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The Book Thief (2013) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Brian Percival

Writing Credits  

Markus Zusak ... (based on the novel by)
 
Michael Petroni ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Narrator / Death (voice)
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Julian Lehmann ...
Gotthard Lange ...
Grave Digger
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Priest
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Nico Liersch ...
Ludger Bökelmann ...
Paul Schaefer ...
Nozomi Linus Kaisar ...
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Robert Beyer ...
Jewish Accountant
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Levin Liam ...
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Max's Mother
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Walter - Nazi Soldier
Carl Heinz Choynski ...
Jürgen the Groundsman
Carina N. Wiese ...
Barbara Steiner (as Carina Wiese)
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Barbara Auer ...
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Gestapo Agent
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Woman with Champagne
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Laina Schwarz ...
Neighbor
Marie Burchard ...
Neighbor
Georg Tryphon ...
Neighbor
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Officer
Martin Ontrop ...
Herr Lehmann
Jan Andres ...
Fellow Conscript
Stephanie Stremler ...
Post Woman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Himself (archive footage)
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Policeman on Train (uncredited)
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Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Mike Maas ...
Rolf Fischer (uncredited)
Stefan Schumann ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Arnold Weglorz ...
Soldier Johann (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Ken Blancato ... producer
Christoph Fisser ... co-producer
Henning Molfenter ... co-producer
Redmond Morris ... executive producer
Karen Rosenfelt ... producer
Charlie Woebcken ... co-producer

Music by 

John Williams

Cinematography by 

Florian Ballhaus ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

John Wilson ... film editor

Casting By 

Kate Dowd

Production Design by 

Simon Elliott

Art Direction by 

Bill Crutcher ... supervising art director
Jens Löckmann
Anja Müller

Set Decoration by 

Mark Rosinski

Costume Design by 

Anna B. Sheppard

Makeup Department 

Babette Bröseke ... additional makeup artist: crowd (as Babette Brosike)
Nathaniel De'Lineadeus ... dental FX design and manufacture
Pamela Grujic ... head makeup artist: crowd
Fae Hammond ... hair designer / makeup designer
Natalia Jaik ... additional makeup artist: crowd
Susanne Kasper ... makeup artist: crowd
Marika Knappe ... makeup artist
Antje Langner ... additional makeup artist: crowd
Monika Lienig ... additional makeup artist: crowd
Karla Meirer ... additional makeup artist: crowd
Irmela Oswald ... additional makeup artist: crowd (as Irmela Osswald)
Andrea Pirchner ... additional makeup artist: crowd / additional makeup artist: hair
Margarita Rasbasch ... junior makeup artist
Mike Reinecke ... additional makeup artist: crowd
Alex Rouse ... wigmaker
Katrin Schneider ... additional makeup artist: crowd
Rachael Speke ... key hair stylist / key makeup artist
Christina Wagner ... additional makeup artist: crowd
Richard Glass ... contact lens optician (uncredited)
Fay Hatzius ... wig maker (uncredited)
Chris Lyons ... special effects teeth (uncredited)
Winnie Mattheus ... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
Jemma Scott-Knox-Gore ... contact lens coordinator (uncredited)
Sandra Stockmeier ... wig maker (uncredited)
Anne Wenzel ... wig maker (uncredited)

Production Management 

Benedikt Bothe ... unit manager
Jeanette Haley ... post-production supervisor
Philipp Klausing ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Phil Booth ... first assistant director
Ralph Eisenmann ... first assistant director: aerial unit
Lisa Hauss ... second second assistant director
Rickie-Lee Roberts ... third assistant director
Tom Rye ... second assistant director
Ronny Schröder ... third assistant director: crowd
Tobias Asam ... additional third assistant director: crowd (uncredited)
Kilian Bold ... trainee assistant director (uncredited)
Frederike Karsch ... trainee assistant director (uncredited)
Simon Rangl ... assistant director runner (uncredited)
Roman Remer ... assistant director runner (uncredited)
Juliane Walker ... daily third assistant director: crowd (uncredited)

