The Saint


1h 54m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A rich and sophisticated criminal, who is also a master of disguises, falls for a pretty young scientist whose life is in terrible danger. She has discovered the key to a Russian billionaire's overwhelming ambition--to crown himself the first Czar of the new Russian Empire--and he will stop at nothi

Film Details

Also Known As
Saint
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom; Moscow, Russia; London, England, United Kingdom; Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m

Synopsis

A rich and sophisticated criminal, who is also a master of disguises, falls for a pretty young scientist whose life is in terrible danger. She has discovered the key to a Russian billionaire's overwhelming ambition--to crown himself the first Czar of the new Russian Empire--and he will stop at nothing to neutralize the danger that she represents.

Crew

Christopher Ackland

Adr Editor

George Acogny

Music Supervisor

Margaret Adams

Production Coordinator

Anatolij N Alexandrov

Song

Michael Alfred

Assistant

Mik Allen

Photography

Wendy Altman-cohen

Other

Edwin Astley

Song

Beverley Baker

Assistant Sound Editor

Robert S. Baker

Executive Producer

Thomas Bangalter

Song

Don Banks

Boom Operator

Chris Barnes

Adr Editor

Sam Barnes

Photography

Libbie Barr

Script Supervisor

John Barry

Song Performer

John Barry

Song

Sarah Beardsall

Casting Associate

John Bell

Music Arranger

Bernard Bellew

Assistant Director

Michael A Benson

Director Of Photography

Michael A Benson

Dp/Cinematographer

Barbara Berkery

Dialogue Coach

Nigel Birtchnell

Driver

Anastasia Biryukova

Other

Yurii Borisov

Song Performer

Ludmila Borisova

Song Performer

Roman Borodaev

Unit Manager Assistant

Linda Bowen

Accounting Assistant

David Bowie

Song

David Bowie

Song Performer

Pat Brennan

Assistant Sound Editor

Bob Bridges

Video

Richard Briscoe

Graphics

Chris Brock

Location Manager

Andy Brown

Music Contractor

David Brown

Producer

Susan Brown

Casting Associate

Kelly Browning

Transportation Coordinator

Keith Campbell

Stunts

Matthew Cang

Song

Michael A Carter

Rerecording

Alan Cassie

Art Director

Peter Cavaciuti

Steadicam Operator

Frazer Churchill

Visual Effects Designer

Tania Clarke

Production Assistant

Vincent Clarke

Electrician

Anthony Cleal

Rerecording

Norman A Cole

Assistant Sound Editor

Vernon Connolly

Lighting

Colin Corby

Camera Operator

Chris Corner

Song

Charlotte Couchman

Wardrobe Assistant

Liam Coverdale-howe

Song

David Cozens

Camera

David Cronnelly

Stunts

Graeme Crowther

Stunts

Warren Cuccurullo

Song

Peter Culverwell

Assistant Sound Editor

Jill Cunniff

Song

Mark Davies

Production Assistant

Richard Davies

Grip

Kathy Day

Assistant

Guy-manuel De Homem-christo

Song

Adrian De Wet

Visual Effects

Adrian Dewet

Visual Effects

Chris Dibble

Music

Paul Dimmer

Special Effects

Daren R. Dochterman

Visual Effects

Brenda Donoho

Costumes

Mark Egerton

Assistant Director

Andrew Eio

Digital Effects Supervisor

G A El-registan

Song

Simon Emanuel

Assistant Director

Darren Emerson

Song

Paul Engelen

Makeup Artist

John Evans

Special Effects Supervisor

Robert Evans

Producer

Sean Evans

Photography

William Roy Evans

Construction

David Eves

Special Effects

Eithne Fennell

Hairdresser

Jasper Fforde

Photography

Mikhail Fiskovich

Song Performer

Wilfrid G France

Photography

Sarah Franzl

Stunts

Vic Fraser

Music

Robert Freeman

Grip

Susan French

Assistant Editor

Reeves Gabrels

Song

Noel Gallagher

Song

Kate Garbett

Production

Lizzie Yianni Georgiou

Hairdresser

George Gibbs

Special Effects Supervisor

Pat Gilbert

Assistant Sound Editor

Carmila Gittens

Special Effects

Betty Glasow

Hairdresser

Dan Glass

Visual Effects

Terry Glass

Special Effects

Jonathan Goldman

Production Assistant

Su Goodacre

Song

Deborah Gower

Makeup Artist

Robert H Grasmere

Visual Effects Supervisor

Nicky Gregory

Other

Steve Griffin

Stunts

Kenny Groom

