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Stevie -- In 1995, Director Steve James (Hoop Dream) returned to rural Southern Illinois to reconnect with Stevie Fielding, a troubled young boy he had been an Advocate Big Brother to ten years earlier.
Stevie -- In 1995 Director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) returned to rural Southern Illinois to reconnect with Stevie Fielding, a troubled young boy he had been an 'Advocate Big Brother' to ten years earlier.
Stevie -- In 1995 Director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) returned to rural Southern Illinois to reconnect with Stevie Fielding, a troubled young boy he had been an 'Advocate Big Brother' to ten years earlier.


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13 March 2003 (Netherlands) See more »
In 1995 Director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) returned to rural Southern Illinois to reconnect with Stevie Fielding, a troubled young boy he had been an 'Advocate Big Brother' to ten years earlier. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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A devastating look at a life without stability. See more (51 total) »


  (in credits order)

Steve James ... Himself

Stephen Fielding ... Himself (as Stephen Dale Fielding)
Tonya Gregory ... Herself
Bernice Hagler ... Herself
Verna Hagler ... Herself
Brenda Hickam ... Herself
Doug Hickam ... Himself
Judy James ... Herself

Directed by
Steve James 
Produced by
Marianne Dambro .... producer: scheduling
Peter Gilbert .... co-producer
Steve James .... producer
Robert May .... executive producer
Gordon Quinn .... executive producer
Gordon Quinn .... producer
Adam Singer .... producer
Kathryn Tucker .... associate producer
Original Music by
Dirk Powell 
Cinematography by
Peter Gilbert 
Dana Kupper 
Gordon Quinn 
Film Editing by
William Haugse 
Steve James 
Production Management
Karen Larson .... production manager
Leslie Simmer .... post-production manager
Adam Singer .... post-production supervisor
Sound Department
Tom Blakemore .... sound editor
Jim Fetterley .... location sound
Bryen Hensley .... assistant sound editor
Michael Salvatori .... sound re-recording mixer
Adam Singer .... location sound
Tom Yore .... location sound
Visual Effects by
Heather Jones-Pryor .... fire editor (as Heather Jones)
Michael Matusek .... digital intermediate colorist
Camera and Electrical Department
Momo Anita .... assistant camera
Joe Taylor .... additional camera
Editorial Department
Arturo Cubacub .... hd on-line editor
E. Gabriel Edvy .... assistant film editor
Chris Fields .... hd on-line editor
Kelli Hicks .... assistant editor
Heather Jones-Pryor .... hd on-line editor
Matthew Martin .... assistant editor (as Matt Martin)
Michael Matusek .... hd colorist
Patrick Mulholland .... hd on-line editor
Alex Scudiero .... hd colorist
Mike Scudiero .... hd colorist
Marilyn Wulff .... editor: video
Thomas C. Gaunt .... post-production assistant (uncredited)
Music Department
Linda Cohen .... music supervisor
Other crew
Mark Adler .... engineer
Lizzy Calhoun .... intern
Alexandra Denman .... legal
Jacqueline Eckhouse .... legal
Kristen Fligel .... legal
Nick Fraser .... commissioning editor: BBC
Jenny Kranson .... executive: SenArt Films
Robert Labate .... legal (as Bob Labate)
William Jason McInnes .... executive: Kartemquin Productions (as Wm. Jason McInnes)
Jim Morrissette .... technical advisor
Catherine Olsen .... commissioning editor: CBC
Carol Schaffner .... business manager
Boris Seagraves .... engineer
John Sloss .... legal
Peter Strand .... legal
Robert Burke .... special thanks
Mark Costa .... special thanks
Ann Dillard .... special thanks
Patricia Downey .... special thanks
Darian Godwin .... special thanks
Debra Gregory .... special thanks
Terry Griffiths .... special thanks
Patricia Gross .... special thanks
Tim Hicks .... special thanks
Mark Hutchings .... special thanks
Corin James .... special thanks
Dylan James .... special thanks
Jackson James .... special thanks
Gary Kolb .... thanks for: friendship and hospitality
Frankie Krieg .... special thanks
Stephen E. Norris .... special thanks
Scot Pringle .... special thanks (as Dr. Scot Pringle)
Kay Rippelmeyer-Tippy .... special thanks
Judy Roth .... special thanks
Greg Rowe .... special thanks
David Rumley .... special thanks
Dorinda Trovillion .... special thanks
Hal Trovillion .... special thanks
Bonnie Voorhees .... special thanks
Frank Voorhees .... special thanks
Michael Wepsiec .... special thanks
Georgia Wessel .... thanks for: friendship and hospitality

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Rated R for language and descriptions of abuse
140 min
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Stephen Fielding:[to his baby niece, lovingly] Hey, you got your new face there, don't you? You got your new face there, don't you?See more »
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15 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
A devastating look at a life without stability., 2 March 2003
Author: shade remelin from Santa Barbara

I just saw Stevie today at a film festival and it really blew me away. Its harrowing to see the life of someone who was passed off from person to person and only rarely got a glimpse of a happier life. He is used as a pawn in the relationship between his grandmother and the mother who didn't want him (and took it out in abuse). Later he is sent through the foster care system where he is eventually raped. Bits of his medical record reveal the degree to which we can predict the effects that this sort of instability will bring to a person's life, which makes it all the more angering that noone was there to prevent it.

In one particularly powerful scene you see Stevie reunited with the kindest of his early foster parents and the joy it brings to him. There is almost a complete regression in him to a childlike state, like he is trying to restart his childhood at the point where he was happy.

Steve James does not try to excuse the heinous crime Stevie has committed, rather he forces you to see the complicity we all have in (including in a very real sense himself) allowing a system that ignores the needs of children.

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