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Writers (WGA):
Warren Adler (novel)
Darryl Ponicsan (adaptation)
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Release Date:
8 October 1999 (USA) See more »
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In a perfect world...they never would have met.
Plot:
After the death of their loved ones in a tragic plane crash 'Harrison Ford' and Kristin Scott Thomas find... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Harrison Ford ... Dutch Van Den Broeck

Kristin Scott Thomas ... Kay Chandler

Charles S. Dutton ... Alcee

Bonnie Hunt ... Wendy Judd

Dennis Haysbert ... Detective George Beaufort

Sydney Pollack ... Carl Broman

Richard Jenkins ... Truman Trainor

Paul Guilfoyle ... Dick Montoya

Susanna Thompson ... Peyton Van Den Broeck

Peter Coyote ... Cullen Chandler

Dylan Baker ... Richard Judd

Lynne Thigpen ... Phyllis Bonaparte

Susan Floyd ... Molly Roll

Bill Cobbs ... Marvin

Kate Mara ... Jessica Chandler

Ariana Thomas ... Shyla Mumford

Nelson Landrieu ... Silvio Coya

Brooke Smith ... Sarah

Christina Chang ... Laurie

Michelle Hurd ... Susan

Reiko Aylesworth ... Mary Claire Clark
Raymond Anthony Thomas ... Officer Clayton Williams (as Ray Anthony Thomas)

Edie Falco ... Janice

S. Epatha Merkerson ... Nea
Jack Gilpin ... David Dotson

Mark Zeisler ... Steven Driker

John Carter ... Peyton's Father
Davenia McFadden ... Cassie
Barbara Gulan ... Maureen

Molly Price ... Alice Beaufort
Brian Schwary ... Tad Baker
Priscilla Shanks ... Susan's Customer
Lynette DuPree ... Nurse Nancy (as Lynette Du Pre)
Ken Kay ... Peter Suchet
Susan Hatfield ... Claire Suchet

Jenna Stern ... Sally Gabriel
Thomas J. McCarthy ... Dick Schulte (as Tom McCarthy)
Jan Austell ... Joe Perella

Aasif Mandvi ... Electronics Store Salesman

Todd Malta ... Supermarket Stockboy
Jordan Lage ... Assistant Prosecutor
Judith Knight Young ... Clara

Fenton Lawless ... Officer Lawrence

Deirdre Lovejoy ... Officer Isabel

Terry Serpico ... Evidence Technician
Liam Craig ... Waiter at DC Restaurant

C.S. Lee ... Luncheonette Counterman

Ellen Foley ... Young Woman at Fundraiser
Judy Jamison ... TV Reporter at Hospital
Steven Mark Friedman ... TV Reporter at Hospital
Becky Veduccio ... TV Reporter at Hospital
Susan Allenback ... Airline Spokesperson
Don Scott ... News Anchor
Dina Napoli ... News Anchor
Tracey Neale ... News Anchor
Will Thomas ... Field Reporter
Andy Fowle ... Orderly
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc ... Helicopter Pilot - Camera (as Robert Zajonc)

Alan D. Purwin ... Helicopter Pilot - TV News (as Alan Purwin)
Roy R. Taylor Jr. ... Helicopter Pilot - WJZ Pilot
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jernard Burks ... Bowling Alley Manager

Hugo Garcia ... Party Goers

Steve Altes ... Kay's brother (uncredited)

Kim Ashdown ... Club Patron (uncredited)
Quintin Bennett ... Traveler in airport (uncredited)
Greg Bernhard ... Airline Mechanic (uncredited)

Diana Berry ... Flight Attendant (uncredited)
Craig Campbell ... Pedestrian (uncredited)

Michelle Chin ... Model (uncredited)
Anna Damergis ... Cop's Wife (uncredited)

Antares Davis ... Model (uncredited)

Trish Dempsey ... Airport Traveler (uncredited)

Dawn Douglas ... Pedestrian (uncredited)

Deborah Smith Ford ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)

