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Writers (WGA):
Michael Cunningham (novel)
Michael Cunningham (screenplay)
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Release Date:
14 October 2004 (Netherlands) See more »
Family can be whatever you want it to be.
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Hours" comes a story that chronicles a dozen years in... See more » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Andrew Chalmers ... Bobby Morrow (1967)

Ryan Donowho ... Carlton Morrow
Asia Vieira ... Emily
Quancetia Hamilton ... Dancing Party Guest
Jeff J.J. Authors ... Frank (as Jeffrey Authors)
Lisa Merchant ... Frank's Date

Ron Lea ... Burt Morrow

Erik Smith ... Bobby Morrow (1974)

Harris Allan ... Jonathan Glover (1974)

Matt Frewer ... Ned Glover

Sissy Spacek ... Alice Glover

Colin Farrell ... Bobby Morrow (1982)

Dallas Roberts ... Jonathan Glover (1982)

Robin Wright ... Clare (as Robin Wright Penn)

Shawn Roberts ... Club Boy
Michael Mayer ... Jonathan's Co-Worker

Barna Moricz ... Wes
Virginia Reh ... Woman at Home Cafe
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Joshua Close ... Reiner (uncredited)

Wendy Crewson ... Isabel Morrow (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Mayer 
Writing credits
Michael Cunningham (novel)

Michael Cunningham (screenplay)

