My Father the Hero


1h 30m 1994

Brief Synopsis

A father brings his young daughter on a vacation in paradise. In an effort to impress the boy of her dreams, she pretends that her father is her lover.

Film Details

Also Known As
My Father, the Hero
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Adaptation
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX/WALT DISNEY STUDIOS DISTRIBUTION
Location
Mauritius; Nassau, The Bahamas; New York City, New York, USA; Paris, France; Paradise Island, The Bahamas

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

A father brings his young daughter on a vacation in paradise. In an effort to impress the boy of her dreams, she pretends that her father is her lover.

Crew

Jean Aiken

Wardrobe

Jay Albury

Production

Jane Alden

Adr

Tamara Allen

Assistant Production Coordinator

Eric Angelson

Production Supervisor

Eric Angelson

Other

Jane Arganbright

Production Assistant

Barbara Austin

Animal Trainer

John Balling

Scenic Artist

Jacques Bar

Producer

Guy Norman Bee

Steadicam Operator

Tony Eugene Bell

Other

Peter K Benson

Swing Gang

Walter Bithell

Electrician

John Boccaccio

Camera Assistant

Michael Bonsignore

Grip

Michael Boonstra

Production Coordinator

Tim Boyle

Music

Billy Braithwaite

Grip

Tom Braithwaite

Grip

Martin Bram

Dialogue Editor

Peter Brancaccio

Assistant Sound Editor

Michelle Brandon

Other

Hali Breindel

Art Assistant

G W Brown

Adr Supervisor

Irvin Burgie

Song

Betty Burkhart

Assistant Sound Editor

Ronnie Butler

Song

Christy Callender

Swing Gang

Giuseppe Campagna

Makeup Artist

David E Campbell

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Joan Carroll

Location Manager

Lars Carroll

Assistant

Martina Carroll

Assistant Location Manager

Al Cerullo

Helicopter Pilot

Karen Chalk

Accounting Assistant

Michael Charboneau

Foreman

Joshua R Clark

Production Assistant

David Coburn

Adr

James Patrick Coll

Assistant Property Master

Harold Collins

Construction Coordinator

Thomas C Cook

Key Grip

Robert H Cooper

Special Effects

Sharon Iris Crall

Costumes

Dianne Crittenden

Casting

Allegra Curtis

Makeup Assistant

Henry Dando

Other

Philip E Dann

Camera Assistant

Dane A. Davis

Sound Editor

Tim A Davison

Stunt Coordinator

Tim A Davison

Stunts

Sandy De Crescent

Other

Joy Dickson

Casting Associate

Claudette Didul

Set Decorator

Michael Dock

Casting Associate

Roosevelt Dupuch

Production

Judi Durand

Adr

Daniel Eccleston

Lighting Technician

Sean Daniel Eccleston

Best Boy

Mark Echevarria

Animal Trainer

Cheyenne Ellis

Stunts

David Ellis

Unit Director

David Fay

Key Grip

Myke Fay

Dolly Grip

Edward Feldman

Executive Producer

Shari Feldman

Costume Supervisor

Fred Ferguson

Song

T Sean Ferguson

Assistant Director

Robert Fernandez

Music

Greg Finley

Adr

Richard Foreman

Photography

Darryl Frank

Assistant Director

Marty Frasu

Music Arranger

John E Gallagher

Assistant Director

Pebbles Gardner

Art Department

Brett Gates

Camera Assistant

Joseph Geisinger

Sound Mixer

David Gertz

Foley Mixer

Bernard Gough

Hair Assistant

Steven Greenberg

Song

Todd Griffith

Dolly Grip

Wayne Gruden

Grip

Kim Haggerty

Production Assistant

Tom Hammond

Foley Editor

Barbara Harris

Adr Voice Casting

Marshall Harvey

Editor

Mike Hazelwood

Stunts

B Henry

Song

Quinten Hepburn

Song

Rick Herres

Grip

Myra L Hill

Transportation Coordinator

Don K Ivey

Set Decorator

Ellen Jacoby

Location Casting

Curtis Jones

Song

Doc Kane

Adr Mixer

Joann Kane

Other

Barbara Kastner

Property Master

Kini Kay

Foley Editor

Donna Keegan

Stunts

Jamie Klien

Electrician

Daamen Krall

Adr

Frederique Lauzier

Production Assistant

Gerard Lauzier

From Story

Mable Lawson Mccrary

Script Supervisor

Les Lazarowitz

Sound Mixer

Byron Lee

Song

Byron Lee

Song Performer

Doug Lefler

Storyboard Artist

Alan Jay Lerner

Song

C James Lewis

