Curse of the Starving Class


1h 35m 1995

Brief Synopsis

Set on a rundown farm in modern-day America, a family struggles to live the American dream in a country that is being sold off by opportunist developers. Based on Sam Shepard's play "Curse of the Starving Class."

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Avid Technology, Inc.; CFI Hollywood; Coast To Coast Catering, Inc.; Panavision, Ltd.; Showtime Networks; Soundelux; Tim Malooly; Title House, Inc.; Victor Duncan Inc
Distribution Company
Trimark Pictures
Location
Dallas, Texas, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

Set on a rundown farm in modern-day America, a family struggles to live the American dream in a country that is being sold off by opportunist developers. Based on Sam Shepard's play "Curse of the Starving Class."

Crew

David Adams

Grip

David Alstadter

Foley Mixer

Mark Amin

Executive Producer

Chris Arnold

Other

Alahn L Assinger

Carpenter

Billy Barnes

Craft Service

Barry Barnholtz

Co-Executive Producer

Ed Barrera

Transportation Coordinator

Stephen F. Beasley

Best Boy

Bruce Beresford

Executive Producer

Bruce Beresford

Screenwriter

Tana Bishop

On-Set Dresser

Andre Blaise

Hair

Andre Blaise

Makeup

Peter Block

Special Thanks To

Bob Bouwman

Swing Gang

Brad Breitbarth

Property Master

Eric Brooks

Special Thanks To

Fred J Brown

Sound Editor

John Bryant

Music

Dan Burkarth

Stand-In

Anita Camarata

Music Supervisor

Murray K. Campbell

Gaffer

Gregory Cascante

Special Thanks To

Harry Cheney

Sound Effects Editor

Hugh Clayton

Carpenter

Steven B. Cohen

Special Thanks To

Cathy Coleman

Special Thanks To

Clay Collins

Sound Effects Editor

Brown Cooper

Assistant Camera Operator

Rick Cowan

Production Assistant

Robert Cranny

Special Thanks To

Nancy Cunningham

Special Thanks To

Betsy David

Special Thanks To

Valerie Davidson

Sound Effects Editor

Bob Davis

Driver

Dane A. Davis

Sound Effects Editor

Deborah Lamia Denevar

Makeup Artist

Larry Donahue

Caterer

Ralph Dugger

Animal Wrangler

Michael Dunson

Dolly Grip

Bruce G Eikner

Other

Gregg Elam

Stunts

Annie Ellis

Stunts

Stephanie Emery

Art Department

Randy Erwin-skalicky

Song

Tony Estrada

Production Assistant

Andrea R. Fatoole

Assistant

Tom Faulkner

Song Performer

Tom Faulkner

Song

Scott Fawley

Electrician

Robert Fett

Special Thanks To

Randy Fife

Stunts

Ivan Fischer

Music Conductor

Neil Fischer

Special Thanks To

Christie Fisher

Production Assistant

Bob Fite

Transportation Captain

Brouke Franklin

Other

T Wayne French

Driver

Mark Gaines

Animal Wrangler

Jeff Garrison

Other

Gabe Geffen

Production Assistant

Norbert Gerl

Original Music

Marilyn Gibbons

Special Thanks To

Sam Gibbons

Special Thanks To

Grant Gilmore

Assistant Director

Paula Gilmore

Location Casting

W S Gilmore

Production Manager

William S. Gilmore Jr.

