Used People


1h 55m 1992

Brief Synopsis

Set in 1969, the story of a recently widowed Jewish woman from Queens, New York, and her relationship with her family and the Italian man who has loved her from afar for many years.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ge kärleken en chans
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1992
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Synopsis

Set in 1969, the story of a recently widowed Jewish woman from Queens, New York, and her relationship with her family and the Italian man who has loved her from afar for many years.

Crew

Bill Abbott

Music Editor

Alex Algarin

Projectionist

Louis Alter

Song

Jill E Anderson

Wardrobe Supervisor

Christopher Assells

Sound Editor

Michael Badalucco

Props

Lothar Bahr

Camera Trainee

Sirad Balducci

Production Assistant

Moe Bardach

Location Assistant

Michael Barnathan

Executive Producer

Gordon M Barnes

Assistant Art Director

Joe Barzo

Assistant Location Manager

Robert Baskerville

Driver

Suzanne Benoit

Makeup Artist

Paul F Bernard

Production Assistant

Kathryn Bihr

Makeup

Patricia Birch

Choreographer

Michael Bird

Property Master

Susan Bode

Set Decorator

Beth Boigon

Location Manager

Paul Bolton

Gaffer

Jennifer Bower

Hair Stylist

Sara Boyd

Production Assistant

Ray Boyle

Gaffer

Richard Brenin

Office Assistant

Pat Brennan

Driver

Laurel Breshnahan

Liaison

Ann Brodie

Makeup Artist

Cameron Brooke

Other

Whitney Brown

Assistant

Mike Buckman

Driver

Joe Burke

Song

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

Rick Butler

Art Director

John Cambria

Assistant Camera Operator

Anthony Cappello

Assistant Camera Operator

Linda Carling

Assistant

Mitch Carter

Adr

David Orin Charles

On-Set Dresser

Kim Chipman

Production Assistant

Lisa Cholodenko

Assistant Editor

Kim Chow

Wardrobe

Caroline Clements

Makeup

Ross Clydesdale

Casting

David Coatsworth

Production Manager

Linda Cohen

Assistant

Andrew D Cooke

Location Manager

Stuart Copley

Dialogue Editor

John Craigmile

Office Assistant

Anthony Creco

Other

Greg Crouser

Production Assistant

Viktoria Cseh

Assistant Editor

Joe Daly

Production Assistant

Chris David

Rerecording

George Davis

Song

Rodger Dean

Generator Operator

Vicki Dee

Production Auditor

Lee Diamond

Song

Charlotte Disher

Assistant Editor

John Dondertman

Assistant Art Director

Tommy Dorsey

Song Performer

Dennis Dragon

Driver

Marya Duplaga

Wardrobe

Roy Elliston

Dolly Grip

Victor Ennis

Assistant Sound Editor

Joe Facey

Craft Service

Joseph Fanning

Transportation Coordinator

Ned Farr

Production Assistant

Sylvia Fay

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Jack Feldman

Song

Michael D. Fennell

Other

T Sean Ferguson

Production Assistant

Anne-marie Ferney

Assistant Director

Mary Finlay

Assistant Editor

Kevin Fitzpatrick

Best Boy

Ashleigh Flynn

Location Assistant

Jillian Flynn

Location Assistant

Douglas Foote

Production Assistant

Gina Fowler

Accounting Assistant

Brad Francis

Other

John K Fundus

Boom Operator

Douglas Ganton

Sound Mixer

Walter Gasparovic

Assistant Director

Marvin Gaye

Song Performer

Ron Gillham

Key Grip

Avram D Gold

Adr Supervisor

Glen Goodchild

Dolly Grip

Barry Goodwin

Electrician

Tommy Goodwin

Adr Mixer

Jolie Gorchov

Assistant Editor

Larry Gordon

Producer

Todd Graff

Play As Source Material

Todd Graff

Screenplay

Doug Graham

Special Effects

Richard Guinness

Key Grip

Tim Guinness

Gaffer

Peter G Hackman

Other

Mara Hade

Production Auditor

David S Hamby

Dga Trainee

George Hamer

Music Conductor

Jeff Hand

Assistant Camera Operator

Michael Harding

Camera Trainee

Bill Harman

Construction Coordinator

Shell Hecht

Production Coordinator

Eugene Hedderman

Driver

Norm Henderson

Transportation Coordinator

Ron Hewitt

Assistant Property Master

Edward Heyman

