Critical Choices


2h 1996

Brief Synopsis

Inspired by actual events, examines the abortion debate between pro-choice and right-to-life groups as seen through the eyes of three very different women whose paths cross and whose lives are transformed during an intense, crisis-weekend struggle to keep a Los Angeles clinic open.

Film Details

Also Known As
Clinic, The
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1996
Production Company
CBS Television Studios; Rafy; Showtime Networks; Showtime Networks
Distribution Company
CBS Television Studios; Paramount Home Media; Showtime Networks
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Inspired by actual events, examines the abortion debate between pro-choice and right-to-life groups as seen through the eyes of three very different women whose paths cross and whose lives are transformed during an intense, crisis-weekend struggle to keep a Los Angeles clinic open.

Crew

Nike Abbott

Casting Assistant (Toronto)

Andrew Adelson

Executive Producer

Gary Adelson

Executive Producer

Tracey Alexander

Producer

John Archbell

Property Master

David Aulicino

Casting Associate (Los Angeles)

Nicholas M Bacon

Dolly Grip

David Bailey

Post-Production Coordinator

Javier Bennassar

Sound Effects Editor

Renee Bishop

Associate Producer

Sherry Bondy

Production Coordinator

Edward Bonutto

Art Director

Camille Bourque

Assistant Editor

Mitchell Burgess

Screenwriter

Shane Cardwell

Stunt Coordinator

Phil Chiu

Stunts

John Colavecchia

Assistant Camera

Susan Cuscuna

Screenwriter

Roger Dalgliesh

Hair Stylist

Christian Drennan

Grip

Debi Drennan

Makeup Artist

Donna Dupere-taylor

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Mary Erstad

Foley Mixer

Lauro Escorel

Director Of Photography

Sean Fahimian

Assistant Sound Editor

C J Fidler

Stunts

Alan Freedman

Adr Mixer

Cormac Funge

Sound Effects Editor

Aine Furey

Location Manager

Brian Gedge

Camera Operator

Jason George

Assistant Sound Editor

Tina Gerussi

Casting

Brian Gibson

Unit Production Manager

Brian Gibson

Unit Production Manager

Mike Gillan

Electrician

Patrick Giraudi

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Barbara Gordon

Script Supervisor

Robin Green

Screenwriter

Phil Hadaway

Adr

Catherine Harper

Foley Artist

Lindsey Hermer-bell

Production Designer

Tom Hidderley

Sound Mixer

Kevin Hollands

Generator Operator

Dean Hovey

Sound Effects Editor

Dean Hovey

Sound Editor

Erin Javis

Stunts

Christopher Jenkins

Props

Brock Jolliffe

Special Effects Coordinator

Andrew Joyce

On-Set Dresser

Andrew Kawczynski

On-Set Dresser

Tim King

Post-Production Supervisor

Beth Klein

Casting

Michelle Lank

Casting Associate (Los Angeles)

Roger Laprairie

Colorist

Megan Less

Set Decorator

Drandon Long

Production Assistant

David Mann

Foley Editor

Martha Mann

Costume Designer

Diane Marshall

Foley Artist

Leonard Mitalas

Camera Trainee

Michael Mullins

Lead Set Dresser

Pam Neglia

Assistant Director

Cynthia Nicolella

Post-Production Coordinator

Mark Pellar

Electrician

Andrew Pereszlenyi

Best Boy

Susan Pilcher

Music Coordinator

Marek Posival

Assistant Director

Spencer Proffer

Music Producer

Spencer Proffer

Music

Sharon Purdy

Assistant Costume Designer

Robyn Rosenberg

Wardrobe

Tracey Rumack

Assistant Production Coordinator

Moshe Saadon

Boom Operator

David Sauder

Assistant Art Director

Jason Schmid

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Steve Scoville

Dialogue Editor

Patrick Seymour

Music

Susan Shin

Adr Supervisor

Anita Simard

Wardrobe

Norman Smith

Key Grip

Bruce Speyer

Assistant Director

Lucy Sustar

Foley Editor

Doug Till

Assistant Location Manager

Tom Tolvkmann

Foley Editor

Chad Tomasoski

Post-Production Assistant

Noel Verhoog

Assistant Camera Operator

Len Wagner

Stunts

Christopher Welch

Location Scout

Scott Wenge

Dolly Grip

Justine Whelan

Assistant Director

Brent White

Film Editor

Patrick Whitley

Executive In Charge Of Production

James A Williams

Sound Effects Editor

Alysa Wishingrad

Casting

Mark Woodley

Gaffer

Film Details

Also Known As
Clinic, The
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1996
Production Company
CBS Television Studios; Rafy; Showtime Networks; Showtime Networks
Distribution Company
CBS Television Studios; Paramount Home Media; Showtime Networks
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Began shooting July 22, 1996.

Completed shooting August 17, 1996.

Aired in United States December 8, 1996

Released in United States on Video December 16, 1997

Previous title: "The Clinic."