Jill Gettelson ... Stewardess (uncredited)

Bob Glazier ... Airport Traveler (uncredited)
Jim Goetz ... Rescue Worker (uncredited)
Mariano Gowland ... Firefighter Rescue Swimmer (uncredited)
David Heline Jr. ... Reporter's Assistant (uncredited)
Geneieve Leilyn ... South Beach Couple (uncredited)
Abigail Margulis ... Dinner Guest (uncredited)
Dave Payton ... Passenger (uncredited)

Al Quinn ... Picture Car (uncredited)

Norm Rebadow ... Surgeon in Airplane Hangar (uncredited)

Flip Schultz ... Airline Customer (uncredited)

Vivienne Sendaydiego ... Photo Assistant (uncredited)
Deb Snyder ... Photo Assistant (uncredited)

Alex Trebek ... Jeopardy Host (uncredited)

M. Emmet Walsh ... Billy (uncredited)
Gary Wheeler ... Coroner (uncredited)
Bodo Zeng ... Bartender (uncredited)

Directed by
Sydney Pollack 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Warren Adler (novel)

Darryl Ponicsan (adaptation)

Kurt Luedtke (screenplay)

Produced by
Warren Adler .... executive producer
Sydney Pollack .... producer
Marykay Powell .... producer
Ronald L. Schwary .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Dave Grusin 
 
Cinematography by
Philippe Rousselot (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
William Steinkamp 
 
