The Scarlet Letter


2h 15m 1995

Brief Synopsis

In 1666 Massachusetts, a woman who believes her husband to be dead, falls in love with a pastor, but trouble arises when her husband shows up.

Film Details

Also Known As
Passionens pris, Scarlet Letter
MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Drama
Period
Adaptation
Religion
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Soundelux (Soundelux)
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Nova Scotia, Canada; Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 15m

Synopsis

Set in puritanical Boston in the mid 1600s, the story of seamstress Hester Prynne, who is outcast after she becomes pregnant by a respected reverend. She refuses to divulge the name of the father, is "convicted" of adultery and forced to wear a scarlet "A" until an Indian attack unites the Puritans and leads to a reevaluation of their laws and morals.

Crew

Jeff D Adams

Grip

Keith Adams

Grip

John Adamson

Electrician

David Albeitson

Best Boy Grip

Richard M Allen

Best Boy

Michael Anderson

Best Boy

Mary Andrews

Adr Editor

Neil Andrews

Electrician

Natalie Angelucci

Editor

James Ashwill

Foley Mixer

Christopher Assells

Editor

Henri Aubertin

Wardrobe

Bob Badami

Music Editor

Wenden K Baldwin

Main Title Design

Nico Bally

Dolly Grip

Michael Lee Baron

Stunt Man

Thomas R Barone

Gaffer

John Barry

Original Music

Joseph Burt Beaulieu

Other

Bob Beher

Foley Editor

Stephen Belanger

Assistant Director

Tory Bellingham

Props Assistant

Lon Bender

Rerecording

Michael A Benson

Dp/Cinematographer

Michael A Benson

Director Of Photography

Mark Berger

Rerecording

Dirk Berkhuysen

Caterer

Brian T Best

Driver

Guy Bews

Stunt Man

Douglas M Black

Other

Simon Board

Assistant Director

Sylvie Boucher

Dresser

Mark Bourque

Props Assistant

Brian Bower

Props Assistant

Keith John Bower

Carpenter

Daniel Bradette

Props Assistant

Mildred Breakspear

Dresser

James F Breithaupt

Production Accountant

Cameron Brooke

Other

Robert C Brooke

Other

Scott Brooke

Key Grip

Eric Bryson

Stunt Man

Peter Buffett

Other

Ben Bulatao

Editor

Marcel Caissie

Special Effects Assistant

Craig Cameron

Assistant Director

Donna Big Canoe

Stunt Man

Gordon Chacra

Boom Operator

Shaun R Clarke

Location Scout

Timothy Clarkin

Assistant Production Accountant

Sylvie Clement

On-Set Dresser

Johnny Cochrane

Camera Trainee

Robert F Colesberry

Coproducer

Luis Colina

Assistant Editor

Edward Collins

Camera Operator

Nancy Cone

Wardrobe

Daneen Conroy

Assistant

John Conway

Driver

Shelagh Corbett

Props Assistant

Bill Corkum

Driver

Jonathan Cornick

Associate Producer

Pierre Cote

Special Effects Assistant

Patricia A Cowmeadow

Assistant

John Cucci

Foley Artist

Andrew Cull

Assistant Camera Operator

Alan Dangerio

Hair

Robert Daprato

Key Grip

Donald Darrach

Craft Service

Lee Ann Darrach

Craft Service

Jeff Dashnaw

Stunt Coordinator

Mario Davignon

Costume Supervisor

Aundrea Defur

Editor

Diane Dejong

Caterer

Dino Dimuro

Editor

Mike Dixon

Driver

John Dodds

Stunt Man

Brendan Donnison

Voice Casting

Sean Doran

Grip

Ian Douglas

Driver

Dawn Duganozic

Driver

Tamara Duguay

Stunt Man

Rickley W Dumm

Assistant Sound Editor

Richard Dwan

Dialogue Editor

Flint Eagle

Consultant

John Eckert

Unit Production Manager

Don Ellis

Sound

Wayne Enslow

Special Effects Assistant

Donna Ensor

Props

Shannon Erbe

Music

Rob Eshelby

Driver

Dodi Fayed

Executive Producer

Jeanie Fielder

Makeup Artist

Rex Fields

On-Set Dresser

Martin Fink

Special Thanks To

Jim Finkbeiner

Stunt Man

Adam Firth

Special Effects Assistant

Ann Fisher

Assistant Editor

Pamela Fisher

Assistant Production Coordinator

Paul Flinchbaugh

Assistant Editor

Bryan Forde

Gaffer

Rejéan Forget

Hair Stylist

