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Ishtar (1987) Poster

(1987)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Elaine May

Writing Credits  

Elaine May ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Warren Beatty ... Lyle Rogers
Dustin Hoffman ... Chuck Clarke
Isabelle Adjani ... Shirra Assel
Charles Grodin ... Jim Harrison
Jack Weston ... Marty Freed
Tess Harper ... Willa
Carol Kane ... Carol
Aharon Ipalé ... Emir Yousef
Fijad Hageb Fijad Hageb ... Abdul (as Fuad Hageb)
David Margulies ... Mr. Clarke
Rose Arrick Rose Arrick ... Mrs. Clarke
Julie Garfield Julie Garfield ... Dorothy
Cristine Rose ... Siri Darma (as Christine Rose)
Robert V. Girolami Robert V. Girolami ... Bartender (as Bob Girolami)
Abe Kroll Abe Kroll ... Mr. Thomopoulos
Hannah Kroll Hannah Kroll ... Mrs. Thomopoulos
Herb Gardner ... Rabbi Pierce
Bill Moor Bill Moor ... U.S. Consul
Edgar Smith Edgar Smith ... Prof. Barnes
J.C. Cutler J.C. Cutler ... Omar
Bill Bailey Bill Bailey ... Gen. Westlake
Ian Gray Ian Gray ... Manager Chez Casablanca
Maati Zaari Maati Zaari ... Porter
Larbi Bouhaddane Larbi Bouhaddane ... Taxi Driver (as Bouhaddane Larbi)
Fred Melamed ... Caid of Assari
Ron Berglas ... CIA Agent (as Ron Berglass)
Neil Zevnik Neil Zevnik ... CIA Agent
Matt Frewer ... CIA Agent
Alex Hyde-White ... CIA Agent (as Alex Hyde White)
Stefan Gryff Stefan Gryff ... KGB Agent
Alexei Jawdokimov Alexei Jawdokimov ... KGB Agent (as Alexei Jawdocimov)
Phillip Schopper Phillip Schopper ... Waiter
Aziz Ben Driss Aziz Ben Driss ... Waiter Chez Casablanca
Kamarr Kamarr ... Maitre D'Chez Casablanca
Eddy Nedari Eddy Nedari ... Mohamad. the Camel Seller
Nayef Rashed ... Mohamad. the Camel Seller (as Adam Hussein)
George Masri George Masri ... Mohamad. the Camel Seller
Warren Clarke ... English Gunrunner
Arthur Brauss ... German Gunrunner
Sumar Khan Sumar Khan ... Ishtari Gunrunner
Jon Paul Morgan Jon Paul Morgan ... Djellabah Seller
Nadim Sawalha ... Rug Shop Owner / Camel Seller
Haluk Bilginer ... Guerrilla leader (as Haluk Belginer)
Mark Ryan Mark Ryan ... Screamin' Honkers
Stuart Abramson Stuart Abramson ... Screamin' Honkers
John Freudenheim John Freudenheim ... Screamin' Honkers
Bruce Gordon Bruce Gordon ... Screamin' Honkers
Paul Standig Paul Standig ... The Swing
Joseph Gmerek Joseph Gmerek ... The Swing
John Trumpbour John Trumpbour ... The Swing
Marie Jean-Charles Marie Jean-Charles ... Teacher's Daughters
Patrice Jean-Charles Patrice Jean-Charles ... Teacher's Daughters
Danielle Jean-Charles Danielle Jean-Charles ... Teacher's Daughters
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ahmed Boulane ... Guerilla
Dylan Baker ... Aghast Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Jon Hayden ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
Tony D. Head ... Street Person (uncredited)
Frank Patton ... Rescue Cop (uncredited)
Cliff Taylor Cliff Taylor ... CIA Agent (uncredited)
Michael Vaccaro ... Marty Freed's assistant (uncredited)

Produced by 

Warren Beatty ... producer
David Leigh MacLeod ... associate producer (as David L. MacLeod)
Nigel Wooll ... associate producer

Music by 

Dave Grusin

Cinematography by 

Vittorio Storaro

Film Editing by 

Richard P. Cirincione
William Reynolds
Stephen A. Rotter

Casting By 

Noel Davis

Production Design by 

Paul Sylbert

Art Direction by 

Peter Childs

Set Decoration by 

Jim Erickson

Costume Design by 

Anthony Powell

Makeup Department 

Zineb Bendoula ... hair stylist
Alan Boyle ... makeup artist
Robert Jiras ... makeup artist (as Bob Jiras)
Barry Richardson ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Mohamed Abbazi ... production manager
G. Mac Brown ... unit production manager
Denise O'Dell ... production supervisor
Kerry Orent ... post-production supervisor
Stefan Zürcher ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Lee Cleary ... third assistant director
Louis D'Esposito ... second assistant director (as Louis Desposito)
Don French ... first assistant director
Marcia Gay ... second assistant director: Morocco
Ahmed Hatimi ... assistant director: morocco
Danny Irom ... trainee assistant director
Michael D. Moore ... second unit director (as Michael Moore)
Ken Rudnick ... assistant director: second unit, New York
James W. Skotchdopole ... second assistant director
Stefan Zürcher ... first assistant director: second unit
Ahmed Boulane ... second assistant director: second unit (uncredited)