Produced by
John Hart .... producer (as John N. Hart Jr.)
Jocelyn Hayes .... co-producer
Michael Hogan .... executive producer
Tom Hulce .... producer
Robert Kessel .... co-producer
Pamela Koffler .... producer
Jim Powers .... line producer (as James Powers)
Julia Rask .... co-producer
Katie Roumel .... producer
Jeff Sharp .... producer (as Jeffrey Sharp)
Bradford Simpson .... co-producer
John Sloss .... executive producer
Christine Vachon .... producer
John Wells .... producer
Original Music by
Duncan Sheik 
Cinematography by
Enrique Chediak (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Andrew Marcus 
Lee Percy 
Casting by
Jim Carnahan 
Mele Nagler 
Claire Simon 
Production Design by
Michael Shaw 
Art Direction by
Edward Bonutto  (as Edward S. Bonutto)
Set Decoration by
Mark Steel 
Malcolm Byard (uncredited)
Costume Design by
Beth Pasternak 
Makeup Department
Sally J. Harper .... hair stylist: Ms. Spacek
Debra Johnson .... key makeup artist
Patricia Keighran .... assistant makeup department head
Jordan Samuel .... makeup artist
Nancy E. Warren .... assistant hair stylist (as Nancy Warren)
Production Management
Nicole Arons .... production supervisor: New York
Collingwood Brown .... production supervisor
Christopher Kenneally .... post-production supervisor (as Chris Kenneally)
Jim Powers .... unit production manager (as James Powers)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jeff J.J. Authors .... first assistant director (as Jeffrey Steven Authors)
Paul F. Bernard .... second assistant director: New York (as Paul Bernard)
Darrin Brown .... third assistant director
Penny Charter .... second assistant director
Neil Lewis .... second assistant director: Phoenix
Eric Yellin .... second second assistant director: New York
Janet Zdyb .... third assistant director
Adam Bocknek .... trainee assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Blair Benson .... art crew
Fiona Bower .... art department coordinator
Malcolm Byard .... lead person
Guido DeCurtis .... lead person: New York
Darrell Gasparini .... property master buyer
Jacqui Hemingway .... scenic artist
Marc Kuitenbrouwer .... construction coordinator
Alan MacMinn .... property master
Tony Mainelli .... assistant head carpenter (as Anthony Mainelli)
Raman Majlath .... set dresser
Vinny Mazzarella .... property master: New York
Charles McGlynn .... on-set dresser
John Moran .... first assistant art director
Melissa Morgan .... key scenic artist
Melissa Olson .... assistant decorator
Brian Patrick .... assistant property master
John Rankin .... set dresser
Christian W. Russhon .... lead person: Phoenix
Linette Forbes Shorr .... set decorator: Phoenix (as Linette Shorr)
Gregg Singer .... property master: Phoenix
Katherine M. Szilagyi .... set decorator: New York (as Katherine Szilagyi)
Eric Taylor .... head carpenter
Peter Allburn .... charge scenic artist: New York (uncredited)
J. Ryan Halpenny .... art apprentice (uncredited)
Sound Department
Jamie Baker .... foley supervisor
Benjamin Cheah .... sound re-recording mixer (as Ben Cheah)
Benjamin Cheah .... supervising sound editor (as Ben Cheah)
Kenna Doeringer .... adr editor
Peter Fonda .... boom operator: New York
Douglas Ganton .... sound mixer
Andy Greenberg .... adr engineer
Kate Jesse .... boom operator: Phoenix
Bobby Johanson .... adr engineer
Frank Kern .... foley editor
Debora Lilavois .... assistant sound editor
Matthew McKenzie .... adr engineer
Cate Montana .... assistant sound editor
Jamie Morris .... assistant sound editor
Jay Peck .... foley artist
Lisa Pinero .... sound mixer: Phoenix (as Lisa Pinero-Amses)
David Raphael .... sound mixer: New York (as Dave Raphael)
Nicholas Renbeck .... sound editor (as Nick Renbeck)
Jac Rubenstein .... dialogue editor
Paul Sacco .... sound consultant: Dolby
Wyatt Sprague .... sound editor
Serge Stanley .... sound intern
Reilly Steele .... sound re-recording mixer
Ron Stermac .... cable person
Reynald Trudel .... boom operator
Magdaline Volaitis .... supervising dialogue editor
Lila Yomtoob .... first assistant sound editor
Paul J. Zydel .... adr engineer (as Paul Zydel)
Dan Edelstein .... sound editor (uncredited)
Lewis Goldstein .... sound editor (uncredited)
Colin McLellan .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Rob Sanderson .... special effects coordinator
Ray McMillan .... front projection (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Brian Scott Benson .... Inferno artist (as Brian Benson)
Benjamin Murray .... digital studio artist (as Ben Murray)
Steve Lucescu .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Sandor Ajzenstat .... grip
Steven Aquilino .... second assistant camera: Phoenix (as Steve Aquilino)
Greg Boivin .... electrician (as Greg Boivon)
Jerry Borris .... assistant chief lighting technician
Pierre Branconnier .... camera trainee
Kenny S. Christiansen .... assistant chief lighting technician: Phoenix (as Ken Christiansen)
Yvonne Collins .... first assistant camera
Jim Craig .... key rigging grip
Andrea Cronin-Souza .... electrician: new york
Paul Daley .... chief rigging electrician: New York
Christopher Dean .... key grip
Pedro Fernandez .... key grip: New York
David Fisher .... chief rigging electrician
Gord Forbes .... best boy grip
Dianne L. Haggarty .... grip (as Dianne Haggarty)
Terry Hall .... chief lighting technician: Phoenix
Denton Hanna .... still photographer: Arizona
Mikey Jackson .... first assistant camera: New York
Gregory F. Johnson .... best boy grip: New York
Jasper Johnson .... dolly grip: New York
Robin P. Knight .... key grip: Phoenix (as Robin Knight)
Philip Lanthier .... dolly grip (as Phillip Buck Lanthier)
Michael 'Flash' McDonald .... electrician (as Michael McDonald)
William R. Nielsen Jr. .... Steadicam operator: Phoenix
Beth Nobes .... second assistant camera
David Owen .... chief lighting technician
R. Scott Phillips .... electrician
Tony J. Pirri .... best boy grip: Phoenix