Art Department 

Bülent Akgün ... set dresser
Britta Albert ... props shopper
Laura Bach ... draftsman / set designer
Martin Berg ... art department assistant
Hubert Bock ... lead dresser
Raymond Boy ... storyboard artist
Nane Cornelius ... set decoration buyer
Michael Düwel ... managing director: art department studio babelsberg
Ulrike Eversmeier ... set decoration tailor
Katja Fischer ... set designer
Michael Fissneider ... set designer
Mariska Saapke Flau ... art department trainee
James Gemmill ... scenic artist
Joris Hamann ... construction assistant: manager
Björn Holzhausen ... assistant property master
Christine Jahn ... assistant standby props
Axel Kahnt ... property master
Rainer Kaufmann ... greensman
Joerg Kloecking ... supervising carpenter
Helko Klünder ... standby carpenter
Robert Krüger ... head of department painter
Johannes Maria Laboga ... art department assistant
Liliana Lambriev ... graphic artist
Jens Leiche ... head of department metalworker
Mario Lojek ... head of department carpenter
Doreen Ludicke ... construction buyer
Lisa McDiarmid ... standby art director
Eva-Maria Müller ... painter/artist
Russell Oxley ... scenic artist
Iris Paschedag ... assistant art director
Dominik Reindl ... set painter / standby painter
Barbara Sandberg ... graphic artist
Uwe Schaer ... construction manager
Tom Scheele ... storeman
Christian Schlaak ... supervising carpenter
Esther Schreiner ... assistant art director
Tonja Schurmann ... assistant set decorator (as Tonja Schürmann)
Torsten Schwartz ... head of department plasterer (as Torsten Schwarz)
Sergej Simonenko ... head of accounting: art department studio babelsberg
Sabine Steinhof ... graphic artist
Dietmar H. Suhr ... supervising painter (as Dietmar Suhr)
David Thummerer ... standby props
Yvonne von Krockow ... junior set dresser
Andreas Widmann ... set decoration buyer assistant
Dirk Winkler ... supervising painter
Sandra Wortmann ... set dresser
Jonas De Ro ... concept artist (uncredited)
Stefanie Gros ... additional set dresser: Berlin (uncredited)
Erik Hennig ... set dresser: Görlitz (uncredited)
Trinka Lat ... painter (uncredited)
James Morrall ... pre-visualization (uncredited)
Markus 'Xaver' Steinberger ... sculptor (uncredited)
Eva Weymann ... finishing painter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Niv Adiri ... re-recording mixer
Paul Apted ... dialogue editor
Dominik Avenwedde ... adr recordist: Basis Berlin
Manfred Banach ... production sound mixer
Ben Barker ... sound effects editor
Peter Burgis ... foley walker (as Pete Burgis)
Ryan Cole ... recordist
Gillian Dodders ... dialogue editor
Danny Freemantle ... sound effects editor
Glenn Freemantle ... sound designer / supervising sound editor
Nicholas Freemantle ... assistant sound editor
Glen Gathard ... foley recordist
Peter Gleaves ... adr recordist: Goldcrest Post
Peter Hanson ... foley editing
Nina Hartstone ... supervising adr editor / supervising dialogue editor
Eilam Hoffman ... sound effects editor
R.J. Kizer ... dialogue editor
Bernhard Köpke ... adr recordist: Basis Berlin (as Bernhard Kopke)
Tom Lalley ... sound re-recording engineer
Helen McGovern ... boom operator
Alessandro Mongardini ... adr recordist: Post-Republic
Andy Nelson ... re-recording mixer
Beauxregard Neylon ... additional adr: Soundtrack New York
Emilie O'Connor ... dialogue editor
Jordan O'Neill ... datasat sound mastering engineer
Nicky Robinson ... additional adr: Soundfirm Melbourne
Dirk Schäfer ... boom operator (as Dirk 'Teo' Schafer)
John Soukup ... sound transfer recordist
André Stiebe ... adr recordist: Post-Republic
Mike Tehrani ... adr recordist: Goldcrest Post
Lora Tucci ... adr recordist

