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The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Wes Craven

Writing Credits  

Wade Davis ... (inspired by the book)
 
Richard Maxwell ... (screenplay) and
Adam Rodman ... (screenplay) (as A.R. Simoun)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Bill Pullman ... Dennis Alan
Cathy Tyson ... Marielle Duchamp
Zakes Mokae ... Dargent Peytraud
Paul Winfield ... Lucien Celine
Brent Jennings ... Louis Mozart
Conrad Roberts ... Christophe
Badja Djola ... Gaston
Theresa Merritt ... Simone
Michael Gough ... Schoonbacher
Paul Guilfoyle ... Andrew Cassedy
Dey Young ... Mrs. Cassedy
Aleta Mitchell Aleta Mitchell ... Celestine
William Newman ... French Missionary Doctor
Jaime Pina Gautier Jaime Pina Gautier ... Julio (as Jaime Piña Gautier)
Evencio Mosquera Slaco Evencio Mosquera Slaco ... Old Shaman
Kimberleigh Aarn Kimberleigh Aarn ... Margrite (as Kimberleigh Burroughs)
Philogen Thomas Philogen Thomas ... Priest
Ana Rosa Smith Avila Ana Rosa Smith Avila ... Mulatto Nurse
Francis Guinan ... American Doctor
Sally-Anne Munn Sally-Anne Munn ... Nurse / Intern
Jean-Baptiste Rosvelt Jean-Baptiste Rosvelt ... Black Waiter
Robert De James Robert De James ... Old Lame Peasant
Jackson Delgado Jackson Delgado ... Possessed Dancer
Barbara Guillaume Barbara Guillaume ... Mozart's Whore
Betty García Rodríguez Betty García Rodríguez ... Pretty Whore
Luis Tavare Pesquera Luis Tavare Pesquera ... Kyle Cassedy
Claudia Pimentel Claudia Pimentel ... Old Crone
Michael Jackson Michael Jackson ... Newscaster
Diamanda Galás Diamanda Galás ... Voices of the Dead (voice)
Ti-Blanc Ti-Blanc ... Lucien's Dancers Master of Ceremonies
Marie Carmel Noel Marie Carmel Noel ... Glass Eater
Frantz Thomas Frantz Thomas ... Coal Eater
Johnny Pephanon Johnny Pephanon ... Man With Needles (as Johnny Pephanor)
Lucienne Charles Lucienne Charles ... Houngan Dancer
Suzette Cajusle Suzette Cajusle ... Houngan Dancer (as Suzette Cajuste)
Rosemary Sylvain Rosemary Sylvain ... Houngan Dancer
Iversose Beuville Iversose Beuville ... Houngan Dancer (as Iverose Beuville)
Maxo Fercilien Maxo Fercilien ... Houngan Dancer
Jacques Achilles Jacques Achilles ... Houngan Dancer
Francesco Chavez Francesco Chavez ... Houngan Dancer (as Francisco Chavez)
Saveur D'Orlean Saveur D'Orlean ... Houngan Drummer (as Sauveur D'Orlean)
Maurice Altenor Maurice Altenor ... Houngan Drummer
Miguel Valdez Miguel Valdez ... Houngan Drummer
Elías Gastavo Elías Gastavo ... Houngan Drummer (as Elías Gustavo)
Harold Désiré Harold Désiré ... Houngan Drummer
Buche Buche ... Bizango Dancers Master of Ceremonies
Providenia Alcántara Providenia Alcántara ... Bizango Dancers Lead Singer (as Providencia Alcántara)
Dikatel Charles Dikatel Charles ... Bizango Dancer
Ana Ramirez Ana Ramirez ... Bizango Dancer
Rosa Bautista Rosa Bautista ... Bizango Dancer
Juliana José Juliana José ... Bizango Dancer
Josiana Sant Louis Josiana Sant Louis ... Bizango Dancer
Jean Pierre Jean Pierre ... Bizango Dancer
Otilio Nerius Otilio Nerius ... Bizango Dancer
Venat Ruis Venat Ruis ... Bizango Dancer
Ramon Cherry Ramon Cherry ... Bizango Dancer
Rosa Charles Rosa Charles ... Bizango Dancer
Luis Telemako Luis Telemako ... Bizango Drummer
Federico Núñez Federico Núñez ... Bizango Drummer
Americo José Americo José ... Bizango Drummer
Gérard Matonbe Gérard Matonbe ... Bizango Drummer
Robert Regaldo Robert Regaldo ... Bizango Drummer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean Jean ... Niño 1

