At First Sight


2h 8m 1999

Brief Synopsis

When New York architect Amy Benic falls in love with blind, charismatic masseur Virgil Adamson, she convices him to undergo experimental surgery that will allow him to see the world as she sees it - in all its chaotic, colorful glory. In this new, exciting time together, they soon learn that all gif

Film Details

Also Known As
Sight Unseen, Vid första ögonkastet
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. (MGM )
Location
Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA; Piermont, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 8m

Synopsis

When New York architect Amy Benic falls in love with blind, charismatic masseur Virgil Adamson, she convices him to undergo experimental surgery that will allow him to see the world as she sees it - in all its chaotic, colorful glory. In this new, exciting time together, they soon learn that all gifts come with a price and vision is comprised of a multitude of senses.

Crew

Timothy J Alberts

Wardrobe Supervisor

Louis Armstrong

Song Performer

Kerry Barden

Casting

Suzanne Barzman

Assistant

Kenny Becker

Color Timer

Christian Beerman

Song

Frank Beerman

Song

Henri Belolo

Song

Mark Bennett

Casting Associate

Paul Benz

Associate Editor

Alan Bergman

Song

Marilyn Bergman

Song

Paul Berolzheimer

Editor

Marc Blitzstein

Song

Susan Bode

Set Decorator

Nathaniel Bonini

Assistant Location Manager

Wayne Brackett

On-Set Dresser

Jordan Braunshweiger

Set Production Assistant

Bertolt Brecht

Song

Robert Brennan

Grip

Conrad F Brink

Special Effects Coordinator

Mark A Brown

Visual Effects

Mike Buckman

Transportation Captain

Bill Burns

Assistant Sound Editor

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

Tom Carlson

Music Editor

Susan Carrano

Assistant Costume Designer

Phillip V Caruso

Photography

Dr. Mitchell Cassel

Consultant

Raymond Castoldi

Song

Al Cerullo

Helicopter Pilot

Tom Cioccio

Other

Amy Comstock

Accounting Assistant

Jeff Coplan

Song

Damian Costa

On-Set Dresser

Karen Cowan

Assistant

Rob Cowan

Screenplay

Rob Cowan

Producer

Andrew J. Day

Rigging Gaffer

Sandy De Crescent

Other

Greg Decamp

Editor

Joseph M Deluca

On-Set Dresser

Patrice Dinhut

Visual Effects Supervisor

Peter Doell

Sound

Brenda Donoho

Costumes

Tiffini Dooris

Set Production Assistant

Antoine L. Douaihy

Location Manager

Warren Drummond

Storyboard Artist

John Dunn

Costume Designer

Andy Duppin

Stunt Player

Leonard Engleman

Makeup

Sandy Fenner

Consultant

Stanley Fernandez Jr.

