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Message in a Bottle (1999) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Luis Mandoki

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Nicholas Sparks ... (novel)
 
Gerald Di Pego ... (screenplay) (as Gerald DiPego)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

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Theresa Osborne (as Robin Wright Penn)
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Johnny Land
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Lina Paul
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Charlie Toschi
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Marta Land
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Hank Land
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Alva
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Andy
Richard Hamilton ...
Chet
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Helen at the B&B
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David Osborne
Susan Brightbill ...
Catherine Land Blake
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Annie
Steve Mellor ...
Man on Dock
Lance Gilbert ...
Man on Sinking Boat
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Woman on Sinking Boat
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Girl on Sinking Boat
Walt MacPherson ...
Pete the Cop
Justin DiPego ...
Typewriter Repairman
Meagan Riley-Grant ...
Mary
Karen Fowler ...
Sleepover Mom
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Man at the B&B
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Mail Boy
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Photographer
Elizabeth Guindi ...
Christine
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Diner Patron #1
W. Clapham Murray ...
Diner Patron #2 (as Clapham Murray)
Gregg Trzaskowski ...
Johnny Friend #1
Robert Sauvayre-Tarlow ...
Johnny Friend #2 (as Robert E. Tarlow)
Philip Traynor ...
Boy in Car
Daniel V. Trefts ...
Policeman on Boat
Christina Bergstrom ...
Office Worker #1
Norman Fessler ...
Office Worker #2
David Paris ...
Helicopter Pilot #1 (as David W. Paris)
Robert Kenney ...
Helicopter Pilot #2
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ayana Cahrr ...
(uncredited)
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Inn Guest (uncredited)
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(uncredited)
Sherry Koftan ...
Girl on the Boat (uncredited)
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El Boy (uncredited)
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Flight Attendant (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Kevin Costner ... producer
Denise Di Novi ... producer
Leslie Weisberg ... associate producer
Jim Wilson ... producer

Music by 

Gabriel Yared

Cinematography by 

Caleb Deschanel ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Steven Weisberg