Produced by 

Keith Barish ... executive producer
Doug Claybourne ... producer
Rob Cohen ... executive producer
Robert Engelman ... co-producer
Victoria Kluge ... associate producer
David Ladd ... producer
David B. Pauker ... associate producer

Music by 

Brad Fiedel

Cinematography by 

John Lindley

Film Editing by 

Glenn Farr

Casting By 

Dianne Crittenden

Production Design by 

David Nichols

Art Direction by 

David Brisbin

Set Decoration by 

Rosemary Brandenburg

Costume Design by 

Peter Mitchell

Makeup Department 

David LeRoy Anderson ... special makeup effects artist (as Dave Anderson)
Lance Anderson ... special makeup effects artist
Michelle Bühler ... key makeup artist
Jeffrey S. Farley ... makeup technician (as Jeff Farley)
Robert Hallowell II ... key hair stylist (as Robert Hallowell)
James Kagel ... makeup technician
Leonard MacDonald ... makeup technician
Michael Shawn McCracken ... makeup effects lab technician
Jim McPherson ... makeup technician (as James McPherson)

Production Management 

Michael Bennett ... unit production manager
Curtis Burch ... production executive
Juanita Diane Feeney ... production manager: Colossal Pictures/USFX (as Juanita Diana)
Jaime Pina Gautier ... production manager: Dominican Republic (as Jaime Piña Gautier)
Jaime Pina ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Rob Cohen ... second unit director
Robert Engelman ... first assistant director (as Bob Engelman)
George P. Gregg ... second assistant director
Miguel Heded ... additional second assistant director
José Luis Ortega ... additional second assistant director
Felipe Vicini ... additional second assistant director

Art Department 

Gabriel Baez ... foreman: Dominican Republic
Michael Baker ... art assistant: Colossal Pictures/USFX (as F. Michael Baker)
Barbara Bayne ... art assistant: Colossal Pictures/USFX
John Beauvais ... scenic painter
Donna Cline ... technical advisor
Carl Copeland ... construction coordinator
Ken Counts ... construction foreman
Jonathan Craven ... on-set dresser
Ricardo Dalmasy-Duluc ... swing gang
Barry Franenberg ... leadman
James Hegedus ... sketch artist
Jose Hernandez ... swing gang
George Hinzo ... scenic painter
Heidi Holman ... art production coordinator: Colossal Pictures/USFX
Andy Keesee ... assistant art director
Linda Kiffe ... assistant props
Jess Moreno ... swing gang
Victor Nuñez ... swing gang
Bruce Pierce ... sketch artist
Daniela Prati ... set dresser
Jeannette Rodriguez ... props
Héctor Romero ... construction liaison
Emma Sanchez ... art department assistant
Juan Santana ... art department messenger
Dawn Snyder ... set designer
Charles Stewart ... property master
Juan Diego Vasquez ... draftsman
Chris Snyder ... construction foreman: reshoots (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Andy Aaron ... sound effects recordist
Gregg Barbanell ... foley walker
John Benson ... supervising sound editor
Carolina Beroza ... assistant sound editor
Jay Boekelheide ... sound designer / supervising sound editor
Gary C. Bourgeois ... re-recording mixer: todd-ao glen glenn studios (as Gary Bourgeois C.A.S.)
Margaret Carlton ... assistant sound editor (as Margaret Bentley)
Chris Carpenter ... Re-Recording Mixer: Todd-AO/Glen Glenn Studios
Paul Cope ... assistant sound editor
Christine Danelski ... assistant sound editor
Bruce Fortune ... dialogue editor
Dan Gleich ... sound effects recordist
Laura Graham ... assistant sound editor
Robin Harlan ... foley walker
Dorian Harris ... adr editor
Cliff Latimer ... dialogue editor (as Clifford Latimer)
Mary Helen Leasman ... foley editor
Christine Lemoine ... utility sound
John Morris ... adr editor
Thomas O'Shea ... assistant sound editor
Dean Okrand ... Re-Recording Mixer: Todd-AO/Glen Glenn Studios
Daniel Ortiz ... assistant sound editor
Sara Roberts ... sound effects editor
Steve Sollars ... boom operator
Don Summer ... sound mixer (as Donald Summer)
Amy Vincent ... assistant sound editor
Claus Wedemann ... dolby consultant (as Claus Weideman)
Brian Hackett ... sound assistant: second unit (uncredited)
Troy Porter ... foley mixer (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Bob Ahmanson ... special effects technician
Peter Chesney ... special effects coordinator
Robin L. D'Arcy ... special effects coordinator: Image Engineering (as Robin D'Arcy)
Bruce D. Hayes ... special effects key technician (as Bruce Hayes)
Emmet Kane ... special effects technician
Sandra Stewart ... special effects assistant
Peter Stolz ... pyrotechnician

