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The Church (1989) Poster

(1989)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Michele Soavi

Writing Credits  

Dario Argento ... (story) &
Franco Ferrini ... (story)
 
Dario Argento ... (screenplay) &
Franco Ferrini ... (screenplay) &
Michele Soavi ... (screenplay)
 
Lamberto Bava ... (uncredited)
Nick Alexander ... (dialogue: English version)
Fabrizio Bava ... (prologue) (uncredited)
Dardano Sacchetti ... (uncredited)
M.R. James ... (story "The Treasure of Abbot Thomas") (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Hugh Quarshie ... Father Gus
Tomas Arana ... Evan
Feodor Chaliapin Jr. ... The Bishop (as Feodor Chaliapin)
Barbara Cupisti ... Lisa
Antonella Vitale ... Bridal Model
Giovanni Lombardo Radice ... Reverend
Asia Argento ... Lotte
Roberto Caruso Roberto Caruso ... Freddie
Roberto Corbiletto Roberto Corbiletto ... Hermann, the Sacristan
Alina De Simone Alina De Simone ... Lottie's Mother
Olivia Cupisti Olivia Cupisti ... Mira
Gianfranco De Grassi Gianfranco De Grassi ... The Accuser
Claire Hardwick Claire Hardwick ... Joanna
Lars Jorgenson Lars Jorgenson ... Bruno
John Karlsen ... Heinrich
Katherine Bell Marjorie Katherine Bell Marjorie ... Heinrich's Wife
Riccardo Minervini Riccardo Minervini ... Schoolboy
Enrico Osterman Enrico Osterman ... The Torturer
Micaela Pignatelli ... Fashion shoot photographer
Patrizia Punzo Patrizia Punzo ... Miss Brückner
John Richardson ... Architect
Matteo Rocchietta Matteo Rocchietta ... Younger Schoolboy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Axelrod ... The Accuser (voice) (uncredited)
Robert V. Barron ... Heinrich (voice) (uncredited)
Bill Capizzi Bill Capizzi ... Hermann the Sacristan (voice) (uncredited)
Lara Cody Lara Cody ... Joanna (voice) (uncredited)
Melora Harte ... The Fashion Photographer (voice) (uncredited)
J.C. Henning ... Miss Brückner (voice) (uncredited)
Wendee Lee ... Lisa (voice) (uncredited)
Theodore Lehmann Theodore Lehmann ... The Bishop (voice) (uncredited)
Kerrigan Mahan ... The Architect (voice) (uncredited)
Edward Mannix Edward Mannix ... Police Officer Wearing Sunglasses (voice) (uncredited)
Michael McConnohie ... The Reverend (voice) (uncredited)
Edie Mirman ... The Bride (voice) (uncredited)
Isabella Rocchietta Isabella Rocchietta ... School girl (uncredited)
Michele Soavi ... 1st Policeman at Lisa's House (uncredited)
Marbry Steward ... Lotte (voice) (uncredited)
Barry Stigler Barry Stigler ... The Fashion Shoot Assistant (voice) (uncredited)
David Thomas David Thomas ... Bruno (voice) (uncredited)
Jeff Winkless ... The Torturer (voice) (uncredited)

Produced by 

Dario Argento ... producer
Mario Cecchi Gori ... producer
Vittorio Cecchi Gori ... producer

Music by 

Keith Emerson
Philip Glass
Goblin
Fabio Pignatelli

Cinematography by 

Renato Tafuri

Film Editing by 

Franco Fraticelli

Production Design by 

Massimo Antonello Geleng

Costume Design by 

Maurizio Paiola

Makeup Department 

Laura Borselli ... makeup artist
Franco Casagni ... makeup artist
Piero Cucchi ... hair stylist
Assunta Emidi ... hair stylist
Barbara Morosetti ... makeup artist
Rosario Prestopino ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Giuseppe Mangogna ... executive in charge of production
Saverio Mangogna ... unit manager
Ezio Orita ... production secretary

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Filiberto Fiaschi ... assistant director

Art Department 

Fabio Altamura ... props
Daniela Giovannoni ... assistant set designer
Osvaldo Monaco ... props
Barbara Morosetti ... assistant designer: special scenic creations
Caterina Napoleone ... set dresser
G.P. Postgione ... set furnishing
Antigone Predatori ... carpenter
E. Rancati ... set furnishing
Sergio Stivaletti ... special scenic effects
Aldo Taloni ... set construction chief
E. Tappezzeri ... carpenter

Sound Department 

Luca Anzellotti ... sound effects editor
Luciano Anzellotti ... additional sound effects (as L. Anzellotti)
Massimo Anzellotti ... additional sound effects (as M. Anzellotti)
Mauro Anzelotti ... additional sound effects soundtrack
Marco di Vittorio ... adr recording
Claudio Paolucci ... boom operator
Giulio Viggiani ... production sound mixer

Special Effects by 

Renato Agostini ... special effects
Danilo Bollettini ... special effects
Massimo Cristofanelli ... special effects
Danilo Del Monte ... special makeup effects assistant
Sergio Stivaletti ... special effects

Visual Effects by 

Aldo Mafera ... titles & opticals

Stunts 

Arnaldo Dell'Acqua ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Alessandro Carlotto ... camera operator
Maurizio Cremisini ... assistant camera (as Maurizio Cremesini)
Enrico Maggi ... camera operator
Fernando Massaccesi ... gaffer
Nicola Pecorini ... steadicam operator
Augusto Proietti ... key grip
Alfonso Vicari ... assistant camera
Franco Vitale ... still photographer

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Claudio Antonucci ... wardrobe assistant
Carla Latini ... dress maker

Editorial Department 

Piero Bozza ... first assistant editor
Roberto Priori ... second assistant editor

Music Department 

Max Carola ... composer: additional music / conductor
Martin Goldray ... musician: synthesizer, Philip Glass pieces
Massimo Morante ... musician (as Goblin)
Fabio Pignatelli ... musician (as Goblin)

Other crew 

Marisa Calia ... continuity
Carlo Cestari ... paymaster
Carlo Du Bois ... production accountant
Maurizio Garrone ... animal trainer
Claudio Lattanzi ... assistant to director
Enrico Lucherini ... unit publicist
Enzo Orita ... production secretary
Grunwald Martino P. ... animal supplier
Gianluca Pignatelli ... unit publicist
Daniela Rocco ... production secretary
Marco Stefanelli ... animal supplier
Sergio Stivaletti ... special scenic creations
Antonella Villanti ... bookkeeper (as Antonella Villaniti)

See also

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