Casting By 

Amanda Mackey Johnson
Cathy Sandrich

Production Design by 

Jeffrey Beecroft

Art Direction by 

Steve Saklad
Mark Zuelzke

Set Decoration by 

Dorree Cooper
Elaine O'Donnell
CC Perkinson

Costume Design by 

Bernie Pollack

Makeup Department 

Elle Elliott ... hair stylist: Mr. Costner
Kathrine Gordon ... key hair stylist
Katherine James ... key makeup artist
Anne Morgan ... hair department head
Francisco X. Pérez ... makeup artist: Mr. Costner (as Francisco Perez)
Monty Westmore ... makeup artist: Paul Newman (as Monte Westmore)
Scott Hersh ... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Daniel R. Chavez ... executive in charge of post production
Todd Lewis ... production supervisor: second unit
Mark Marshall ... post-production supervisor
Mark Scoon ... executive in charge of production
David Siegel ... production manager
Forrest Sloan Wright ... production supervisor: pre-production
Bill Daly ... post production executive (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Gary Capo ... second unit director
David Hyman ... assistant director: Los Angeles
Emily McGovern ... second assistant director
Bruce Moriarty ... first assistant director
Nick Satriano ... second assistant director
David J. Negron Jr. ... third unit director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Jonathan Askew ... construction grip
Todd Bennett ... plaster foreman
Randy L. Childs ... propmaker foreman
Mike Cukers ... set designer
Marc Martin Del Campo ... set dresser
Nancy Deren ... set designer
Andrea Dopaso ... set designer
Harmony Gosbee ... set dressing production assistant
Jeff Khachadoorian ... carpenter
Mark A. Mancinelli ... plasterer gang boss
John Mann ... storyboard artist
Masako Masuda ... assistant art director / set designer
Larry Misselhorn ... key greensman
Alexander 'Sandy' Nesbitt ... prop maker
Michael O'Donnell ... set dresser
Jeff Ogg ... carpenter
King Orba ... property assistant (as Mark Wallace)
Kris Peck ... property master
Eugene Pope ... carpenter
Helen Rasmussen ... buyer
Natalie Richards ... illustrator
Richard Robinson ... propmaker
Liza Rudolph ... art department coordinator
Kevin Sciotto ... scenic artist
Jim Scott ... carpenter
Gregg Singer ... set dresser
John J. Slove Jr. ... construction coordinator
Theodore Suchecki ... propmaker
Timothy W. Tiedje ... property master: Chicago
Robert Van Dyke ... construction coordinator / general foreman
John Villarino ... construction coordinator
Mike Villarino ... construction general foreman
Peter Wilcox ... carpenter
David Brace ... set dresser swing (uncredited)
Michael Goss ... hod carrier (uncredited)
Peter Letzelter-Smith ... set dresser (uncredited)
Cameron Matheson ... carpenter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Paul Aulicino ... first assistant sound editor
Bob Beher ... foley editor
Lance Brown ... sound designer
David E. Campbell ... sound re-recording mixer
Marc Deschaine ... adr assistant
Michael Dressel ... supervising foley editor
Bruce Fortune ... sound editor
Jonathan Fuh ... boom operator
Jessica Gallavan ... adr supervisor
José Antonio García ... production sound mixer
Lance Laurienzo ... assistant sound editor
Steve Nelson ... sound effects editor
Jay Nierenberg ... sound editor
John T. Reitz ... sound re-recording mixer
John Roesch ... foley artist
Gregg Rudloff ... sound re-recording mixer
Bruce Stambler ... supervising sound editor
Shawn Sykora ... foley editor
Bernard Weiser ... sound editor
Richard E. Yawn ... supervising sound editor
Mark Johnston ... sound recordist (uncredited)
Chris Pinkston ... sound technician (uncredited)
Carolyn Tapp ... foley recordist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Casey Cavanaugh ... special effects
Alden Wayne Dumas ... special effects
Scott Garcia ... special effects
David P. Kelsey ... special effects supervisor
Rodman Kiser ... special effects: Chicago
Ron Macinnes ... special effects
Mark Noel ... special effects foreman
Michael Rifkin ... special effects
Michael Roundy ... special effects
Tim Walkey ... special effects technician
Aaron Walters ... special effects

Visual Effects by 

Jonathan Alvord ... Avid editor
Ted Andre ... visual effects compositor
Shawn Broes ... visual effects editor
Erin M. Cullen ... roto artist
Charles Darby ... matte painter
Kevin Elam ... visual effects producer
Gokhan Kisacikoglu ... technical director
Karen Klein ... rotoscope supervisor
Vincent Lavares ... digital asset manager: Cinesite Hollywood
Gregory D. Liegey ... visual effects composite supervisor
David Lingenfelser ... digital compositor
Craig Mathieson ... digital compositor
Valerie McMahon ... digital artist
David J. Negron Jr. ... visual effects supervisor
Corinne Pooler ... digital artist
Liz Radley ... video & computer graphics supervisor
Herbert Dwight Raymond IV ... visual effects editor (as Dwight Raymond)
Craig A. Simms ... digital compositor
Thomas J. Smith ... digital effects supervisor: Cinesite
Amy Tompkins ... visual effects editor
Pat Tubach ... compositor
David Watkinson ... computer artist
Ronnie E. Williams Jr. ... digital compositor
Tom Zils ... digital compositor: Cinesite
Tim T. Cunningham ... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)
Kevin LaNeave ... digital asset coordinator (uncredited)

Stunts 

Tricia Bonomo-Guertel ... stunts
Lance Gilbert ... stunt coordinator
Troy Gilbert ... stunts
Norman Howell ... stunt coordinator
Erik Rondell ... stunts
John Rottger ... stunts (as John C. Rottger)
Mark Vollmer ... stunt double
Paul Williamson ... stunts
Glen Yrigoyen ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

