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Thomas Gallagher (written by)
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Deadline has a new meaning.
Plot:
Jonathan Vandermark is a music teacher with a weakness for young men with great aspirations and without a pot to piss in. When Sebastian enters his life and takes advantage of John's charity, his life and afterlife will be changed forever. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Wonderfully over-the-top dark comedy See more (13 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Alan Cumming ... John Vandermark

David Boreanaz ... Sebastian St. Germain

Anne Heche ... Helen Jacobsen

Karen Black ... Renee

Carrie Fisher ... Reporter

Henry Thomas ... Eric Rykell

Maria-Elena Laas ... Liliana

Rachelle Lefevre ... Elaine

Jane Lynch ... Ingrid Sorensen

Ermahn Ospina ... Pedro
Alison Guh ... Evelyn
Clay Allen ... Max

Susie Park ... Max's Wife

Desean Terry ... Young Caterer

Whitney Allen ... Blonde Girl In Bar
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nik Wilcox ... Party guest introduced to John

Monique La Barr ... Dinner Guest (uncredited)

Kevin Paul ... Waiter (uncredited)

Tom Poole ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Brandon Stacy ... Photographer (uncredited)

Directed by
Alan Cumming 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Thomas Gallagher  written by

Produced by
Alan Cumming .... executive producer
Thomas Gallagher .... co-producer
David Gorder .... co-producer
David Matthews .... executive producer
D.J. Paul .... producer
Jeremy Rubin .... co-producer
Craig Snider .... producer
Inman Young .... line producer
Donald Zuckerman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Paul Cantelon 
 
Cinematography by
Alex Vendler 
 
Film Editing by
Keith Reamer 
 
Casting by
Rachel Tenner 
 
Production Design by
Michael Krantz 
 
Set Decoration by
Robin Mohilewsky 
 
Costume Design by
Christopher Lawrence 
 
Makeup Department
Ermahn Ospina .... makeup designer
Joe Rivera .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Michael Toji .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Johnny Flanagan .... second second assistant director
Louis Paul Tocchet .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Kim L. Boten .... leadperson
Frank-Joseph Frelier .... art department production assistant
Kristina Fuangkasae .... property master
Jessie May Murray .... art dog
Hillel Chaim Smith .... assistant property master
 
Sound Department
Coll Anderson .... supervising sound re-recording mixer
Stephen Barden .... sound re-recording mixer
Stephen Barden .... supervising sound editor
Brian Bowles .... adr editor
Steve Copley .... foley mixer
Mark Filip .... sound effects editor
Stefan Fraticelli .... foley artist
Matthew Harrold .... additional sound re-recording mixer
Erik H. Magnus .... production sound mixer (as Erik Magnus)
Paul Shubat .... foley recordist
John Sievert .... foley artist
Matt Snedecor .... assistant sound editor
Eric Thompson .... adr mixer
Tyler Whitham .... first assistant sound editor
 
Stunts
Brad Havens .... stunt rigger (as Brad Haight)
Chip Mefford .... stunt double: David Boreanaz
Chip Mefford .... stunts
Nick Plantico .... stunt coordinator
Daniel Stevens .... stunt double: Alan Cumming
Michael J. Sarna .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sid Abbazi .... still photographer
Richard W. Botchlet .... assistant chief lighting technician
Eric Forand .... chief lighting technician
Owen Foye .... rigging gaffer
Stephen Furry .... key rigging grip
Jonathan Goldfisher .... second assistant camera
Erik Gonzales .... electrician
Chris Heinrich .... first assistant camera
Joshua A. Hicks .... electrician
Dan Kanes .... rigging electrician
Sabyn Mayfield .... key grip
David Newbert .... best boy grip
R. Dustin Sanchez .... electrician
Sam Stewart .... grip
Travis Stewart .... rigging electrician
Victoria Tidmarch .... second assistant camera
Jim West .... grip
Wade Whitley .... assistant camera
Matt Whitted .... grip
 
Casting Department
Sara Cozolino .... extras casting assistant (as Sara Mannes)
Kendra Patterson .... casting assistant
Michael Schiavone .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lisa Marie Harris .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Joe Fineman .... post-production consultant
Alexis Hanawalt .... assistant editor: Los Angeles
Ali Muney .... assistant editor
Matt Small .... on-line editor
Nick Wenger .... post-production coordinator
 
Music Department
Fabrice Dumont .... orchestrator
Susan Jacobs .... music supervisor
Alan Wilkis .... music coordinator
 
Transportation Department
John Grissom .... transportation captain
Geno Hart .... transportation coordinator
Jay Krueger .... driver
 
Other crew
Melanie Adelberg .... production assistant
Brandon Brush .... office production assistant
Kristal Burch .... office runner
Bethany Cerrona .... assistant production coordinator
Jeff Crocker .... production assistant
Sandi Fredlin .... production coordinator
Joey Galvin .... assistant to director
Genevieve Gilson .... production intern
Sarah Holzgraf .... assistant to producers
Jason Hoodak .... production assistant
Hoss McCooter .... production accountant
Candice Muller .... production assistant
Stefanie Perez .... production medic
Elsa Ramo .... production legal
Anthony J. Saenz .... location manager
Matt G. Sheets .... production consultant
Bryan Sundstrom .... script supervisor
Margaret Tapia .... location assistant
Katharine Trask .... key set production assistant
Peter Addison Webb .... production legal associate
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ghost Writer" - International (English title) (DVD title)
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Runtime:
USA:93 min
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Quotes:
John Vandermark:He's my cross to bear. Sadly, he still owes me for the wood and the nails.See more »
Soundtrack:
Listen To Your HeartSee more »

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28 out of 33 people found the following review useful.
Wonderfully over-the-top dark comedy, 20 June 2007
Author: sftiger from United States

This movie is pure grand guignol with obvious references to "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane" and "Sunset Boulevard." If you enjoy shrill, histrionic, over the top, morbid, nasty, vicious humor you'll love Alan Cumming's directorial debut.

Purely on the technical merits, this film would deserve no more than 7 out of ten stars, maybe even a mere 4, but it has the madness, the idiosyncratic verve to become a camp cult classic. Cumming's performance is a bit of PeeWee Herman as Norma Desmond, but when you think he's pulled out all the stops, Karen Black takes it to the next level, and then.... well, it just gets madder and madder.

While it is clearly not for everyone, "Suffering Man's Charity" is an absolute treat for the right -- or perhaps a very wrong -- mindset.

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