Poster

Girl, Interrupted ()


Reference View | Change View


Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.

Director:
Awards:
  • Won 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 11 nominations.
  • See more »
Reviews:

Photos and Videos

Cast verified as complete

Edit
...
Susanna
...
Lisa
...
Georgina (as Clea Duvall)
...
Daisy
...
Polly
...
Tobias Jacobs
...
Dr. Potts
...
Dr. Wick
...
Valerie
...
Janet
...
Cynthia
Drucie McDaniel ...
M-G
Alison Claire ...
Gretta
...
Margie
...
Annette
...
John
Gloria Barnhart ...
Older Catatonic
...
Mrs. McWilley
...
Prof. Gilcrest
...
Mrs. Gilcrest
...
Mr. Kaysen
...
Bonnie Gilcrest
Christian Monroe ...
Ronny
...
Dr. Crumble
David Scott Taylor ...
Cabby Monty Hoover
Janet Greer ...
ER Nurse (as Janet Pryce)
C. Scott Grimaldi ...
ER Resident
Ginny Graham ...
Arleen
Richard Domeier ...
Art Teacher
John Kirkman ...
Jack
Sally Bowman ...
Maureen
...
Tony
John Lumia ...
Van Driver
...
Italian Shop Keeper
...
Josh (as Alex Rubin)
Marilyn Spanier ...
Miss Plimack
Linda Gilvear ...
Miss Paisley
Allen Strange ...
Principal
Spencer Gates ...
British Teacher
Rebecca Derrick ...
Lillian
Anne Connors ...
Nurse
...
Medic
Joe Gerety ...
Cop
...
Dance Therapist
Donny Martino Jr. ...
Naked Man
John Levin ...
ER Doctor
Irene Longshore ...
Connie
Katie Rimmer ...
Tiffany
Jonathan Martin Spirk ...
Tough Guy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Bobby ...
Therapist #2 (uncredited)
George Clinton ...
Janitor (uncredited)
Jeannie Dalton ...
Rosemary Jones (uncredited)
Steve Grabusky ...
Mental Patient (uncredited)
Kenneth Keith Kallenbach ...
Van Driver (uncredited)
...
Druggy Chick (uncredited)
Eric Mitchell ...
Hippie (uncredited)
...
Theresa McCullian (uncredited)

Directed by

Edit
James Mangold

Written by

Edit
Susanna Kaysen ... (book)
 
James Mangold ... (screenplay) and
Lisa Loomer ... (screenplay) and
Anna Hamilton Phelan ... (screenplay)

Produced by

Edit
Carol Bodie ... executive producer
Georgia Kacandes ... co-producer
Susanna Kaysen ... associate producer
Cathy Konrad ... producer
Winona Ryder ... executive producer
Douglas Wick ... producer

Music by

Edit
Mychael Danna

Cinematography by

Edit
Jack N. Green ... director of photography (as Jack Green)

Film Editing by

Edit
Kevin Tent

Editorial Department

Edit
Tom Dailey ... first assistant editor
Mo Henry ... negative cutter
Dennis McNeill ... color timer (as Denny McNeill)
Holly Sachi ... second assistant editor
Tom Scully ... second assistant editor
Lee Michael Searles ... print editor
Steven T. Boltz ... apprentice editor (uncredited)
Mark C. Pituch ... dailies colorist (uncredited)

Casting By

Edit
Lisa Beach

Production Design by

Edit
Richard Hoover

Art Direction by

Edit
Jeff Knipp

Set Decoration by

Edit
Maggie Martin

Costume Design by

Edit
Arianne Phillips

Makeup Department

Edit
Milton Buras ... key hair stylist
Jane Galli ... key makeup artist
Kathrine Gordon ... hair stylist: Ms. Ryder
Linda Grimes ... makeup artist: Whoopi Goldberg
John E. Jackson ... prosthetic makeup application
Cheryl 'Pickles' Kinion ... assistant makeup artist
Diane Maurno ... makeup artist
Emanuel Millar ... hair stylist: Ms. Jolie
Janeen Schreyer ... makeup artist: Ms. Jolie
Carol Schwartz ... makeup supervisor
Gunnar Swanson ... hair stylist
Kathe Swanson ... hair styles supervisor
Julia L. Walker ... hair stylist: Ms. Goldberg (as Julia Walker)
Matthew W. Mungle ... prosthetic makeup designer (uncredited)
Clinton Wayne ... prosthetic technician (uncredited)

