Witness Protection


1h 41m 1999

Brief Synopsis

A look at the Federal witness protection process as seen through the experiences of a family going through the system. In five short days, Bobby Batton, his wife Cindy and their children, Sean and Suzie, are caught in an emotional maelstrom as they begin to comprehend the consequences of their decis

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1999
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Synopsis

A look at the Federal witness protection process as seen through the experiences of a family going through the system. In five short days, Bobby Batton, his wife Cindy and their children, Sean and Suzie, are caught in an emotional maelstrom as they begin to comprehend the consequences of their decisions. Guided by U.S. Marshal Steve Beck, their only link to the outside world, the Battons discover the deep layers of deception that threaten to divide their family. Based on a "New York Times Magazine" cover story written by Robert Sabbag, the only journalist ever to be taken inside the secret facility where all witnesses who turn state's evidence are processed.

Crew

Chris Adams

Special Effects

Robert Albertell

Assistant Director

Dena J Allen

Other

Dale E. Anderson

On-Set Dresser

Carol Andrade

Assistant

Julie Aquino

Art Assistant

Peter Austin

Sound Engineer

Rick Baca

Accounting Assistant

Ronnie Baker

Production Assistant

Joseph E Bates

Best Boy Grip

Ron Batzdorff

Photography

Leo Behar

Grip

Noah Behar

Key Grip

Greg Benton

Production Assistant

John Beran

Dolly Grip

Anne Berger

Set Production Assistant

Scott A. Bobbitt

On-Set Dresser

Jon Borchers

Art Assistant

Gary Bourgeois

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Felicity Bowring

Makeup Artist

Steve Boyd

Transportation Coordinator

John Brace

Casting

Julian Bratolyubov

Music

Gary Brewer

Other

Garrett V Brumby

Driver

John Bullard

Props

Danielle Burgio

Stunts

Jeffrey Cahill

Other

James D Camomile

Special Effects

Donna D Casey

Assistant Costume Designer

Mike Cassidy

Stunts

Joseph L E Chenier

Special Effects

Samuel M. Cobb

Other

Michael Connor

Assistant

Mike Connors

Dolly Grip

Kelly A Cronin

Script Supervisor

Charlie Croughwell

Stunt Coordinator

Joshua Lee Croughwell

Stunts

Mike Currie

Production Assistant

Gary L Dagg

Key Grip

Chic Daniel

Technical Advisor

Philip F Darrell

Key Grip

James T Davis

Transportation Captain

Kenneth Davis

Dolly Grip

Douglas A Degrazzio

Video Playback

Kristin Dewey

Location Assistant

Juanita Diana

Production Supervisor

Matt Dordey

Electrician

Paul Ducheman

Other

Bill Duffin

Props

Michael Jon Duffin

Props

Robert W. Dulys

Driver

Jeff Durling

Other

Cliff Eidelman

Music

Cliff Eidelman

Original Music

Kieron Estrada

Location Assistant

Jane Evans

Production Supervisor

Michael Everett

Best Boy

Pablo Ferro

Main Title Design

Mark Figueroa

Assistant Camera Operator

Susan Fiore

Assistant Director

Joanne Fishburn

Assistant

Neil Fleischbein

Grip

Gerard Forrest

Props

Megan Forste

Camera Assistant

Hal Fowler

Other

Bob Fox

Other

Leigh French

Adr

Ellen Freund

Property Master

Lisa Fruchtman

Editor

Yvette Garfield

Sound

Wiliam W. Gideon

Other

Adam Gilmore

Camera Assistant

Anne Gordon

Animal Trainer

Marcus S Gordon

Driver

Elizabeth Grant

Production Coordinator

Jessica Greco

Stand-In

Cindy Griffo

Stand-In

Linda Grimes

Makeup

Jim Guarrera

Special Effects

Mary Guerrero

Hair Stylist

Lynda Gurasich

Hair Stylist

Ed Gutentag

Camera Assistant

Hope Hanafin

Costume Designer

Tommy Harper

Assistant Director

Terrence Hayes

Production Assistant

