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Paranoid Park ()


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A teenage skateboarder's life begins to fray after he is involved in the accidental death of a security guard.

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Alex
Daniel Liu ...
Detective Richard Lu (as Dan Liu)
Jake Miller ...
Jared
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Jennifer
Lauren McKinney ...
Macy
Scott Patrick Green ...
Scratch (as Scott Green)
John Michael Burrowes ...
Security Guard (as John 'Mike' Burrowes)
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Alex's Mom
Jay 'Smay' Williamson ...
Alex's Dad
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Uncle Tommy
Dillon Hines ...
Henry
Emma Nevins ...
Paisley
Brad Peterson ...
Jolt
Winfield Jackson ...
Christian (as Winfield Henry Jackson)
Joe Schweitzer ...
Paul
Oliver Garnier ...
Cal
Mubarak Ra'oof ...
Ryan / Skateboarder
Eric Anderson ...
Other Kid #1
Jeremy Anderson ...
Other Kid #2
Addison Owen ...
Another Kid #1
Richard Miller ...
Detective #2
Emily Galash ...
Rachel
Esther Vaca ...
Elizabeth Goulet
Jordy Weimer ...
Elizabeth's Friend
Andres Alcala ...
Police Officer (as Andrés Alcalá)
Paul Dolbey ...
Police Officer #2
Susan Ploetz ...
Ms. Adams
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Math Teacher (as M Blash)
John Pearson-Denning ...
Science Teacher
Chester Stallings ...
Skate Shop Employee
Nick Culbertson ...
Cafeteria Kid
Ken Boddie ...
News Anchor
Amanda Winkler ...
Café Girl
Ben Burrowes ...
Waiter
Chrissy Conant ...
Phone Operator (voice)
Sage Bolyard ...
Skateboarder
Chuck Willis ...
Skateboarder
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Skateboarder
Francisco Pedrasa ...
Skateboarder (as Francisco Kico Pedrasa)
Tanner Kewley ...
Skateboarder
Adam Kiedrowski ...
Skateboarder
Bodhi Briggs ...
Skateboarder
Tristan Brillanceau-Lewis ...
Skateboarder
Kyle Davis ...
Skateboarder
Michael Davis ...
Skateboarder
Spencer Crimin ...
Skateboarder
LeShaun Williams ...
Skateboarder
Spencer Brillanceau-Lewis ...
Skateboarder
Diya Ra'oof ...
Skateboarder
Elbert Garner ...
Skateboarder
Kevin Nickoloff ...
Skateboarder
Rick Charnoski ...
Skateboarder
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Guy Reading Newspaper (uncredited)

Directed by

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Gus Van Sant

Written by

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Gus Van Sant ... (screenplay)
 
Blake Nelson ... (novel)

Produced by

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David Allen Cress ... producer (as David Cress)
Neil Kopp ... producer

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Christopher Doyle
Rain Li ... (as Rain Kathy Li)

Film Editing by

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Gus Van Sant

Editorial Department

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Jake Buff ... colorist: dailies
Dicky Dahl ... editorial assistant
Eric Hill ... assistant editor
Mato ... film color timer

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Lana Veenker

Art Direction by

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John Pearson-Denning

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Sean Fong

Costume Design by

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Chapin Simpson

Makeup Department

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David Atherton ... special makeup effects artist
Kristenlee Morton ... hair stylist

Production Management

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Brett Cranford ... unit production manager
Claire Dornoy ... administrative production manager
Rahma Goubar ... post-production supervisor
Mark Pedante ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Kyle LeMire ... second assistant director
Jonas Spaccarotelli ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Jenelle Giordano ... set dresser
Adam Johnson ... art department
Drew Pinniger ... property master
Dan Schaefer ... storyboard artist: previsualizations for special effects

Sound Department

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Felix Andrew ... sound mixer
Yannick Boulot ... sound mix technician
Pascal Chauvin ... foley artist
Vincent Cosson ... re-recording mixer
Noah Davis ... additional adr recordist
Philippe Dongé ... sound mix technician
Eric Ferret ... foley mixer
Johann Nallet ... sound recordist
Francis Perreard ... sound consultant: Dolby (as Francis Pereard)
Neil Riha ... second sound mixer
Benjamin Rosier ... assistant sound editor
Leslie Shatz ... sound designer
Franck Tassel ... foley artist

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Solomon Burbridge ... special effects assistant

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Shirak Agresta ... digital compositor
Ray DiCarlo ... visual effects executive producer (as Ray Di Carlo)
Tarn Fox ... digital compositor
Jalal Jemison ... digital effects artist
Brian Kinkley ... digital compositor
Zach Lewis ... visual effects coordinator
Tsui Ling Toomer ... visual effects producer
Peter Vickery ... digital compositor
Jon Weigand ... visual effects editor
Chel White ... visual effects supervisor

