Sugar Town


1h 32m 1999

Brief Synopsis

The story of a group of aging rocker friends and wanna-bes in Los Angeles. Gwen is a ruthless aspiring star, who will do anything it takes to get to the top. Producer Burt is trying to engineer a comeback for a group of aging British rockers, all of whom have their own family problems. Clive, one ba

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Digital Sound Works; Film4 Productions; Filmfour; Filmfour International; Fotokem Film & Video; Magic Films & Video Works; Panavision, Ltd.; Title House, Inc.; Usa Films
Distribution Company
OCTOBER/OCTOBER FILMS/ROGUE PICTURES; Haut Et Court; October Films; StudioCanal; Studiocanal
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Synopsis

The story of a group of aging rocker friends and wanna-bes in Los Angeles. Gwen is a ruthless aspiring star, who will do anything it takes to get to the top. Producer Burt is trying to engineer a comeback for a group of aging British rockers, all of whom have their own family problems. Clive, one band member, has just discovered a child whose mother claims him as Clive's love child, while his wife is an actress freaking out at being offered a part as Christina Ricci's mother.

Crew

Rachel Abramowitz

Special Thanks

Bronwyn Adams

Song ("Boys From Detroit")

Lisa Addario

Special Thanks

Allison Anders

Screenwriter

Tiffany Anders

Song

Tiffany Anders

Song Performer ("Running From No Place To Nowhere")

Yvonne Apollonio

Apprentice Editor

Daniel Aranyo

Best Boy Electric

Malik Arshad

Special Thanks

Durayshevar Bachooaki

Production Coordinator

Ja'el Baker

Song ("Moody")

Lily Banquette

Songs ("Call Of The Space Siren" "In The Garden Of Earthly Delights")

Marcus Bastida

Production Attorney

Rachel C Bednar

Camera Loader

Kristian Bernier

Director Of Photography

Elinor Blake

Song ("Bebert")

Erik Blank

Dialogue/Adr Editor

Jeff Blehr

Boom Operator

Simon Bonney

Key Grip

Simon Bonney

Song

Simon Bonney

Song Performer ("A Part Of You"), Song Performer ("The Lonely Stars")

Chris Brokaw

Song ("Dead Melly")

Keith Burhans

Dialogue/Adr Editor

Robin Bursey

2nd Assistant Camera

Johnny Buzzerio

Still Photographer

Anita Cabada

Costume Designer

Sanaa Cannella

Foley Artist

Shanna Carlsen

Song Performer ("Moody")

Bridget M Conrad

Craft Service

Alyssa Coppelman

Production Designer

Lisa Crosby

Special Thanks

Marshall Crosby

1st Assistant Director

Michael Cudahy

Songs ("Call Of The Space Siren" "In The Garden Of Earthly Delights")

Nicholas Cudahy

Song ("Call Of The Space Siren")

Ricky Delena

Post-Production Audio Coordinator

Michael Des Barres

Song Performer ("Gravy Stain Girl")

John Doe

Song ("Tragedy By Definition")

Bill Dolan

Song ("Manic Kraut Rock")

Jessica Espeleta

Song ("Puget Sound Sanitation")

William Ewart

Music

Chris Figler

Editor

Matt Forsyth

Adr Recordist

Kari French

Other

Charlie Gigliotti

Song ("Summer Day")

Gina Goldman

Special Thanks

Tjardus Greidanus

2nd Assistant Director

Nancy Griffin

Co-Producer

Allan Gustaf

Grip

Irene Hardwick

Other

Catherine Hardwicke

Special Thanks

P.j. Harvey

Song Performer ("Rebecca")

P.j. Harvey

Song

Dan Hassid

Unit Production Manager

Dan Hassid

Producer

Gerald Heffernon

Other

Jennifer Helmuth

Script Supervisor

Matt Hirt

Song

Matt Hirt

Song Performer ("Great Wall Sunrise")

Jody Hutchins

Best Boy Grip

Mark Innocenti

Supervising Sound Editor

Markus Innocenti

Sound Editor

Eriq P Jaffe

Sound Effects Editor

Sam Jayne

Song ("Puget Sound Sanitation")

Arthur Johnson

Song ("Dead Melly")

