Dying Young


1h 40m 1991

Brief Synopsis

When blue-collar Hilary becomes the live-in chemotherapy nurse for wealthy, secretive Victor, seeing the effects of the treatment on him gives her second thoughts about staying. When the patient confesses his love for her, she stays, and the couple decides to make the most of however much time they

Film Details

Also Known As
Choice of Love, Choix d'aimer, Le, Kärlekens val, Le Choix d'aimer
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Medical
Romance
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Dan Kent; Danny Benson
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; San Francisco, California, USA; Mendocino, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

When blue-collar Hilary becomes the live-in chemotherapy nurse for wealthy, secretive Victor, seeing the effects of the treatment on him gives her second thoughts about staying. When the patient confesses his love for her, she stays, and the couple decides to make the most of however much time they have left together.

Crew

Timothy D. Ackers

Other

James Adams

Casting Associate

James Africa

Driver

Tom Ajar

Projectionist

Pamela Alch

Script Supervisor

Bonnie Alden

Driver

George Alden

Driver

Stephen Allbritain

Props

Rodney V Armanino

Props

Laurie Arnow

Accountant

Todd Arnow

Production Supervisor

Richard Arrington

Makeup Artist

Michael Bailey

Best Boy

Robert Barbosa

Craft Service

Barbara Barnaby

Sound Editor

David Bartlett

Special Thanks To

Lou Baxter

Song

Susan Becker

Costume Designer

Danny Benson

Cable Operator

James Beshears

Adr Editor

J Chuck Biagio

Grip

Giovanni Bianchini

Props Assistant

Alan Birge

Props

Tana Bishop

Art Department Coordinator

Marc Bissaillon

Props

David Blewitt

Editing

Noah Blough

Sound Editor

Kim Loren Bodner

Assistant

Lloyd Bondurant

Props

William M Boyd

Props

William M Boyd

Other

Gina Bravos

Stand-In

Brad Brock

Adr Mixer

Robert Brown

Editor

Chris Buchinsky

Visual Effects

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

Terence E Byrd

Props

Kristin Cagan

Production Assistant

Sammy Cahn

Song

Paul Carden

Supervising Sound Editor

Chris Centrella

Key Grip

Karen Chalk

Accounting Assistant

James R Chambers

Medic

Glenn Christodora

Accounting Assistant

Larry E Clark

Other

R Gilbert Clayton

Set Designer

Richard Clot

Grip

Simon Coke

Sound Editor

Gardner Cole

Song

Gardner Cole

Song Performer

Brendon W Coll

Driver

Guy J Comtois

Art Director

Charles Conn

Driver

William M Connor

Driver

Bridget M. Cook

Hair Stylist

Carla Corwin

Assistant Director

Richard E Crass

Technical Advisor

Jimmy Crawford

Rigging Gaffer

Thomas Culberhouse

Props

Michael Curry

Special Thanks To

King Curtis

Song Performer

Randy L Cushman

Props

Vincent Dailey

Props

Gary Danor

Props

Chris David

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Tom Davies

Special Thanks To

Gary Deaton

Foreman

Brad Dechter

Original Music

Michael J Destafano

Props

Randy Jay Deutscher

Props

Michael Lee Dickson

Props

Daniel J Digardi

Props

Bruce Divalerio

Consultant

Cal Divalerio

Construction Coordinator

Thomas B Divalerio

Foreman

Peter Donen

Visual Effects Supervisor

Stephen P Dunn

Assistant Director

Joe Egerer

Props

Bill Erickson

Stunt Coordinator

Kirsten Everberg

Costumes

Rosemarie Fall

Costume Supervisor

Guy Ferland

Assistant

Sally Field

Producer

John Fink

Technical Advisor

Rick Franklin

Sound Editor

Dorothy Fridley

Security

Richard Friedenberg

Screenplay

Harold E Frisbie

Props

Steve Fuller

Props

Sherman Fulton

Electrician

Kenny G.

Song

Kenny G.

