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Writers (WGA):
Gilda Radner (book)
Janet Brownell (teleplay)
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Release Date:
29 April 2002 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Life gave her a million reasons to laugh... and one reason to cry.
Plot:
A biography about famous comedienne Gilda Radner, the woman who made the leap to success on "Saturday Night Live" (1975). Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Todd Phillips tackles Belushi pic
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 11 August 2010, 5:00 AM, PDT)

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Cast

  (in credits order)

Jami Gertz ... Gilda Radner
Tom Rooney ... Gene Wilder

George Wyner ... Herman Radner

Eric Siegel ... John Belushi

John Viener ... Chevy Chase

Danilo Di Julio ... Dan Aykroyd

Patrick Fischler ... Eugene Levy

Marcia Bennett ... Mrs. Elizabeth Clementine 'Dibby' Gillies
Maureen Ross Neilson ... Laraine Newman

Jennifer Irwin ... Jane Curtin
Dixie Seatle ... Joanna Bull

Kathryn Winslow ... Judy

Ari Cohen ... Lorne Michaels
Lisa Messinger ... Pam

Mather Zickel ... Bill Murray
J.D. Nicholsen ... G.E. Smith
Jenni Burke ... Psychiatrist

Jane Luk ... Woman in Washroom

Roz Michaels ... Henrietta Radner
Mallory Margel ... Young Judy

Fraser McGregor ... John Huntoon
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dean Bernard ... Garrett Morris
Kristen Bone ... Young Gilda
Rudy Fischer ... Young Michael Radner

David J. Francis ... SNL Floor Manager
Jacklyn Francis ... Nurse Susan
Stewart Francis ... Gary Shandling
Tyler Kyte ... Camp Counsellor

Ian Matthews ... Love Man

Jason Michaels ... SNL Stage Manager

Jane Moffat ... Linda

David Nerman ... Jeff at Wellness Center

Jacqueline Pillon ... Anne Beatts
Jennifer Pisana ... Young Pam

Gilda Radner ... Herself (archive footage)
Nick Rice ... Man at Wellness Center

Karen Robinson ... Dr. J. Evans
Gerry Salsberg ... Book Producer

Derek Scott ... Mime
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Directed by
Duane Clark 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Gilda Radner (book "It's Always Something")

Janet Brownell (teleplay)

Produced by
Howard Braunstein .... executive producer
Janet Brownell .... producer
Ernest Chambers .... executive producer
Clara George .... producer
Merv Griffin .... executive producer
Michael Jaffe .... executive producer
A.D. Oppenheim .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
David E. Russo 
 
Cinematography by
Derick V. Underschultz 
 
Film Editing by
Paul Dixon 
 
Casting by
Kate Caldwell 
Diane Kerbel 
Meg Liberman 
Camille H. Patton 
 
Production Design by
Carol Spier 
 
Art Direction by
James McAteer 
 
Set Decoration by
Julian Peters 
 
Costume Design by
Noreen Landry 
 
Makeup Department
Joan Chell .... assistant makeup artist
Katarina Chovanec .... key hair stylist
Debi Drennan .... makeup designer
Stephanie Ingram .... assistant hair stylist
 
Production Management
Carmen Arndt .... production manager
Pamela Delaney .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Avrel Fisher .... first assistant director: second unit
Greg Sigurdson .... weekly assistant director
Ken A. Smith .... second assistant director
William Spahic .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Cynthia Chau .... art apprentice
Jason Herriott .... scenic artist
Rod James .... key scenic
Maria Kennedy .... set buyer
Kim Maticiw .... properties buyer
Michael Williams'Willis' .... carpenter
Terry Parachuk .... construction coordinator
Craig Williams .... property master
 
Sound Department
Marina Adam .... foley artist
Matt Ahrens .... assistant sound editor
Grant Bone .... sound effects editor
Christian T. Cooke .... sound re-recording mixer
Jane Crawford .... first assistant dialogue editor
Barry Gilmore .... adr editor
Janice Ierulli .... supervising sound editor
Kirk Lynds .... foley recordist
Mark McNeilly .... boom operator
Rick Penn .... sound recordist
Ian Rankin .... sound re-recording mixer
Brandon Walker .... adr editor
 
Special Effects by
Jon Davis .... special effects technician
John LaForet .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Jon Campfens .... visual effects supervisor
Janeen Elliott .... digital compositor
Rachel Mina .... digital artist
Carrie Richardson .... visual effects coordinator
Rick Smith .... digital compositor: GVFX
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Billy Buttery .... director of photography: second unit
Michael Carella .... camera operator
Dave Erlichman .... key grip: second unit
Marni Grossman .... still photographer
Lee Guenette .... gaffer: second unit
Tony Guerin .... camera operator
Mark Hewson .... electrician
Mitch Holmes .... key grip
Adam Jeffery .... camera trainee
Ari Magder .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Dean Stinchcombe .... first assistant camera
Craig Wright .... gaffer
 
Casting Department
Lisa Ystrom .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Adam Urquhart .... daily dresser
Kafi Wilson .... seamstress
 
Editorial Department
David Augsburger .... assistant editor
Frank Biasi .... on-line editor
Arlene Moelker .... colorist
 
Transportation Department
Rick Anglin .... production driver
Albert Ezerzer .... production driver
Dave Marwick .... head driver
Manon White .... driver
Matthew Wolchock .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Juan Aguirre .... assistant accountant
Darryl Assinck .... production assistant
Don Bachmann .... production coordinator
Andre R. Gagne .... location manager
Michael Hackenberger .... animal wrangler: second unit
Pamela Hackwell .... contact lens technician
Lynn Josephson Delaney .... executive assistant to producer
Daniel L. Oppenheim .... production executive
Anthony Pangalos .... assistant production coordinator
Rick Parker .... animal wrangler
Lisa Perone .... production assistant
Jess Platt .... dialect coach: Jami Gertz
Julia Stan .... script supervisor
Thomas Vencelides .... location manager
Andrea Wassell .... production accountant
Anne Wootten .... choreographer
 

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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Wowie wow wow wow!, 30 April 2002

it should have been awful.

it was a dangerous premise, having mostly unknown actors portray legends, most of whom are still living. (belushi and all the other original snl cast, plus eugene levy, gene wilder, and more.)

these guys did faithful, believable renditions. (i.e. the gene wilder guy had the speech patterns down pat. and the belushi guy resisted the urge to play it loud and cartoonish.)

prepare to be disappointed by some of belushi and murray's behavior. to respect lorne michaels. to admire laraine newman.

but most of all, prepare to fall madly, deeply in love with gene wilder.

from everything i know, the storytelling was journalistically accurate, and despite the unhappy ending, it is not a sad movie.

it got a little surreal watching these impostors do recreations of classic snl sketches. i kept waiting to be offended or have my intelligence insulted or to get bored.

i loved it from beginning to end. i hope they rerun it so i can make everyone i know watch it.

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