johns


1h 38m 1996

Brief Synopsis

A funny and tragic tale set the day before Christmas on the dirty streets of Hollywood. John and Donner are two street hustlers struggling to keep their dreams alive on a day when it seems everyone is out to get them. Together, they manage to find the true meaning of friendship, sacrifice and courag

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
FIRST LOOK/FIRST LOOK PICTURES
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

A funny and tragic tale set the day before Christmas on the dirty streets of Hollywood. John and Donner are two street hustlers struggling to keep their dreams alive on a day when it seems everyone is out to get them. Together, they manage to find the true meaning of friendship, sacrifice and courage.

Crew

Tarek Abu-zayyad

Associate Producer

Tarek Abu-zayyad

Special Thanks To

George Agnew

Consultant

Sean Antle

Best Boy

Joseph Apprendi

Special Thanks To

Darren Aronofsky

Special Thanks To

Rick Avery

Stunt Coordinator

Gregg Barbanell

Foley Artist

Joe Barreras

Transportation Captain

Jonathan Beare

Special Thanks To

Carol Bodie

Special Thanks To

Charles Bond

Boom Operator

Maria Bradley

Costumes

Charles Brown

Original Score

Charles Brown

Music Composer

Charles Brown

Music

Christopher Jerome Brown

Post-Production Assistant

Francie Brown

Dialect Coach

Lew Burnett

Driver

Alex Butler

Special Thanks To

Dave Camiedes

Steadicam Operator

Kevin Campbell

Special Thanks To

Peter Carlstedt

Rerecording

Danny Caron

Music

Danny Caron

Music Composer

Danny Caron

Original Score

Cathy Christmas

Special Thanks To

Fred Cisterna

On-Set Dresser

Harry Cohen

Sound Effects Editor

Vince Cohen

Grip

Bob Conlon

Music

Richard Cooper

Assistant Director

Ian Davidow

Office Assistant

Ruth Davies

Music

Wendy Davison

Production Accountant

Francis Deangelo

Assistant

Andrew Decristofaro

Sound Editor

Andrew Decristofaro

Adr Supervisor

Alfonso Delgado

Electrician

Gary Devoe

Driver

Richard Dionne

Driver

Michael Doggett

Transportation Coordinator

Bill Dotson

Dialogue Editor

Maria Erspamer

Production Assistant

Rachel Eubanks

Editor

David Farmer

Sound Effects Editor

Jill Fink

Special Thanks To

Marc Fishman

Adr Editor

Beau Flynn

Producer

Ryan Folsey

Construction Coordinator

Jon Furie

Special Thanks To

P Holt Gardiner

Executive Producer

P Holt Gardiner

Special Thanks To

Tim Gedemer

Sound Effects Editor

Brian Geer

Foley Mixer

Jennifer Gentile

Set Decorator

David Godbout

Associate Producer

David Godbout

Special Thanks To

Michael Goldman

Special Thanks To

Jane Gurtiza

Assistant Production Coordinator

Constance Hall

Makeup Assistant

Dolly Hall

Co-Executive Producer

Dorian Harris

Editor

Ray Harris

Storyboard Artist

Diane Hassinger-newman

Script Supervisor

Daniel Hofstad

Electrician

Aaron Hsu

Special Thanks To

Bob Ivanjack

Dolly Grip

Sharon Jackson

Special Thanks To

Mara Jacobs

Special Thanks To

Tom Jensen

Assistant Camera Operator

Stephanie Johnson

Special Thanks To

Elyse Katz

Unit Production Manager

Elyse Katz

Line Producer

Alex Kivlen

Production Consultant

Leslie Kurtz

Other

Vanessa Lasky

Special Thanks To

Samuel Lehmer

Music

Eldad Levy

Special Thanks To

Jordan Levy

Camera

Jason D Libretta

Assistant Camera Operator

Shaun Madigan

Gaffer

Mickey Mayerson

Special Thanks To

Mike Mertens

Color Timer

Kenneth Michael

Makeup

Sue Mischel

Special Thanks To

Mike Monzoni

Best Boy Grip

Mike Moser

Editor

Anthony Newman

Grip

Vince Nicastro

Foley Artist

Gerry O'malley

Steadicam Operator

Travis Pafford

Grip

William P Paine

Art Director

Mark Paperno

Boom Operator

Ken Paull

Production Associate

Kim Percival

Production Coordinator

Pierce Plowden

Special Thanks To

Kristin Prouty

Special Thanks To

Valentina Raksin

Adr

Mary Ramos

Music Supervisor

Greg Reeves

Electrician

Tom Richmond

Director Of Photography

Nick Roberts

Security

Bobby Rodriguez

Other

Paul Rodriguez

Sound

Stuart Rosenberg

Special Thanks To

Marcia Ross

Special Thanks To

Anthony Santiago

Assistant Editor

Ed Santiago

Post-Production Supervisor

Larry Scharf

Sound Mixer

David Schrager

Production Associate

Tony Sereno

Rerecording Assistant

John Shepard

Assistant

John Shepard

Special Thanks To

Dr. Henry Shinefield

Special Thanks To

Steven Siebert

Special Thanks To

Amy Beth Silver

Production Designer

Ruth Silver

Special Thanks To

Scott Silver

Screenplay

Stefan Simchowitz

Producer

Brad Siskind

Grip

Sara Jane Slotnick

Costume Designer

Clifford Solomon

Music

Steve Sorkin

Grip

Catherine M Speakman

Adr Editor

Rick Stribling

Dolly Grip

Al Styron

Special Thanks To

Gary Sula-goff

Foley

Ken Teaney

Rerecording

Steven Thomas

Assistant Director

Eric Thompson

Adr

Ignacio Valero

Boom Operator

Mary Vernieu

Associate Producer

Mary Vernieu

Casting

Gary Wasserman

Music Editor

Mark Waters

Special Thanks To

Ron Wechsler

Special Thanks To

Alyssa Weisberg

Casting Associate

Jacob Whitmore

Props

Allison Wilke

Art Assistant

Adam Wilson

Electrician

Lisa Wong

Special Thanks To

Harry Woolway

Sound Effects Editor

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
FIRST LOOK/FIRST LOOK PICTURES
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter January 31, 1997

Released in United States on Video September 29, 1998

Released in United States January 1996

Released in United States May 1996

Released in United States July 1996

Released in United States September 1996

Released in United States October 1996

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States March 1997

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 9-20, 1996.

Shown at Outfest '96: The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 11-21, 1996

Shown at Boston Film Festival September 6-19, 1996.

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (in competition) October 10-20, 1996.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 29 - February 9, 1997.

Shown at London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival March 13-27, 1997.

Feature directorial debut for Scott Silver.

Completed shooting June 9, 1995.

Released in United States Winter January 31, 1997

Released in United States on Video September 29, 1998

Released in United States January 1996 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (American Spectrum) in Park City, Utah January 18-28, 1996.)

Released in United States May 1996 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 9-20, 1996.)

Released in United States July 1996 (Shown at Outfest '96: The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 11-21, 1996)

Began shooting May 15, 1995.

Released in United States September 1996 (Shown at Boston Film Festival September 6-19, 1996.)

Released in United States October 1996 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (in competition) October 10-20, 1996.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 29 - February 9, 1997.)

Released in United States March 1997 (Shown at London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival March 13-27, 1997.)