Sonny


1h 50m 2002

Brief Synopsis

Sonny, who lives in New Orleans, has been trained and groomed from early adolescence to follow his family's trade. He is from a line of male prostitutes who provide services for wealthy women--and he hates it. Sonny wants to free himself from this predetermined life, and hopes to find something for

Film Details

Also Known As
Pony Rides
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Biography
Drama
Release Date
2002
Production Company
Kent Hamilton
Distribution Company
Samuel Goldwyn Films
Location
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Synopsis

Sonny, who lives in New Orleans, has been trained and groomed from early adolescence to follow his family's trade. He is from a line of male prostitutes who provide services for wealthy women--and he hates it. Sonny wants to free himself from this predetermined life, and hopes to find something for himself outside of the their prostitution business. He considers joining the Army, as a way out, but his family won't hear of it. An unlikely woman offers Sonny possible redemption from his dilemma.

Crew

Michael Applebaum

Camera Operator

Scott August

Production Assistant

Steve Austin

Video Playback

Johann Sebastian Bach

Song

Markus Barben

Caterer

Bruce Barnes

Song

Bruce Barnes

Song Performer

Joe Barnett

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Paul Beard

Grip

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Song

Carlos Bernal

Driver

David C Bernat

Assistant

Susie Blanchard

Medic

Robert Bodenheimer

Craft Service

George R Bott

Production Assistant

Stephen Bourgeois

Special Effects Assistant

David Bowie

Song

David Bowie

Song Performer

Linda Brennan

Dialect Coach

Paul Brooks

Producer

Donna Brower

Casting Assistant

Lance Brown

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Robert N Brown

Assistant Camera

Mara Buffett

Props Buyer

Charles Burdett

Driver

Stephen Bures

Assistant

Reid Burns

Visual Effects Supervisor

Reid Burns

Visual Effects Producer

Nicolas Cage

Producer

John Carlen

Screenplay

Timothy A Carpenter

Adr Mixer

Timothy A Carpenter

Foley Mixer

Timothy A Carpenter

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Buddy Carr

Dolly Grip

Cleveland Carter

Driver

June Carter

Song

Gerald Casale

Song

Carlo Catalanotto

Driver

Donna Chance

Set Costumer

Bartou Chandler

Set Production Assistant

Gilly Charbonnet

Key Grip

Seth Clark

Assistant Editor

Patsy Cline

Song Performer

Rosemary Clooney

Song Performer

Bradley Clouse

Assistant Sound Editor

Herbert Colar

Driver

Billy Colbert

Transportation Coordinator

Greg Collins

Driver

Thomas E Conrad

Video Playback

Shawn Holly Cookson

Costume Designer

Robert H Cooper

Special Effects Coordinator

Danny Cosmo

Stunt Player

Jennifer Cusentino

Coordinator

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

John Dixon

Driver

Jed M Dodge

Sound Editor

Gaetano Donizetti

Song

Cougar Easley

Electrician

Christopher Ekstrom

Grip

Mary Frances Elgin

Art Department Coordinator

Melissa Elliott

Titles

Dana Embree

Set Costumer

David Emerson

Titles And Opticals

David Erwin

On-Set Dresser

Ryan Eustis

Production Assistant

George G Everett

Driver

John Michael Fanaris

Sound Effects

Bridget Fenlason

Stand-In

Joe Fineman

Post-Production

Sean Finnegan

Electrician

J Aloysius Flanagan Iii

Adr

Daniel Fox

On-Set Dresser

Charlie French

Medic

Robert Fripp

Song

Debra L Gainor

Associate Producer

Glenn Gainor

Co-Executive Producer

Glenn Gainor

Unit Production Manager

Janet Galpin

Driver

Linda Gardar

Costume Supervisor

Matt Gaumer

Assistant Camera

Randy Gerston

Music Supervisor

Don Gibson

Song

Michael Giles

Song

Norm Golightly

Producer

Jacklyn Gondrella

Driver

Allison Gordin

Makeup Artist

Glenn Gould

Song Performer

Melissa Groetsch

Stand-In

Colby Guillory

Production Assistant

Caleb Guillote

Office Production Assistant

Nicole Hall

Assistant

Kent Hamilton

Production Insurance

Randy Hansen

Song

Randy Hansen

Song Performer

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Kim Harris

