Once Upon A Time In America


3h 47m 1984
Once Upon A Time In America

Brief Synopsis

Drama about the rise and fall of Jewish-American gangsters in New York at the beginning of the century through the 1960s.

Film Details

Also Known As
C'era una volta in America
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1984
Location
Pinellas County, Florida, USA; Venice, Italy; Rome, Italy; New York City, New York, USA; Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
3h 47m

Synopsis

Drama about the rise and fall of Jewish-American gangsters in New York at the beginning of the century through the 1960s.

Crew

Sonny Abagnale

Other

Francesca Alatri

Other

Fausto Ancillai

Sound

Franco Arcalli

Screenplay

Gabrio Astori

Editor

Steve Baker

Key Grip

Alessandro Baragli

Assistant Editor

Nino Baragli

Editor

Sandro Battaglia

Camera Assistant

Dennis Benatar

Assistant Director

Robert Benmussa

Consultant

Leo Benvenuti

Screenplay

Irving Berlin

Song

Sylvie Bourque

Casting

Dominique Bruballa

Accountant

Richard Bruno

Assistant

Helen Butler

Costumes

Fausto Capozzi

Accountant

Enzo Cardella

Hair

Fabrizio Castellani

Assistant Director

Patrizia Cerasani

Assistant Editor

Bruno Cesari

On-Set Dresser

Bruno Charrier

Boom Operator

Ornella Chistolini

Assistant Editor

Cis Corman

Casting

Randy Coronato

Hair

Randy Coronato

Makeup

Maria Teresa Corridoni

Hair

Mario Cotone

Production Supervisor

Louis Craig

Special Effects Assistant

Piero De Bernardi

Screenplay

Tonino Delli Colli

Director Of Photography

Osvaldo Desideri

On-Set Dresser

Augusto Diamanti

Key Grip

Diana Dimichele

Accountant

Gianni Dimichele

Production Auditor

Dr. Henry R Dwork

Makeup

Ronald Fauteux

Props

Franco Ferrini

Screenplay

Gianni Fiumi

Property Master

Marina Frassine

Assistant

Brian Freilino

Dialogue Director

Flo Galant

Casting

Albert Gamse

Theme Lyrics

George Gershwin

Music

Ira Gershwin

Theme Lyrics

James Giblin

Transportation Captain

Nello Giorgetti

Swing Gang

Harry Grey

Source Material (From Novel)

Norman Guy

Key Grip

Ginette Hardy

Production Manager

Herb Hetzer

Other

Dubois Heyward

Theme Lyrics

Otto Jacoby

Other

Nilo Jacoponi

Makeup

Stuart M Kaminsky

Writer (Dialogue)

Stuart M Kaminsky

Screenplay

Gail Kearns

Production Coordinator

Steve Kerschoff

Props

Ted Kurdyla

Production

Walter Kymkiw

Gaffer

Pierre Laberge

Location Manager

Joseph M Lacalle

Song

John Lennon

Song

Raffaella Leone

Assistant

Sergio Leone

Screenplay

Joey Litto

Construction Coordinator

Tullio Lullo

Construction Coordinator

Renata Magnanti

Hair

Claudio Mancini

Executive Producer

Maurizio Mancini

Editing

Romano Mancini

Gaffer

Sergio Marcotulli

Music

Walter Massi

Unit Manager

Paul Mccartney

Song

Enrico Medioli

Screenplay

George Messaris

Other

Elouise Meyer

Other

Arnon Milchan

Producer

Ennio Morricone

Music

Luca Morsella

Assistant Director

Giovanni Natalucci

Set Designer

John C Newby

Gaffer

Cescenzo Notarile

Camera Assistant

Angelo Novi

Photography

Margherita Pace

Stand-In

Tonino Palombi

Production Assistant

Gabriella Pescucci

Costume Designer

Cole Porter

Song

Francesco Molinari Pradelli

Music

Gretchen Rau

Set Decorator

Robert Rietti

Sound Editor

Manlio Rocchetti

Makeup

Sergio Rosa

Accountant

Gioacchino Antonio Rossini

Music

Robert Rothbard

Location Manager

Jean-pierre Ruh

Sound Engineer

Piero Sassaroli

Production Assistant

Antonio Scaramuzza

Camera Assistant

John Seakwood

Photography

Carlo Simi

Art Director

James Singelis

Art Director

Kate Smith

Song Performer

Benito Stefanelli

Stunt Coordinator

Nicholas Stevenson

Editor

Carlo Tafani

Camera Operator

Umberto Tirelli

Costumes

Umberto Tirelli

Wardrobe

Joy Todd

Casting

Vivi Tonini

Assistant Editor

Giorgio Venturoli

Assistant Editor

Gabe Vidella

Special Effects

Attilio Viti

Location Manager

Amy Wells

Assistant Director

Jennifer Wyckoff

Other

Gheorghe Zamfir

Assistant

Gino Zamprioli

Makeup

Paul Zydel

Adr Mixer

Film Details

Also Known As
C'era una volta in America
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1984
Location
Pinellas County, Florida, USA; Venice, Italy; Rome, Italy; New York City, New York, USA; Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
3h 47m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States June 1984

Released in United States May 19, 1984

Released in United States October 23, 1992

Released in United States September 1984

Released in United States Summer June 1, 1984

Shown at Cannes Film Festival May 19, 1984.

Shown at New York Film Festival September 1984.

Fall 1992 re-release is the first theatrical release in the USA of the full-length director's cut seen internationally. The 1984 US version was cut by 90 minutes, losing a lot of continuity. The international version was released in the US on video prior to Fall 1992.

Released in USA on video.

Completed shooting April 1984.

Released in United States May 19, 1984 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival May 19, 1984.)

Released in United States June 1984 (short USA version)

Released in United States Summer June 1, 1984

Released in United States September 1984 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 1984.)

Released in United States October 23, 1992 (director's cut; Los Angeles)