Assistant Camera Operator

Frank Ferrara

Stunt Coordinator

Ralph Ferrara

Stunt Player

Alison Fisher

Dialogue Editor

Ella Fitzgerald

Song Performer

Mo Flam

Chief Lighting Technician

Dennis Freeborn

On-Set Dresser

David Cunningham Gardner

Hair Stylist

Steve Genewick

Sound

George Gershwin

Song

Ira Gershwin

Song

K. Scott Gertsen

Foreman

Stephan Goldman

Song

Stephan Goldman

Music Supervisor

Jeff Gomillion

Adr Mixer

Greer Marx Goodman

Office Assistant

Laura Graham

Adr Editor

Frank Graziadei

Video Assist/Playback

Johnny Green

Song

Susanna E Green

Consultant

Romaine Greene

Hair Stylist

Shawn Griffith

Assistant Director

Robert Guerra

Art Director

Tony Guida

Stunt Player

Adrian Gurvitz

Song

Michael Haight

Dialogue Editor

Oscar Hammerstein Ii

Song

Lorenz Hart

Song

Jennifer Hatton

Assistant Editor

Janice Hayen

Music

Marvin Lee Hayes

Post-Production Assistant

Eric Henriquez

Assistant Director

Dan Hersey

Other

Edward Heyman

Song

Billy Hopkins

Casting Director

Anura Idupuganti

Dga Trainee

Mark Isham

Song

Mark Isham

Music

Scott A Jennings

Editor

Kathy Jeung

Makeup

Eddie Joe

Other

Bert Kalmar

Song

Chaim Kantor

Assistant Camera Operator

Karen Kates

Assistant Property Master

John P Keating

Consultant

Rachel Kelley

Matte Painter

Jodi Kelly

Stand-In

Timothy Klein

Stand-In

Goyo Koyama

Foley Artist

Diana Krall

Song

Diana Krall

Song Performer

Stephen Krause

Sound Mixer

Ken Kugler

Original Music

Terry Ladin

Production Coordinator

Gary Lamantia

Camera Equipment

Carl Landi

Key Rigging Grip

Jennifer Law-stump

Art Department

Tom Leavey

Transportation Coordinator

Steve Levitt

Screenplay

Neil Lewis

Set Production Assistant

Mark Livolsi

Assistant Editor

Howard London

Adr Mixer

David Lucarelli

Adr

Gino Lucci

Stunt Player

Gino Lucci

Consultant

Michelle Lugones

Set Production Assistant

Mary Lund

Assistant

Bruce Maccallum

Camera Operator

Frank Macchia

Original Music

Andy Malcolm

Foley Artist

Patrick J Mangan

Assistant Director

Mark Masters

Assistant

Karen May

Office Assistant

Robin Mcallister

Assistant Property Master

Steve Mcauliff

Animal Trainer

Jim Mcconkey

Steadicam Operator

Larry Mcconkey

Steadicam Operator

Michelle Mcgrail

Effects Coordinator

Jennifer Mcnamara

Casting Associate

John P Melendez

Construction

Ron Mellegers

Foley Mixer

Fred Merusi

Construction Coordinator

Linda H Miller

Accountant

Vera Mitchell

Hair Stylist

Octavio Molina

Property Master

Julie Monroe

Editor

Jacques Morali

Song

Joel Moss

Song

Jane Musky

Production Designer

Don Nace

Scenic Artist

Richard Nelson

On-Set Dresser

David Norris

Camera Operator

Jesse Nye

Set Production Assistant

Bruce Nyznik

Editor

Kevin O'connell

Sound Mixer

Andrea O'connor

Set Production Assistant

Cindy O'connor

Music

Michael O'farrell

Sound Editor

Myron Odegaard

Gaffer

Denise Okimoto

Music Editor

Terri Ostrow

Assistant Production Coordinator

Willard Overstreet

Foley Editor

Sid Page

Soloist

Sheila Paige

Script Supervisor

Robert Paquette

Key Grip

Roger Paradiso

Coproducer

Roger Paradiso

Line Producer

Roger Paradiso

Unit Production Manager

George Patsos

Key Grip

Julia Patsos

Best Boy

William Patsos

Grip

Christopher Pensiero

Office Assistant

Patrick Phillips

Art Department

James H Pollard

Dolly Grip

Mike Reed

Best Boy

Thomas Reilly

Assistant Director

John Rodd

Rerecording Assistant

Richard Rodgers

Song

So Yun Roe

Production Associate

Harry Ruby

Song

Kyle Rudolph

Steadicam Operator

Greg P. Russell

Sound Mixer

Paul Rutkowski

Consultant

James Sabat

Other

James Sabat

Sound Recordist

Louis Sabat

Boom Operator

Oliver Sacks

From Story

Oliver Sacks

Story By

Olivier Sarda

Art Department

Leslie Saulter-yacuk

Other

Nina Saxon

Main Title Design

Cliff Schorr

Camera

Deidre Schrowang

Other

John Seale

Dp/Cinematographer

John Seale

Director Of Photography

Susan Shackelford

Dialogue Editor

Nadirah Shakoor

Song Performer

Nadirah Shakoor

Song

George Shearing

Song Performer

Chris Silano

Assistant

Lonnie Simmons

Song

Suzanne Smith

Casting

Tom Steel

Rerecording Assistant

Mark Subias

Other

Alana Taylor

Office Assistant

Hartsell Taylor

Wardrobe Supervisor

Rudolph Taylor

Song

Damon Tedesco

Rerecording Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Sight Unseen, Vid första ögonkastet
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. (MGM )
Location
Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA; Piermont, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 8m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter January 15, 1999

Released in United States on Video April 27, 1999

Project was previously in development as "To See or Not to See" with Columbia Pictures.

Mira Sorvino reportedly received $3 million for this project.

Val Kilmer reportedly received $9 million for this project.

Mira Sorvino reportedly received $3 million for this project.

Val Kilmer reportedly received $9 million for this project.

Began shooting January 7, 1998.

Completed shooting April 1, 1998.

Released in United States Winter January 15, 1999

Released in United States on Video April 27, 1999