Prefontaine


1h 46m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Biographical film on the tragically short life of American track and field star Steve Prefontaine, who died in a car wreck at the age of 24 just before the 1976 Olympics.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Drama
Biography
Sports
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Douglas Tourtelot
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Tacoma, Washington, USA; Seattle, Washington, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Synopsis

Biographical film on the tragically short life of American track and field star Steve Prefontaine, who died in a car wreck at the age of 24 just before the 1976 Olympics.

Crew

Kirsten Anderson

Art Department Coordinator

Leo Arnaud

Song

Glenn Auchinachie

Sound Effects Editor

James Bailey

Foley

Michael Baird

Video Assist/Playback

Stanton Barrett

Stunt Coordinator

Stanton Barrett

Stunt Player

Sally Sue Beisel

Assistant Director

Steven R Benson

Visual Effects Supervisor

Rebecca Berman

Film Research

Bruce Birmelin

Photography

Nina Bradford

Set Decorator

Dana Brayton

Music Arranger

Dennis Brennan

Song Performer

Tom Bronson

Costume Designer

Diane Broussalian

Assistant Camera Operator

Eric Budlong

Best Boy Grip

Robin Buerki

Steadicam Operator

Doug Bundy

Dolly Grip

Jeanne Caliendo

Assistant Director

Michele A Carmel

Production Coordinator

Gavin Christopher

Song

Marne Cohen

Other

Allen Collins

Song

Jan Cook

Grip

Michael P Cook

Dialogue Editor

Eugene Corr

Screenplay

Bill Corso

Makeup

Jeanine Cowen

Music Arranger

Mike Crabtree

Foley

Dan Crow

Production Assistant

Mason Daring

Song

Mason Daring

Song Performer

Mason Daring

Music

Micah Davis

Production Assistant

T W Davis

Adr Mixer

T W Davis

Rerecording

Bill Dellinger

Consultant

Beth Depatie

Unit Production Manager

Michael Desilva

On-Set Dresser

Pam Dixon Mickelson

Associate Producer

Pam Dixon Mickelson

Casting

Aine Donnelly

Production Assistant

Mark Doonan

Producer

Sonja Dove

Electrician

Evelyn Dutton

Foley

Bob Dylan

Song

Jason England

Assistant Sound Editor

Roger Faires

Assistant Location Manager

Elaine Finley Giannone

Consultant

Keith M Fleming

Assistant

John Fogerty

Song

Dan Fouts

Avid Editor

Bill Fox

Sound Effects Editor

Peter C Frank

Editor

Amy M Franklin

Location Assistant

Jeanne Franz

Scenic Artist

Felicia Gallo

Other

Amy Gerber

Casting Associate

Peter Gilbert

Director Of Photography

Peter Gilbert

Other

Peter Gilbert

Producer

Shelly Glasser

Coproducer

Stuart Goetz

Music Editor

Michael Golub

Music

Albert Gomez

Foley

Brent Grant Grierson

Boom Operator

Tony Grob

Location Manager

Randal R Groves

Foreman

Donald Haggerty

Transportation Captain

Rusty Hanson

Stunt Player

Robert J Harper

Assistant

John Helde

Assistant Editor

Jimi Hendrix

Song

Jimi Hendrix

Song Performer

Jeff Heyveld

Foley

Geoff Hollister

Technical Advisor

Chris Howell

Stunt Coordinator

Robin Jacobs

Hair Assistant

Steve James

Screenplay

Fred Jaross

Medic

Kathy Jarvis

Stunt Player

Dunca Kane

Song

Sean Keegan

Adr Mixer

Chaka Khan

Song Performer

Rufus Khan

Song Performer

Kathy Carroll King

Makeup Assistant

Colleen Kingdon

Best Boy

Vince Klimek

Electrician

Tom Knott

Special Effects Coordinator

Peter Kuttner

Assistant Camera Operator

Michelle Kuznetsky

Music Supervisor

John Lafollette

Production Assistant

Stephen Lang

Key Grip