Visual Effects by 

Japhet Asher ... visual effects producer
Stuart Cudlitz ... optical supervisor: Colossal Pictures/USFX
Mark Freund ... optical effects: Illusion Arts
Gary Gutierrez ... visual effects supervisor
Sherry Halstead ... computer graphics
Terry Molatore ... rotoscope: Colossal Pictures/USFX (as Terry Sittig)
Marcy Page ... animator: Colossal Pictures/USFX

Stunts 

Anthony Cecere ... stunt coordinator (as Tony Cecere)
Eric Chambers ... stunts (as Erik Chambers)
Dane Farwell ... stunts
Al Lee ... stunts
Irving E. Lewis ... stunts (as Irwin Lewis)
Eric Mansker ... stunts (as Erik Mansker)
Perry Nichols ... stunts
Mark Orrison ... stunts
Debby Lynn Ross ... stunts
Marvin Walters ... stunts
Ray Woodfork ... stunts
Anthony Cecere ... stunts: fire gag (uncredited)
Dane Farwell ... stunt double: Bill Pullman (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Freddy Aquino ... electrician
Rafael Arias ... electrician
Findlay Bunting ... second assistant camera
Jon Caradies ... grip: Colossal Pictures/USFX
John Carney ... electrician
Alan Caso ... steadicam operator
Ario Cruz ... grip
Gary Farr ... still photographer
Rick Fee ... assistant steadicam operator
Ken Ferris ... camera operator
Rick Fichter ... director of photography: Colossal Pictures/USFX
John Gazdik ... camera assistant: Colossal Pictures/USFX
Len Gittleman ... additional photography
Sean Grey ... generator operator
Gregg Heschong ... additional photography: Colossal Pictures/USFX (as Greg Heschong)
Jan M. Heyneker ... key grip: Colossal Pictures/USFX (as Jan Heyneker)
George A. Hock ... electrician (as George Hock)
Lawrence Karman ... first assistant camera (as Larry Karman)
George Koblasa ... additional photography
Dwight Joseph Lavers ... dolly grip (as Dwight Lavers)
Luis Llinas ... grip
Henry Lynk ... additional camera operator
Jose Del Carmen Martinez ... grip (as Jose del C. Martinez)
Larry McCarron ... grip
Michael A. McFadden ... electrician (as Michael McFadden)
Gordon Miller ... second assistant camera
Daniel Pershing ... best boy grip
Tim Pershing ... key grip (as Timothy Pershing)
Gustavo J. Reynoso ... grip
Egon Stephan Jr. ... second assistant camera (as Egon Stephan)
Michael Whitehurst ... grip: Colossal Pictures/USFX

