Sliding Doors


1h 45m 1998

Brief Synopsis

If Helen makes it aboard a London subway train before the sliding doors close, she will have a different future than if she is left standing on the platform. In parallel stories, this tale follows Helen's lives down both paths simultaneously, as two totally different futures unfold.

Film Details

Also Known As
Pile & face
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Drama
Fantasy
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

If Helen makes it aboard a London subway train before the sliding doors close, she will have a different future than if she is left standing on the platform. In parallel stories, this tale follows Helen's lives down both paths simultaneously, as two totally different futures unfold.

Crew

Remi Adefarasin

Director Of Photography

Stephen Barker

Post-Production Coordinator

Andre Barreau

Song

Simon Bartholomew

Song

Helen Booth

Line Producer

Philippa Braithwaite

Producer

Jon Brion

Song

Jackson Browne

Song

Helen Caldwell

Stunt Coordinator

Nigel Clark

Song

David B Cohen

Sound Editor

Ceri Evans Cooper

Script Supervisor

Ros Davidson

Production Coordinator

Sara Desmond

Assistant Director

Maria Djurkovic

Production Designer

Tina Earnshaw

Makeup

Guy East

Executive Producer

Ricky Edwards

Original Music

Tammy Fearing

Foley Editor

John Finklea

Music Editor

Kaylin Frank

Music Coordinator

Pascal Gabriel

Song

Siedah Garrett

Song

Jeremy Gee

Camera Operator

Emma Griffiths

Assistant Director

Michelle Guish

Casting Director

Robin Harlan

Foley Artist

Brand New Heavies

Song Performer

Paul Herman

Song

David Hirschfelder

Music

Bob Hollow

Special Effects Supervisor

William Horberg

Producer

Peter Howitt

Screenplay

Douglas Ingram

Storyboard Artist

Chris Jenkins

Rerecording

Elton John

Song Performer

Elton John

Song

Martyn John

Art Director

Jay Kay

Song

Tim Kellett

Song

Lisa Lamb

Song

Patty Larkin

Song Performer

Patty Larkin

Song

Laura Lovejoy

Dialogue Editor

Laura Lovejoy

Adr Editor

Blair Mackichan

Song Performer

Blair Mackichan

Song

Aimee Mann

Song Performer

Aimee Mann

Song

Douglas Mcferran

Consultant

Richard Mcnevin-duff

Song

John Midgley

Sound Mixer

Andrew Miller

Song

Sarah Monat

Foley Artist

Abra Moore

Song

Abra Moore

Song Performer

Claus Norreen

Song

J Pederson

Song

Sydney Pollack

Producer

Sandy Poustie

Associate Producer

Matthew Priest

Song

Soren Rastad

Song

Andy Richards

Unit Manager

Carolyn Sauer

Foley Recordist

Chris Scallan

Music

Sam Schwartz

Original Music

Nigel Sinclair

Executive Producer

Randy Singer

Foley Mixer

Thomas W Small

Foley

John Smith

Editor

Toby Smith

Song

Paul Statham

Song

Matt Steinmann

Location Manager

Beth Sterner

Sound Editor

Bernie Taupin

Song

Jill Taylor

Costume Designer

Phil Taylor

Song

Robin Taylor-firth

Song

Simon Thompson

Hairdresser

Alf Tramontin

Steadicam Operator

Richard Whelan

Assistant Director

David Wisnicvitz

Coproducer

Warren W. Zevon

Song

Film Details

Also Known As
Pile & face
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Drama
Fantasy
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 1998 European Film Award for Best Screenplay (Peter Howitt).

Expanded Release in United States May 1, 1998

Expanded Release in United States May 8, 1998

Limited Release in United States April 24, 1998

Released in United States January 1998

Released in United States on Video December 1, 1998

Released in United States September 1998

Released in United States Spring April 24, 1998

Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Closing Night) September 17-26, 1998.

Sliding Doors is the directorial debut of Peter Howitt.

Began shooting April 1, 1997.

Completed shooting May 28, 1997.

Released in United States January 1998 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Opening Night) in Park City, Utah January 15-25, 1998.)

Limited Release in United States April 24, 1998

Released in United States Spring April 24, 1998

Expanded Release in United States May 1, 1998

Expanded Release in United States May 8, 1998

Released in United States September 1998 (Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Closing Night) September 17-26, 1998.)

Released in United States on Video December 1, 1998