Carpenter

Jeff Harrisson

Sound Engineer

James D Hattin

Digital Effects Artist

Jeffrey Haupt

Sound Mixer

Ruby C Haupt

Boom Operator

Elizabeth Hayden-passero

Casting

Jonn P Herbert

Painter

Lissette Hernandez

Production

Kirk Herzbrun

Assistant Sound Editor

Rankin Hickman

Assistant Production Coordinator

Lavelle Higgins

Electrician

Jennifer Hoffman

Assistant

Jeanne De La Houssaye

Storyboard Artist

Earl R Hurst

Transportation Co-Captain

A Joseph Iglesias

Caterer

Bobby James

Driver

Heather Joyce

Coordinator

Carlie Kahn

Driver

Alissa Miller Kantrow

Accountant

Victor Keatley

Best Boy Electric

Tracy Keller

Production Coordinator

Junior Kelly

Driver

Monroe Kelly

Production Designer

Merle Kilgore

Song

King Crimson

Song Performer

Loren Kinsella

Stunt Player

Jillian Ann Kreiner

Set Costumer

Greg Lake

Song

Sidney Lambert

On-Set Dresser

Loney Landry

Driver

Leo Lauricella

Carpenter

Ross Lebrun

Assistant

Shane Lecocq

Dialect Coach

Geddy Lee

Song

Mandy Lee

Production

Brian Leff

Music Supervisor

Richard Leveckis

Caterer

Allan Levine

Visual Effects Producer

Allan Levine

Visual Effects Supervisor

Murray H Levy

Security

Genevieve Leyh

Scenic Artist

Alex Lifeson

Song

Mark Anthony Little

Assistant Director

Phil Locicero

Scenic Artist

Skip Long

Driver

Ian Lynch

Assistant Camera

Marc Mann

Music Arranger

Clint Mansell

Music

Barry Markowitz

Director Of Photography

Michael S Martin

Property Master

David Mastron

Post-Production Accountant

Michael Mayhew

Production

David Ross Mccarty

Location Manager

Jessica Seifert Mccarty

Location Coordinator

Dave Mccue

Titles And Opticals

Ian Mcdonald

Song

Meagan Mclaughlin

Craft Service

Mike Mclaughlin

Gaffer

Marc Meyer

Sound Editor

Gary Miller

Caterer

Mark Miller

Accounting Assistant

Charles Milling

Stand-In

Pete Mills

Other

Mark Mothersbaugh

Song

Walter Murphy

Song

Walter Murphy

Song Performer

Dan Muscarella

Color Timer

David Nami

Special Effects Assistant

Lee Nichols

Trainer

Jay Nierenberg

Sound Design

Jay Nierenberg

Sound Supervisor

Randy Nolen

Camera Operator

Randy Nolen

Steadicam Operator

Yvette S O'neill

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Paul Olinde

Electrician

Emjay Olson

Hair Stylist

Jorin Ostroska

Assistant Property Master

Maurice R Palmer

Security

James Pankow

Song

Houston Parker

Assistant

Jeffery Passero

Casting

Neil Peart

Song

Poland Paul Perkins

Transportation Captain

Patti Perret

Photography

Scott Peterson

Script Supervisor

Eric Pierson

On-Set Dresser

Daniel Rector

Grip

Becky Richardson

Animal Trainer

Lise Richardson

Music Editor

Shelley Roden

Foley Artist

Ronald W Romanski

Scenic Artist

James Roque Jr.

Assistant Director

Anthony Rossi

Office Production Assistant

Ann C Salzer

Assistant Director

Michael Schafer

Sound

Paul Schierhorn

Dialect Coach

Seth Schur

Assistant

Steven D. Search

Assistant Camera

Alexander Sens

Driver

Jamil Sharif

Song Performer

Jamil Sharif

Song

Kevin Shawley

Digital Effects Artist

Sherman Shelton

Production Assistant

Peter Sinfield

Song

Howard E. Smith

Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
Pony Rides
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Biography
Drama
Release Date
2002
Production Company
Kent Hamilton
Distribution Company
Samuel Goldwyn Films
Location
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2002

Released in United States November 2002

Released in United States on Video August 19, 2003

Released in United States Winter December 27, 2002

Shown at Deauville Film Festival August 30 - September 8, 2002.

Feature directorial debut for actor Nicolas Cage.

Feature screenwriting debut for John Carlen.

Released in United States 2002 (Shown at Deauville Film Festival August 30 - September 8, 2002.)

Released in United States on Video August 19, 2003

Released in United States November 2002 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (Special Screening) November 7-17, 2002.)

Released in United States Winter December 27, 2002