Ronin


1h 58m 1998

Brief Synopsis

A group of five experts is assembled to retrieve a mysterious briefcase from an equally mysterious group of criminals. American strategist Sam joins French coordinator Vincent, German electronics expert Gregor, American driver Larry and British veteran Spence. They begin in Paris but soon follow the

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Adventure
Crime
Political
Thriller
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. (MGM )
Location
Arles, France; Nice, France; La Victorine Studios, Nice, France; Paris, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

Synopsis

A group of five experts is assembled to retrieve a mysterious briefcase from an equally mysterious group of criminals. American strategist Sam joins French coordinator Vincent, German electronics expert Gregor, American driver Larry and British veteran Spence. They begin in Paris but soon follow the briefcase to the South of France, where it is stolen by Gregor. The remainder of the gang must chase it anew.

Crew

Jean-marc Abbou

Location Manager

Alain Agostini

Location Manager

Jean-louis Airola

Stunt Player

Jim Albert

Sound

Claude Albouze

Unit Production Manager

Rick Alexander

Sound Mixer

Angela Allen

Script Supervisor

Miguel Allo

Video Assist/Playback

Gilles Allou

Foreman

Alexander Arbatt

Dialogue Coach

David Artur

Assistant Director

Fanny Aubrespin

Assistant Director

Eric Aufevre

Transportation Coordinator

Jean-charles Bachelier

Hair Stylist

Michele Badrutt

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Gregg Barbanell

Foley Artist

Carine Barcelo

Accounting Assistant

Catherine Barres

Assistant Location Manager

Thomas Bartke

Music

Gilbert Bataille

Stunts

Bernard Bats

Sound Recordist

Alan Beckworth

Choreographer

Sandra Benhamou

Other

Eric Bialas

Assistant Camera Operator

Andrea Bocelli

Song Performer

Ted Boonthanakit

Storyboard Artist

Joseph Bosco

Adr

Pierre Boudier

Foreman

David Boulton

Adr Mixer

Xavier Bouraoui

Production Assistant

Jean-claude Bourdin

Assistant Art Director

Fabienne Bressan

Hair Stylist

Sarah Brightman

Song Performer

Alain Brochery

Stunt Player

Regis Brun

Location Manager

Pierre-yves Bruneel

Boom Operator

Marie-sylvie Caillierez

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Dale Caldwell

Color Timer

Patrick Camboulive

Photography

David Campi-lemaire

Set Production Assistant

Margot Capelier

Casting

Keith Carradine

Song Performer

Guy Chasseuil

Stunts

Michel Cheyko

Assistant Director

Laurent Chiomento

Assistant Location Manager

Elia Cmiral

Music

Cy Coleman

Song

Betty Comden

Song

Anne Costerg

Production Assistant

David Crone

Camera

David Crone

Steadicam Operator

Yann Cuinet

Production Assistant

Mercedes Danforth

Casting Associate

Bruno Daveux

Production Assistant

Elodie Delettre

Camera

Georges Demetrau

Special Effects Coordinator

Lucrezia Dillon-corneck

Assistant

Kim Doan

Production Coordinator

Laetitia Dom

Other

Reuben Domingo

Assistant Sound Editor

Alain Dominiecki

Accounting Assistant

Alain Dondin

Lighting

Sophie Drouin

Production Accountant

Fabienne Dubois

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Jean-michel Ducourty

Assistant Art Director

Cyrille Dufaut

Stunts

Joe Dunne

Stunt Coordinator

Anne Dunsford-varenne

Set Costumer

Denis Duplex

Special Effects Foreman

Francesca Emerson

Assistant Editor

Luc Etienne

Assistant Director

Liz Lang Fedrick

Casting Associate

Robert Fitzgerald

Sound Effects Editor

Frank Fleming

Other

Mike Flicker

Music Editor

Gilles Floquet

Grip

Marc Flouquet

Set Designer

Alan Flyng

Costumes

Dimitri Foresta

Production Assistant

Dominique Fouassier

Stunt Coordinator

Robert Fraisse

Director Of Photography

Christophe Gabbiati

Assistant

Jean-paul Gaillot

Construction Coordinator

Pierre Garnier

Dolly Grip

Anthony Gibbs

Editor

Sherrye Gibbs

Assistant Editor

Alexandra Gonzales

Adr Editor

Mick Gould

Technical Advisor

Adolph Green

Song

Gerry Grennell

Dialogue Coach

Isobel Griffiths

Music Contractor

Jacques Grousset

Caterer

Laurence Guerault

Assistant

Alain Guerillot

Stunt Player

Stephan Guerri

Production Assistant

Dominic Gugliametti

Choreographer

