviano .... key hair stylist: second unit
Joanne Ottaviano .... key makeup artist: second unit
Amanda Redgrave .... additional makeup artist
Production Management
Jay Cannold .... unit production manager
Robert Warmflash .... post-production supervisor
James A. Wolf Jr. .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tracey Hinds .... second assistant director
Noga Isackson .... first assistant director
Laurie Jackson .... second second assistant director
Howard McMaster .... first assistant director
Art Department
Shirley Belwood .... assistant property manager (as Shirley J. Belwood)
Frank DeCurtis .... property master
Guido DeCurtis .... additional props
Mary Duffy .... additional set dresser
Chris Jordan .... additional props
Heather Danielle Kane .... lead man
Yuri Makoveychuk .... scenic artist
Morgan Pitts .... additional props
Raymond M. Samitz .... construction coordinator (as Raymond Samitz)
Anthony Scalzo .... set dresser
Sound Department
Neil Bleifield .... boom operator (as Neil Bleifeld)
Neil Cedar .... foley recordist
Eric A. Christoffersen .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Philippe Desloovere .... sound editor
Rick Dior .... sound re-recording mixer
Ken Hahn .... sound re-recording mixer
John Hassler .... foley artist
David Jaunai .... sound re-recording mixer
Grant Maxwell .... sound re-recording mixer
Ray Palagy .... sound effects editor
Tony Pipitone .... sound editor
Mathew Price .... production sound mixer
Michael Ruschak .... foley mixer
Tony Slocum .... dialogue editor
Randy Ward .... sound editor
Rick Wessler .... foley mixer
Visual Effects by
Dante D. Bruno .... optical effects coordinator
Paul Killian .... matte painter
Kris Schumacher .... digital effects coordinator
John R. Favre .... stunts
Phil Neilson .... stunt coordinator (as Phil Nielson)
Brian Smyj .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Larry Banks .... camera operator
John Broughton .... second assistant camera
Renzo Spirit Buffalo .... assistant camera
Tim Davies .... grip (as Timothy Davies)
Jon Delgado .... electrician
Steve Drellich .... camera operator: "a" camera (as Steven Drellich)
Scott Eberle .... best boy grip
Richard Eliano .... camera operator
Jay Feather .... second assistant camera
Carlos Omar Guerra .... second assistant camera (as Carlos Guerra)
Robert Kummert .... first company grip
Todd Lichtenstein .... electrician
Deborah Lipman .... second assistant camera
Dennis A. Livesey .... first assistant camera (as Dennis Livesey)
John Paul McIntyre .... dolly grip (as John McIntyre)
Jason Micallef .... electrician
Andy Niceberg .... best boy electric
Robert Pokonski .... third electrician
Leigh Rathner .... second assistant camera (as Leigh Ratner)
Kory Salomone .... second assistant camera
Steve Sands .... still photographer (as Steven Sands)
Derrick Still .... electrician
Richard Suffern .... grip
Phil Testa .... gaffer
Stephen Treadway .... second assistant camera
Justin Vanson .... grip
Tomas von Rauchhaupt .... electrician
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Fran Bradfield .... wardrobe assistant
John Corbo .... wardrobe supervisor
Dain I. Kalas .... assistant costume designer (as Dain Kalas)
Joan Kaufman .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Rodney Evans .... assistant editor
Fred Hyde .... color timer
David Kirchner .... assistant editor: avid
Patricia Sztaba .... negative matcher
Stan Sztaba .... negative matcher
Joe Violante .... color coordinator
Music Department
Eric Hurvitz .... music mixer
Jim Mol .... music editor
Cat Power .... composer: song "In This Hole"
Schooly-D .... music mixer
Transportation Department
Mike Easter .... transportation co-captain (as Michael Easter)
Kenny Gaskins .... transportation captain
Other crew
Cezhan Ambrose .... craft service (as Cez Hancoor)
Percy Lee Anderson .... parking production assistant
Eve Applebaum .... assistant location manager
Michael Bederman .... production accountant
Hilary Bowers .... assistant: Mr. Ferrara
Jesse Burden .... set production assistant
Manny Centeno .... office production assistant
Brett Colombo .... location scout
Juliet D'Annibale .... production coordinator
Mary Ann Daugherty .... cue card production assistant
Luis DeLeon .... parking production assistant
Priamo Fermi .... parking production assistant
Raymond Hofmeister .... assistant post-production accountant
Joni M. Huth .... additional stitcher (as Joni Huth)
Jeff Israel .... set production assistant
Rodney 'Bear' Jackson .... set production assistant
Roger Kass .... legal services
Simone Lageoles .... script supervisor
Patrick Jack Lee .... production financing
Jeffrey Mann .... location scout
Ademola McMullen .... key set production assistant
Scott Meyer .... office production assistant
Stuart Miller .... assistant: Mr. Pressman
Jo Mocrozo .... parking production assistant
Alex Panagakis .... unit publicist
Martina Pozzi .... location scout
Saskia Rifkin .... assistant production office coordinator
Kristi Savino .... assistant: Mr. Pressman
Zach Schiff-Abrams .... office production assistant
Claude Shaw .... office production assistant
Steven Simpson .... post-production accountant
Joseph Stephans .... location manager
Tom Torii .... post-production accountant
Rachel Uchitel .... craft service
Alyson Wellins .... assistant production accountant
Sarah Wright .... assistant: Mr. Pressman
Ann Yamamoto .... location manager
Ithiell Yisrael .... production assistant
John Michael Sudol .... assistant to director (uncredited)

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Rated R for strong sexuality and language, including some sex-related dialogue
93 min
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Plans for an adaptation of William Gibson's story were made as far back as 1989, with Kathryn Bigelow originally attached to direct.See more »
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26 out of 39 people found the following review useful.
Grotesque limping, 17 June 2003
Author: VisionThing from Finland

With a solid plot basis (William Gibson short story), two excellent actors (Christopher Walken, Willem Dafoe) and an interesting director (Abel Ferrara) this movie could have well turned out to be a real hidden gem. Dario Argento's daughter posing as the female lead doesn't have any other qualification for her role than an Italian accent and a nice body -- no screen presence, no femme fatale charisma, no "edge" -- and the budget has obviously been someone's lunch money for a week, but those things alone would not have done too much damage. However, there are some bigger issues with this film.

In the beginning of the movie there's way too much singing in the bars, and it's all bad. I've been to karaoke bars where the performers have been significantly more talented. All of them. No kidding. And near the end the movie falls apart, mainly thanks to way too many flashbacks -- they are not of just one or two key scenes, but of umpteen, in a peculiar "here's the movie again in case you missed it" fashion. They are annoying as such, and as a result you probably lose your focus and, consequently, your grasp of the plot. What you end up having instead of a real movie is a 90 minutes long artsy collection of insubstantial sleazy moving pictures with nudity.

In short, the first half of the movie does not get your hopes up too high, yet the latter half is disappointing. Kind of an achievement, I suppose. For better or worse, Walken's cool charisma and Argento's numerous nude scenes may still keep you awake through the whole thing. 4/10

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