Joseph Quirk .... chief lighting technician: New York
Rafy .... still photographer
Razor Reyes .... grip (as Ramon Reyes)
Gary W. Shaw .... dolly grip: Phoenix
Mark Summers .... assistant chief lighting technician: New York
Lee Vickery .... second assistant camera: New York
Aurelia Winborn .... camera operator: New York
Jon Yirak .... first assistant camera: Phoenix (as Jon S. Yirak)
Kit Whitmore .... camera operator: dailies (uncredited)
Hugh Young .... generator operator (uncredited)
Casting Department
Robin D. Cook .... casting: Canada
Donna Dupere .... extras casting
Karen E. Etcoff .... extras casting: New York
Nicole Hilliard-Forde .... casting associate: Canada
Sunny Seibel .... extras casting: Phoenix
Aric Dupere .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Brad Gerstl .... extras casting representative (uncredited)
Sara Kay .... casting assistant: Canada (uncredited)
Aaron Unrau .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Blair Benson .... wardrobe
Charles C. Crutchfield .... costumer: New York
Patricia Hanley Cumming .... on-set costume supervisor (as Pat Hanley-Cumming)
Jay Du Boisson .... costume supervisor
Blanca Garcia .... costume truck supervisor: Phoenix (as Blanca R. Garcia)
Gail Gore .... key costumer: New York
Maggie McFarland .... on-set costume supervisor: Phoenix
Anita Simard .... wardrobe truck supervisor
Melissa Stanton .... chief costumer: New York (as Melissa Adzima-Stanton)
Mia Sturup .... assistant costume designer
Trelawnie Mead .... costume dyer/breakdown (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Julie Carr .... associate editor
Lance Edmands .... editing intern
Mo Henry .... negative cutter
Andrew Jones .... post-production consultant
Dennis McNeill .... color timer (as Denny McNeill)
Catherine Rankin .... negative cutter
Mila Patriki .... colorist: dailies (uncredited)
Music Department
Michele Aristy .... assistant music editor
Linda Cohen .... music supervisor
Duncan Sheik .... musician: guitar, piano, voice, bass, dulcimer, ukuelele, harmonium
Duncan Sheik .... score producer
Michael Tudor .... score engineer
E. Gedney Webb .... music editor (as Gedney Webb)
Doug Yowell .... musician: drums, percussion
Annette Kudrak .... music editor (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Ken Barbet .... driver captain
Wesley S. Bloom .... driver
John Brown .... driver (as John R. Brown)
Jim Buckman .... teamster captain: New York (as Jim Buchman)
Martin Drover .... driver
Hal Gibson .... transportation coordinator: Phoenix (as Hal W. Gibson)
Gordon Ionson .... driver (as Gordon A. Ionson)
Bill Jackson .... driver
Stuart Mitchell .... transportation captain
Dave Staples .... transportation coordinator
Ron Annabelle .... picture car captain (uncredited)
Other crew
Samantha Armstrong .... script supervisor
Linda P. Bee .... first assistant accountant: Phoenix
Peter Bird .... location production assistant
Shelly Boucher .... key set production assistant: Phoenix
Paul Brennan .... legal services: Sloss Law Office
Laurel Bresnahan .... tutoring liaison
Michael Buster .... dialect coach: Colin Farrell
Carmen Carpenter .... production financing: Coamerica Entertainment Group
Brent Cox .... legal services: Sloss Law Office
Konrad Dowling .... insurance: Marsh Entertainment & Media
Zaida Fakih-Kuss .... production assistant: New York
Claudine Farrell .... assistant: C. Farrell
Daniel Feiner .... business affairs: Hart Sharp Entertainment
Wendy Gaboury .... accountant
Julie Garneau .... production assistant (as Julie Anne Garneau)
Jennifer Gaylord .... legal services: Sloss Law Office (as Jennifer Gaylord Rohrer)
Marie-Claude Harnois .... production coordinator
Ned Haspel .... executive vice president: John Wells Productions
Jeff Hill .... publicist
Will Hoddinott .... location manager
Laura Holstein .... executive vice president: John Wells Productions
David Laurentin .... location assistant: new york
Todd Lundquist .... assistant: M. Mayer
Mark McFadden .... assistant location manager
Lauren McSorley .... production assistant: New York
Paula Merril-Belak .... location manager: Phoenix (as Paula Belak)
Michael Monteleone .... office production assistant: Phoenix
Frank Morrison .... on-set tutor
Danielle Motti .... key set production assistant: Phoenix (as Danielle S. Motti)
Naohide Nasu .... production assistant
Erik Leif Nelson .... production assistant: New York
Karen O'Toole .... production coordinator: Phoenix
Basil Person .... assistant production coordinator
Lauri Pitkus .... location manager: New York (as Laurie Pitkus)
Charles Pugliese .... assistant: C. Vachon, Killer Films
Suzanna Rees .... assistant: K. Roumel
Jesse Rupert .... first assistant accountant
Bruce Schluter .... title designer
Peter Shiroky .... legal services: Canada, Fraser Milner Casgrain
Susan Silas .... location assistant: New York
Daniel Steinman .... legal services: Sloss Law Office
Vess Stoeva .... second assistant accountant
Daniel Wagner .... post delivery supervisor
Meghan K. Wicker .... assistant: K. Roumel, Killer Films
Michael Wiggins .... business affairs: Killer Films
Brett Williams .... production executive: Hart Sharp Entertainment
Nina Wolarsky .... development: Hart Sharp Entertainment
Amy Wright .... choreographer
Heather Zuhlke .... assistant: J. Wells, John Wells Productions
Jennifer Alton .... assistant location manager: Arizona (uncredited)
Dean Anthony .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Lou Charles .... production assistant (uncredited)
Yannick Fauchier .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Pamela Hackwell .... contact lens technician (uncredited)
Steve Holt .... on-set medic (uncredited)
Zach Keyworth .... production assistant (uncredited)
Aileen Kiernan .... assistant: Hunt Lowry (uncredited)
Christopher Martini .... production assistant (uncredited)
John Wiseman .... production assistant (uncredited)
Saul Zaentz .... special thanks