Casting Department 

Heig Beck ... extras casting assistant
Barbara Harris ... adr voice casting
Sarah C. Koeppe ... casting assistant: New York
Sue Parker ... location casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Shawn Barry ... costume supervisor (as Shawn Barrie)
Lynda Foote ... wardrobe assistant

Editorial Department 

Peter Amundson ... additional editor
James A. Brewer ... apprentice editor (as James Brewer)
Clayton Corrie ... post-production assistant
Phil Downey ... color timer
Joe Heffernan ... post-production assistant
Mike Murphy ... assistant editor (as Michael Murphy)
Julie Offer ... apprentice editor
Bill Ohanesian ... assistant editor

Location Management 

Ren Navez ... location manager
Ivan Reynoso ... location assistant
Michelangelo Santana ... location assistant
Henriette Wiese ... location coordinator

Music Department 

Jim Boyer ... music supervisor: Olatunji tracks
Tim Boyle ... score mixer
Donna Cline ... music research
Babatunde Olatunji ... musician: percussion
Mary Parker ... assistant music editor (as Mary Patrao)
Robert Randles ... music editor
Allan K. Rosen ... supervising music editor

Transportation Department 

Lawson Ellison ... transportation coordinator (as Lawson 'Whitey' Ellison)
Hugh Kelly ... transportation co-captain
Luis Felipe Kluge ... dispatcher
Robert Meisner ... transportation captain

Other crew 

Nicole Alvarez ... dialogue coach: creole
Alberto Arvelo ... animal handler: domestic animal
Mark Billingsley ... production assistant: Colossal Pictures/USFX
Janice Convery ... key production assistant
Carmen De Lavallade ... special choreographer
Francia Decamps ... production assistant
Mario Delatour ... production liaison: Haiti
Loolee DeLeon ... production coordinator
Stel Deleon ... production secretary
Nora Dunfee ... dialect coach
Phil Frieborn ... production assistant: Colossal Pictures/USFX
Mariella Garcia ... production assistant
Elvis Guzman ... military liaison (as Lt. Elvis Guzman)
Joe Heffernan ... production assistant
Nancy Hynes ... production secretary
Ramiro Jaloma ... production consultant
Victoria Kluge ... production associate
Patrick Kohoutek ... utility stand-in
Alexandra Lutaud ... production assistant
Marianne Maddalena ... assistant: Mr. Craven
Dianne Mapp-Cheek ... production auditor (as Dianne Cheek)
Antonio Marcelli ... production consultant
Abdelilah Marrakchi ... assistant auditor
Steve Martin ... head animal trainer
Trish McCall ... utility stand-in
Michael Mercedes ... caterer
Martha Miniño ... set doctor (as Dr. Martha Miniño)
Pedro Molina ... craft service
Denise Morgan ... assistant auditor
Eugenia Orlowski ... assistant auditor
Musset Payant ... utility stand-in
Jim Picciolo ... animal handler: insect / animal handler: snake
John Rehmann ... animal trainer
Juan Rodriguez ... choreographer
Jill Simpson ... assistant to producers
Adam Smith ... production assistant
Carmen Soriano ... script supervisor
Sally Syberg ... assistant: Gary Gutierrez (as Sally A. Syberg)
Julia Tavares ... anthropologist
Gerry Therrien ... animal trainer
Edna Tromans ... unit publicist
Robbie Tucker ... production associate
Raul Maria Ventura ... craft service
Marcelo Victoria ... military liaison (as Col. Marcelo Victoria)
Daniel Wheatcroft ... studio executive
Johan Wiese ... craft service
Cynthia Zajonc ... production assistant: Colossal Pictures/USFX (as Cynthia van Alstyne)

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