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Writers (WGA):
Aldous Huxley (book)
Dan Mazur (teleplay) ...
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Release Date:
19 April 1998 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
In a futuristic totalitarian society, people have no control of their lives and/or destiny. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Peter Gallagher ... Bernard Marx

Leonard Nimoy ... Mustapha Mond

Tim Guinee ... John Cooper

Rya Kihlstedt ... Lenina Crowne

Sally Kirkland ... Linda
Patrick J. Dancy ... Henry Foster
Steven Flynn ... James

Wendy Benson-Landes ... Fanny (as Wendy Benson)

Steven Schub ... Beta Clerk

Daniel Dae Kim ... Ingram

Miguel Ferrer ... Director of Hatcheries and Conditioning

Angela Oh ... Delta Coffee Server

Jacob Chase ... Gabriel
Nicholas Belgrave ... Alpha Student Boy #1 (as Nick Belgrave)

Katie DeShan ... Alpha Student Girl #1
Tasha Goldthwait ... Alpha Student Girl #2
Bennett Williams ... Alpha Student Boy #2
Jody Rennick ... Gossip Reporter

Liliana Cabal ... Network Reporter
Kevin LaRosa ... Helicopter Pilot

Mirron E. Willis ... Doctor

Deanne Carlin ... Jennifer
Marlene Bush ... Forewoman
Heather Morgan ... Death Nurse

Aron Eisenberg ... Male Panelist
Attallah Shabazz ... Female Panelist
Elizabeth Sandifer ... Party Debutante

Lea Llovio ... Party Woman
Kelly DeMartino ... DHC Beta Secretary (as Kelly De Martino)
Kaylan Romero ... Badland Boy
Victoria Anthony ... Death Center Alpha Girl #1

Jessica D. Stone ... Death Center Alpha Girl #2
Michael DeGood ... Clerk #2

Kaela Dobkin ... New Teacher

Michael Chieffo ... Feelie Producter
Dru Davis ... Feelie Actress
Carrie Stauber ... Alpha Woman on Street

Vince Grant ... Directorate Member
Kim Blackwell ... Beta Plus Receptionist

Bjorn Johnson ... Mond's Gamma Butler
Jesse Petrick ... Beta Technician

Wells Rosales ... Papparazzi #1
Alex Jorden ... Papparazzi #2
Steven Lambert ... Reservation Father

Steve Wilcox ... Soma Distributor

Jon Sklaroff ... Fashion Mogul
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Nikita Ager ... Dancer in Club / Party Girl (unconfirmed)
Daymond Johnson ... Factory Worker
Tina Sanchez ... Beta Reporter

Stephen Blackehart ... Alpha Man at Club (uncredited)

Joel de la Fuente ... Mustapha's Assistant (uncredited)

Alexandra Ella ... Alpha Worker Girl (uncredited)

Max Herholz ... Beta Factory Worker (uncredited)
Monica Weitzel ... Alpha party girl (uncredited)
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Directed by
Leslie Libman 
Larry Williams 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Aldous Huxley (book)

Dan Mazur (teleplay) &
David Tausik (teleplay)

Produced by
Michael R. Joyce .... producer
Todd Sharp .... associate producer
Dan Wigutow .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Daniel Licht 
 
Cinematography by
Ronald Víctor García 
 
Film Editing by
Cindy Mollo 
 
Casting by
Judith Holstra 
 
Production Design by
Curtis A. Schnell 
 
Art Direction by
Michael L. Fox 
 
Set Decoration by
Crista Schneider 
 
Costume Design by
Tim Chappel 
 
Makeup Department
Kelly M. Beatty .... key makeup artist
Kerry Mendenhall .... assistant hair stylist
Michael White .... head hair stylist
Derik Wingo .... special makeup effects artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Tobey .... second assistant director
Robert J. Wilson .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Grant Sawyer .... on-set dresser
Paul Walton .... head paint foreman
 
Sound Department
David Acord .... utility sound
Ken Beauchene .... boom operator
Peter Brown .... dialogue editor
Stephen Hunter Flick .... sound designer
Kenn Fuller .... sound mixer
Tom Gerard .... sound re-recording mixer
Ryan Juggler .... assistant sound editor
Jon Michaels .... assistant sound editor
Angelo Palazzo .... sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
Robert J. Wilson .... special effects coordinator
Derik Wingo .... puppeteer
 
Visual Effects by
Dave Gregory .... optical effects: BiPack Inc.
 
Stunts
Perry Barndt .... stunt coordinator
Richard Bucher .... stunt double
Jennifer Caputo .... stunts
Michiko Nishiwaki .... stunts
George Marshall Ruge .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Pasquale Attanasio .... grip
Harold Groshon .... best boy electric
Johnny Karls .... camera operator
Patriq Luo .... electrician
Joseph M. Setele .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
James Sweet .... key grip
Jeffrey T. Sweet .... best boy grip
Jeffery J. Tufano .... camera operator: "a" camera
 
Casting Department
Terri Douglas .... adr voice casting
Bill Marinella .... extras casting
Faras Rabadi .... casting assistant
 
Editorial Department
Lance Larson .... post-production assistant
Pamela March .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Pete Anthony .... music arranger
Brian Benison .... music preparation
Anna Bonn .... music coordinator
Mark Kilian .... music editor
Larry Mah .... score mixer
Sharon Smith .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Casey Boden .... driver
Steve De Leon .... transportation
Mike Riportella .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Edward Cass .... assistant production coordinator
Tara Foran .... first accountant
Robin Petgrave .... helicopter pilot
John Pontrelli .... production assistant
Jennifer Scott .... production coordinator
Matt Springer .... production assistant
 

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87 min
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16 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
hugely disappointing, 6 June 2005
Author: didi-5 from United Kingdom

'Brave New World', the 1932 novel by Aldous Huxley, told of a new world where babies were decanted as Alphas, Betas, Deltas, Epsilons, or Gammas, all designed to know their places in society, and in the case of the lower classes, decanted as multiple identical twins to staff entire factories and production lines. Their God is Ford (as in Henry) and their motto is 'history is bunk'.

In the book, Bernard Marx is a fish out of water, an Alpha of stunted growth who has dangerous ideas, who refuses to act like he is expected to, and is generally despised. The film's Bernard is Peter Gallagher, a kind of magnetic Romeo figure, popular with the girls, and a confident success. Already there's been some tampering done with the source.

With Rya Kihlstedt as a colourless Lenina (again nothing like the book's character, who is conventional to a 't') and Leonard Nimoy as the Controller, Mustapha Mond, the film loses impact and goes downhill very quickly.

Nods can be given (grudingly) at the attempts to develop computer generated conditioning forms, and to give some sense of a futuristic world. It just doesn't come off. The savage reservation is simply full of young Americans out to pick a fight, while John (the savage child of Linda, a Beta stranded in the reservation) does speak Shakespeare, but is otherwise of little interest and very unlike the book.

A disappointment and a huge bore, missing both the humour and the science-fiction/faction innovations of Huxley's novel.

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