Casting by
David Rubin 
 
Production Design by
Barbara Ling 
 
Art Direction by
Chris Shriver 
 
Set Decoration by
Susan Bode 
 
Costume Design by
Bernie Pollack 
 
Makeup Department
LuAnn Claps .... assistant makeup artist
Naomi Donne .... key makeup artist
Sharon Kalb .... additional makeup artist
Michael Kriston .... hair stylist: Mr. Ford
Michael Laudati .... makeup artist: Mr. Ford
Jacques Stephane Lempire .... assistant hair stylist
Lyndell Quiyou .... key hair stylist
Jay Cannistraci .... key makeup artist: Miami (uncredited)
Mary Cooke .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Terra Abroms .... post-production supervisor (as Terra Mair-Abroms)
Richard Baratta .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Shawn Griffith .... second second assistant director
Amy Lauritsen .... second assistant director
Brian Moon .... second second assistant director: Miami
Michael Salven .... second second assistant director (as Mike Salven)
Kathryn-Ann Oaks Shertzer .... dga trainee
Denis L. Stewart .... first assistant director
Jennifer Truelove .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Joseph Alfieri .... construction coordinator
Tommy Allen .... property master (as Thomas Allen)
Henry Antonacchio .... construction foreman
Anthony Baldasare .... on-set dresser
David Beach .... construction foreman: Washington, D.C.
Diana Burton .... assistant property master
John Davis .... storyboard artist
Rochelle Edelson .... stand-by scenic
Jeffrey D. McDonald .... assistant art director (as Jeffrey McDonald)
Scott P. Murphy .... set designer (as Scott Murphy)
Jeremy D. Pratt .... construction accountant
Amy Safhay .... greensperson
Lauri Blaire Schulman .... art department associate
Nicholas Scott .... scenic artist
Brooke Knight Warner .... art department associate: Washington, D.C.
Carl Catanese .... set buyer (uncredited)
Justin Corbett .... construction grip (uncredited)
Robert Crowley .... set dresser (uncredited)
Stephen P. Durante .... leadman (uncredited)
Ruth Grizzard .... painter (uncredited)
Michael Herlihy .... carpenter foreman (uncredited)
Eric Hunsaker .... set dresser (uncredited)
Jason Ivey .... swing gang (uncredited)
Kristina Kilpe .... set dresser (uncredited)
John Mann .... concept artist (uncredited)
Lori Morris .... art department assistant (uncredited)
Ted Nolan .... prop maker (uncredited)
Rick Reeder .... set dresser (uncredited)
Willy Richardson .... painter (uncredited)
Jeffrey Rollins .... set dresser: New York (uncredited)
Michael Scarola .... key construction grip (uncredited)
Barbara S. Shelton .... on-set dresser: Florida (uncredited)
Roger Sherman .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Paul Steinberg .... key shop electric (uncredited)
Drew Vandervelde .... art depertment assistant (uncredited)
Cary Whittaker .... greens (uncredited)
Alyssa Winter .... assistant set decorator (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Ron Bartlett .... sound re-recording mixer
Benjamin Beardwood .... dialogue editor
Joe Earle .... sound editor (as Joseph H. Earle)
Christopher Flick .... foley editor (as Chris Flick)
Robin Harlan .... foley artist
Allen Hartz .... adr supervisor
Scott Hecker .... supervising sound editor (as Scott A. Hecker)
David L. Horton Jr. .... foley editor (as David Horton Jr.)
Barbara Issak .... adr editor
Chris Jenkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Kenneth L. Johnson .... sound editor
Gary Lewis .... dialogue editor
David Melhase .... adr editor
Danny Michael .... sound mixer
Sarah Monat .... foley artist
Eric A. Norris .... sound editor
Ralph Osborn III .... dialogue editor (as Ralph H. Osborn III)
Jeff Rosen .... foley editor (as Jeffrey Rosen)
Brian Ruberg .... foley mixer
Andrew Schmetterling .... boom operator
Mark Smith .... sound re-recording mixer
Joe White .... cable person
Melissa Lytle .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
J.C. Brotherhood .... special effects (as Jonathan C. Brotherhood)
Rick Bongiovanni .... effects crew: KNB Effects (uncredited)
Michael H. Clark .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Jason Collins .... lab technician: KNB Effects Group (uncredited)
Neil Ruddy .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Jeff Wolverton .... digital effects artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Mickey Giacomazzi .... stunt coordinator
Richard Dorton .... precision driver coordinator (uncredited)
Mickey Giacomazzi .... stunts (uncredited)
Donald John Hewitt .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Rick Michaels .... precision driver (uncredited)
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jerry Bertolami .... best boy grip
Kenny Burke .... second grip (as Kenneth Burke)
Ronald Burke .... dolly grip
Andrew Casey .... Steadicam operator
Andrew Casey .... camera operator: "b" camera
Andrew Cheung .... grip: New York
Matt Chubet .... company grip
Xiomara Comrie .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
David M. Dunlap .... director of photography: second unit
Ken Ferris .... camera operator
Joseph Grimaldi .... assistant chief lighting technician (as Joe Grimaldi)
David James .... still photographer
Jeremy Knaster .... electrician
Peter A. Mian .... video assist operator (as Peter Mian)
William D. Moran .... company grip
Heather Norton .... second assistant camera
Bill O'Leary .... chief lighting technician
John Panuccio .... rigging grip
Louis Petraglia .... rigging electrician
Tom Prate .... key grip (as Thomas J. Prate)
Pamela Rittelmeyer .... assistant camera: "b" camera
Tom Schnaidt .... camera loader
Nicolas Stern .... video playback operator
Eric Swanek .... Steadicam assistant
Eric Swanek .... first assistant camera
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc .... helicopter pilot: camera helicopter (as Robert Zajonc)
Keith Bernard .... rigging best boy electric (uncredited)
Dean Citroni .... grip (uncredited)
Rob Coughlin .... electrician (uncredited)
Susan Gabbay .... second assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit (uncredited)
Tim Gordon .... electrician (uncredited)
Michael Lyon .... underwater electrician: underwater unit (uncredited)
David Norris .... camera operator: Wescam camera (uncredited)
Greg Patterson .... set lighting (uncredited)
Darren Ryan .... 24 frame video operator (uncredited)
Herb Silverman .... electrician (uncredited)
Rick Strodel .... grip (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Sylvia Fay .... extras casting