Art Department 

Adil Abdelwahab ... set dresser
Joseph Alfieri ... carpenter
Bill J. Coggon ... property master (as Bill Coggon)
Jeanette D'Ambrosio-Sylbert ... assistant: Mr. Sylbert
Bill Groom ... art director: New York
Alan Hicks ... set decorator: New York
Steven J. Jordan ... set decorator: New York (as Steve Jordan)
Elaine O'Donnell ... art department coordinator/shopper
Victoria Paul ... art director: New York
Brian Read ... prop buyer
Bruno Robotti ... charge scenic artist
Manny Sanchez ... carpenter
Phillip Schopper ... artistic consultant
David Wescott ... supervising chargehand: Morocco (as Dave Wescott)
Dave Midson ... supervising dressing prop (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Don Banks ... boom operator: Morocco
Louis Bertini ... sound editor
Anthony J. Ciccolini III ... sound editor (as Anthony Ciccolini III)
Marko A. Costanzo ... foley artist
Lee Dichter ... re-recording mixer
Brad Fuller ... adr editor
Lois Hoover ... apprentice sound editor (as Lois Bellucci)
Brian Katkin ... apprentice sound editor
Neil L. Kaufman ... sound editor (as Neil Kaufman)
Richard King ... assistant sound editor: end credit
Michael Kirchberger ... supervising sound editor
Bruce Kitzmeyer ... sound editor
Dan Korintus ... assistant sound editor
George A. Lara ... foley mixer
Yaffa Lerea ... apprentice sound editor
Ivan Sharrock ... sound mixer
Ira Spiegel ... sound editor
John Strauss ... sound coordinator
Susan M. Wagner ... assistant sound editor (as Susan Wagner)

Special Effects by 

Terence J. Cox ... special effects technician
George Gibbs ... special effects supervisor
Garth Inns ... special effects
Brian Lince ... special effects
Tim Willis ... special effects

Visual Effects by 

Peter Anderson ... matte plate photography
George Muhs ... visual effects
Mark Sullivan ... matte artist
Mark Wolf ... visual effects
Chris F. Woods ... title/optical producer: R/Greenberg Assoc. (uncredited)

Stunts 

Denise Amirante ... stunts
Peter Bucossi ... stunts
John Hayden ... stunts
Victor Magnotta ... stunt coordinator
George Marshall Ruge ... stunts
Konrad Sheehan ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

Giuseppe Alberti ... first assistant camera
Peter Anderson ... additional photography
Paul Beeson ... additional photographer
Fabio Cafolla ... dimmer operator
Filippo Cafolla ... gaffer
Marco Carosi ... video operator
Adam Dale ... assistant camera
Keith Hamshere ... still photographer
Kerry Hayes ... still photographer
Stefano Marino ... electrician
Sal Martorano ... gaffer: second unit
Giuseppe Meloni ... gaffer
Steve Parker ... camera operator: second unit
Nicola Pecorini ... steadicam operator (as Nicola Percorini)
Mauro Pezzotti ... grip
Tom Prate ... key grip: New York (as Thomas Prate Jr)
Lance Shepherd ... electrician
Enrico Umetelli ... camera operator
Riccardo Umetelli ... assistant camera
Fabio Zamarion ... second assistant camera
Andrew D. Schwartz ... still photographer: re-shoots (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Howard Feuer ... casting: New York

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Abdelkrim Akallach ... crowd wardrobe supervisor
Rosemary Burrows ... wardrobe supervisor
Hassan Taghriti ... wardrobe assistant

Editorial Department 

Richard Friedlander ... assistant film editor
J. Kathleen Gibson ... assistant editor
Joseph Gutowski ... assistant editor
William Kruzykowski ... assistant film editor (as William Joseph Kruzykowski)
William S. Scharf ... associate film editor

Location Management 

Mohamed Benhmamane ... location manager
Rick Dallago ... first location manager
Jeff Stolow ... location manager

Music Department 

Bahjawa ... original Moroccan music
Michael Berenbaum ... assistant music editor
Michael James Jackson ... music consultant & music producer
Elaine May ... original songs
John Strauss ... music coordinator
Paul Williams ... original songs
Gary Anderson ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
John Beal ... composer: trailer (uncredited)

Other crew 

Khadija Alami ... production assistant
Zakaria Alaoui ... production liaison morocco
George Bamber ... production assistant
Chris Brancato ... assistant to Mr. Beatty (as Christopher Jay Brancato)
David Forbes ... marketing consultant
Karen Hale Wookey ... script supervisor (as Karen Wookey)
Beverly Irby ... administrative assistant: Ms. May
Jak King ... production accountant
Maggie Kusik ... assistant: Mr. McLeod
Sue Leibman ... assistant to Mr. Beatty
John Thomas Lenox ... production representative: Columbia Pictures
David Perez ... helicopter pilot
Corky Randall ... camel trainer: Morocco (as Buford Randall)
Paul 'Sled' Reynolds ... camel trainer: Morocco (as Paul Reynolds)
Ken Ryan ... accountant: Columbia
Lucille Smith ... production auditor
Marge Sperling ... assistant production office coordinator
Caroline Stevens ... assistant: Mr. Beatty
Andrew Von Preussen ... helicopter pilot
Marc Wolff ... helicopter pilot (as Marc Wolfe)

Thanks 

His Majesty King Hassan II of Morocco ... grateful acknowledgment (as His Majesty Hassan II King of Morocco)

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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