Betsey Johnson

Special Thanks

Mike Johnson

Song Performer ("I Don'T Love You No More"), Song Performer ("Still")

Mike Johnson

Song

Kelly Jones

Gaffer

Tonio K

Song ("Gravy Stain Girl")

Suzan Kaminga

Key Makeup & Hair

Erik Kasson

Best Boy Grip

Rory King

1st Assistant Camera

Douglas Kirkland

Special Thanks

Francoise Kirkland

Special Thanks

Larry Klein

Music

Larry Klein

Song Performer ("Gravy Stain Girl")

Larry Klein

Song

Larry Klein

Special Thanks

John Kohlbrenner

Sound Effects Editor

Delphine Lafont

On-Set Dresser

Heather Leavitt

Adr Supervisor

Joe Lervold

Song ("Moody")

Monah Li

Special Thanks

Kresta Lins

Wardrobe Supervisor

Leora Lutz

Property Master

Larry Malizia

Electrician

April March

Song Performer ("Bebert")

Meredith Marshall

Second 2nd Assistant Director

Paul Vik Marshall

Sound Mixer

J Mascis

Song

J Mascis

Song Performer ("Nerve'S Theme No 2" "Back Before You Go" "Keeblin" "It'S Over" "Nerve'S Theme")

Daniel May

Song Performer ("After Hours")

Daniel May

Song

Dr. Scott Mayers

Special Thanks

Tracy Mcardle

Unit Publicist

Jeff Mcdonald

Song Performer ("Sleep Therapy (Studio Version)" "Sleep Therapy (Demo Version)")

Jeff Mcdonald

Song

Bernie Meisinger

Song Performer ("Summer Day")

Bernie Meisinger

Song

Malcolm Middleton

Song ("Kate Moss")

Aidan Moffat

Song ("Kate Moss")

Heather Morrison

Assistant Editor

Kenneth Novak

Re-Recording Mixer

Sean O'brien

Song ("Dead Melly")

David Sirbu Ramanana

Set Production Assistant

Nanda Rao

Co-Producer

Nanda Rao

Unit Production Manager

Aletha Rodgers

Sound Mixer

Kyle Rokes

Grip

Mark Rozett

Re-Recording Mixer

Dave Schneider

Song ("Puget Sound Sanitation")

Theresa Schwartzman

Set Production Assistant

Joe Syracuse

Special Thanks

Jussi Tegelman

Foley Recordist

Gabrielle Tollman

Assistant Editor

Jonathan Vasic

Transportation Coordinator

Kurt Voss

Screenwriter

Galen Walker

Supervising Sound Editor

Anna Waronker

Song Performer ("Sleep Therapy (Studio Version)")

Janet Weiss

Song ("Tomorrow You'Ll Hide")

Gert Wilden

Song ("Follow Me")

James Williams

Color Timing

Jennifer Wilson

Post-Production Accounting

Tara Woodworth

Assistant Make-Up & Hair

Shaun Yudelson

Set Production Assistant

Thalia Zedek

Song ("Dead Melly")

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Digital Sound Works; Film4 Productions; Filmfour; Filmfour International; Fotokem Film & Video; Magic Films & Video Works; Panavision, Ltd.; Title House, Inc.; Usa Films
Distribution Company
OCTOBER/OCTOBER FILMS/ROGUE PICTURES; Haut Et Court; October Films; StudioCanal; Studiocanal
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States September 17, 1999

Released in United States Fall September 17, 1999

Released in United States January 1999

Released in United States June 1999

Released in United States September 1999

Shown at CMJ FilmFest in New York City (Worldwide Plaza) September 15-18, 1999.

Shown at Nantucket Film Festival (opening night) June 14-19, 1999.

October Films acquired domestic distribution rights at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival for a reported $1.25 million.

Began shooting September 1998.

Completed shooting October 1998.

Released in United States January 1999 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Centerpiece Premiere) in Park City, Utah January 21-31, 1999.)

Released in United States June 1999 (Shown at Nantucket Film Festival (opening night) June 14-19, 1999.)

Released in United States September 1999 (Shown at CMJ FilmFest in New York City (Worldwide Plaza) September 15-18, 1999.)

Limited Release in United States September 17, 1999

Released in United States Fall September 17, 1999