Palmetto


1h 53m 1998

Brief Synopsis

A good guy tries to go bad... but can't. After spending two years in prison for refusing to testify about the corruption in his hometown of Palmetto, Harry Barber is released, bitter and disillusioned. He then gets involved with a seemingly simple kidnapping plot which turns out to be more complex t

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Crime
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Babelsberg Studios, Berlin, Germany; Florida, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 53m

Synopsis

A good guy tries to go bad... but can't. After spending two years in prison for refusing to testify about the corruption in his hometown of Palmetto, Harry Barber is released, bitter and disillusioned. He then gets involved with a seemingly simple kidnapping plot which turns out to be more complex than he imagines.

Crew

Nelson Antinori

Transportation Co-Captain

Manfred Arbter

Rerecording

Geoff Bailer

Grip

Johnny A Baio

Production

Robert Baker

Grip

Robert Baker

On-Set Dresser

Sydney Baldwin

Photography

Lynn Barber

Makeup Artist

Anja Bau

Foley Recordist

T J Beatty

Gaffer

Andre Bendocchi-alves

Sound Effects

Lisa Joi Bloch

Assistant Director

Dominik Bollen

Adr Editor

Claire Jenora Bowin

Production Designer

Annet Boxheimer

Assistant

Wanda Boy

Production

Mark Brown

Assistant

Brigitte Burdine

Other

Max Burke-phillips

Other

Rusty Burrell

Assistant Camera Operator

David Byrne

Song

David Byrne

Song Performer

Robert Cahoon

Assistant Production Coordinator

J J Cale

Song

J J Cale

Song Performer

Jeff Cannon

Boom Operator

Jeff S Caples

Assistant Camera Operator

Jennifer Capo

Lighting

Peter Carey

Other

Dan Carter

Projectionist

Elayne Ceder

Titles

James Hadley Chase

Source Material (From Novel)