Camera and Electrical Department

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Matt Barbee ... first assistant camera
Christopher Blauvelt ... first assistant camera (as Chris Blauvelt)
Tyson Carpenter ... additional electrician
Kyril Cvetkov ... assistant camera
Paul Fanning ... electrician
T.G. Firestone ... assistant camera
Bruce 'Sarge' Fleskes ... gaffer
Andrew Gallegos ... electrician
Nate Goodman ... camera loader
Scott Patrick Green ... still photographer
Mike Hanauska ... additional electrician (as Michael Hanauska)
Steve Hubert ... additional electrician
Brent Lawson ... best boy grip
Brian C. Lawson ... grip
Bruce Lawson ... key grip
Stephen MacDougall ... second assistant camera
Matthew May ... additional electrician
David McMurry ... additional electrician
Eliza Plumlee ... camera production assistant
Greg Schmitt ... Steadicam operator
Joe Vitellaro ... grip
Scott Walters ... best boy electric

Casting Department

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James Buehring ... open casting call staff
Sally Gates ... extras casting
Eryn Goodman ... casting assistant
Heather Harlow ... open casting call coordinator
Lori Lewis ... casting associate
Simon Max Hill ... additional casting
Elias McConnel ... open casting call staff
Brandon Medford ... open casting call staff
Danny Stoltz ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Amanda Needham ... wardrobe supervisor

Location Management

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Sara Burton ... location manager

Music Department

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Rachel Fox ... music clearances

Transportation Department

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Victoria Mischa Austreng ... driver
Steve Evans ... driver
David Norris ... transportation coordinator
Jason Ruffolo ... driver

Other crew

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George Adams ... production assistant
Amber Bariaktari ... production assistant (as Amber Harrison)
Caroline Baurez ... production accountant
Cora Benesh ... office production assistant
Colin McDougall Brown ... lead office production assistant
Kari A. Coleman ... assistant: Mr. Van Sant (as Kari Coleman)
Brett Cranford ... production accountant
Morgan Currie ... assistant to producers
Shayna Goldstein ... set teacher
Nicole Hawkins ... extras coordinator
Andrea Hofer ... craft service assistant
Huma Khan ... legal post production
Devan Linforth ... additional production assistant
Rachel Lipsey ... craft service
Chip Mefford ... technical/safety advisor
Tyler J. Peterson ... product placement
Davis Priestley ... production coordinator
Yona Prost ... production assistant
Eric Rae ... assistant accountant
Brandon Ritter ... production assistant
Lance Rosen ... legal representative
Joe Rynearson ... key set production assistant
Patrick Sandefur ... production assistant
Jonathan 'Brad' Shinpaugh ... set medic
Brian Shotzbarger ... production assistant
Amy Teitter ... production assistant
Derek Wilson ... production assistant

Thanks

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Sage Bolyard ... special thanks
Edouard Dubois ... thanks
Danny Elfman ... special thanks
Kevin Fletcher ... special thanks
Richard Francis ... special thanks
Didier Kunstlinger ... special thanks
Maud Leclair ... special thanks
Mark Scott ... special thanks
Chuck Willis ... special thanks
Hal Willner ... special thanks

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Plot Summary

The teenager and skateboarder Alex is interviewed by Detective Richard Lu that is investigating the death of a security guard in the rail yards severed by a train who was apparently hit by a skate board. While dealing with the separation process of his parents and the sexual heat of his virgin girlfriend Jennifer, Alex writes his last experiences in Paranoid Park with his new acquaintances and how the guard was killed, trying to relieve his feeling of guilty from his conscience. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Also Known As
  • Параноид парк (Russia)
  • Параноид парк (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Crimen oculto (Peru)
  • Riedlenčiu parkas (Lithuania)
  • Park Paranoja (Serbia)
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Runtime
  • 85 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Chosen by "Les Cahiers du cinéma" (France) as one of the 10 best pictures of 2007 (#01) See more »
Goofs During the scene where Alex pushes the guard who gets slashed by the trains' wheels, the guard falls backwards, so he's suppose to be lying on his back, but on the shot where Alex is standing next to him, the guard seems to be as he fell forward, and lies on his stomach. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Horton Hears a Who!/Never Back Down/10,000 B.C./Funny Games/Paranoid Park/Conspiracy (2008). See more »
Soundtracks La Gradisca e il Principe See more »
Quotes Alex: I just feel like there's something outside of normal life. Outside of teachers, breakups, girlfriends. Like, right out there, like outside - there's like different levels of... stuff.
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