Mikie Heilbrum .... casting: New York (as Mikie Heilbrun)
Pat Moran .... casting: Baltimore
Kimberly Skyrme .... extras casting: Washington, D.C.
Miura Smith .... casting assistant
Angela Athayde .... extras casting production assistant (uncredited)
Ginny Galloway .... extras casting associate (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Timothy Alberts .... key wardrobe (as Tim Alberts)
Kate Edwards .... wardrobe supervisor (as Kate E. Edwards)
Mara Majorowicz .... set costumer
Michelle Matland .... assistant costume designer
Robert M. Moore .... wardrobe supervisor (as Robert Moore)
Sabrina Rosen .... wardrobe
Ann Roth .... clothing designer: Ms. Thomas
Rose Wells .... key wardrobe
Heather Holmes .... costumer (uncredited)
Jeannie H. Kelly .... additional costumer (uncredited)
Roseann Milano .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Marcia Patten .... costumer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Audrey Evans .... second assistant film editor (as Audrey J. Evans)
Brett Lavinthal .... first assistant film editor
Stuart Sperling .... assistant film editor
Debra L. Tennant .... first assistant film editor
Dale Jones .... avid technician (uncredited)
Eric Rigney .... avid technician (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Terence Blanchard .... musician: trumpet
Stuart Grusin .... music editor
Donald Murray .... composer's consultant (as Don Murray)
John Palatucci .... musician: bass (as John Patatucci)
Ted Whitfield .... music editor
Nigel Olsson .... musician: drums (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Richard Holston .... transportation co-captain
Michael Hyde .... transportation captain (as Mike Hyde)
Manny Quinones .... transportation co-captain: Washington, D.C.
Gilbert Young .... transportation captain: Washington, D.C.
K.C. Colebrooke .... transportation co-captain (uncredited)
Lawrence Dove .... driver (uncredited)
Bobby Marsh .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Michael Bederman .... first assistant accountant
Erica Cerilli .... production secretary
Ann Christman .... production secretary
Melissa Stanley Cohen .... production coordinator
Michael Dellheim .... location manager: Washington, D.C.
Arden Doss .... assistant: Ms. Powell
Gordon Driver .... computer playback operator
Bronwen Epstein .... assistant production coordinator
Eric Errington .... set production assistant
Tink Ten Eyck .... production accountant
Carol Flaisher .... location manager: Washington, D.C.
Robb Foglia .... production office assistant: Washington, D.C.
R. Colette Hailey .... location manager: Miami (as R. Collette Hailey)
Kali R. Harrison .... set production assistant (as Kali Harrison)
Mary A. Kelly .... script supervisor
Samara Koffler .... assistant: Mr. Ford
Scott Kordish .... production coordinator
Jason Lambro .... production office assistant: Washington, D.C.
Joseph Martin .... location scout: Washington, D.C.
Frank McKenna .... craft service
Carla Meyer .... dialect coach: Ms. Thomas
Phill Norman .... title designer
Matthew Ogens .... set production assistant
Kathy Orloff .... unit publicist (as Katherine Orloff)
Donna Ostroff .... assistant: Mr. Pollack
Greg Outcalt .... production office assistant
Christopher Pensiero .... production office assistant
Luis Perez .... choreographer
Martina Pozzi .... set production assistant
Diane Rosenberg .... production office assistant: Washington, D.C.
Jen Roskind .... assistant: Mr. Schwary
Patrick Sadler .... production office assistant: Washington, D.C.
Andrew Saxe .... assistant location manager
Ben Selkow .... set production assistant
Jamie Sheridan .... set production assistant
Becky Veduccio .... assistant: Ms. Thomas
Christian von Tippelskirch .... location manager
C. Ransom Walrod .... marine coordinator (as Ransom Walrod)
Patricia A. Walrod .... assistant marine coordinator (as Patti Walrod)
Jennifer Weiland .... production office assistant: Washington, D.C. (as Jenn Weiland)
Peter Weireter .... security: Mr. Ford
Keri Wilson .... assistant: Mr. Pollack (as Keri Peranich-Wilson)
Jason Altieri .... production assistant: second unit (uncredited)
Marcy Arnold .... production assistant (uncredited)
Heath Jacob Baldwin .... additional office production assistant: New York (uncredited)
Denise A. Beale .... production assistant (uncredited)
Kathleen Beall .... location scout (uncredited)
Denise Blasor .... adr (uncredited)
Anne Cabral .... assistant production coordinator: Florida (uncredited)
Cristiana Caimmi .... publicist (uncredited)
Al Cerullo .... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
Devin Clancy .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Rennie Cowan .... assistant avid technician (uncredited)
Mauricio de la Vega .... production assistant (uncredited)
Rob Dickerson Jr. .... staff set production assistant (uncredited)
Rita Duffey .... location scout (uncredited)
Will Edwards .... technical advisor (uncredited)
Amy Eldridge .... first assistant accountant: Florida (uncredited)
Elizabeth Elwell .... location scout (uncredited)
Elissa Ewalt .... production assistant (uncredited)
Dominic Giannetti .... production assistant (uncredited)
Bill Hardy .... production assistant (uncredited)
Sparky Hawes .... production assistant (uncredited)
Jeff Johnson .... set medic (uncredited)
Kelly King .... location assistant (uncredited)
Stephanie Lovell .... additional set production assistant: Washington, D.C. (uncredited)
Jennifer Lyne .... location scout (uncredited)
John Marston .... location projectionist: Washington, D.C. (uncredited)
Thomas Maxwell .... production assistant (uncredited)
James Mitchell-Clyde .... water safety: marine unit (uncredited)
Eric Morgan .... production assistant: Washington, D.C. (uncredited)
Caleb Omens .... production assistant (uncredited)
Macall B. Polay .... payroll accountant (uncredited)
Jennifer Radzikowski .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Christopher Scott .... production assistant: Washington, D.C. (uncredited)
Jim Small .... location scout (uncredited)
Irapaul Turner .... production assistant (uncredited)
Hilary Walker .... location scout (uncredited)
Shayne A. Wilson .... freelance script coordinator (uncredited)
Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc .... aerial coordinator (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Kim C. Dine .... special thanks: Washington, D.C. Police Department (as Commander Kim C. Dine)
Christopher Ford .... this film is dedicated to the memory of
 
