The Muse


1h 37m 1999

Brief Synopsis

One fine night, Hollywood screenwriter Steven Phillips basks in the honor of a humanitarian award, presented to him at a black-tie dinner as his proud wife Laura and daughters look on. One crappy morning later, a junior studio executive is telling Steven that he's lost his creative "edge," and relea

Film Details

Also Known As
Drömfabriken, La Muse, Muse, La
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
October Films
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

One fine night, Hollywood screenwriter Steven Phillips basks in the honor of a humanitarian award, presented to him at a black-tie dinner as his proud wife Laura and daughters look on. One crappy morning later, a junior studio executive is telling Steven that he's lost his creative "edge," and releases Steven from his contract. Desperately seeking counsel, Steven visits his friend, enviably successful screenwriter Jack Warrick. Jack confides to Steven that he himself was inspired to his ongoing success. Not by a muse, but by a Muse. Steven is incredulous as Jack tells him of Sarah, one of the nine daughters of the god Zeus. The Muses inspire creativity- and one, Sarah, has alighted in Hollywood. Steven is soon consumed by the prospect of becoming one of Sarah's clients. As a favor, Jack agrees to set up a meeting between Sarah and Steven.

Crew

Thomas Ackerman

Director Of Photography

Thomas Ackerman

Other

Todd Adair

Driver

George Alden

Driver

Geoffrey Alexander

Music Conductor

Elizabeth Algieri

Camera Operator

Cesar Angobaldo

Driver

Linda Arnold

Hair

James Ashwill

Foley Mixer

Jason Astor

Production Assistant

Guy Babylon

Music

Art Bartels

Key Rigging Grip

Scotty Bates

Production Assistant

Michael J. Benavente

Sound Editor

Barry Berg

Unit Production Manager

Barry Berg

Executive Producer

Earl Betts

Carpenter

Lisa Joi Bloch

Assistant Director

Kathryn Blondell

Hair Stylist

Dylan Blowen

Production Assistant

Scot Boland

Casting Associate

Deana Bolton

Assistant

Gary Bourgeois

Rerecording

Alan Broberg

Driver

Albert Brooks

Screenplay

Lisa Brown

Music Coordinator

Richard Brown

Best Boy

Peggy Budda-loa

Medic

Victoria Burrows

Casting

Betsy Cameron

Special Thanks To

James Cameron

Other

Robert J Carlyle

Construction Coordinator

Robert Cawley

Driver

Jim Chamberlain

Driver

David Chase

Other

Michael Chock

Sound Effects Editor

Jimmy Cliff

Song

Jimmy Cliff

Song Performer

Richard Cline

Swing Gang

Adrian Collee

Other

Betsy Cox

Costume Designer

Richard D Crain

Carpenter

Sue Crosby

Costumes

Craig T Crowell

Driver

John Cucci

Foley Artist

Vic Cuccia

Transportation Captain

William Cueto

Other

Thomas Culberhouse

Carpenter

Brad Curry

Other

Marc Dabe

Art Director

Richard Davis

Location Manager

Ross Day

Location Manager

Dan Delgado

Gaffer

Daniel Deprest

Driver

Charles Drake

Craft Service

Lynn Dubal

Assistant

Jim Duggan

Best Boy Grip

Matt Dunkley

Other

John W Enoch

Driver

Glen R. Feldman

Assistant Property Master

Earl Finn

Stand-In

Molly Fisher

Other

Bill Fobert

Carpenter

Matt Friedman

Assistant Editor

Linda Gacsko

Assistant Camera Operator

Gerald Gates

Other

Mark Gerasimenko

Camera Assistant

Benjamin Giacometti

Grip

Roberto Gonzalez-rubio

Dga Trainee

Dale Gordon

Props

Vanessa Grayson

Stand-In

Andy Green

Music

Bonnie Greenberg

Music Supervisor

Greg Griffith

Swing Gang

Isobel Griffiths

Music Contractor

Oda Groeschel

Costumes

Randal R Groves

Carpenter

Gregg Guellow

Grip

Tim Gunther

Carpenter

Jill Haber

Other

Ronald E. Hairston

Craft Service

Robert Hale

Painter

Richard Hansen

Other

Keith Hartley

Other

Richard Hartley

Rigging Gaffer

Rose Heeter

Stand-In

Edouard F Henriques

Makeup

Loren Hillebrand

Dolly Grip

Steven Hiller

Assistant Camera Operator

Steve Imbler

Driver

Rick James

Song Performer

