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Director:
Writer:
Alice Goodman (libretto)
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Plot:
An adaptation from the John Adams opera on the true life incident that took place in the mid 80s. | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins & 3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Interesting but not opera See more (9 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Sanford Sylvan ... Klinghoffer
Christopher Maltman ... Captain
Yvonne Howard ... Marilyn Klinghoffer
Tom Randle ... Molqui
Kamel Boutros ... Mamoud

Houda Echouafni ... Fatima
Leigh Melrose ... Rambo
Emil Marwa ... Omar
Susan Bickley ... Omar (singing voice)
Vivian Tierney ... Swiss Grandmother
Dean Robinson ... First Officer
Kirsten Blaise ... British Dancing Girl
Nuala Willis ... Austrian Woman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Banks ... Bernie, American Hostage
Neil Bell ... Jim, British Hostage
Rachel Bell ... Betsy, American Hostage
Syan Blake ... Helen, British Hostage
Ray Charleson ... Ben, Israeli Hostage
Lara Clifton ... Lorraine, British Hostage

Lin Clifton ... Mother

Julie Cox ... Young Hannah
Dylan Fielding ... Bob, American Hostage
Kelli Hollis ... Lisa-Marie, American Hostage
Juliette Kaplan ... Miriam, American Hostage
Tony Kirkland ... Steve, British Hostage
Andy Lucas ... Middle Eastern Expert
Della McCrae ... Grieving Relative

Alec Newman ... Young Benjamin
Rebecca Palmer ... Stella, British Hostage
Alexander Popplewell ... Didi

T.J. Ramini ... Ismael (as Tarek Ramini)

Joyce Springer ... Hannah
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Directed by
Penny Woolcock 
 
Writing credits
Alice Goodman (libretto)

Produced by
Abi Bach .... line producer
Madonna Baptiste .... producer
Jan Younghusband .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Graham Smith 
 
Film Editing by
Brand Thumim 
 
Casting by
Nadira Seecoomar 
 
Production Design by
John Ellis 
 
Art Direction by
Heather Gibson 
 
Costume Design by
Claire Anderson 
 
Makeup Department
Jo Evans .... makeup supervisor
Jacqueline Fowler .... makeup artist: underwater sequence (as Jackie Fowler)
Michelle Garrett .... makeup artist
Jackie Grima .... makeup artist
Claire Jones .... key makeup artist
Nicola Powell .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Edmund Coulthard .... assistant director: underwater sequences
Joe Geary .... first assistant director
Simon Hedges .... third assistant director
Andrea Slater .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Mark Caruana .... construction manager
Barry Du Pille .... property master
Jeremy Duckham .... scenic artist
 
Sound Department
Julie Ankerson .... foley artist
Stuart Bruce .... sound recordist
John Fewell .... foley artist
Tim Handley .... sound
Mike Hatch .... sound
David McMillan .... boom operator
Annabelle Pangborn .... sound montage
Aad Wirtz .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Kenna .... consultant: Dolby film sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Doug McCarthy .... special effects technician
Robert Thomas .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Simon Burley .... software and technical
 
Stunts
Paul Heasman .... stunt coordinator
Andreas Petrides .... stunt coordinator
Lee Sheward .... stunt double: Klinghoffer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Attoe .... gaffer
Michael Bondin .... sparks
Susan Cane .... focus puller
Aaron Green .... gaffer: underwater unit
Elly Harrowes .... clapper loader (as Ellie Harrowes)
Cost Teluik .... sparks
Chris Thornton .... film recorder operator
Mike Valentine .... underwater camera operator
Mikey Pavia .... assistant gaffer (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
John Berry .... casting: opera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lucy Capron .... costume assistant
Leonora Stabb .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Simon Brook .... on-line editor
Kevin Phelan .... head of post-production: LipSync Post
Martin Southworth .... colorist
 
Music Department
John Adams .... conductor
Mike Hatch .... engineer
Dave Hinitt .... assistant music engineer
The London Symphony Chorus .... chorus
London Symphony Orchestra .... orchestra (as The London Symphony Orchestra)
Colin Matthews .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Ivan Sammut .... action vehicle supervisor
 
Other crew
Winston Azzopardi .... production consultant
Adrian Borg Ghigo .... crowd marshall
Paulo Butera .... production runner
Kurt Chetcuti Bonarita .... production runner
Suzanne Facenfield .... production coordinator
Doug Green .... diving supervisor
Rosamund McArthy .... production accountant
Charlie Nancy .... production runner
Xenia Theodorous .... location assistant: Cyprus
Charlie Thompson .... location manager
Jean Turvey .... production coordinator
Erskine Vella .... production runner
Daniel Woldu .... production runner
George Wong .... production accountant
Nigel Wood .... production accountant
 

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Runtime:
120 min
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2 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Interesting but not opera, 19 January 2004
Author: rps-2 from Bracebridge Ont

Channel 4 in the UK does some gutsy stuff and this certainly qualifies, inflaming Jews, Palestinians and Americans all in one film. It is a powerful document but I don't think it contributes anything musically. The lyrics are ponderous and pretentious. The music is banal and without emotion. But the story is well told and the film creatively, expansively (and expensively) done. But as an opera... Well, Puccinni would have done much better...

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