Jamie Barber ... first assistant camera
Alison Barton ... grip
Arnold F. Brown ... grip
Colin J. Campbell ... gaffer (as Colin Campbell)
Gary Capo ... director of photography: second unit
Chris Culliton ... lighting technician
Jerry C. Deats ... key rigging grip
Paul DeMarte ... key second assistant camera
Sean Devine ... second grip
Michael DiIeso ... rigging best boy
Matt Floyd ... best boy rigging grip
Stefan Forbes ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Ben Glass ... still photographer
Bill Greenberg ... best boy electric
Barry Gross ... electrician
Frank R. Jimenez Jr. ... lamp operator
Eric K. Jones ... assistant camera: second unit
Tim Metivier ... second assistant camera
James R. Mitchell ... set electrician
Brad Peterman ... first assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit
P. Scott Sakamoto ... Steadicam operator / camera operator
Frank Scheidbach ... rigging gaffer
Val Schubert ... grip
Sam Taybi ... grip
Joseph D. Urbanczyk ... camera operator: "a" camera
Chuck Whelan ... additional assistant camera (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Kevin Beard ... extras casting
Sally Jackson ... location casting
Mercedes Kelso ... casting associate (as Mercedes Danforth)
Elizabeth Lang ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Marie Boller ... costumer
John Patrick Doyle ... costumer
Jorge J. González ... costumer
Barbara Gordon ... costumer: Kevin Costner
Sabrina Rosen ... costumer
Rita Salazar ... key costumer
Nancy Smytka ... costumer

Editorial Department 

Samuel Craven ... additional editor
Jordan Dawes ... assistant editor
Gershon Hinkson ... assistant editor
Bob Kaiser ... color timer
Janet Ogletree ... assistant editor
Herbert Dwight Raymond IV ... first assistant editor (as Dwight Raymond)
Greg Dean ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

John Bell ... orchestrator
Michael Blakey ... music producer
David Campbell ... arranger, orchestrator, conductor
Peter Davies ... musician
Dan DiPrima ... music editor: temp music
David Foster ... song producer
Isobel Griffiths ... orchestra contractor
Andy Hill ... music supervisor
Tod Holcomb ... music editor
Lisa Jaime ... music editor
Allan Jenkins ... synthesizer programmer
Ling Ling Li ... producer: London orchestral sessions
Jenny O'Grady ... choir mistress
Harry Rabinowitz ... conductor
Robert Randles ... supervising music editor
John Richards ... music engineer
Georges Rodi ... score programmer
James Thatcher ... musician: french horn
Kirsty Whalley ... synthesizer programmer
Gabriel Yared ... orchestrator

Transportation Department 

Denise Avallon ... driver
Linda Cipperley ... transportation coordinator
Alan Kaminsky ... driver generator operator
Robert Martini ... transportation captain
William O'Brien ... transportation coordinator
Marty Radcliff ... driver
Jonathan A. Rosenfeld ... transportation coordinator
Brian Steagall ... transportation captain
Jeff Verdick ... transportation captain
Richard Vincent ... driver
Robert Wallace ... driver

Other crew 

Judith M. Brown ... studio teacher
Alison Cannon ... production accountant
Tami Cassell ... adr loop group
Daniel R. Chavez ... executive in charge of post
Alex Daniels ... adr loop group
Demetra Diamantopoulos ... location manager
Maureen Poon Fear ... assistant: Denise Di Novi
Richard Franceschini ... production resources executive
Karen Golden ... script supervisor
Wendy Goldfisher ... payroll accountant
Rick Hicks ... assistant marine coordinator
Pam Jack ... location assistant (as Pamela Polhemus)
Arik Johnson ... second assistant accountant
Ilt Jones ... location scout
Samantha C. Kirkeby ... script supervisor: second unit
Renee Kitterman ... production secretary
Ross L. Kulma ... first aid: Chicago
Ernest H. Lauterio ... craft service (as Ernie Lauterio)
Jim Lipman ... boat captain
Judy Malinoski ... first aid
James Mitchell-Clyde ... water safety: marine unit (as James Mitchell Clyde)
Stefan Nikolov ... production assistant
Peter J. Novak ... location manager
Ed Nyerick ... marine captain
Shaun O'Banion ... set production assistant: Los Angeles
Darice O'Mara ... assistant: Paul Newman
George Patterson ... assistant production coordinator
Bob Pitto ... first assistant accountant
Burton Sharp ... adr group coordinator
Matt Smith ... production assistant
Mark Thomason ... photo double: Garret
Bill Vergos ... office production assistant
Kirsty Whalley ... synthesizer programmer
J. Wilfrid White ... marine crew
Victoria A. Zamora ... construction accountant
Don Dailey ... stand-in (uncredited)
Margaret J. Orlando ... assistant production coordinator: Chicago Unit (uncredited)

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