Ron Leamon

Costume Supervisor

Synthia Learned

Production Assistant

Robert Leisle

Props Assistant

Henry Earl Lewis

Costumes

Stuart T Lillas

Assistant Camera Operator

Frank London

Song

Larry Lordan

Foley Editor

John Lutz

Producer

Robert Marts

Sound Mixer

Matt Mcbride

Stunt Player

Brian Mccleary

Grip

Neil Mcleod

Property Master

Patricia Mcvay

Craft Service

Michael M Mills

Other

Bob Morganroth

Video

Ted Morris

Camera Operator

Jake A Mosler

Production Assistant

Michael Moyer

Gaffer

Billy Novick

Song

Marienne O'brien

Costumes

Ron Otis

Stunt Player

Ted Paduck

Music

Andre Perreault

Rerecording

Eric G Peterson

Technical Advisor

Danielle Philipa

Craft Service

Patrick Phillips

Props Assistant

Marie Rose Ponath

Assistant Production Coordinator

Elfriede Prefontaine

Special Thanks To

Linda Prefontaine

Special Thanks To

Linda Prefontaine

Consultant

Neeta Prefontaine

Special Thanks To

Ray Prefontaine

Special Thanks To

Mary Pyanowski

Hair Stylist

Mary Ramos

Music Supervisor

Deborah Lynn Rathbone

Accounting Assistant

Wendy Ray

Other

Becky Revak

Assistant Camera Operator

Dennis Rice

Electrician

Lindsay B Ronald

Assistant

Kelli Rudnick

Production Assistant

Efrain Saldago

Song Performer

Efrain Saldago

Song

Jeffrey L Sandler

Dialogue Editor

Jill Santi

Accounting Assistant

Ron Sarchin

Stunt Player

Sarah Scarritt

Assistant Production Coordinator

Luke Scully

Production Associate

Jim Seylor

Consultant

Ken Shannon

Consultant

Eric Sherman

Production Assistant

Adam Singer

Post-Production Coordinator

Peter Sloan

Production Assistant

Irby Smith

Producer

Jay Smith

Assistant Director

Todd Q Smith

Medic

Patrick Spezialy

Production Accountant

Nancy Stanwood

Consultant

Stephen Stills

Song Performer

Stephen Stills

Song

Paul F Stroh

Boom Operator

Paul E Stroh

Transportation Coordinator

Susanne Suffredin

Editor

Terry Terry

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Dan Thomas

Sound Effects Editor

Dan Thoreson

Grip

Douglas Tourtelot

Cable Operator

Peter Townshend

Song

Corky Trewin

Photography

Clancy Troutman

Sound Editor

James Troutman

Sound Editor

Barbara Tuss

Script Supervisor

Pat Tyson

Consultant

Ronnie Van Zant

Song

Alun Vick

Construction Coordinator

Joe Vitale

Song Performer

Joe Vitale

Song

Gregory A Weimerskirch

Art Director

Cheryl Wheeler

Song Performer

Kenny White

Song

Mac Wilkins

Consultant

Jimmy Williams

Color Timer

Carol Wood

Production Designer

Renn Woods

Song Performer

Robert Zuckerman

Photography

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Drama
Biography
Sports
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Douglas Tourtelot
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Tacoma, Washington, USA; Seattle, Washington, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter January 24, 1997

Limited Release in United States January 24, 1997

Released in United States on Video November 18, 1997

Released in United States January 1997

Began shooting July 1, 1996.

Completed shooting August 16, 1996.

One of two Steve Prefontaine biopics - the other titled "Pre" wrapped on October 9, 1996 and is being released by Warner Bros.

Released in United States Winter January 24, 1997

Limited Release in United States January 24, 1997

Released in United States on Video November 18, 1997

Released in United States January 1997 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 16-26, 1997.)