Celine A Hays

Production Assistant

Laura Hilly

Accountant

Laurie A Hoover

Accountant

Meg Hyatt

Props

Paul Ilsley

Other

Joe Janusek

Key Grip

Sue Jett

Production Supervisor

Sue Jett

Coproducer

Adam Kay

Music Editor

Christina Kim

Assistant

Evyen Klean

Music Supervisor

Bud Kucia

Welder

Stacia Lang

Wardrobe

Carolyn Lassek

Assistant Property Master

Michael Latino

Camera Assistant

Brett Laumann

Best Boy

Lawrence T Lewis

Assistant Production Coordinator

Richard Limbaugh

Driver

Joseph Lindsay

Stand-In

Greg Lipari

Location Manager

Dirk Long

Other

Rebecca Long

Script Supervisor

David Low

Music Contractor

Linda Lowy

Casting

Byron Macdonald

Production Assistant

William W Mahn

Grip

Matthew B Marden

Grip

Tony Mark

Unit Production Manager

Tony Mark

Coproducer

Mara Massey

On-Set Dresser

Lucas Mathis

Gaffer

E Scott Mayhugh

Dolly Grip

William Mcgrath

Transportation Coordinator

Bud Mcpherson

Technical Advisor

Howard Meltzer

Producer

Kevin Mensching

Post-Production Coordinator

Andrew Menzies

Art Assistant

Nick Mestrandrea

Craft Service

Mike Milliken

Color Timer

John Moore

Props

Ted Morris

Steadicam Operator

Darryl Murchinson

Other

Fred Murphy

Director Of Photography

Al Naufel

Other

Myron Nettinga

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Benjamin Ormand

Assistant Camera Operator

Andrew Osborne

Camera

Ann Pala

Makeup Assistant

Chris Palermo

Stunts

James Paniagua

Props

Anne Pankonin

Craft Service

Peter Pearce

Camera Operator

Steuart Pearce

Sound Mixer

David Pearlberg

Grip

Mike Peavy

Helicopter Pilot

Jessica Peel

Costumes

Frank Perl

Camera Operator

Carolyn Pickman

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Korey Pollard

Production Assistant

Joe Ramsey

Special Effects Coordinator

Patricia Ramsey

Special Effects

Raman Rao

Rigging Gaffer

Cloudia Rebar

Set Decorator

Mike Reposar

Driver

Drew Ann Rosenberg

Assistant Director

Page Rosenberg-marvin

Production Coordinator

Myra Rosenthal

Other

Patrick Russ

Original Music

Robert Sabbag

From Story

Robert Sabbag

Source Material (From Article)

Anthony J. Saenz Jr.

Production

Pablo Santiago

Production Assistant

Scott Schaeffer

Production Assistant

Henry Schleiff

Executive Producer

Charles C Smith

Grip

Tammy L Smith

Extras Agent/Coordinator

John W. Snow

Other

Chris Snyder

Construction Coordinator

Dale Snyder

Props

Yolanda Somers

Stand-In

Soren Sorensen

Production Assistant

Scott Sproule

Stunts

Daniel M Stillman

Assistant Director

Timothy Sweeney

Other

Alison A Taylor

Location Manager

Boots Teimann

Photography

Daniel Therriault

From Story

Daniel Therriault

Screenplay

Sonny Tipton

Stunts

Bill Trautvetter

Camera Operator

Bill Trautvetter

Camera

Timothy Jayson Travers

Stand-In

James F. Truesdale

Art Director

Michael A Truesdale

Art Department Coordinator

Ed Twiford

Color

George E. Vielma

Other

Patrizia Von Brandenstein

Production Designer

Mike Wallock

Casting Associate

Gunnar T Walter

Boom Operator

Thomas Wazney

Key Grip

Don Weagle

Location Manager

William M Weberg

Key Grip

Tom Williams

Sound Mixer

Mike Wills

Driver

Curtis A. Yakel

Props

Paul Youds

Driver

Edward M Zaffina

Grip

Valerie Zielonka

Costume Supervisor

Clarence J Zingg

Driver

Steve Zvorsky

Electrician

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1999
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States December 11, 1999

Aired in United States July 2000

Released in United States on Video June 13, 2000

Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival July 5-15, 2000.

Began shooting March 1, 1999.