Totally F***ed Up


1h 19m 1993

Brief Synopsis

Contending with AIDS, alienation, suicide, drugs and gaybashing, a group of queer teens muddle through with wit, irony and wide-open hearts.

Film Details

Also Known As
Totally Fucked Up
Release Date
1993
Production Company
National Endowment For The Arts
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing; Dangerous To Know; Strand Releasing; Strand Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 19m

Synopsis

Contending with AIDS, alienation, suicide, drugs and gaybashing, a group of queer teens muddle through with wit, irony and wide-open hearts.

Crew

Allison Anders

Special Thanks

Gregg Araki

Cinematographer

Gregg Araki

Producer

Gregg Araki

Editor

Gregg Araki

Screenwriter

Steve Batiallard

Special Thanks

Bob Beverly

Special Thanks

Roddy Bogawa

Special Thanks

Jacques Boyreau

Other

Joyce Brouwers

Special Thanks

Tom Chao

Special Thanks

Katie Cokinos

Special Thanks

John Cooper

Special Thanks

Crager Couger

Special Thanks

Marianne Dissard

Production Sound

Anthony Duignan-cabrera

Special Thanks

Ben Franks

Special Thanks

Alberto Garcia

Postproduction Sound Design

Alberto Garcia

Associate Producer

Cesar Garcia

Post-Production Assistance

Suki Hawley

Post-Production Assistance

Todd Haynes

Special Thanks

Bryan M Horne

Other

Marcus Hu

Special Thanks

Richard Huggard

Special Thanks

Tommy Huie

Post-Production Assistance

Astro Jans

Special Thanks

Kathleen Johnson

Other

Matt Johnstone

Post-Production Assistance

Mary Kuryla

Special Thanks

Chris Lee

Special Thanks

Victoria Levy

Makeup

Claudia Lewis

Special Thanks

Richard Linklater

Special Thanks

Ian Love

Special Thanks

Paul Mcdade

Post-Production Assistance

Kim Miller

Special Thanks

Jon Moritsugu

Other

Jon Moritsugu

Special Thanks

Beth Muehl

Special Thanks

Christopher Munch

Special Thanks

Eric Nakamura

Other

Dennis M O'connor

Special Thanks

Pryor Praczukowski

Lighting

Michelle Satter

Special Thanks

Leena Sheet

Special Thanks

Scott Simms

Special Thanks

Britta Sjogren

Special Thanks

Andrea Sperling

Producer

Ilene Staple

Special Thanks

Jim Stark

Special Thanks

Shelley Surpin

Special Thanks To

Shelley Surpin

Special Thanks

Todd Verow

Other

Todd Verow

Lighting

Laurel Waco

Additional Sound

Film Details

Also Known As
Totally Fucked Up
Release Date
1993
Production Company
National Endowment For The Arts
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing; Dangerous To Know; Strand Releasing; Strand Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 19m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer August 19, 1994

Released in United States August 26, 1994

Released in United States October 7, 1994

Released in United States November 2, 1994

Released in United States on Video June 28, 2005

Released in United States September 1993

Released in United States October 1993

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States January 1994

Released in United States July 1994

Released in United States October 1994

Released in United States November 1994

Released in United States February 1995

Released in United States March 1995

Released in United States 2015

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 9-18, 1993.

Shown at New York Film Festival October 1-17, 1993.

Shown at International Gay & Lesbian Pride Film Festival in Tampa, Florida September 30 - October 9, 1994.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 28 - May 12, 1994.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 20 - June 12, 1994.

Shown at Los Angeles International Gay & Lesbian Film & Video Festival July 7-17, 1994.

Shown at Reel Affirmations 4 in Washington, DC October 13-23, 1994.

Shown at Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival November 11-20, 1994.

Shown at Mardi Gras Film Festival in Sydney February 16-26, 1995.

Shown at Melbourne Queer Film & Video Festival March 17-26, 1995.

This, Araki's fourth feature, was shot shortly after he completed principal photography on "The Living End" (USA/1992), but shelved while the filmmaker edited and promoted the latter. His previous efforts include "Three Bewildered People in the Night" (USA/1987) and "The Long Weekend (o' despair)" (USA/1989).

Began shooting during summer 1991.

Released in United States Summer August 19, 1994

Released in United States August 26, 1994 (San Jose, CA)

Released in United States October 7, 1994 (New York City)

Released in United States November 2, 1994 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video June 28, 2005

Released in United States September 1993 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 9-18, 1993.)

Released in United States October 1993 (Shown at New York Film Festival October 1-17, 1993.)

Completed shooting September 1991.

Released in United States July 1994 (Shown at Los Angeles International Gay & Lesbian Film & Video Festival July 7-17, 1994.)

Released in United States January 1994 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Regional Premiere) in Park City, Utah January 20-30, 1994.)

Released in United States February 1995 (Shown at Mardi Gras Film Festival in Sydney February 16-26, 1995.)

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at AFI Film Festival (U.S. Independent Cinema) in Los Angeles June 23 - July 7, 1994.)

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at International Gay & Lesbian Pride Film Festival in Tampa, Florida September 30 - October 9, 1994.)

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 20 - June 12, 1994.)

Released in United States November 1994 (Shown at Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival November 11-20, 1994.)

Released in United States March 1995 (Shown at Melbourne Queer Film & Video Festival March 17-26, 1995.)

Project workshopped at the Sundance Institute's 1991 January Screenwriting Lab.

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 28 - May 12, 1994.)

Released in United States October 1994 (Shown at Reel Affirmations 4 in Washington, DC October 13-23, 1994.)

Released in United States 2015 (Legacy Project 10th Anniversary Series - New HD Remaster)