Rosewood


2h 22m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Set in 1923, the true story of the events which occurred in Rosewood, Florida after a white woman unjustly accused a black man of rape. Fueled by anger and racism, an angry white mob burned down the town and massacred its inhabitants. One man, the only white storekeeper in Rosewood, risked his own life by teaming with a black drifter to help women and children escape to safety.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Historical
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Warner Bros. Pictures International (WBI)
Location
Orlando, Florida, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 22m

Synopsis

Set in 1923, the true story of the events which occurred in Rosewood, Florida after a white woman unjustly accused a black man of rape. Fueled by anger and racism, an angry white mob burned down the town and massacred its inhabitants. One man, the only white storekeeper in Rosewood, risked his own life by teaming with a black drifter to help women and children escape to safety.

Crew

Sonny Adkins

Transportation Co-Captain

Tom Akos

Stunts

Chad Algarin

Audio

Willy Allen

Adr Editor

Michael N Arbogast

Special Effects Coordinator

Jerry Ballew

Assistant Director

Bobbi Banks

Adr Editor

Tracy Barone

Executive Producer

Kevin Bartnof

Foley Editor

David Behle

Audio

Jerry Bertolami

Best Boy Grip

Grady Allen Bishop

Stunts

Amy Blanc-lacy

Script Supervisor

Steve Bonin

Craft Service

Jeffrey L Britt

Production Assistant

Julia S Bubis

Set Costumer

Frank Byers

Director Of Photography

Frank Byers

Dp/Cinematographer

William S Byers

Video Assist/Playback

Carl Calden

Sound Mixer

Veda Campbell

Sound Mixer

Bruce Cannon

Editor

Ruth Carter

Costume Designer

Dana Carufel

Other

Verne Caruso

Hair Stylist

Eric Chambers

Stunts

Noelle Chapin

Assistant Producer

Michael Christopher

Stunts

James Churchman

Stunts

Daniel Clancy

Other

Andrew Clapp

Lighting Technician

Timothy A Cleveland

Sound Effects Editor

Edmond Coblentz

Assistant Sound Editor

Damon Cohoon

Assistant Sound Editor

Clayton Collins

Foley Editor

Harold Collins

Construction Coordinator

Robert H Cooper

Special Effects

Larry Craig

Transportation Captain

Brenda Crenshaw

Other

Cindy Crowe-solis

Stunts

Jeannette D'ambrosio-sylbert

Assistant

Gary L Dagg

Key Grip

Peter Damien

Props

Liba Daniels

Assistant

Deborah Myles Davis

Costume Supervisor

Dennis Deveaugh

Animal Services

Ken Diaz

Makeup

Joe Digaetano

Special Effects Coordinator

Joe Digaetano

Stunts

Paul J Diller

Sound Effects Editor

Lisa Diquollo

Assistant

Arnett Doctor

Special Thanks To

Marion Dougherty

Casting

Don Duffield

Assistant Camera Operator

Steven Epstein

Song

Alvechia Ewing

Makeup

Tom Ferda

Special Effects

Steve Fillmore

Stunts

Christopher M Fischer

Assistant

Terri Fiyalko

Dialogue Editor

Christopher Flick

Foley Editor

Neisha Folkes

Choreographer

Charissa Forth

Production Assistant

Karyn Foster

Dialogue Editor

Penelope L Foster

Coproducer

Bill Freeman

Stunts

Bryan Friday

Stunts

Barbara Gandolfo-frady

Adr Editor

Mark Garner

Set Decorator

John Garrett

Location Manager

Walter Garrett

Special Effects

Edward Geiger

Assistant

Baylis Glascock

Sound Effects Editor

Jessica Goodwin

Assistant Sound Editor

Chris Gorak

Art Director

Sabrina L Gray

Assistant

Danny Green

Production Assistant

Lee Grimes

Makeup Artist

Margaret Guinee

Editor

Tony Delano Haltiwanger

Stunts

Steve Hart

Stunts

Gregory Hegdepath

Sound Editor

Sonya Henry

Adr Editor

Michael Herbick

Rerecording

Dervon Herron

Property Master

Dervon Herron

Stunts

Jimmie Herron

Property Master

Mildred Hill

Song

Patty Hill

Song

Phil Hoelcher

Stunts

Eric Hosmer

Sound Effects Editor

Meneil Huggar

Stunts

Joseph E Januszewski

Assistant

James Jensen

Assistant Camera Operator

Johnny Jensen

Director Of Photography

Johnny Jensen

Dp/Cinematographer

C L Johnson

Stunts

Russ Kavanaugh

Associate Producer

Jack Keller

Audio

Joe Kelly

Best Boy Grip

Mike Kirton

Stunts

