Escape: Human Cargo


1h 47m 1998

Brief Synopsis

John McDonald, an American trying to build low-cost housing in Saudi Arabia in 1977, is jailed by his Saudi partners, Fazza and Suliman, when the relationship sours. With his passport confiscated and unable to call on the U.S. government for help, he finds unexpected support from Dennis, an American

Film Details

Also Known As
Escape From Dhahran, Flight From Dhahran
Release Date
1998
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Israel

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Synopsis

John McDonald, an American trying to build low-cost housing in Saudi Arabia in 1977, is jailed by his Saudi partners, Fazza and Suliman, when the relationship sours. With his passport confiscated and unable to call on the U.S. government for help, he finds unexpected support from Dennis, an American oil businessman working in Saudi Arabia, who helps him make a harrowing escape.

Crew

Yaron Agayoff

Location Manager

Micky Alfassi

Driver

Galit Aloni

Property Master

Zvika Aloni

Property Master

Rivka Amit

Other

Carmen Arndt

Unit Production Manager

Iaav Asal

Other

Charlie Avisrur

Transportation

Don Bachmann

Production Coordinator

Nicholas M Bacon

Dolly Grip

David Bailey

Post-Production Coordinator

Alona Barer

Production Coordinator

Barbara Barkey

Makeup

Joe Barnett

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Suzanne Batinovic

Assistant Director

Darryl Beebe

On-Set Dresser

Mitsana Bellehsen

Script Supervisor

Shlomi Ben Avraham

Wardrobe Assistant

Muki Ben Hamo

Transportation Supervisor

Itamar Ben Jacob

Sound Mixer

Lior Ben Menachem

Lighting

Etty Ben Noon

Hair

Etty Ben Noon

Makeup

Noa Ben Noon

Makeup Assistant

Eli Ben Zer

Transportation

Danny Ben-menahem

Location Manager

Miki Beniamini

Other

Ian Bibby

Gaffer

Terry Blythe

Editor

Mordecai Boaz

Grip

David Boulton

Adr Mixer

Annie Bradley

Assistant Director

Derek Brady

Location Manager

James F Breithaupt

Production Accountant

James Broadley

Production Assistant

Simon Brown

Camera Trainee

Garth Brunt

Set Decorator

Clyde Burleson

Source Material (From Novel)

David Burr

Director Of Photography

Roi Cameroon

Location Manager

Virginia Campbell

Coordinator

Bryn Caron

Assistant Director

Stephen Carr

Transportation Coordinator

Hillary Catchpole

Costume Designer

Ross Clydesdale

Casting

Avi Cohen

Transportation

Addi Cohen-ziv

Graphic Artist

Eric Colvin

Music

Benjamin Cook

Sound Effects Editor

Catherine Currie

Other

Anne E Curry

Coproducer

Mike Curtis

Electrician

Brian Cyr

Best Boy

Ken Dufva

Foley Artist

Barbara Dumphy

Production Designer

Louie Duran

Consultant

Harvey Edinoff

Other

Mark Egerton

Assistant Director

Dana Elbahri

Dresser

Lisle Engle

Sound Effects Editor

Mary Erstad

Foley Artist

Michael Followes

Other

David Franco

Music Supervisor

Alan Freedman

Adr Mixer

Yakov Friedman

Art Assistant

Nimi Getter

Gaffer

Michael Gibson

Photography

Erez Goldfarb

Art Assistant

Udi Goralnik

Location Coordinator

Nurit Greenblatt

Graphics

Nick Grillo

Producer

Shirley Gulliford

Other

Meir Hadad

Art Assistant

Avidan Hatuka

Transportation

Inon Hazan

Assistant

Zvika Hen

Other

Avihai Henig

Assistant Director

Levia Hon

Casting

Dean Hovey

Sound Editor

Robert C Jackson

Adr Supervisor

Uzi Karin

Location Manager

Chris Kasianchuk

Dolly Grip

Mark Kennedy

Best Boy

Alicia Keywan

Art Director

Ossama Khuluki

Foley Artist

Tim King

Post-Production Supervisor

Beth Klein

Casting

Efrat Kotzky

Accountant

Hanan Kotzky

Line Producer

Jacob Kotzky

Line Producer

Noreen Landry

Costumes

Erika Larner

Wardrobe

Eleanor Lavender

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Amos Lavie

On-Set Dresser

Dan Leborde

Grip

Gloria Macleod

Assistant Camera Operator

Roi Mano

Grip

Ofer Margolin

Electrician

Karen Mark

Craft Service

Diane Marshall

Foley Artist

Joachim Martin

Camera Operator

Eliyau Maulem

Transportation

Doug Mccullough

Set Decorator

John Mcdonald

Source Material (From Novel)

Tori Mckay

Wardrobe Assistant

Tom Mcmonigle

Generator Operator

Jamie Mcnary

Assistant Editor

William Mickelberry

Screenplay

Bill Mochon

Color Timer

Marco Modery

Line Producer

Mandy Morris

Production Manager

Friday Myers

Props Assistant

Mace Neufeld

Executive Producer

Cynthia Nicolella

Post-Production Coordinator

Candace Oberholtzer

Art Assistant

Yaron Pashida

Dresser

Chandra Li Paul

Office Assistant

Shuki Paz

Best Boy

Susan Pilcher

Music Coordinator

Spencer Proffer

Music Producer

Yeela Ram

Assistant Director

Igal Razmikov

Art Department

Robert Rehme

Executive Producer

Ilan Rinat

Other

Fred Rivas

Consultant

Pamela Roberts

Hair Stylist

Urmas Rosin

Sound Mixer

Yael Rubin

Wardrobe

Steven Sacrob

Transportation Captain

Amnon Salomon

Camera Operator

Steve Scoville

Dialogue Editor

Miri Segal

Other

Moshe Shabath

Grip

B E Sharp

Post-Production Assistant

Yoram Shaver

Art Director

Chris Shaw

Assistant Location Manager

Rob Shea

Other

Sean Skarupa

Electrician

William Smith

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Holly Stein

Other

Sheelagh Stewart

Production

Chris Storey

Production Assistant

Joe Strazzeri

Key Grip

Anthony Tedesco

Assistant Director

Lindsay Todd

Grip

Chad Tomasoski

Post-Production Coordinator

Aviv Tsipper

Lighting

Mark Van Alstyne

Transportation Supervisor

Kelly Vandever

Sound Effects Editor

Moshe Ventura

Transportation

Dan Vining

Screenplay

Jane Walker

Script Supervisor

Zenon Waschuk

Boom Operator

Mathew Waters

Sound Effects Editor

Gabi Weissman

Other

Christopher Welch

Location Scout

Hope Faith White

Assistant Production Accountant

Eli Zion

Other

Shuki Zuta

Boom Operator

Film Details

Also Known As
Escape From Dhahran, Flight From Dhahran
Release Date
1998
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Israel

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States March 22, 1998

Budget source: Hollywood Reporter 11/17/1994

Estimated budget: $2,500,000 - $5,000,000

Began shooting summer 1997.

TV rating: TV-14

Previous titles: "Escape From Dhahran" and "Flight From Dhahran."