Cafe Society


1h 54m 1996

Brief Synopsis

Set in 1952, the story of Mickey Jelke, a 24-year-old heir to a multi-million dollar fortune, who is accused of being the head of one of the city's priciest vice rings. Meanwhile, a highly moral police officer goes undercover into the cafe society of early 50s Manhattan and emerges with enough doubt

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m

Synopsis

Set in 1952, the story of Mickey Jelke, a 24-year-old heir to a multi-million dollar fortune, who is accused of being the head of one of the city's priciest vice rings. Meanwhile, a highly moral police officer goes undercover into the cafe society of early 50s Manhattan and emerges with enough doubt about the actual guilt of Jelke to give up the case he set in motion.

Crew

Lisa Albin

Assistant Designer

Steve Alexander

Producer

Betsy Alton

Set Decorator

Jeff Baker

Assistant Camera Operator

Nathan Bernstein

Art Department

Jonathan Blandin

Other

Frederic Bouin

Executive Producer

Whitney Bronne

Assistant

Leonard John Bruno

Art Department Coordinator

Maria Calvaruso

Assistant Camera Operator

Jay Cannold

Production Accountant

Markus Canter

Production Designer

Mason Canter

Assistant

Stuart Canter

Production Designer

Susan Carrano

Wardrobe

Franck Chantayan

Set Production Assistant

James Chinlund

Carpenter

Carl-jan Colpaert

Executive Producer

Steve Coombs

Grip

Kara Crean

Hair

Kara Cressman

Assistant Set Decorator

Juliet D'annibale

On-Set Dresser

Charles Page Daniels

Other

Aaron Dawley

Grip

Raymond De Felitta

Screenplay

Dion A Doulis

Art Department

Suzy Elmiger

Editor

Karen E. Etcoff

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Bill Foley

Photography

Jeanne L Gilliland

Boom Operator

Kevin Asher Green

On-Set Dresser

Matthew Grossman

Other

Chris Guardino

Music

Lizzy Gulczynski

Costumes

Christoph Henkel

Co-Executive Producer

Sheila Jaffe

Casting

Dan Janssen

Construction Coordinator

Ann Jones

Hair Assistant

Becky Jones

Assistant Location Manager

Chiemi Karasawa

Script Supervisor

Deke Keenar

Best Boy

Joseph Kennedy

Assistant

Nancy Kriegel

Line Producer

Nancy Kriegel

Coproducer

Susan Labunski

Assistant Director

James Lavigne

Other

Jeffrey Lazar

Assistant Director

Mark Lohman

Carpenter

Vince Maggio

Assistant Director

Melissa Marr

Assistant Production Coordinator

Michael Mayers

Director Of Photography

Liz Mcgregor

Art Department

Jan Mclaughlin

Sound Mixer

Larry Meistrich

Coproducer

Lina Modigh

Sound

Licia Monte

Other

Kate Morgan

Makeup Assistant

Daniel Morgenstern

Art Department

Eve Laure Moros

Wrangler

James Nolan

Grip

Alfred Oadilla

Other

Christian Oakes

Carpenter

Lynn Ollie

Wardrobe Supervisor

John Pacy

Gaffer

Chris Ann Pappas

Wardrobe

Juliet Polcsa

Costume Designer

Santiago Quinones

Production Assistant

Brandon Rosser

Production Manager

Robert Salerno

Production Coordinator

Elan Sassoon

Producer

Andrew Saxe

Location Scout

David Schanker

Property Master

Robert Schmidt

Key Grip

Tricia Shaw

Art Department

Alexis Shein

Camera

Dena Silberstein

Assistant

Yvonne Smith

Other

Lola Soyinka

Hair

Jim Steele

Executive Producer

Robert Strauss

Co-Executive Producer

Ecan Strome

Props Assistant

Kristy Tully

Grip

Mark F Volpe

Craft Service

Georgianne Walken

Casting

Cheryl Wallace

Scenic Artist

Annie Walton-teter

Props

Tracy Warbin

Makeup

Amanda Weisenthal

Location Manager

Tom Weissler

Other

Kermit Westergard

Assistant

Bereket Yihdego

Set Production Assistant

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States April 1996

Aired in United States February 11, 1996

Aired in United States May 1995

Aired in United States October 1997

Aired in United States September 1995

Aired in United States Summer July 18, 1997

Released in United States on Video January 20, 1998

Shown at Avignon/New York Film Festival in New York City April 10-23, 1996.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Directors Fortnight) May 17-28, 1995.

Shown at Continental Film Festival in Panama October 6-10, 1997.

Shown at Deauville Film Festival (Panorama) September 1-10, 1995.

Based on the 1952 Jelke vice scandal, which made headlines in New York in the early 1950s.

Directorial debut for Raymond DeFelitta.

Estimated budget: $1,000,000

Began shooting December 12, 1994.

Completed shooting January 19, 1995.