Rick James

Song

Lee Jennings

Driver

Maureen Jennings

Production Associate

Elton John

Song Performer

Elton John

Music

Elton John

Song

Monica Johnson

Screenplay

Dave Kaiser

Other

George Kallimanis

Grip

Skaila Kanga

Other

Beth Katz

Makeup

Cliff Kibodeaux

Other

Nina Kraft

Makeup

Todd Lachniet

Production Coordinator

Lorenzo Lamas

Other

Derrick Landry

Assistant Production Accountant

Kevin Landry

Production Supervisor

Kevin Landry

Production Associate

Ken Langworthy

Assistant Location Manager

Cindy Lasher

Medic

Bridgette Lester

Assistant

Linda Lew

Foley Recordist

Fred Liberman

Driver

Craig Lietzke

Driver

Marc Lipman

Driver

Dina Lipton

Production Designer

Bill Liversage

Driver

Dirk Long

Other

Pat Lozano

Other

Randall Luna

Driver

Dikran Mahakian

Carpenter

Elliot Marks

Photography

Frank Mathews

Best Boy

Jeff Mathews

Other

Linda Matthews

Costume Supervisor

Meg Matthews

Costumes

Kevin Mcbride

Driver

Cedar Mcclure

Art Department Coordinator

Anne Mcculley

Set Decorator

Tamara Mcdonough

Assistant Editor

Annie Mceveety

Camera Assistant

Dennis Mcneill

Color Timer

Nina Melkonian

Assistant Editor

Charles Messenger

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Fran Messer

Assistant

Jill Meyers

Music

Alonzo Miller

Song

Meredith Murphy

Stand-In

Roland Murphy

Other

Herb Nanas

Producer

Myron Nettinga

Rerecording

David P Newell

On-Set Dresser

Randy Nolen

Steadicam Operator

Christopher S Nushawg

Set Designer

Carol A. O'connell

Hair Stylist

Dan O'connell

Foley Artist

Jenny O'grady

Other

Des O'regan

Swing Gang

William J. Oaks

Assistant Production Accountant

Christopher Oliver

Other

Kim Ornitz

Sound Mixer

Jan Ostermann

Driver

Mark Pappas

Foley Editor

David Parrish

Camera Operator

Jeena M Phelps

Assistant Sound Editor

John Pontrelli

Production Assistant

Wolfgang Puck

Other

Robert Ramos

Hair Stylist

Rob Reiner

Other

Simon Rhodes

Sound Mixer

Ted Rhodes

Key Grip

Clarence Rodriguez

Driver

Theresa Roehner

Driver

James Rose

Other

Doug Ryan

Camera Operator

Michael T Ryan

Music Editor

Tony Sanchez

Grip

Allison Sanford

Other

Tricia Sawyer

Makeup

Ira Schreck

Production

Hillary Schwartz

Production Assistant

Martin Scorsese

Other

Cybill Shepherd

Other

Daniel Silverberg

Assistant Director

Daryl Simmons

Song

Mychal Smith

Boom Operator

Todd C Spears

Accountant

Tom Stanley

Music

Gary A Stel

Other

Josh Stolberg

Screenplay

Dot Stovall

On-Set Dresser

Ninon Tantet

Post-Production Supervisor

Bernie Taupin

Music

Bernie Taupin

Song

Peter Teschner

Editor

John Joseph Thomas

Sound Effects Editor

Jennifer Tilly

Other

Mark Tobey

Assistant Director

P R Tooke

Script Supervisor

Andy Touchard

Driver

Jodi Tripi

Rights & Clearances

David Tutokey

Best Boy

Emmanuel Ungaro

Wardrobe

Claudine Vacca

Casting Associate

Rene Van Den Berghe

Other

Greg Van Dyke

Driver

Amy Botefuhr Vuckovich

Props Buyer

Vera Wang

Wardrobe

Steven E Wegner

Production Accountant

Film Details

Also Known As
Drömfabriken, La Muse, Muse, La
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
October Films
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Award Nominations

Best Actress

1999
Sharon Stone

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for the 1999 Golden Globe for Best Actress - Comedy or Musical (Sharon Stone).

Released in United States July 2000

Released in United States on Video February 15, 2000

Released in United States Summer August 27, 1999

Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival July 5-15, 2000.

Began shooting August 3, 1998.

Completed shooting September 28, 1998.

Released in United States on Video February 15, 2000

Released in United States July 2000 (Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival July 5-15, 2000.)

Released in United States Summer August 27, 1999