Absolute Strangers


2h 1991

Brief Synopsis

A husband struggles to keep his pregnant, comatose wife alive by deciding to allow the termination of her pregnancy. His decision faces vociferous legal and moral opposition, in a case that ultimately ends up in the U.S. Supreme Court. Based on a true story.

Film Details

Also Known As
Matter of Privacy
Release Date
1991
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A husband struggles to keep his pregnant, comatose wife alive by deciding to allow the termination of her pregnancy. His decision faces vociferous legal and moral opposition, in a case that ultimately ends up in the U.S. Supreme Court. Based on a true story.

Crew

Michael Anderson

On-Set Dresser

Robert W. Anderson

Screenplay

Pamela Antick

Production Assistant

Eric J Bates

On-Set Dresser

Lazarus Bota

Grip

Hope Brown

Assistant

Dar Browne

Dolly Grip

Richard M Butkus

Electrician

Michele Carnes

Assistant Production Coordinator

Gilbert Cates

Executive Producer

N Christine Chadwick

Makeup

N Christine Chadwick

Hair

Thomas F Cooney Iii

Electrician

Loren Corl

Key Grip

Kevin Davis

Construction Coordinator

Dennis Doty

Producer

Ross Dreyer

On-Set Dresser

Jonell Dunn

Casting Associate

Penny Ellers

Casting

Tommy Estridge

Property Master

Charles Fox

Music

Pascal Franchot

Dolly Grip

Alan Frazier

Electrician

Eric J. Goldstein

Camera Operator

Austin Goss

Lighting Technician

Peter Graupner

Assistant Director

Peggy Griffin

Associate Producer

Neil Holcomb

Best Boy

Mark Irwin

Director Of Photography

Lareine Johnston

Assistant Editor

Andree Juviler

Location Manager

Diane Katz

Production Coordinator

Richard Kohn

Production Assistant

Robert Kositchek

Camera Assistant

Thomas E Kuntz

Grip

Dawn Laurel

Assistant Camera Operator

Richard Lightstone

Sound Mixer

Stephen Lofaro

Assistant Director

Marie-laure Mathieu

Production Assistant

Richard Mazzochi

Props Assistant

Lisa Monti

Set Decorator

Millie Moore

Editor

Vicki Niemi

Unit Production Manager

Ken Peterson

Transportation Coordinator

Patrick Regan

Assistant Director

Garet Reilly

Set Costumer

Sharon Rosenberg

Costume Supervisor

Muriel Shaff

Technical Advisor

Lisa Smithline

Art Director

Shawn Stone

Grip

Barbara Thaxton

Script Supervisor

Jack Thomas

Foreman

Evelyn Thompson

Costume Designer

Marina Torpin

Hair

Marina Torpin

Makeup

Forrest Williams

Boom Operator

Stephen Wong

Assistant Camera Operator

Film Details

Also Known As
Matter of Privacy
Release Date
1991
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Completed shooting December 20, 1990.

Aired in United States April 14, 1991

Previous title: "A Matter of Privacy."

Began shooting November 27, 1990.