Photography

Tim Grover

Assistant Editor

Sergei Gurevich

Production Manager

Ray Hall

Grip

Peter Hanson

Visual Effects

Sallie Hard

Assistant

Steven Harding

Production Supervisor

Brian Harris

Camera Operator

Graham V Hartstone

Rerecording

Ed Hawkins

Visual Effects

Paul Heasman

Stunts

Jonathan Hensleigh

From Story

Jonathan Hensleigh

Story By

Jonathan Hensleigh

Screenplay

Robin Higgs

Location Manager

Paul Hitchcock

Executive Producer

Martin Hobbs

Visual Effects

Matthew Holben

Producer

Desne Holland

Makeup

Sherri Hopeman

Assistant

Andy Hopkins

Camera

Mathew Horton

Special Effects

Lubo Hristov

Art Director

Martin Hume

Camera Operator

Simon Hume

Photography

Karl Hyde

Song

Rustam Ibragimbekov

Consultant

Nick Ingman

Music Arranger

Jayne Issott

Accounting Assistant

Natalia Ivanova

Costumes

Charles William Ixer

Propman

Luscious Jackson

Song Performer

Marianne Jenkins

Assistant Editor

Marianne Jenkins

Assistant Production Coordinator

Paul Jennings

Stunts

David John

Sound

Alexei Karpushin

Unit Manager Assistant

Trevor Kaye

Assistant Director

Andrew Kelly

Special Effects

Lis Kern

Associate Producer

Steven Kirkby

Wardrobe Supervisor

Lee Knott

Song

David Knowles

Special Effects

Philip Knowles

Special Effects

Matthew Kok

Other

Nadezhda Kotmina

Propman

Yuri Kruchkov

Assistant Director

John Lanzer

Production

Christopher B Lawrence

Wardrobe Supervisor

Mark Layton

Assistant Director

Simon Le Bon

Song

Liz Legum

Assistant Director

Rory Lerman

Assistant

Elisabeth Leustig

Casting

Elisabeth Leustig

Other

Terry Lou Lewis

Lighting Technician

Viktor Lonek

Video Assist/Playback

Marcus Love

Wardrobe Assistant

Roz Lowrie

Visual Effects

Lee Lighting Ltd

Lighting

Lidia Lukes

Unit Manager

Lidia Lukes

Assistant

Branko Lustig

Unit Production Manager

William J Macdonald

Producer

Steve Maguire

Assistant Sound Editor

Dr. Eugene Mallove

Consultant

Simon Manley

Music

Simon Marsden

Location Manager

Alan Martin

Lighting Technician

Steve Mcleod

Lighting

Philip Meheux

Dp/Cinematographer

Philip Meheux

Director Of Photography

Peter Menich

Graphics

Dennis Michelson

Visual Effects

Nikita Mikhalkov

Special Thanks To

S V Mikhalkov

Song

Digby Milner

Special Effects

Kirill Minkovetsky

Unit Manager Assistant

Steven Mitchell

Scenic Artist

Vera Mitchell

Hair

Tim Monich

Dialect Coach

Mick Monks

Foley

Stephen Morley

Photography

Vladimir Murzin

Art Director

Peter Musgrave

Adr Editor

Alexander Nakhimson

Unit Manager

David J Negron

Storyboard Artist

Mark Nelmes

Visual Effects

Carla Nemec

Art Department Coordinator

Joseph Nemec

Production Designer

Mace Neufeld

Producer

Chris Newman

Assistant Director

Nigel Nixon

Graphics

Charlie Noble

Visual Effects Designer

Kim Norris

Negative Cutting

Film Details

Also Known As
Saint
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom; Moscow, Russia; London, England, United Kingdom; Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring April 4, 1997

Released in United States on Video August 16, 1997

Released in United States on Video September 16, 1997

Elizabeth Leustig, original casting director, died December 19, 1995 in Moscow as a result of a hit-and-run.

Leslie Charteris's character Simon Templar/The Saint was first seen on the screen in the nine-film RKO Radio Pictures series (1938-53), starring Louis Hayward in the first and final installments and George Sanders in the others. The first "The Saint" television series aired in syndication (1963-66) and on NBC-TV (1967-69), starring Roger Moore. A subsequent series, "Return of the Saint" (1979-80) aired on CBS-TV starring Ian Ogilvy. CBS-TV, as part of the "CBS Summer Playhouse," aired a one hour pilot called "The Saint" (1987) starring Andrew Clarke.

Began shooting March 26, 1996.

Completed shooting August 9, 1996.

Released in United States Spring April 4, 1997

Released in United States on Video August 16, 1997

Released in United States on Video September 16, 1997