Richard Clabaugh

Director Of Photography

Jeff Clarey

Other

Gare Cline

Art Department Coordinator

Sean Coffman

Song

Barbara Collins

Casting Associate

Lawrence L. Commans

Boom Operator

Ry Cooder

Song Performer

Al Corley

Executive Producer

R S Cotner

Other

Dianne Crittenden

Casting

Laurent D

Hair Stylist

Pat Daly

Production

Jonathan Dana

Consultant

Todd Decker

Camera Assistant

Diego Della Valle

Special Thanks To

Linda Demarco

Color Timer

Richard F Diez

Transportation Co-Captain

Gerard Dinardi

Production Supervisor

Klaus Doldinger

Music

Klaus Doldinger

Original Music

Paul Doucet

Grip

Denis Doyle

Set Production Assistant

Brian Doyle-murray

Other

Terry Dresbach

Costume Designer

Ryan Dumford

Sound

Gary Duncan

Driver

Claudia Dunn

Other

Stephen P Durante

Swing Gang

Tom Durkin

Best Boy Grip

Hector Elias

Other

Ron Erdberg

On-Set Dresser

Peter Farber

Assistant Camera Operator

Thomas M Farmer

Grip

Jamie Felz

Assistant Camera Operator

David Ferguson

Foreman

T Sean Ferguson

Assistant Director

Margaret Fiedler

Song

Guy Fixsen

Song

Wayne Foreman

Caterer

Claudia Frohlich

Sound Effects

E. Max Frye

Screenplay

Paul Fuemana

Song

Joe Galdo

Song

John E Gallagher

Assistant Director

Margot Godow

Other

Olivero Gonzalez

Production

Ken Gorrell

Effects Assistant

Dan Grant

Other

Robert S Gray

Assistant

Kimberly Greene

Makeup Artist

Tito Guizar

Song Performer

Tito Guizar

Song

Al Guthrie

Helicopter Pilot

Frank Gyori

Caterer

Melody Haines

Set Costumer

Mark Halloran

Production

Paul Hamacher

Dolly Grip

Bruce Hansen

Video

Udo Happel

Post-Production Coordinator

Norm Harris

Lighting

Ira R Hartig

Grip

Monika Helmer

Production Accountant

Mo Henry

Negative Cutting

Leslie Herman

Costume Supervisor

Lauren Hoffman

Song

Lauren Hoffman

Song Performer

Desne Holland

Makeup Artist

Gus Holzer

Location Manager

Joseph Humphreys

Rigging Gaffer

Kirksten C Irick

Location Manager

Gregory Isaacs

Song Performer

Gregory Isaacs

Song

Karin Ivester

Lighting

Askia Won-ling Jacob

Wardrobe

Claudio Jacobellis

Set Production Assistant

Alan Jansson

Song

Brian Johnson

Special Thanks To

Jane B Johnson

Set Decorator

Richard Lee Jones

Special Effects Coordinator

Robert Jordan

Production

Mike Justus

Stunt Man

James Martin Kelly

Stand-In

Juli Kestner

Production

Ken Kirkpatrick

Production

Tommy Klemt

Sound Engineer

Thomas Kloss

Director Of Photography

Hans-walter Kramski

Foley Artist

James Land

Lighting

Kathy Laughlin

Extras Agent/Coordinator

William J Lawler

Grip

J Wayne Lawson

Production

Marsha Lawson Young

Transportation

Ken Lazer

Location Casting

Justin Leach

Storyboard Artist

Greg Lee

Song

Anthony J Lenzo

Other

Joe Lewis

Production

Jennifer Lloyd

Other

Pat Longman

Photography

Jimmi Lyon

Best Boy

Mike Maguire

Other

Paddy Maloney

Song

Eleni Mandell

Song

Eleni Mandell

Song Performer

D Manning

Song

Angela Marquis

Assistant

Michael J Mccarthy

Craft Service

David Mccolley

Other

Matt Mccoy

Other

Cheri Melchtone

Lighting

Vic Meyrich

Construction Coordinator

Nicole Miller

Special Thanks To

Shelby Miller

Other

James Millican

Assistant

Mamie Mitchell

Script Supervisor

Greg Morse

Video

David Mosall

Other

William Moyse

Other

John E Mulier

Other

Melissa Mulloy

Location Assistant

Eugene Musso

Executive Producer

Greg Narvas

Song

Sandy Newlands

Other

Peter O'mara

Music

Carmelo Olivero

Production

Richard G Osborn

Camera Operator

Jay Palomino

Production

Bill Paser

Production

Randy Peeks

Production

Roger Perez

Caterer

Jerry Pirkl

Other

M Planno

Song

Richard Plom

Song

Joern Poetzl

Foley Artist

Arnold Pouch

Lighting Technician

H Alan Powell

Assistant

Brigitte Pradel

Other

Peter Przygodda

Editor

Vicky Randall

Art Department

Robert Reedy

Other

Sue Rhoden

Tailor

Deke Rivers

Wrangler

Burke P Robinson

Location Assistant

Teddy Robinson

Production

Mac Rodgers

Stunt Man

Bart Rosenblatt

Executive Producer

Bart Rosenblatt

Production Manager

Roy Roundtree

Production

Robert M Sagaser

Camera

Eduardo D Salinas

Other

Steven Sands

Lighting

Skip Schields

Assistant Property Master

Philip G Schneider

Property Master

Stacey Seeds

Costume Supervisor

Jorge E Senisse

Office Assistant

Manny Serrano

Other

Myron Shepherd

Transportation Coordinator

Scott Short

Key Rigging Grip

Todd M Short

Key Grip

Ronnie Simmons

Lighting

Donald Smith

Production

Robert E Smith

Production

Sherrill Smith

Assistant Location Manager

Diana Sterling

Accountant

Robin Stuart

Assistant

Kevin Sturgill

Special Effects

Gerry Sullivan

Caterer

C Ryan Taylor

Storyboard Artist

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Crime
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Babelsberg Studios, Berlin, Germany; Florida, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 53m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video July 7, 1998

Released in United States Winter February 20, 1998

Began shooting April 15, 1997.

Completed shooting June 13, 1997.

Studio Babelsberg is Volker Schlondorff's production company.

Released in United States Winter February 20, 1998

Released in United States on Video July 7, 1998