Special Effects by 

Thomas Friedrich ... special effects buyer
Wolfgang Higler ... special effects senior set technician
Klaus Mielich ... special effects coordinator
Uli Nefzer ... special effects supervisor
Delroy Reid ... snow effects technician
Andreas Schiller ... special effects technician: daily
Jens Schmiedel ... on-set special effects supervisor
Michael Steinbach ... on-set snow effects supervisor
Lucien Stephenson ... snow effects supervisor
Nils Bleeck ... special effects senior technician (uncredited)
Andre Emme ... daily special effects technician (uncredited)
Endres Löber ... special effects (uncredited)
Mark Raymond ... special effects technician (uncredited)
Thomas Thiele ... additional special effects technician (uncredited)
Christian Wollberg ... snow effects technician (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Konstantin Borchert ... compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Andreas Bundenthal ... effects technical director: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Marco de Goeij ... matchmove artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Sebastian Elsner ... pipeline technical director: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Bernhard Esperester ... 3d artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Markus Frank ... compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Florian Gellinger ... visual effects supervisor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Andreas Giesen ... effects technical director: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Christoph Hasche ... compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Oliver Hohn ... lead compositing artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Petter Idestroem ... compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Kerstin Kensy ... visual effects producer: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Julia Kietzmann ... compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Björn Kähler ... 3d artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Natalie Meffert ... compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Simon Ohler ... lead fx technical director: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Jan Piccart ... compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Robert Pinnow ... visual effects executive producer: RISE Visual Effects Studios
David Salamon ... lead 3d artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Thorsten Scholz ... compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Rayk Schroeder ... lead compositing artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Oliver Schulz ... lead mattepainter: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Alexander Schumann ... 3d artist: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Jérémie Sebban ... systems administrator: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Jonathan Weber ... visual effects supervisor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Andreas Wiget ... mattepainter: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Lonni Wong ... compositor: RISE Visual Effects Studios
Dan Dolan ... vfx pulls (uncredited)
Kian Tavasoli ... trainee: RISE Visual Effects Studios (uncredited)
Guido Wilden ... workflow consultant (uncredited)

Stunts 

Uwe Arndt ... stunts
Jan Böhme ... stunts
Tim Haberland ... stunts
Florian Hotz ... stunts
Tomas Jester ... stunts (as Thomas Jester)
Alrik Kreemke ... stunt performer
Stefan Langel ... stunts
Frank Meinschien ... stunts
Jockel Neubauer ... stunts
Alexander Padrutt ... stunts
Leo Plank ... stunts
Markus Ranglack ... stunts
Antje Rau ... stunt coordinator (as Angie Rau)
Katja Richter ... stunts
Bernhard Schirmer ... stunts
Rene Schobes ... stunts (as Rene Schobess)
Lutz Seelow ... stunts
Paul Sondershausen ... stunts
Helga Wretman ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

Artjom Antipin ... rigging electrician assistant (as Artjom 'Tommy' Antipin)
Benjamin Anton ... best boy grip
Christopher Becker ... rigging electrician assistant
Mathias Beier ... rigging gaffer
Christian Bernutz ... remote head technician
Sebastian Beutler ... rigging electrician
Peter Byrne ... first assistant camera: "a" camera (as Peter James Byrne)
Dan Carling ... digital imaging technician
Abigail Catto ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Adam Dale ... aerial director of photography: aerial unit
Yannick de Decker ... assistant digital imaging technician / assistant video operator
Maximilian Linus Dreusch ... electrician
Florian Emmerich ... camera operator: "a" camera
Jacob Engel ... crane operator
Johnny Feurer ... first assistant camera: daily
Stephan Große ... electrician (as Stephan Grosse)
Jan Grunwald ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Christof Grunz ... rigging electrician
Nicolay Gutscher ... camera operator: "b" camera
Martin Handrow ... best boy rigging
Jules Heath ... still photographer
Vicky Heienbrok ... camera trainee
Christine Hiam ... picture quality control
David Horn ... rigging electrician
Thomas Hübener ... remote head technician
Thorsten Kosselek ... best boy electric
Philipp Lange ... junior electrician
Sebastian Lindner ... electrician
Maximilian Link ... digital imaging technician: aerial unit / second assistant camera: aerial unit
Rade Matic ... rigging electrician
Anton Meister ... dimmer board operator
Arne Müller ... grip
Hinrich Peters ... lighting technician
Markus Pluta ... crane operator
Florian Prinz ... key grip
Karim Rahmani ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Alexander Resch ... crane operator
Steffen Ritter ... rigging electrician
Camilo Sottolichio ... grip
Jaroslav Spana ... grip (as Jaro Spana)
Mike Stiebing ... video operator (as Michael Philipp Stiebing)
Thomas Thiele ... rigging electrician
Volker Vahl ... senior electrician (as Volker 'Vanta' Vahl)
Janosch Voss ... gaffer
Thijs Wagelaar ... electrician
Erik Wenndorf ... junior electrician
Jörg Widmer ... dailies operator
Harald Geltl ... balloon light operator (uncredited)
Christian Graf ... additional first assistant camera (uncredited)
Michael Hauptfleisch ... vfx camera assistant (uncredited)
Christian Kuschmitz ... additional electrician (uncredited)
Heiko Lehmann ... additional rigging electrician (uncredited)
Christian Marienthal ... crane technician: GF-16 (uncredited)
Michael Praun ... additional camera operator: VFX (uncredited)
Marek Radolf ... balloon lighting (uncredited)
Christian Saalfeld ... balloon light operator (uncredited)
Christoffer Schulz ... additional grip assistant (uncredited)
Ulf Schädlich ... additional electrician (uncredited)
Marco Siefert ... additional rigging electrician (uncredited)
Sarah Wetzstein ... additional grip assistant (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Simone Bär ... casting: Germany
Patrick Dreikauss ... casting consultant: children, Germany
Christin Geigemüller ... extras casting assistant
Clare Harlow ... casting assistant: UK
Alexandra Montag ... casting assistant: Germany
Patrick Winkler ... extras casting assistant
Johanna Ragwitz ... extras casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Jeanette Apel ... costume cutter
Dorothée Bach ... costume assistant (as Dorothee Bach)
Daryl Bristow ... wardrobe supervisor
Valentina Castillo ... tailor assistant
Jenny Dechene ... tailor
Jan Dieckmann ... textile artist
Markus Ernst ... costume supervisor
Brigitte Friedländer-Rodriguez ... costume supervisor (as Brigitte Rodriguez)
Natascha Gotowtschikow ... set costumer
Sonja Greif ... set costumer
Elli Großer ... costume buyer (as Eleni Grosser)
Angelika Kauz ... tailor
Gabriele Klinke ... tailor
Christian Kratzert ... costume cutter
Gary Lane ... military costume master
William Lane ... military costume assistant
Theresa Anna Luther ... set costumer
Maja Meschede ... assistant costume designer
Emma Rees ... costumer
Antje Rohrberg ... wardrobe
John Rowe ... military costumer
Nannette Schwarz ... costumer
Julia Schädle ... costumer
Nana Seemann ... costumer
Jessica Snyder ... set costumer: crowd
Gillian Wood ... textile artist
Jeanette Apel ... costume maker: Miss Nelisse (uncredited)
Peter Paul ... costumer (uncredited)
Melanie Salfert ... additional set costumer (uncredited)
You-Jin Seo ... costume patination: additional (uncredited)
Lisa Spengler ... additional set costumer (uncredited)
Katja Willecke ... additional set costumer (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Matt Adams ... digital intermediate consultant
Dannah Collins ... color correction
Sascha Dhillon ... associate editor
John Ensby ... lab contact
Paul Ensby ... digital intermediate colourist
Kim Honeyman ... senior digital intermediate producer
Jaime Leonard ... digital intermediate editor
Jeffery L. Parks ... on-line and titles
Lee Tucker ... preview engineer
Lee Twohey ... hd deliverables
Jim Passon ... color timer (uncredited)