Producer

Carole Goldstein

Special Thanks To

David Goldstein

Executive Producer

Harel Goldstein

Producer

Andrew Golov

Special Thanks To

Dean Goodhill

Editor

Robert Goodson

Special Effects Assistant

Scott K Gordon

Assistant

Ray Green

Driver

Howard Griffith

Production

Dennis Haden

Electrician

Frank Hames

Music

Joe Hanna

Other

Doug Hanson

Special Thanks To

Otis Harper

Assistant

J Haynes

Song

Clark Henderson

Post-Production Supervisor

Patrick Henderson

Song

Patrick Henderson

Song Performer

Tom Herod

Assistant Director

Andrew Hersh

Special Thanks To

H Michael Heuser

Special Thanks To

Herb Hickey

Production

Charles H Hodges

Carpenter

Richard Hodges

Foreman

Donald House

Driver

Paul A Howard

Electrician

Vance Hughes

Stand-In

Diane Jackson

Negative Cutting

Margaret Johnson

Special Effects Supervisor

J. Stanley Johnston

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Anne Jordan

Special Thanks To

Shelly Josias

Unit Publicist

Dan Karkoska

Assistant Production Coordinator

Angela Kaset

Song Performer

Angela Kaset

Song

Kimberly Kelling

Special Thanks To

Andrea Kennedy

Driver

Ellen S Klein

Production Assistant

Jonathon Komack-martin

Trimark Production Executive

Ron Kraft

Special Thanks To

Jillian Kreiner

Costumes

Larry Langley

Construction Coordinator

Mark Lapointe

Sound Effects Editor

Vincent Lascoumes

Assistant Director

Gerry Lentz

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Cindy Lindauer

Other

David A. Little

Animal Wrangler

Ben Loggins

Stunts

Howard London

Adr Mixer

Mike Losurdo

Assistant Editor

Laird Malamed

Assistant Sound Editor

Tim Malooly

Cable Operator

Kenneth I Mancebo

Production Accountant

Chris Maybach

Assistant Editor

Michael Mayerson

Special Thanks To

Mickey Mayerson

Special Thanks To

Steven Mcafee

Production Coordinator

David Mcdavid

Co-Executive Producer

Sharon Mcgeeney

Negative Cutting

Helen Mcginn

Script Supervisor

Tanya Mcginnis-potvin

Other

Michael Mendelson

Special Thanks To

Joseph Middleton

Casting

David Mixson

Driver

L Molinare

Song

Randy E Moore

Special Effects Coordinator

T Morris

Song

Kathryn Morrison

Costume Designer

Pamela Mount

Location Manager

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music

Don Noble

Other

William B O'boyle

Executive Producer

Keith Olson

Foley Artist

Jayne Page

Accounting Assistant

F Paniagua

Song

Timothy Pearson

Foley Artist

Ron Phillips

Photography

Gregory F Poulos

Post-Production Assistant

Eleanor Powell

Special Thanks To

Evie Quaid

Associate Producer

Dick Quinlan

Director Of Photography

Peggy Raess

Storyboard Artist

Ted Raess

Storyboard Artist

Terri Raith

Swing Gang

Richard Raski

Other

Don Reddy

Camera Operator

Chris Reedy

Assistant Property Master

Greg Reim

Crane Grip

Emily Remler

Song Performer

Emily Remler

Song

Shari Rhodes

Casting

Roger Rickard

Other

Todd Rigione

Song

Kerry Rike

Key Grip

David M Roberts

Boom Operator

Tina Roesler-kerwin

Hair

Tina Roesler-kerwin

Makeup Artist

Fran Roy

Associate Producer

Jack Roycroft

Driver

Kimberly Sabine

Special Thanks To

Stephen Saltzman

Special Thanks To

Ellen Sandolowski

Special Thanks To

Paul Scheeberger

Special Thanks To

Rodney Scot

Stand-In

Sam Shepard

Play As Source Material

Brian Slack

Consultant

Barry E Smith

Grip

J Grey Smith

Set Decorator

Patrick Smith

Assistant Camera Operator

Michael Spain

Electrician

Gary Speck

Driver

Patrick Spencer

Carpenter

Sony Pictures Studios

Sound Department

Andy Timmons

Song

Todd Toon

Sound Effects Editor

Russell Towery

Stunts

Russell Towery

Stunt Coordinator

Daniel W Victor

Consultant

Dea Vise

Stand-In

Deanne Vise

Stand-In

Lance Volland

Publicity

Robert Wald

Sound Mixer

Jesse Dayton Warren

Song

Dean Weaver

Grip

Bruce Weiss

Associate Producer

Brenda Paris Westhoff

Stand-In

Ladislav Wilheim

Production Designer

R Young

Song

Lynn Ziehe

Costumes

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Avid Technology, Inc.; CFI Hollywood; Coast To Coast Catering, Inc.; Panavision, Ltd.; Showtime Networks; Soundelux; Tim Malooly; Title House, Inc.; Victor Duncan Inc
Distribution Company
Trimark Pictures
Location
Dallas, Texas, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States February 4, 1995

Aired in United States November 1994

Aired in United States October 1994

Aired in United States September 1994

Aired in United States Winter January 1, 1995

Released in United States on Video May 16, 1995

Shown at Deauville Film Festival September 2-11, 1994.

Shown at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival November 11-20, 1994.

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 6-16, 1994.

Estimated budget: $5,000,000

Began shooting January 20, 1994.

Completed shooting February 23, 1994.