Song

Elizabeth Himmelstein

Dialect Coach

Howard Himmelstein

Adr

Dominic Hoffman

Adr

Stephen Hollocker

Post-Production Assistant

Delroy M Hunter

Other

Thomas Imperato

Production Accountant

Michael Ingber

Dga Trainee

Michael Ingber

Assistant Director

Edward A Ioffredda

Production Coordinator

Fred Ionson

Driver

Roy O Irvine

Grip

Dennis Jacobson

Accounting Assistant

Shauna Jamison

Production Assistant

David Jaquest

Other

Buddy Johnson

Song

Tom Jones

Song Performer

Gregory Keen

Art Director

Mary A Kelly

Script Supervisor

Jim Kennedy

Driver

Enid Kent

Adr

Jaynne Keyes

Thanks

Lou Kleinman

Dialogue Editor

Cal Kohne

Grip

Craig Kohne

Driver

Bill Kowalchuk

Song

Bill Kowalchuk

Technical Advisor

Matthew Lammerich

Scenic Artist

Donna Lynn Leavy

Adr

Joseph Lederer

Photography

Lisette Lefevre

Other

Edgar Leslie

Song

Daniel J Lester

Costume Designer

Henry P Leto

Hair

Lloyd Levin

Executive Producer

Dick Lewzey

Other

Lisa Lovas

Wardrobe Supervisor

Tony Lucibello

Assistant Director

Brian Macdonald

Production Assistant

James Mahr

Driver

Dennis Maitland

Sound Mixer

Kim Maitland

Other

Tod A Maitland

Sound Mixer

Martin Malivoire

Special Effects

Scott Mansfield

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Tristan Marciano

Production Assistant

Dan Marjanovich

Driver

John Marmora

Technical Advisor

Joe Mayer

Adr Editor

James Mazzola

Property Master

Jeff Mazzola

Props

Jim Mccammon

Electrician

Blanche Mcdermaid

Script Supervisor

Jim Mcgrane

Driver

Sandy Mcleod

Script Supervisor

Mara Mcsweeny

Production Coordinator

Ted Miller

Production Assistant

Gordon Mills

Song

Richard Minchenberg

Adr

Dick Mingalone

Camera Operator

Nick Miscusi

Adr

Vera Mitchell

Hair

Amy Moar

Casting Associate

Brian Montague

Electrician

Tim Murton

Scenic Artist

Aaron Neville

Song Performer

Chris Nixon

Assistant Editor

Peter Nunnery

Office Assistant

Harald Ortenburger

Camera Operator

Richard Overton

Rerecording

Richard Parker

Animal Trainer

Allyn Partin

Dialect Coach

Elisa Pensler-gabrielli

Adr

Susan Perry

Assistant

Linda Petty

Wardrobe Assistant

John Phillips

Song

Susan Pickett

Production Assistant

Ronald Plant

Dolly Grip

Diana Pokorny

Production Manager

Roni Wheeler Poole

Production Assistant

Rachel Portman

Song

Rachel Portman

Music

David Pratt

Boom Operator

Mary G Pratt

Assistant

Carlos Quiles

Construction

Jan Rabson

Adr

Karyn Rachtman

Music Supervisor

Peggy Rajski

Producer

Glenn H Randall

Stunt Coordinator

Bruce Raymer

Driver

Les Reed

Song

Tim Reilly

Driver

Robert Renga

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
Ge kärleken en chans
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1992
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for two Golden Globe (1992) awards, including best actress -- musical or comedy (Shirley Maclaine) and best actor -- musical or comedy (Marcello Mastroianni).

Expanded Release in United States December 30, 1992

Released in United States on Video May 26, 1993

Released in United States Winter December 16, 1992

Wide Release in United States January 22, 1993

Film noted: "'Used People' is based on material from Todd Graff's 'The Grandma Plays' which received its world premiere at The Vinyard Theatre, New York City."

American feature film debut for British director Beeban Kidron.

Began shooting September 9, 1991.

Completed shooting November 18, 1991.

First American film for Marcello Mastroianni.

This film marks the first time that actress Shirley Maclaine, in a career that began with Alfred Hitchcock's "The Trouble with Harry" (USA/55), has been directed by a female.

Wide Release in United States January 22, 1993

Released in United States Winter December 16, 1992

Expanded Release in United States December 30, 1992

Released in United States on Video May 26, 1993