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Rated R for strong drug content, sexuality, nudity, language and a disturbing accident
97 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Is an adaptation from Michael Cunningham's 1990 novel of the same name, which in turn was expanded from a short story entitled "White Angel", published in the New Yorker in 1988.See more »
Miscellaneous: At the end of the movie when Jonathan walks in the house, and Bobby is still standing outside. The light turns on in the upstairs window at the same time Jonathan is seen walking inside the first floor window. Yet they are supposed to be alone at the house.See more »
[first lines]
[Emily is having sex with Carlton and sees Bobby in the doorway]
Emily:Oh my god!
Carlton Morrow:Come on, Em, Bobby doesn't care!
Emily:I care!
Carlton Morrow:Just relax!
Emily:Kiss my ass!
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SuzanneSee more »


How does it end?
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78 out of 100 people found the following review useful.
Loved it, 26 July 2004
Author: dana_franco-young from San Francisco, CA

The movie wasn't the book, but the performances of all involved were inspired. I admit to seeing the movie because Colin Farrell was in it and not being sure, after the book, that he could become Bobby.

But he did, with a performance that astonished me.

What is unfortunate it that the movie, in some ways, has been limited in appeal by the "sexuality theme" that has become attached to it. Yes, Jonathan is gay. But labeling Bobby bi-sexual is reducing him to a caricature. Bobby's life was about love, needing and getting it from the people in his life. He found no limits in how to return it. Imagine, no inhibitions in showing love and affection! Any scene with Bobby in it just continued to show his tender and honest heart.

Then there were the rampant rumors of the "deleted scene". I totally understand why the scene was cut. It would have been unnecessary and gratuitous.

It is unfortunate this film wasn't released to a greater number of screens. Missing these performances would truly be a tragedy.

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