Production Management

Edit
Desmond Cannon ... studio executive post-production
Georgia Kacandes ... unit production manager
Susan McNamara ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

Edit
Dieter Busch ... second assistant director
Cas Donovan ... first assistant director
Kristen Ploucha ... second second assistant director
Henry Alex Rubin ... second unit director (as Alex Rubin)

Art Department

Edit
Krzysztof J. Bratun ... scenic artist
Monica Castro ... assistant property master (as Monica Ragan)
Conrad Chitwood ... construction coordinator
David B. Clark ... paint foreman
Josh Ian Elliott ... on-set dresser
Hank Giardina ... paint supervisor
Jon E. Graf ... construction gang boss
John Paul 'J.P.' Jones ... property master
Ann Knight ... assistant set decorator
David C. Potter ... lead man (as David Potter)
Mary Saisselin ... set designer
Stephen Siersema ... scenic artist
Patrick M. Sullivan Jr. ... set designer
Andrea Swistak ... prop assistant
Christine Sysko ... draper
Mimi Wyeth ... art department coordinator
Jonathan A. Davidson ... carpenter (uncredited)
Sharon Potts ... set dresser (uncredited)

Sound Department

Edit
George H. Anderson ... sound effects editor (as George Anderson)
Michael J. Benavente ... dialogue editor (as Michael Benavente)
Bill W. Benton ... re-recording mixer
Michael Broomberg ... foley artist
Fred Burke ... foley editor
Ali Derakhshan ... assistant sound editor
David Diamond ... boom operator
Paul Drenning ... adr mixer
Richard Duarte ... foley mixer
Howell Gibbens ... supervising sound editor
Jeffrey J. Haboush ... re-recording mixer
Gary A. Hecker ... foley artist (as Gary Hecker)
Hanson Hsu ... stage engineer
Elizabeth Kenton ... supervising adr editor
James Morioka ... assistant sound editor
Greg Robertson ... assistant re-recording engineer
Greg Steele ... adr mixer
Jim Stuebe ... production sound mixer
F. Scott Taylor ... assistant sound editor
Hugo Weng ... dialogue editor
Gary Wright ... foley editor

Special Effects by

Edit
Ron Bolanowski ... special effects
Jeffrey Cox ... special effects

Visual Effects by

Edit
Ralph Maiers ... visual effects supervisor
Christopher Grandel ... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)

Stunts

Edit
Bob Colletti ... stunts
Jennifer Lamb ... stunt coordinator
Kym Washington Longino ... stunt double (as Kym Washington)

Camera and Electrical Department

Edit
Bill Coe ... first assistant camera
Jason Cortazzo ... company grip
Jan Gould ... best boy grip / second grip
Ryan Green ... second assistant camera
Harold Groshon ... electrician (as Hal Groshon)
Douglas C. Hart ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Michael Kleiman ... additional second assistant camera
Craig Ligget ... rigging electrician
Steven Litecky ... rigging electrician
David Luckenbach ... camera operator / steadicam operator
Bobby McMahan ... second assistant camera
Michael K. O'Melia ... assistant chief lighting technician
William O'Melia ... electrician
Charles Saldana ... key grip
Leon Sanginiti ... second assistant camera
Suzanne Tenner ... still photographer
Paul Varrieur ... camera operator: "b" camera
H. Mark Vuille ... gaffer
Charles W. Wayt ... dolly grip
James D. Wickman ... dolly grip
Frank Yario Jr. ... 24 frame video operator

Casting Department

Edit
Sharon Hillegas ... extras casting
Sarah Katzman ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