Fabienne Guicheneuy

Craft Service

Patrice Guillain

Assistant

Michael Z. Hanan

Production Designer

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Ilona Herman

Hairdresser

Alain Herpe

Assistant Camera Operator

Garry Hood

Prosthetics

C J Hsu

Apprentice

Margo Hunt

Assistant

Nick Ingman

Original Music

Patrick Jamot

Other

Jean-pierre Jarrier

Stunts

Amanda Mackey Johnson

Casting

Sue Jones

Casting

Derek Kavanagh

Unit Production Manager

John P Keating

Consultant

Paul Kelmenson

Executive Producer

Cedric Kron

Medic

Edmund J Lachmann

Adr Editor

Jordane Lafourcade

Assistant Director

Jean-claude Lagniez

Stunt Coordinator

Rose-marie Lausson

Assistant Editor

Philippe Lazoore

Stunt Player

Jean-claude Le Bras

Lighting Technician

Mike Le Mare

Sound Designer

Paul Le Marinel

Makeup

Robert Lecorre

Set Decorator

Bruno Lefebvre

On-Set Dresser

Dominique Lefevre

Other

Jean-marie Lhomme

Assistant Camera Operator

Steve Livingston

Sound Effects Editor

David Mamet

Screenplay

Frank Mancuso

Producer

Christophe Maratier

Other

David Marcus

Assistant Sound Editor

Colette Martin

Accounting Assistant

Jean-pierre Mas

Key Grip

Francois Mathieu

Production Assistant

Joelle Meffre

Art Department Coordinator

Marc Mercier

Stunt Player

Flore Michiels

Assistant

Jane Milon

Hair Stylist

Sophie Mollier

Other

Stewart Nelson

Sound Effects Editor

Mary Nelson-duerrstein

Negative Cutting

Michel Neugarten

Stunts

Vince Nicastro

Foley Artist

David Nissen

Assistant Camera Operator

Andre Noel

Animal Trainer

Josephine Olive-o'neill

Accounting Assistant

Andrew G Patterson

Foley Editor

Raphael Peaud

Assistant Editor

Franklin Pedrosa

Production Assistant

Claude Perinet

Other

Frank Peterson

Song

Patricia Pierangeli

Dialogue Coach

Gilbert Pieri

Property Master

Gilles Pieri

Assistant Property Master

Brian Pierret

Other

Laurent Piron

Assistant Art Director

Eric Potter

Sound Effects

Gino Pucci

Apprentice

Lucio Quarantotto

Song

Sergei Rachmaninoff

Music

Liliane Rametta

Makeup

Alex Raspa

Adr

Charlet Recors

Camera Operator

Leon Rey

Production Assistant

Emmanuel Rigaut

Transportation Captain

Catherine Robert

Stunt Player

Richard D Rogers

Sound Mixer

Patrick Ronchin

Technical Coordinator

May Routh

Costume Designer

Hari Ryatt

Adr Editor

Cathy Sandrich Gelfond

Casting

Francesco Sartori

Song

Brady A Schwartz

Foley Editor

Yves Seigneuret

On-Set Dresser

Karen Serreau

Wardrobe

Sebastien Seveau

Stunts

Ron Shillingford

Other

Claudia Shon-maier

Assistant

Judy Shrewsbury

Assistant Costume Designer

Dean St John

Adr Mixer

Karola Storr

Foley Editor

Fabien Strulovici

Other

Cindy Stuart

Choreographer

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Music

Matt Teck

Assistant Sound Editor

Claudio Todeschini

Dialogue Coach

Leonard Trombetta

Stand-In

Sylvain Truchot

Production Assistant

Bernard Tschumi

Special Thanks To

Christina Tucker

Foley Mixer

Christian Vallat

Assistant Art Director

Frederic Vallejo

Other

Frederic Vallet

Stunt Player

Michel Vialla

Assistant Property Master

Gerard Viard

Art Director

Bruno Vignier

Location Manager

Jenni Villegas

Assistant

Johan Otto Von Spreckelsen

Special Thanks To

Hans Vonk

Music Conductor

Cameron Watson

Dialogue Coach

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Action
Adventure
Crime
Political
Thriller
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. (MGM )
Location
Arles, France; Nice, France; La Victorine Studios, Nice, France; Paris, France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video February 23, 1998

Released in United States on Video February 23, 1999

Released in United States 1998

Shown at Venice Film Festival (Nights and Stars) August 26 - September 8, 1998.

Director John Frankenheimer died July 6, 2002 of a stroke at the age of 72.

Completed shooting March 3, 1998.

Began shooting November 3, 1997.

Released in United States Fall September 25, 1998

Released in United States on Video February 23, 1998

Released in United States on Video February 23, 1999

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (Nights and Stars) August 26 - September 8, 1998.)

Released in United States Fall September 25, 1998