Free of Eden


1h 38m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Story about Will Cleamons, a former teacher-turned-businessman who agrees to tutor 18-year-old high school dropout, Nicole Turner. Much to his surprise, their relationship not only helps Nicole build a future, but helps Cleamons put his personal life back together.

Film Details

Release Date
1999
Production Company
By David's; By David's Capers On Location; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Digital Sound & Pictures; Dufferin Gate Productions; F Stop Inc; Finder'S Research Services; Panavision, Ltd.; Showtime Networks; Starcraft; Vivkim Negative Cutting Inc.
Distribution Company
Showtime Networks
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

Story about Will Cleamons, a former teacher-turned-businessman who agrees to tutor 18-year-old high school dropout, Nicole Turner. Much to his surprise, their relationship not only helps Nicole build a future, but helps Cleamons put his personal life back together.

Crew

Troy Allen

Dialogue Editor

Maria Armstrong

Casting (Toronto)

David Bailey

Post-Production Coordinator

Sidney R. Baldwin

Photography

Joe Barnett

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Eric Beldowski

Production Coordinator

John Berger

Stunts

Michael Bicker

Key Grip

Terence Blanchard

Music

Gena Bleier

Assistant Editor

Heather Blurton

Wardrobe Supervisor

Anne Bradley

Assistant Director

Bryan Byrd

Publicity

Yule Caise

Screenwriter

Virginia Campbell

Coordinator

Delle Chatman

Screenwriter

Delle Chatman

From Story

Claudio Chea

Director Of Photography

Ernie Chmura

Camera Operator

Conrod Ciandre

Assistant Director

Veronica Ciandre

Hairdresser

Robert Cochrane

Dolly Grip

David Coombs

Assistant Director

Jeff Coussin

Lead Set Dresser

Devine Cox

Key Grip

Peggy Craven

Assistant Director

Louis Creveling

Dialogue Editor

Catherine Currie

Other

Chris Debenedetti

Production Assistant

Byrd Dickens

Best Boy

Dwight Doerksen

Construction Coordinator

Alison Duke

Assistant

Joan Eisenberg

Unit Publicist

Richard Emerson

Key Grip

Kris Enos

Assistant Camera Operator

Harvey Epstein

Assistant Camera Operator

Mary Erstad

Foley Mixer

Paula Fairfield

Sound Effects Editor

Gabe Fallus

Location Manager

Stacey Ferrelli

Production Assistant

Alan Freedman

Adr Mixer

Susan Garrison

Assistant

Errol Gee

Stunts

Roger Gelfand

Carpenter

Patrick Giraudi

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Angel Gonzales

Camera Operator

Perri Gorrara

Production Designer

Anthony Grosse

Assistant Production Accountant

Olivia Harris

Casting Associate

Robert Herring

Dolly Grip

Steven Hewitt

Co-Executive Producer

Sandra Hibovski

Assistant Costume Designer

Jeremy Hood

Production Assistant

Dean Hovey

Sound Editor

Phyllis Huffman

Casting

Andrew Hull

Art Assistant

Jackie Ioachim

Publicity

Robert C Jackson

Adr Editor

David Jaquest

Art Director

Brock Jolliffe

Special Effects

Ernie Kestler

Assistant Camera Operator

Ossama Khuluki

Foley Artist

Tim King

Post-Production Supervisor

Dusan Kovacevic

Production Assistant

Roger Laprairie

Video Colorist

Kevin Michael Leblanc

Assistant Camera Operator

Mark Lewandowski

Video Playback

Sean Liebrecht

Other

Lisa Logan

Dolly Grip

Kelly Lycan

Set Decorator

Csilla Marki

Costume Designer

Diane Marshall

Foley Artist

Jeff Marshall

Casting Assistant (Toronto)

Lynda Mccormack

Makeup Artist

Ashley Mckay

Assistant Production Coordinator

Chuck Mcworter

Production Assistant

Edward Mikolic

Gaffer

Larry Morten

Wrangler

Bill Munroe

Grip

Noella Nesdoly

Unit Production Manager

Noella Nesdoly

Line Producer

Cynthia Nicolella

Post-Production Coordinator

Megan O'neill

Assistant Location Manager

Karen Osmer

Publicity

Willard Overstreet

Sound Effects Editor

Willard Overstreet

Foley Editor

Peter Pastorelli

Unit Production Manager (New York)

Chandra-la Paul

Office Assistant

Basil Person

Production Assistant

Valma Pfaff

Art Assistant

Susan Pilcher

Music Coordinator

Sidney Poitier

Executive Producer

Maria Popoff

Assistant Director

Spencer Proffer

Music Producer

Uros Raikovic

Transportation Captain

Yuri Reese

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Tammy Reischel

Supervisor

Tammy Reischel

On-Set Dresser

Mariano Ros

Assistant

Urmas Rosin

Sound Mixer

Michael Ruggles

Grip

Andrew Saxe

Location Manager

Cedric Scott

Producer

B E Sharp

Post-Production Accountant

Steve Sheridan

Color Timer

Lori Slomka

Music Editor

Trevor D Smith

Transportation Coordinator

Thana Spillios

Script Supervisor

Dan Stephenson

Grip

Sheelagh Stewart

Production

John Stoneham

Stunt Coordinator

Tony Suraci

Foley Editor

Lucy Sustar

Foley Mixer

Ivan Sutton

Extras Agent/Coordinator

John Sztejnmiler

Generator Operator

Seth Tabor

Production Assistant

David Tedeschi

Editor

Doug Tiller

Assistant Property Master

Chad Tomasoski

Post-Production Coordinator

Mark Van Alstyne

Transportation Captain

Steve Van Danzen

Dolly Grip

Laura Venga

Production Assistant

Steve Wakefield

Executive In Charge Of Production

Sarah Warland

Camera Trainee

Zenon Waschuk

Boom Operator

John Weber

Production Accountant

John Weisberg

Production Assistant

Christopher Welch

Location Scout

Kimberley Whitechurch

Wardrobe Assistant

Chris Wilson

Grip

Joan Ziff

Publicity

Film Details

Release Date
1999
Production Company
By David's; By David's Capers On Location; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Digital Sound & Pictures; Dufferin Gate Productions; F Stop Inc; Finder'S Research Services; Panavision, Ltd.; Showtime Networks; Starcraft; Vivkim Negative Cutting Inc.
Distribution Company
Showtime Networks
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States August 1998

Aired in United States February 21, 1999

Released in United States on Video February 19, 2002

Shown at Urbanworld Film Festival in New York City (Worldwide Plaza) August 5-9, 1998.

Began shooting August 1997.

Sydney Tamiia Poitier is the daughter of Sidney Poitier.