Edit
Wendy M. Craig ... costumer (as Wendy Craig)
Lorraine Crossman ... costumer
Linda Matthews ... wardrobe supervisor
Natasha Paczkowski ... tailor
Trish Summerville ... assistant costume designer
Rory Valentine ... costumer

Location Management

Edit
Mike Fantasia ... location manager
Donny Martino Jr. ... location assistant

Music Department

Edit
Monica Ciafardini ... music clearances
Nicholas Dodd ... conductor / orchestrator
Brad Haehnel ... music mixer / scoring engineer
Paul Intson ... musician
Patricia Joseph ... Soundtrack Producer
Andrew Lockington ... assistant to composer
Thomas Milano ... music editor
Ron Searles ... scoring engineer

Transportation Department

Edit
Bob Foster ... transportation captain
Robert Lee Mitchell ... transportation co-captain
John H. Stephens ... driver
Dana Swartout ... driver

Other crew

Edit
Sheila Allen ... production accountant
Sibi Blazic ... assistant: Ms. Ryder
Barbara Branch ... second assistant accountant
Ursula Brauner ... animal trainer
Damon E. Burke ... production assistant
Joe Everett ... unit publicist
Ben Everhart ... production assistant
April H. Grantham ... craft service
Reva Grantham ... craft service
Michelle Iwamoto ... animal trainer
Alan Jacques ... projectionist
Girish Johar ... marketing & distribution
Julie Levine ... assistant accountant
Annie Marter ... production assistant
Brad Minnich ... assistant to producer
Andrea Mitchell ... production assistant
Boone Narr ... animal supplier
Kelly O'Bier ... production secretary
Danny Pellegrine ... assistant: Ms. Konrad
Ronit Ravich-Boss ... script supervisor
Deborah Ricketts ... archive researcher
Jeremy Roberts ... payroll accountant
Tyler Romary ... production assistant
Nancy Safran ... assistant: Mr. Wick
Lisa G. Shillingburg ... first assistant accountant
Lori A. Spall ... production coordinator
Lance Stockton ... assistant: Mr. Mangold
Bobby Waldron ... Wynona Ryder boxing trainer
John Burton West ... assistant production coordinator
Mimi Wyeth ... assistant accountant
Terrence Beasor ... ADR (uncredited)
Elaine Charles ... Pennsylvania Film Office (uncredited)
Todd Shill ... additional legal (uncredited)

Production Companies

Edit

Distributors

Edit

Special Effects

Edit

Other Companies

Edit

Storyline

Edit
Plot Summary

Unable to cope with reality and the difficulty that comes with it, 18 year old Susanna, is admitted to a mental institution in order to overcome her disorder. However, she has trouble understanding her disorder and therefore finds it difficult to tame, especially when she meets the suggestive and unpredictable Lisa. Written by Toni

Plot Keywords
Taglines Based on a true story See more »
Genres
Parents Guide View content advisory »
Certification

Additional Details

Edit
Also Known As
  • Durchgeknallt - Girl, interrupted (Germany)
  • Durchgeknallt (Germany)
  • 17-Year Old Girl's Medical Chat (Japan, English title)
  • Une vie volée (France)
  • Inocencia interrumpida (Spain)
  • See more »
Runtime
  • 127 min
Country
Language
Color
Aspect Ratio
Sound Mix
Filming Locations

Box Office

Budget $40,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $95,399, 26 Dec 1999

Did You Know?

Edit
Trivia Angelina Jolie avoided any communication with Winona Ryder when making the movie, claiming that if she saw anything human about Winona Ryder, she would not have been able to act out the sociopath character of Lisa Rowe as effectively. See more »
Goofs When Susanna is walking through her house during the party, there are extras there. In the background, you can hear, "Look, there's Winona Ryder". See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Making of 'Girl, Interrupted' (1999). See more »
Soundtracks Bookends See more »
Quotes [first lines]
Susanna: [narrating] Have you ever confused a dream with life? Or stolen something when you have the cash? Have you ever been blue? Or thought your train moving while sitting still? Maybe I was just crazy. Maybe it was the 60s. Or maybe I was just a girl... interrupted.
See more »

Contribute to This Page


Recently Viewed