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MPAA:
Rated R for brief violence, sexuality and language
Runtime:
133 min
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Canada:14A (Alberta) | Canada:PG (British Columbia/Manitoba) | Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:K-12 | France:U | Germany:6 | Iceland:12 | Malaysia:18SX | Mexico:B | Netherlands:12 | New Zealand:M | Norway:15 | Peru:14 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:18 | Spain:13 | Sweden:11 | Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud) | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #36468)
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Trivia:
The bowling alley scene was filmed at Parkway Lanes in Elmwood Park, NJ.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: When Dutch and Kay are walking along the street in Miami, dolly track is seen between them in the background.See more »
Quotes:
Dutch Van Den Broeck:You know what I do for a living? I get paid to notice stuff. I get paid to know who's lying. I didn't have a clue.See more »
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20 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
An intriguing story with a clever twist, 27 February 2001
Author: Shapster11

I admit I have been a fan of Harrison Ford for many, many years now so it didn't surprise me that I enjoyed his performance here. But I also enjoyed the way the storyline developed and thought the casting was well done. I don't know whether I "buy into" Kristin Scott Thomas as a Congresswoman but she is a fine actress and a beautiful woman. I took notice of her in the first Mission Impossible. Although her part was small she stuck out on the screen.

Here her and Ford play people whose spouses are killed in an airplane crash. They are seated together and this is where the plot takes off. Apparently Ford, a police detective in Wash D.C., discovers that his wife was having an affair. He further discovers that the affair was with the husband of a New England Congresswoman.

The story takes on many subplots as Ford and Thomas find themselves drawn together by revelations of their marriages, the uncovering of deceipt, and the pure grief and anger over the loss of a loved one.

I think the movie is worthwhile either renting or catching on cable.

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