Paradise Road


1h 55m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Set in World War II Singapore, European women imprisoned by the Japanese seek solace from the horror of their imprisonment by forming a vocal orchestra.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Location
Cairns, Australia; Penang, Malaysia; Sydney, Australia; Singapore; Port Douglas, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Synopsis

Set in World War II Singapore, European women imprisoned by the Japanese seek solace from the horror of their imprisonment by forming a vocal orchestra.

Crew

Julie Anthony

Song Performer

Alison Barrett

Casting

Belinda Bennetts

Titles

Bruce Beresford

Screenplay

David Bollard

Soloist

Glenn Boswell

Stunt Coordinator

Glenda Briggs

Animal Wrangler

Graham Burke

Executive Producer

Brian Burns

Other

Guy Campbell

Assistant Director

Nora Chambers

Other

Evanne Chesson

Animal Trainer

Frederic Chopin

Music

Ian Cleworth

Soloist

Thomas Connor

Song

Greg Coote

Producer

Frank Coughlan

Song Performer

Noel Coward

Song

Roger Cowland

Technical Operations Manager

Brian Cox

Special Effects Coordinator

Carolynne Cunningham

Assistant Director

Christo Curtis

Music

Ainsley Desilva

Production Manager

Margaret Dryburgh

Song

Margaret Dryburgh

Other

Dale Duguid

Visual Effects Supervisor

Kate Dunn

Choreographer

Pearl Dunuwilla

Production Coordinator

Antonin Dvorak

Music

Simon Dye

Visual Effects

Brian Edmonds

Set Decorator

Ross Edwards

Music

Edward Elgar

Music

Louis Elman

Adr Voice Casting

Peter Fenton

Rerecording

Colin Fletcher

Assistant Director

Andre Fleuren

Director Of Photography

Andre Fleuren

Camera Operator

Dick Freeman

Song Performer

David Giles

Co-Executive Producer

David Giles

From Story

Michael Gissing

Sound Engineer

Nikki Gooley

Makeup

Bronwen Gower

Adr

Ian Gracie

Art Director

Percy Grainger

Song

Antony Gray

Dialogue Editor

Jane Griffin

Assistant Director

John Harding

Other

Daniel Harvey

Visual Effects

Trevor Hawkins

Special Effects

Phil Heywood

Rerecording

Gustav Holst

Music

Sherry Hubbard

Makeup Artist

Peter James

Director Of Photography

Betty Jeffrey

Other

Peter Jenkins

Soloist

Clyde Kusatsu

Song Performer

Adrian Leaper

Music Conductor

Riley Lee

Soloist

Rick Lisle

Adr

Rick Lisle

Foley

Anthony Lordon

Unit Manager

Bob Lyons

Song Performer

Karen Mahood

Assistant Director

Brigadier George Mansford

Advisor

James Mcteigue

Assistant Director

Martin Meader

Co-Executive Producer

Martin Meader

From Story

Joseph Middleton

Casting

Sue Milliken

Producer

Wil Milne

Unit Manager

Tomo Miyaguchi

Advisor

Nicola Moors

Continuity

Pat Nash

Other

Gary O'grady

Sound Editor

Satsuki Odamura

Soloist

Russell Page

Choreographer

Wayne Pashley

Adr Editor

Ping Pay

Assistant Director

Libor Pesek

Music Conductor

Ken Phelan

Visual Effects

Herbert Pinter

Production Designer

Patsy Pollock

Casting

John Pope

Rerecording

Graeme Rattigan

Co-Executive Producer

Maurice Joseph Ravel

Music

Greg Ricketson

Production Manager

James Rogers

Digital Effects Supervisor

Abe Romain

Song Performer

Phillip Roope

Location Manager

Noni Roy

Assistant Director

Julian Ryan

Assistant Director

Paula Ryan

Costume Supervisor

Terry Ryan

Costume Designer

Robert Sandeman

Digital Effects Supervisor

Libby Sharpe

Production Coordinator

Brad Shield

Camera Operator

Brad Shield

Steadicam Operator

John Simpson

Foley Artist

Julie Sims

Production Coordinator

Morag Smart

Continuity

David Stanhope

Song

David Stanhope

Music Conductor

Sylvester Thomas

Assistant Director

Jeff Thorp

Other

Eric Todd

Scenic Artist

Peter Townsend

Editor

Alfred Uhry

Advisor

Lex Van Diepen

Music

Leny Van Shaik

Music

Libby Villa

Dialogue Editor

Sylvia Walker-wilson

Post-Production Supervisor

Jenny Ward

Editor

Lavinia Warner

Research And Content Consultant

Tim Wellburn

Editor

Craig Wentworth

3-D Animator

Gary Wilkins

Sound Recordist

Cheryl Williams

Hairdresser

Pamela Willis-burden

Script Supervisor

Christine Woodruff

Music Supervisor

Andrew Yap

Executive Producer

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Location
Cairns, Australia; Penang, Malaysia; Sydney, Australia; Singapore; Port Douglas, Australia

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Expanded Release in United States April 25, 1997

Limited Release in United States April 18, 1997

Released in United States April 10, 1997

Released in United States on Video October 21, 1997

Released in United States Spring April 11, 1997

Began shooting April 22, 1996.

Completed shooting July 25, 1996.

Release in Italy September 26, 1997.

Released in United States April 10, 1997 (Shown in New York City (DGA Theater) as part of series "IFP's/Director's Take" April 10, 1997.)

Released in United States Spring April 11, 1997

Limited Release in United States April 18, 1997

Expanded Release in United States April 25, 1997

Released in United States on Video October 21, 1997