Song Performer

Albert Gasser

Sound Editor

Debra Leanne Gay

Medic

Mauri Syd Gayton

Associate Producer

Greg Gerard

Song

Floyd D Giaccani

Props

Floyd Leroy Giaccani

Props

Gene R Giaccani

Props

Mary Goldberg

Casting

Louise Goodspeed

Assistant

Billie Greenbaum

Swing Gang

David Lee Hagberg

Assistant Sound Editor

Mike Halfhill

Special Thanks To

George Hanson

Other

Donald Hardenburg

Props

Donald Hardenburg

Foreman

Daniel Ross Harpold

Swing Gang

Barbara Harris

Adr Voice Casting

Scott Harris

Production Assistant

Nancy Hayes

Local Casting

Jeff Healey

Song Performer

T J Healy Ii

Assistant Location Manager

Gary Hecker

Foley Mixer

Frank Helbig

Electrician

Duncan Henderson

Unit Production Manager

Duncan Henderson

Coproducer

Bill Henry

Assistant Editor

John Hiatt

Song

Thomas J Hoke

Driver

Donovan R Holtz

Security

Craig Hosking

Helicopter Pilot

James Newton Howard

Song

James Newton Howard

Music

Sean Hubbert

Assistant Editor

Philip C Hurst

Other

Derek Johansen

Production Assistant

Audrey A Johnson

Assistant Property Master

Kent Johnson

Property Master

Richard L Johnson

Art Director

Frederick Jones

Props

Wingate Jones

Costumes

Dan Kent

Cable Operator

Shane Kerwin

Production Assistant

Jim Lamb

Stand-In

Bradford B Langston-jones

Driver

David E Larson

Dga Trainee

Matthew J Leach

Other

Kristin Leachman

Set Designer

Mark H. Lee

Props

Pat Lee

Special Effects

Marti Leimbach

Source Material (From Novel)

Amy E. Lippens

Casting Associate

Timothy Alan Loomis

Props

Christine Loss

Photography

Jane Lucas

Swing Gang

Tom Lucas

Makeup Artist

Fran Lucci

Production Accountant

David Macmillan

Sound Mixer

David Michael Marinsik

Props

Solly Marx

Stunts

Dean E Mason

Transportation Captain

Michael Mason

Other

Hugh Mccallum

Dolly Grip

Craig L Mccormick

Props

Kevin Mccormick

Producer

Russell Mcentyre

Transportation Coordinator

Michael John Meehan

Location Manager

David Edward Metiver

Driver

Bill Middleton

Production

Kat Miller

Production Assistant

Bruce Moessen

Production Assistant

Arthur Monzo

Electrician

Johnny Moore

Song

Robert Morrisey

Apprentice

Joel Moss

Other

Barbara Munch

Swing Gang

Gary Nicholson

Song

Alan Nineberg

Adr Editor

Jan Nizen

Accounting Assistant

Edward E O'connell

Other

Pat O'connor

Technical Advisor

Kaaren F Ochoa

Technical Advisor

David Olson

Music

Paul Olson

Craft Service

Jeffrey Osborne

Song Performer

Dick Overton

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Rubin Padilla

Caterer

Marty Paich

Music Conductor

K A Parker

Accounting Assistant

Lee Roy Parnell

Song Performer

Joe Carl Parsons

Electrician

Geoffrey Patterson

Boom Operator

Darren Pearce

Production Assistant

Dan Penn

Song

Thomas Peterson

Props

Brent Poe

Electrician

Pliny Porter

Assistant

Jim Prior

Editor

John Prokopakis

Props

Mary Quigley

Other

J Suzanne Rampe

Stunts

Richard Ratliff

Special Effects Coordinator

Henning Reith

Song

Bob Renga

Other

Sergio Reyes

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Greg Rhineer

Assistant Camera Operator

Charlene Richards

Adr Mixer

Robert J Riedell

Driver

Lisa M Risen

Adr Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
Choice of Love, Choix d'aimer, Le, Kärlekens val, Le Choix d'aimer
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Medical
Romance
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Dan Kent; Danny Benson
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; San Francisco, California, USA; Mendocino, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1991

Released in United States August 1991

Released in United States on Video January 9, 1992

Released in United States Summer June 21, 1991

Shown at Deauville Film Festival August 30 - September 9, 1991.

Shown at Malmo Film Days in Stockholm August 26-29, 1991.

Shown at Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund August 18-24, 1991.

Began shooting November 12, 1990.

Completed shooting February 8, 1991.

Fogwood Productions is Sally Field's production company.

Film noted "for Richard Guy and too many others."

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at Deauville Film Festival August 30 - September 9, 1991.)

Released in United States on Video January 9, 1992

Released in United States Summer June 21, 1991

Released in United States August 1991 (Shown at Malmo Film Days in Stockholm August 26-29, 1991.)

Released in United States August 1991 (Shown at Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund August 18-24, 1991.)