Thomas Kittle

Special Effects Foreman

Robert E Krattiger

Lighting Technician

Shauna L Kroen

Production Accountant

Kurt Kulhanek

Assistant Director

Richard Lacy

Assistant

Catt Lebaigue

Dialogue Editor

James Lee

Transportation Captain

Larry A Lee

Stunts

Alan Levi

Location Manager

Patricio Libenson

Foley Editor

Robert J Litt

Rerecording

Debrae Little

Costume Supervisor

Michael A Logan

Key Grip

Ted Long

Hair Stylist

Brian Lynch

Stunts

Kelly Mahan Jaramillo

Music

Patrick Mahoney

Craft Service

Artie Malesci

Stunts

Brian D Manis

Assistant

Mike Marks

Assistant

Delfeayo Marsalis

Song

Wynton Marsalis

Song

Wynton Marsalis

Music

Jeff Mart

Steadicam Operator

Geoffrey C Martin

Special Effects

Keifus Mathews

Stunts

Toussaint Maxwell

Production Assistant

Dan May

Set Decorator

John Mcgowan

Assistant Camera Operator

Michael P. Mcgowan

Camera Operator

Mike Mcgowan

Assistant Camera Operator

Derrick Mcmillon

Stunts

Susan Mcnamara

Production Coordinator

Cathy Mcnaughton

Wrangler

Keith Meriweather

Stunts

Bruce E Merlin

Special Effects

Bruce Merlin

Special Effects

Scott Metcalfe

Assistant Director

Jovan Meteyor

Adr Editor

Elizabeth Meyerson

Artistic Advisor

Frank Miller

Camera Operator

Tommy Miller

Dolly Grip

David Nami

Special Effects

Johnny L Neal

Stunts

George Nemzer

Sound Effects Editor

David Norton

Assistant Director

Rod Nunnally

Scenic Artist

Sarah Pagliaro

Production Assistant

Michael A Patillo

Boom Operator

Leroy Patton

Camera Operator

Richard E Perry

Special Effects

Jon Peters

Producer

Norbert Phillips

Stunts

Gary Pilkinton

Special Effects

Gregory Poirier

Screenplay

Don Primi

Other

Kim Pucci

Assistant

Peter Ramsey

Associate Producer

Glenn Randall

Stunt Coordinator

David Raymond

Assistant Editor

Eli Reed

Photography

Eric Reed

Song Performer

Sioux Richards

Script Supervisor

Lise Richardson

Music Editor

Brad F Ringhausen

Other

Angela Terry Robinson

Assistant Editor

Craig T Rosevear

Sound Effects Editor

Peter Rossi Rosado

Stunts

Catherine Rowe

Foley Editor

Barry James Ryan

Key Grip

P Scott Sakamoto

Steadicam Operator

Dennis Sands

Music

Marc Sardy

Other

Alesandra Saunders

Other

Bill Scharpf

Stunts

Janelle Showalter

Assistant Sound Editor

Isaac Singleton

Stunts

Barnaby Smith

Set Costumer

Stuart Smith

Assistant Location Manager

Marsha Sorce

Audio

Fred Stafford

Adr Editor

Reggie Stanley

Stunts

Alan Stearn

Stunts

Lauren Stephens

Dialogue Editor

Darleen Stoker Kageyama

Foley Editor

Scott Stuart

Lighting

Kathe Swanson

Hair Stylist

Paul Sylbert

Production Designer

Pat Tantalo

Special Effects

Todd Rogers Terry

Stunts

Kathleen Tonkin

Special Effects

Tim Tonkin

Special Effects

David Tully

Other

T M Turkey

Stunts

Todd Turner

Assistant Director

Durk Tyndall

Special Effects

Russell Tyrrell

Special Effects

Elliot Tyson

Rerecording

Allen Ulrici

Wrangler

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Historical
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Warner Bros. Pictures International (WBI)
Location
Orlando, Florida, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 22m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for two 1997 NAACP Image Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor (Ving Rhames).

Released in United States August 1997

Released in United States February 1997

Released in United States on Video August 26, 1997

Released in United States Winter February 21, 1997

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 13-24, 1997.

Began shooting January 29, 1996.

Completed shooting April 27, 1996.

In the mid 1990s, the Florida legislature awarded reparations to the survivors of the attack.

Released in United States February 1997 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 13-24, 1997.)

Released in United States Winter February 21, 1997

Released in United States August 1997 (Shown in New York City (Adam Clayton Powell Gallery) as part of program "Harlem Week 1997" August 1-15, 1997.)

Released in United States on Video August 26, 1997