Forgotten Prisoners: The Amnesty Files


2h 1990

Brief Synopsis

A lawyer representing Amnesty International tries to find the whereabouts and condition of 17 political prisoners detained in a country known for its systematic torture of prisoners.

Film Details

Also Known As
Reunion, The, Ultimate Action, Urgent Action: The Amnesty Files
Genre
Drama
Thriller
Legal
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Amnesty International Usa; Arri Group; Dimension Sound; Pacific Film Labs; TNT; Turner Pictures; Turner Pictures Worldwide Distribution
Distribution Company
Turner Home Entertainment Company
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Budapest, Hungary

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A lawyer representing Amnesty International tries to find the whereabouts and condition of 17 political prisoners detained in a country known for its systematic torture of prisoners.

Crew

Sarah Arthur

Costumes

Sherry Baumgart

Production Accountant

Will Blount

Property Master

Gail Ciravolo

Assistant

David Codron

Post-Production Supervisor

Jeanne Codron

Assistant

Steve Crider

Assistant Editor

Marianna Csuka

Assistant

Jozsef Czirko

Unit Manager

John M Decker Jr.

Assistant

Brad Fiedel

Music

Robert Florio

Associate Producer

Robert Florio

Editor

Phillipp Geigel

Assistant Camera Operator

Renee Glynne

Script Supervisor

Jeremy Gordon

Sound Editor

Robert Greenwald

Producer

Peter Gyori

Assistant Director

Pamela Haddock

Makeup

Miklos Hajdu

Gaffer

Claudia Harris

Publicity

Laszlo Helle

Unit Production Manager

Gyorgy Homonnay

Costumes

Marilyn Johnson

Casting

Anna-maria Kanauka

Production Coordinator

Lily Kimoto

Assistant

Philip Kleinbart

Executive Producer

Ilona Kocsis

Production Coordinator

Nick Laws

Assistant Director

Steven R. Mcglothen

Producer

Steven R. Mcglothen

Assistant Director

Karen Mcnulty

Production Coordinator

Robyn Mcpeters

Publicity

Jamie Mendlovitz

Associate Producer

Malcolm Morris

Sound Mixer

Cindy Myers

Screenwriter

Felicity Newton

Production Coordinator

Amanda Nobes

Assistant

Matthew Perry

Assistant

Darce Romero

Assistant Editor

Maria Romwalter

Makeup

Allan K Rosen

Music Editor

John Salter

Boom Operator

Reg Samuel

Costume Designer

Paul Sarony

Special Thanks To

Laura Scott

Casting

Steven Shaw

Director Of Photography

Endre Sik

Production Executive (Tma)

Carla Singer

Executive Producer

Renee Sleger

Assistant

Carol Ann Smith

Set Decorator

Attila Szucs

Key Grip

Gabor Tiszittarto

Unit Manager

Bertalan Tividar

Production Designer

Melinda Tompa

Hairdresser

Istvan Toth

Set Decorator

Gabor Varadi

Assistant Director

Zsolt Varkonyi

Camera Operator

Jason Villard

Production Coordinator

Patricia Von Arx

Music

Rex Weiner

Associate Producer

Rex Weiner

Screenwriter

Rex Weiner

From Story

Gary White

Unit Production Manager (London)

Greg Zenon

Assistant Director

Michael Zenon

Assistant Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Reunion, The, Ultimate Action, Urgent Action: The Amnesty Files
Genre
Drama
Thriller
Legal
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Amnesty International Usa; Arri Group; Dimension Sound; Pacific Film Labs; TNT; Turner Pictures; Turner Pictures Worldwide Distribution
Distribution Company
Turner Home Entertainment Company
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Budapest, Hungary

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States November 19, 1990

Aired in United States on Video June 19, 1991

Began shooting June 21, 1990.

Completed shooting late July 1990.

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 28 - March 8, 1991.

Previous titles: "Urgent Action: The Amnesty Files," "The Reunion" and "Ultimate Action."