Assistant Camera Operator

Irving Lewis

Stunts

Marsha Lewis

Hair Stylist

Jean-louis Livi

Producer

Frederick Loewe

Song

Jerry Lyles

Transportation Captain

Dennis Maguire

Assistant Director

Charlie Marroquin

Dolly Grip

Burke Mattsson

Titles

Scott Mccuthchen

Video Assist/Playback

Timothy Mcdowell

Casting Associate

Gavin Mckinney

Stunts

Gavin Mckinney

Other

Nick Mclean

Director Of Photography

John C. Meier

Stunts

Noa Meldy

Script Supervisor

Eric Minnus

Song

Paul B Mixon

Grip

Theresa Repola Mohammed

Negative Cutting

Kai Morbey

Generator Operator

James Moriana

Foley

Chris Morrison

Other

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music Composer

Michael Muhlfriedel

Song

Lynden Newbold

Production Assistant

David Newman

Original Music

David Newman

Music Arranger

David Newman

Music

Ashley W Nolan

Production Assistant

Christopher A. Nowak

Production Designer

John O'connor

Camera

Daryn Okada

Director Of Photography

Paul Olsen

Electrician

David Orr

Color Timer

Bridget Ostersehlte

Costume Supervisor

Charlie Peters

Screenplay

K Phillips

Song

Chuck Pinder

Production

David Pinder

Production

Mike Pinder

Production

Paige Pollack

Adr

Giselle Pyfrom

Stunts

Ray Quinlan

Lighting Technician

David Randolph

Adr

Dale Raoul

Adr

David Reale

Assistant Editor

Noreen Reardon

Adr

John T Reitz

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Alan S. Reynolds

Scenic Artist

Charles W Ritter

Visual Effects

Liz Roberts

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Eddie Rolle

Song

Nicholas J Romanac

Property Master

Charles Rowley

Other

Martin Rudder

Electrician

Gregg Rudloff

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Louis Sanchez

Other

Vicki Sanchez

Costume Designer

Rowan Sanders

Production Assistant

Kathi Scharer

Accounting Assistant

Chris Scheetz

Foreman

Jim Schulte

Assistant Editor

Bernie Schwartz

Grip

Vernon Scott

Adr

John Seakwood

Photography

Debbie Sharp

Assistant

Robert Shulman

Key Grip

Herschel Small

Song

Shannon Smith

Production

Steven D Spallone

Electrician

Erik Spangler

Costumes

Mark D Steinbeck

Boom Operator

Egon Stephan Jr.

Assistant Camera Operator

Daniel Strol

Location Manager

Kendal Stubbs

Song

Ted Swanson

Production Manager

Ted Swanson

Coproducer

Donald E Sweeney

Other

Steve Symmonett

Transportation Co-Captain

Ashley Thompson

Soloist

Emma Thompson

Other

Todd Tonn

Sound Effects Editor

Todd Toon

Sound Effects Editor

Deidre Turnquest

Costumes

Jordan Valenti

Electrician

Matilde Valera

Production Accountant

Francis Veber

Screenplay

Philip Todd Velie

Grip

Tom Villano

Music Editor

Kimberly Lowe Voight

Dialogue Editor

Louis Volpe

Transportation Captain

Film Details

Also Known As
My Father, the Hero
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Adaptation
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX/WALT DISNEY STUDIOS DISTRIBUTION
Location
Mauritius; Nassau, The Bahamas; New York City, New York, USA; Paris, France; Paradise Island, The Bahamas

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video July 20, 1994

Released in United States Winter February 4, 1994

Shown at Sarasota French Film Festival November 14-18, 1991.

Based on the French comedy "Mon Pere Ce Heros" (France/1991), also starring Gerard Depardieu.

Francis Veber was originally attached as director.

Remake rights were purchased for a reported $450,000.

Feature debut for Jean-Louis Livi who, before founding the production company Film par Film, ran Artmedia, France's largest and most prestigious talent agency.

Began shooting June 2, 1993.

Began shooting March 18, 1991.

Completed shooting August 16, 1993.

Completed shooting May 31, 1991.

Film shot on Mauritius March 18 - May 4, 1991; and in Paris from May 27 - May 31, 1991.

Released in United States Winter February 4, 1994

Released in United States on Video July 20, 1994