Location Management 

Christian Burgis ... location assistant
Volkmar Croyé ... assistant location manager
Michael Herbell ... location manager
Raidar Huber ... location scout
Thomas Lauterkorn ... location scout
Petra Ringleb ... location scout
Jürgen Schwämmle ... location scout
Mathias Braun ... location scout (uncredited)
Marion Gerhardt ... location scout (uncredited)
Sören von der Heyde ... location scout: Saxony (uncredited)
Felix Witte ... location assistant (uncredited)
Gernot Zeglien ... location scout (uncredited)

Music Department 

Ramiro Belgardt ... music editor
Becky Bentham ... historical music consultant
Children'S Choir Of The Staatsoper Unter Linden Berlin ... musicians: choir
Sandy DeCrescent ... music contractor
Donald Foster ... musician: clarinet solos (as Don Foster)
Matt Franko ... music preparation
Gregory Jamrok ... music preparation
Randy Kerber ... musician: piano solos
Tobias Lehmann ... engineer: Teldex Studio, Children's Choir of the Staatsoper Unter Linden Berlin
Doris Lütz ... music assistant: Children's Choir of the Staatsoper Unter Linden Berlin (as Doriz Lutz)
Rebecca Morellato ... Music Production Exec
Shawn Murphy ... music scoring mixer
Vincent Oppido ... music preparation
Jessica Pearlman ... musician: oboe solos
Nic Raine ... arranger: historical music
Peter Reil ... music tutor: bandonika
Marni Sanders ... copyist
Linnea Snyder ... music preparation
David Stal ... music preparation
Graham Sutton ... preview music editor
Vincenz Weissenburger ... choir master: Children's Choir of the Staatsoper Unter Linden Berlin
Robert Wolff ... scoring editor
Joe Zimmerman ... music preparation
Ted Caplan ... temp music editor (uncredited)
Danielle Diego ... music executive (uncredited)
Mark Graham ... head of music preparation (uncredited)
Victor Pesavento ... music preparation (uncredited)
Gina Zimmitti ... music contractor (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Marcel Ahrens ... production driver
John Andrews ... facilities
Stephan Arendt ... unit move coordinator
Jan Bludau ... cast driver
Raymond Bommel Schulz ... production driver (as Raymond 'Bommel; Schulz)
Claus Brennecke ... production driver
Heiko Daugau ... head of department facilities
Timo Dobbert ... cast driver
Sascha Graetz ... production driver
Andreas Grasshoff ... transportation captain
Frank Gust ... production driver
Sven Jorden ... driver's captain
Alexander Lambriev ... picture vehicle coordinator
Malte Mann ... production driver
Dirk Niemeyer ... production driver
Timo Nonnenbroich ... production driver
Peter Schinlauer ... production driver
Daniela Tansey ... production driver
Tim Zerneke ... production driver
René Zeuner ... cast driver
Wassili Zygouris ... train coordinator
Marcel Ahrens ... personal driver: Mr. Zusak (uncredited)
Jan Bludau ... personal driver: Mr. Rush (uncredited)
John Kalus ... additional set decoration driver (uncredited)
Daniel Sandberg ... assistant picture vehicle coordinator (uncredited)

