Crocodile Tears


1h 22m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A Faustian tale an HIV+ man who wonders how far he would go to spare his own life. He contacts the Devil (who turns out to be a junior high principal) through the weird world of cable access TV. The Devil agrees to reverse Simon's HIV+ status if he completes three tasks--become a hate comic, renounc

Film Details

Release Date
1997
Production Company
Crocodile Tears Productions; Todd-Ao
Distribution Company
TED SOD; Ariztical Entertainment
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 22m

Synopsis

A Faustian tale an HIV+ man who wonders how far he would go to spare his own life. He contacts the Devil (who turns out to be a junior high principal) through the weird world of cable access TV. The Devil agrees to reverse Simon's HIV+ status if he completes three tasks--become a hate comic, renounce his sexuality, and marry his best friend Lana.

Crew

Andrea Allen

Unit Publicist

Sherry Anders

Key Makeup/Hair

Kris Anderson

Props Assistant

Nikki Appino

Negative Cutter

Christy Bain

Casting

Michael Baird

Gaffer

Peter Barnes

Adr Editor

Jonas Batt

Second 2nd Assistant Director

Matt Bayles

Original Score Engineer

Lisa Becerra

Props Assistant

Camille Benda

Wardrobe Intern

Chris Bennion

Still Photographer

Malia Bento

Make-Up/Hair Assistant

Gwen Bialic

Production Coordinator

Bjorn Boisen

Gaffer

John Bosch

Assistant Sound Editor

Ed Brooks

Original Score Producer

Lisa Burgett

Other

Irene Burton

Production Assistant

Mark Canniff

Location Assistant

Randy Carmical

Other

Marge Carr

Other

Claire Cavanah

Production Assistant

Beverly Chambers

Grip

Natasia Chan

Wardrobe Supervisor

Sandy Cioffi

Producer

Sandy Cioffi

Post-Production Supervisor

Sandy Cioffi

1st Assistant Director

Frank J Clayton

Bass Performer

Ajae Clearway

Boom Operator

Lisa Colbert

Sound Assistant

Lisa Colbert

Assistant (To Composer)

Lisa Colbert

Boom Operator

Steve Colgrove

Grip

Paul Crampton

Gaffer

Laura Culberg

Production Assistant

Rebecca Degeorge

Script Supervisor

Christopher Demuynck

Location Sound Mixer

Marjorie Demuynck

Keyboards/Saxophone; Music

Trina Dewey

Production Assistant

Gary Dewitt

Set Construction

Pamela Dore

Additional Stills

Pamela Dore

Production Manager

Will Dowd

Drums Performer

Amy E Duddleston

Editor

Diane Dunn

Production Assistant

Roger Faires

Location Manager

Michelle Forbes

Set Dresser

Deborah Girdwood

Production Assistant

Marnie Gombiski

Production Assistant

Emily Gordon

Production Assistant

Marc Greenough

Legal Advisor

Annie Grosshans

Script Supervisor

Julia Harmatz

Legal Advisor

Rod Hatfield

Grip Production Assistant

Jim Haviland

Sound Editor

Allene Hebert

Video Assist

George Hicks

Grip

Cesar Hildalgo

Grip Production Assistant

Esther Hines

Design Assistant

Jenny Hinkey

Production Consultant

Jenny Hinkey

Assistant Director

Kendyll Howard

Props Production Assistant

Tanya Hughes

Additional Stills

Tanya Hughes

2nd Assistant Camera

Tanya Hughes

Assistant (To The Producer)

Sarah Isakson

Associate Producer

Sarah Isakson

Craft Services

John Jacobsen

Other

Eric Jennings

1st Assistant Camera

Stacey Johnson

Production Assistant

Larry V Jones

Drums Performer

Cary Jordan

Sound Assistant

Bolin Keck

Gaffer

Severine Kelley

Set Dresser

Linda Kennedy

Props Master

Tom King

Assistant (To Composer)

Karen Kirchhoff

Wardrobe Assistant

Sheryl E Kool

Sign Language Consultant

Becky Koslosky

Make-Up/Hair Assistant

Karen Ledger

Costume Designer

Stephen Les

Negative Cutter

Stuart T Lilias

1st Assistant Camera

Kate Loeb

Props Production Assistant

Erik Loysen

Key Grip

Kathi R Lupson

Sign Language Consultant

Wade Madsen

Choreographer

Dean Martinson

Title Designer

Mike Mcintyre

2nd Assistant Camera

Johanna Melamed

Assistant (To Executive Producer)

Ron Meneses

Gaffer

Scott A Milliam

Dolly Grip

Jessica Minier

Wardrobe Intern

Eric Moore

Gaffer

Georgi Murray

Make-Up/Hair Assistant

Fred Pack

Other

Vanessa Packard

Other

John Pai

Additional Stills

Burke Pearson

Assistant (To Executive Producer)

Ann Pennington

Make-Up/Hair Assistant

Joseph Pontecorvo

Director Of Photography

Brian Porterfield

Graphic Artist

Courtney R Powell

Assistant (To Executive Producer)

Courtney R Powell

Extras Casting

Andy Pratt

Negative Cutter

Sabrina Roache

Wardrobe Intern

Jean Robb

Assistant (To Composer)

Karen Rodriguez

2nd Assistant Camera

Jennifer Sadler

Assistant Editor

Michael Schemm

Accountant

Bill Scott

Color Timer

Tina Shattuck-jorge

Costume Designer

Jeff Smithwick

Color Timer

Ray Smithwick

Film To Tape Transfers

Ted Sod

Play As Source Material ("Satan And Simon Desoto")

Ted Sod

Executive Producer

Ted Sod

Screenwriter

Julea Sorrels

Make-Up/Hair Assistant

Michael Sullivan

Associate Producer

Eric Swearengen

Other

Eileen Tobin

Production Assistant

Kevin Tone

Dialogue Editor

Chris Varnell

Grip

Martijn Veltman

Best Boy

Rachel Venning

Production Assistant

Awilda Verdejo

Other

Scott Weiss

Assistant Sound Editor

Vince Werner

Sound Mixer

Mary Westlake

Make-Up/Hair Assistant

Lory Widner

Production Assistant

Rosko Wright

Production Assistant

Tony Yazzolino

Other

Kristin Zavorska

Production Designer

Marta Zehan

Assistant (To Executive Producer)

Frank R Zepponi

Production Designer

Film Details

Release Date
1997
Production Company
Crocodile Tears Productions; Todd-Ao
Distribution Company
TED SOD; Ariztical Entertainment
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 22m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States February 1998

Released in United States July 1997

Released in United States on Video October 25, 2005

Shown at Outfest '97: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival July 11-20, 1997.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 15 - June 8, 1997.

Shown at Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Film Festival in Sydney, Australia February 12-26, 1998.

Began shooting January 6, 1996.

Completed shooting early February 1996.

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 15 - June 8, 1997.)

Released in United States on Video October 25, 2005

Released in United States July 1997 (Shown at Outfest '97: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival July 11-20, 1997.)

Released in United States February 1998 (Shown at Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Film Festival in Sydney, Australia February 12-26, 1998.)