Simpatico


1h 46m 1999

Brief Synopsis

The story of three friends bound by a pact which, after twenty years, is beginning to unravel. After devising a fool-proof horse-racing scam, Vinnie invited his girlfriend Rosie to share in the take, but things went awry when Rosie and Vinnie's best friend Carter ran off with the money. Twenty years

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Comedy
Crime
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Le Studio Canal Plus; Pacific Title & Art Studio; StudioCanal; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
FINE LINE/FINE LINE FEATURES; Alliance Releasing; Bac Films Distribution; CinTart; Cts; Fine Line Features; Frenetic Films; Lauren Films; Moonlight Films; New Line Home Entertainment; Rai Cinema
Location
Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, USA; Midway, Kentucky, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Synopsis

The story of three friends bound by a pact which, after twenty years, is beginning to unravel. After devising a fool-proof horse-racing scam, Vinnie invited his girlfriend Rosie to share in the take, but things went awry when Rosie and Vinnie's best friend Carter ran off with the money. Twenty years later, Vinnie tracks the infidels down to settle the score.

Crew

Henry Alexander

Thoroughbreed Consultant

Pamela Altieri-paterra

Assistant Director

Amy B Ancona

Production Designer

Amy Ancona

Production Designer

Sue Baden-powell

Executive Producer

Lynell Bangs

Production Controller

Melissa V Barnes

2nd Assistant Director

Jeffrey Barnett

Adr Recordist

Ken Barrows

Photography

Kenneth C Barrows

Additional Derby Photography

Elizabeth Barton

Script Supervisor

Dondi Bastone

Music Supervisor

Bob Beher

Foley Supervising Editor

Bruce Bell

Adr Mixer

Chuck Binder

Co-Producer

Mike Boyle

Head Wrangler

Shelley Peterson Boyle

Horse Trainer

Ellen Brill

Set Decorator

Michael Broomberg

Foley Artist

Lance Brown

Supervising Sound Editor

Lance Brown

Re-Recording Mixer

Pasquale Buba

Editor

Catherine M Bush

Costume Supervisor

Rodney Byrd

Special Effects Foreman

Amanda Carroll

Key Makeup

Amy Chance

Production Coordinator

Arlester Christian

Song ("My Sisters & My Brothers" "Stuff")

Petula Clark

Song Performer ("Games People Play")

Michael Clay

Song ("Good At Being Bad")

Stewart Copeland

Song Arranger

Stewart Copeland

Song Performer ("My Old Kentucky Home" "Free Of It All")

Stewart Copeland

Music; Keyboards/Drums/Bass

Shirley Fulton Crumley

Local Casting-Kentucky

Burt Dalton

Special Effects Coordinator

Ronnie Dawson

Song Performer ("Good At Being Bad")

James Deck

1st Assistant Director

Michael Dittrick

Supervising Music Editor

Shirley Dolle

Key Hair

Michael Dressel

Foley Editor

Michael Duenas

Special Effects

John Michael Fanaris

Sound Effects Coordinator

Cathie Filian

Costume Supervisor

Jean Francois Fonlupt

Producer

Alan Forbes

Location Manager (The Russ Fega Crew-Kentucky)

Stephen Foster

Song ("My Old Kentucky Home")

Elizabeth Fox

Post-Production Supervisor

Jeff Gee

Music Arranger ("Opus I No I Adagio" "Divertimento No I Allegro")

Dylan Gross

Westcam Operator

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Joseph Haydn

Music ("Opus I No I Adagio")

Edouard F Henriques

Head Of Makeup Department

Michael Herbick

Re-Recording Mixer

Christen Herman

Vocals

James Iassacs

Dialogue Editor

David P Kelsey

Special Effects

Phillip Kenny

Supervisor

Andrew James Laws

Art Director

Robert J Litt

Re-Recording Mixer

Joel Lubin

Executive Producer

Pearl A Lucero

Production Supervisor

Dan Lupovitz

Producer

Nancy Macleod

Foley Editor

Steve Marvin

Song

Steve Marvin

Song Performer ("Canotier")

Joe Mayer

Supervising Dialogue Editor

Karen Meisels

Casting (Los Angeles)

Leon Melas

Associate Producer

Judd Miller

Other

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music ("Divertimento No I Allegro")

Steven F. Nelson

Effects Editor

David Nichols

Screenwriter

Timm Oberwelland

Producer

Ernie Orsatti

Stunt Coordinator

Timothy Orsborn

Song ("Good At Being Bad")

Karen Patch

Costume Designer

Rex Peterson

Horse Trainer

Paul Politi

Song ("I Feel Love Coming On")

Stan Ridgway

Music ("Free Of It All")

G Marq Roswell

Music Supervisor

Joan Rowe

Foley Artist

Sean Rowe

Foley Artist

Kim Secrist

Effects Editor

Jeff Seitz

Music Recordist/Mixer

Greg Shapiro

Executive Producer

Sam Shepard

Play As Source Material ("Simpatico")

Paula Smith

3rd Assistant Director

Marsha Sorce

Other

Joe South

Song ("Games People Play")

Chris Staszak

Foley Recordist

Monty Stuart

Wrangler

Daniel Swee

Casting

Felice Taylor

Song ("I Feel Love Coming On")

Mike Thomas

Camera Operator

Mike Thomas

2nd Unit Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)

Eric Thompson

Foley Mixer

Michael Thompson

Guitars

John Toll

Director Of Photography

Robert Troy

Dialogue Editor

Sharyn Tylk-gersh

Music Editor

Kimberly Lowe Voight

Adr Editor

Matthew Warchus

Co-Producer

Matthew Warchus

Screenwriter

Carl D Ware

Additional Special Sound Effects

Carl D Ware

Effects Editor

Don Warner

Dialogue Editor

Pawel Wdowczak

Sound Mixer

Dara Weintraub

Production Manager

Aaron D Weisblatt

Effects Editor

Bernard Weiser

Dialogue Editor

Barry White

Song ("I Feel Love Coming On")

Richard E Yawn

Effects Editor

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Comedy
Crime
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Le Studio Canal Plus; Pacific Title & Art Studio; StudioCanal; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
FINE LINE/FINE LINE FEATURES; Alliance Releasing; Bac Films Distribution; CinTart; Cts; Fine Line Features; Frenetic Films; Lauren Films; Moonlight Films; New Line Home Entertainment; Rai Cinema
Location
Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, USA; Midway, Kentucky, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Expanded Release in United States February 4, 2000

Released in United States October 1999

Released in United States on Video August 22, 2000

Released in United States Winter December 17, 1999

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival (Centerpiece Premiere) October 7-17, 1999.

Fine Line Features reportedly paid between $2-3 million for the North American rights to this film.

Feature directorial debut for theatre director Matthew Warchus who received a Tony nomination for his direction of the hit Broadway play "Art."

Began shooting October 26, 1998.

Completed shooting December 18, 1998.

Expanded Release in United States February 4, 2000

Released in United States on Video August 22, 2000

Released in United States October 1999 (Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival (Centerpiece Premiere) October 7-17, 1999.)

Released in United States Winter December 17, 1999