Other crew 

Louma Bachrach ... assistant set production assistant
Barbara Berkery ... head dialect coach
Anne Betkierowicz ... accommodations & travel coordinator
Heiner Borger ... pilot: aerial unit
Bettina Brenner ... production accountant
Nils Brillat ... set production assistant
Elspeth Brodie ... dialect coach
Matt Curtis ... main and end titles
Joachim Dumkow ... set medic (as Joachim 'Joe' Dumkow)
Tina Ellis ... post production assistant accountant
Katrin Eser ... production assistant
Lucia Foster Found ... aerial operations coordinator: aerial unit
David Francis ... safety coordinator: aerial unit
Annett Franz ... children's chaperone
Ursula Gaida ... payroll accountant
Paul B. Gibbs ... financial controller (as Paul Gibbs)
Tarn Harper ... post production accountant
Christian Hartmann ... historical and military advisor (as Dr. Christian Hartmann)
Kilian Hebold ... key set production assistant
Philipp Heintze ... set production assistant
Katja Hoerstmann ... Business Affairs Studio Babelsberg
Geraint Jones ... first assistant accountant
Eral Kalender ... production assistant
Frederike Karsch ... assistant set production assistant
Mun Ju Kim ... assistant accountant
Anna Klausing ... production secretary
Moritz Kolf ... set production assistant
Sebastian Luck ... set production assistant
Caroline MacVicar ... assistant to producers
Stacy Mann ... unit publicist
John Marzano ... eclipse technician: aerial unit
Jens Matthiaschk ... assistant production coordinator
Jill McCullough ... dialect coach: adr
Margaret Metz ... cashier
Laura Milosch ... assistant to producers
Les Peter ... calligrapher
Carolina Ronzino ... set production assistant
Siegrid Schmidt ... assistant accountant
Andy Stephens ... aerial operations manager: aerial unit
Christina Syring ... production coordinator
Jeronimo Wald ... set manager
Florian Weißhuhn ... assistant set manager (as Florian Weisshuhn)
Elizabeth West ... script supervisor
Katharina Würthner ... assistant: Geoffrey Rush
Fabienne Zaumseil ... production assistant
Tyler Atkinson ... digital distribution (uncredited)
Markus Bensch ... production executive (uncredited)
Matthew Brown ... crowd marshall: Berlin (uncredited)
Gero Brugmann ... legal counsel: Studio Babelsberg (uncredited)
Patrick Dreikauss ... acting coach: children - German (uncredited)
Jan Filkorn ... extras coordinator (uncredited)
Marcel Genzmer ... security (uncredited)
Julia Golembiowski ... extras coordinator (uncredited)
Dirk Hannemann ... extras coordinator (uncredited)
Paul Hoffmann ... extras coordinator (uncredited)
Andreas Pense ... legal counsel: Studio Babelsberg (uncredited)
Nadine Peschel ... stand-in: Ms. Watson (uncredited)
Zoe Simijonovic ... additional script supervisor (uncredited)
Nicholas Guy Smith ... voice-over (uncredited)
Levy Spéder ... set runner (uncredited)
Marie Wildenhain ... assistant to co-producer (uncredited)
Lesley Wise ... legal & business affairs: Ingenious Media (uncredited)
Semjon Wolf ... production assistant (uncredited)
Sonja B. Zimmer ... production executive (uncredited)

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