The Comfort of Strangers


1h 45m 1990

Brief Synopsis

While on holiday in Venice, an English couple on the verge of separating find themselves inexplicably drawn to a mysterious local and his long-suffering wife.

Film Details

Also Known As
Comfort of Strangers, Cortesie per gli ospiti, Der Trost von Fremden, Etrange seduction, Trost von Fremden, Der
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Location
Venice, Italy; Rome, Italy; London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

While on holiday in Venice, an English couple on the verge of separating find themselves inexplicably drawn to a mysterious local and his long-suffering wife.

Crew

Alessandro Alberti

Other

Alfio Ambrogi

Electrician

Bruno Anghelone

Grip

Luciano Anzellotti

Sound Effects

Massimo Anzellotti

Sound Effects

Nicola Arigliano

Song Performer

Giorgio Armani

Wardrobe

Angelo Badalamenti

Music

Giancarlo Barberi

Color Timer

Deborah Imogen Beer

Photography

Alvaro Belsole

Construction

I A Belsole

Other

James Beshears

Sound Effects Editor

Lucianno Biasiato

Construction

Luciano Bispuri

Props

Sue Blainey

Assistant Editor

Kristina Boden

Associate Editor

Sandro Bolli

Grip

Stefano Bolzoni

Unit Manager

Mariolina Bono

Costume Supervisor

Laura Borzelli

Makeup Assistant

Kristine Bulakowski

Adr Editor

Francesco Cagnone

Other

Pietro Carta

Other

Maria Giovanna Caselli

Costumes

Fabrizio Castellani

Production Supervisor

Alberto Chiovenda

Other

Giovanni Corridori

Special Effects

Walter Cossu

Makeup Artist

Mario Cotone

Executive Producer

Renato Cravin

Construction

Betty Curtis

Song Performer

Adriano Dilorenzo

Production Assistant

Adriano Dilorenzo

Production Manager

Galliano Donati

Other

Thomas Drescher

Music Editor

Franco Fantini

Accountant

Alfonso Farano

Accountant

Stefano Fava

Makeup Artist

Ivano Ferrario

Other

Nika Ford

Assistant

Augusto Forti

Assistant

Paolo Franceschi

Hair

Joan Franklin

Music

Luciano Gallina

Other

Andrea Giaccio

Assistant

Leslie Gimbel

Apprentice

Giorgio Giuman

Assistant

Mark Goodermote

Boom Operator

Alberto Grassi

Other

Rachel Griffiths

Script Supervisor

Marco Guidone

Assistant

Bruce Kitzmeyer

Sound Editor

Drew Kunin

Sound Mixer

Giacomo Lesina

Assistant Director

Favio Maiuri

Assistant Editor

Luigi Marchione

Art Director

Natale Massara

Song

Ian Mcewan

Source Material (From Novel)

Jane Mculley

Adr Editor

Giuseppe Meloni

Electrician

Aldo Mingardi

Construction

Mauro Misino

Grip

Gianpaola Mora

Assistant

Jim Nau

Sound Editor

Naldo Nibbi

Production Assistant

Paolo Nigrelli

Production Assistant

Alberico Novelli

Lighting Technician

Andrea Nuzzolo

Production Assistant

Fabio Olmi

Assistant Camera Operator

Sandra Orlando

Cashier

Giorgio Padoan

Location Manager

Ivo Palazzi

Transportation

Vito Pallavicini

Song

Stefano Paltrinieri

Set Decorator

Bill Pankow

Editor

Nicola Pecorini

Steadicam Operator

Lucia Pederneschi

Assistant

Marcello Perricone

Electrician

Paola Petricca

Wardrobe

Harold Pinter

Screenplay

Angelo Pititto

Electrician

Franco Pizzonia

Construction Coordinator

Eugenio Ponga

Construction

Gianni Quaranta

Production Designer

Donald K Ranvaud

Other

Linda Reisman

Associate Producer

Teddy Reno

Song Performer

Angelo Rizzoli

Producer

Alessandro Rossi

Electrician

Sergio Rossi

Grip

Vito Rossiello

Other

Alessandro Sacchetti

Art Assistant

Marco Sacerdoti

Camera Operator

Paola Saraval

Art Assistant

Piero Sassaroli

Post-Production Supervisor

Maurice Schell

Sound Editor

Stefano Sechi

Assistant Art Director

Mary Selway

Casting

Alessandro Senaldi

Unit Manager

Susan Sklar Friedman

Assistant Sound Editor

Daniele Sordoni

Assistant Editor

Dante Spinotti

Director Of Photography

Antonio Tedesco

Other

Claudio Tedesco

Other

John Thompson

Associate Producer

Doriano Torriero

Best Boy

Franco Torriero

Grip

Francesco Zaccaria

Electrician

Mel Zelniker

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Film Details

Also Known As
Comfort of Strangers, Cortesie per gli ospiti, Der Trost von Fremden, Etrange seduction, Trost von Fremden, Der
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Location
Venice, Italy; Rome, Italy; London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States March 15, 1991

Released in United States Spring March 29, 1991

Released in United States April 12, 1991

Released in United States on Video August 22, 1991

Released in United States 1990

Began shooting September 25, 1989.

Completed shooting December 1, 1989.

Released in United States March 15, 1991 (San Francisco)

Released in United States Spring March 29, 1991

Released in United States April 12, 1991 (Chicago and Washington, DC)

Released in United States on Video August 22, 1991

Released in United States 1990 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival August 31-September 3, 1990.)