Barry Fowler

Other

John Franta

Driver

Annie Fuller

Other

Martine Gagnon

Dresser

John E Gallagher

Assistant Director

Douglas Ganton

Sound Mixer

Benoit Gauthier

Stunt Man

Francois Gauthier

Stunt Man

Michael A. Genne

Camera Operator

Cory Glass

Stunt Player

Jason Glass

Stunt Man

Tom Glass

Stunt Man

Daniel Godin

Special Effects Assistant

Emile Godin

Special Effects Assistant

Harry Goodick

Carpenter

Aaron Goodman

Props Assistant

Stephanie Gorin

Location Casting

Trent Goulden

Other

Dan Grady

Electrician

Laura Graham

Adr Editor

Alex Green

Stunt Man

Lloyd Green

Editor

Lori Greenberg

Production Coordinator

Augus Gregory

Driver

Robert E Griffith

Best Boy

Sasha Hadden

Camera Assistant

Bob Hall

Special Effects Assistant

Richard St John Harrison

Set Designer

Terry Hawkins

Other

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Source Material (From Novel)

Will Hayward

Editor

Bernard Hearn

Other

Dan Hegeman

Foley Editor

Kristen Helsing

Assistant Editor

Mo Henry

Negative Cutting

Ann Henshaw

Wardrobe Assistant

Phil Hess

Foley Editor

Ian R Hicks

Driver

Tom Hidderley

Sound

Chris Hogan

Dialogue Editor

John Holosko

Camera Operator

Buddy Joe Hooker

Unit Director

Pamela Joy Hooper

Stunt Man

John Houston

Assistant Director

Holly Huckings

Adr Supervisor

Henri Huet

Other

Richard Hughes

Wrangler

Fred Hunchuck

Driver

Gary Hutchings

Dolly Grip

B C Hydro

Special Thanks To

Fred Ionson

Transportation Coordinator

Scott Irvine

Transportation

John Irwin

Generator Operator

Enrico Jacoponi

Makeup Artist

David Jacox

Stunt Man

Craig Jaeger

Foley Editor

Cinda Lin James

Stunt Man

Howard Jeddore

Other

Roland Joffe

Producer

Robert Jofre

Driver

Priscilla John

Location Casting

Captain Jeff Johnson

Other

Trevor Jolly

Editor

Hugh Jones

Special Effects Assistant

Jamie Jones

Stunt Man

Jannette A Joudrey

Driver

Brent Kelly

On-Set Dresser

Gary Kleinsteuber

Special Effects Assistant

Gary Kleinsteuber

Special Effects

Kaz Kobielski

Special Effects Assistant

Clif Kohlweck

Music Editor

Michael Kohne

Other

John Kurlander

Other

Mark Laing

Assistant Art Director

Tova Laiter

Executive Producer

Tony Lamberti

Editor

Luci Lane

Assistant

Arthur Langevin

Special Effects Assistant

Mark Lapointe

Editor

Martin Lapointe

Hair Stylist

Keith Lapp

Driver

Thomas Lapp

Electrician

Thomas Charles Lapp

Best Boy

Keith Large

Unit Manager

Mark Laughton

Special Effects Assistant

Brennan Lazare

Stunt Man

Judson Leach

Assistant Sound Editor

Guy Leblanc

Rigging Gaffer

Elisabeth Leustig

Casting

Tim Lidstone

Special Effects

Billy Linder

Stunt Man

Bill Lindsay

Driver

Lyn Lozier

Dresser

Jeremy Lyall

Camera Assistant

James Maccammon

Rigging Gaffer

Forbes Macdonald

Camera Assistant

Wendy Mack

Driver

Donald Mackechnie

Other

John Mackenzie

Construction

Film Details

Also Known As
Passionens pris, Scarlet Letter
MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Drama
Period
Adaptation
Religion
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Soundelux (Soundelux)
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Nova Scotia, Canada; Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 15m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 13, 1995

Released in United States on Video April 16, 1996

Hawthorne's novel has been adapted as a feature film at least four times: In 1917, directed by Carl Harbough; in 1926, directed by Victor Sjostrom and starring Lillian Gish; in 1934, directed by Robert G. Vignola and starring Colleen Moore; and in 1973, directed by Wim Wenders and starring Senta Berger.

Completed shooting November 21, 1994.

Began shooting August 7, 1994.

Released in United States Fall October 13, 1995

Released in United States on Video April 16, 1996