Amerika


2h 1987

Brief Synopsis

A seven-part miniseries set ten years after a hypothetical Soviet takeover of the United States. The story relates how the release of a political dissident from prison triggers strong reactions from his estranged family, his childhood friend (now a rising figure in the new regime), the leaders of th

Film Details

Also Known As
Topeka, Kansas... U.S.S.R.
Release Date
1987
Location
Washington, DC, USA; Nebraska, USA; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A seven-part miniseries set ten years after a hypothetical Soviet takeover of the United States. The story relates how the release of a political dissident from prison triggers strong reactions from his estranged family, his childhood friend (now a rising figure in the new regime), the leaders of the occupying forces, and the newly-formed underground movement seeking to oust the Russian invaders.

Crew

Nan Allendorfer-waffen

Assistant

James M Arnett

Stunt Coordinator

Craig Bassett

Editor

Debra Beers

Location Manager

Alice Blanchard-england

Assistant Director

Ray Boyle

Gaffer

Jacques M Bradette

Set Decorator

Douglas Brimer

Editing

Peter F Buffa

Video

Robin Bush

Costumes

Frank Capp

Music

Donald R Casella

Transportation Coordinator

Brian Charboneau

Hair

Robin Citrin

Location Manager

Marty Cohen

Editing

Cari Coughlin

Editing

Le Dawson

Costumes

Tom Dawson

Costume Designer

Carol L Dudley

Casting

Michael Dunn

Property Master Assistant

John Dykstra

Digital Effects Supervisor

Robert Easton

Dialect Coach

Greg Farrow

Assistant Camera Operator

Sonny Filippini

Script Supervisor

David Garfield

Editing

James W Gavin

Production Coordinator

Linda Gill

Makeup

Baylis Glascock

Editing

Raja Gosnell

Editor

Don Guidice

Editing

Jay Heit

Video

Grover Helsley

Rerecording

Dennis M Hill

Executive Editor

David Holden

Editor

Norman Honath

Transportation Supervisor

Jody Hummer

Casting

David Jaquest

Art Director

Gary Jay

Assistant Camera Operator

Richard E Johnson

Special Effects

Dale Johnston

Sound Editor

Tom Jones

Music

Virginia Kearns

Hair

Barbara Kelly

Production Manager

Jerry King

Key Grip

Michael Kohne

Key Grip

Chuck Korian

Set Decorator

John V Labarbera

Editing

John Lafferty

Post-Production Coordinator

Peter Lavender

Casting

Robert Levy

Editing

Tony Lucibello

Assistant Director

John Lugar

Coproducer

Ron Macmillan

Construction

Mark Mansbridge

Art Director

Michael J Maschio

Production Manager

Steve Mathis

Gaffer

Josh Mclaglen

Assistant Director

Edwin Meyers

Camera Operator

Hiro Narita

Director Of Photography

Cal Naylor

Production Manager

Richard L O'connor

Producer

Brian O'hara

Transportation Coordinator

Peter Parasheles

Editing

Tally Paulos

Adr Editor

John S Perry

Costume Department

Jack Petty

Makeup

Basil Poledouris

Music

Michael Ripps

Editing

Scott T Ritenour

Production Designer

Larry Robinson

Post-Production Coordinator

Gary Rocklen

Editing

Richard D Rogers

Rerecording

Arthur Rowsell

Costumes

Sonia Sacher

Assistant

Scot Scalise

Editing

Harvey Schmidt

Music

Neil Seale

Camera Operator

Pam Sharp

Editing

Tim Silano

Editing

Nick Smirnoff

Assistant Director

Matt Springman

Property Master

W M Steinberg

Editing

Maria Stinnett-busby

Editing

Alice Till

Assistant Director

Jacque Toberen

Editor

Patti Unger

Costumes

Jane Valentine

Assistant

Tom Villano

Music Editor

Rob Weiland

Post-Production Supervisor

Butch West

Foreman

Keith Wester

Sound

John Wilkinson

Rerecording

Jack Eric Williams

Theme Lyrics

Llandys Williams

Costume Supervisor

Ron L Wright

Assistant Director

Donald Wrye

Executive Producer

Donald Wrye

Screenplay

Bob Wyman

Executive Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
Topeka, Kansas... U.S.S.R.
Release Date
1987
Location
Washington, DC, USA; Nebraska, USA; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States February 15, 1987

Estimated budget: $40,000,000

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Original title: "Topeka, Kansas... U.S.S.R."