Collected Stories


2h 2002

Brief Synopsis

Adaptation of Donald Margulies' play about two writers -- an aging author with a past and her young student, who exploits her mentor's life. A respected short-story writer and teacher in her mid-fifties, Ruth Steiner has carved out a comfortable life for herself in a Greenwich Village apartment tha

Film Details

Also Known As
PBS Hollywood Presents (01/16/02)
Release Date
2002

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Adaptation of Donald Margulies' play about two writers -- an aging author with a past and her young student, who exploits her mentor's life. A respected short-story writer and teacher in her mid-fifties, Ruth Steiner has carved out a comfortable life for herself in a Greenwich Village apartment that she has occupied for decades. Lisa Morrison is a callow yet talented 26-year-old graduate student and aspiring writer, a child of suburban privilege, when she meets Ruth and offers to become her assistant. Over six years, in as many scenes, "Collected Stories" eavesdrops on Ruth and Lisa as their relationship evolves (from mentor/protegee to loving friends to adversaries) and ultimately disintegrates -- touching on issues of age, artistic license, and betrayal.

Crew

Tom Ancell

Sound Mixer

Gordon Bell

Technical Director

Bettina Bennewitz

Production Supervisor

Gilbert Cates

Executive Producer

Joe Celli

Set Decorator

Roy Christopher

Production Designer

Bruce Chudacoff

Location Manager

Eric Davies

Unit Production Manager

Dennis Doty

Producer

Stu Erwin

Executive Consultant

Charles Fox

Music

Susan Franco

Other

Adam Ben Frank

Assistant Director

Dave Gierahn

Carpenter

Susan Godfrey

Post-Production Supervisor

Jim Gowdy

Production Accountant

Bruce Greene

Steadicam Operator

Bruce Greene

Camera Operator

Mark Griffith

Colorist

Craig Hampton

Other

J. Roy Helland

Makeup

Barbara Inglehart

Assistant Costume Designer

Camella Jaeger

Production Assistant

Peter Jensen

Steadicam Operator

Peter Jensen

Camera Operator

Jeff A Johnson

Boom Operator

Yvonne Johnson

Rights & Clearances

Ralph Lopez

Boom Operator

Cari D Lutz

Assistant Camera Operator

Capucine Lyons

Assistant

Donald Margulies

Screenplay

Donald Margulies

Play As Source Material

Steve Martyniuk

Other

Mary Mazur

Executive Producer

Michele Mckinley

Steadicam Operator

Michele Mckinley

Camera Operator

Bruce Michaels

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Millie Moore

Editor

Mike Post

Theme Music

Susana Preston

Script Supervisor

Jacobs Rahi

Main Title Design

Bill Randall

Boom Operator

Larry Romanoff

Transportation Coordinator

Liz Ryan

Assistant Director

Benjamin Sacks

Production Coordinator

Edgar Salazar

Production Assistant

Billy Saleebey

Production Assistant

Edwin Schiernecker

Gaffer

Joshua E Schneider

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

John W. Simmons

Director Of Photography

Lynn Smith

Assistant Camera Operator

David Stafford

Sound Mixer

Douglass M Stewart

Other

Roger Terracina

Production

Tina Tholke

Assistant Production Coordinator

Dan Thomas

Sound Supervisor

Evelyn Thompson

Costume Designer

James W Visconti

Assistant Production Coordinator

Bill Wall

Property Master

Derek Wells

Key Grip

Tamlyn Wright

Art Director

Cinzia Zanetti

Makeup

Film Details

Also Known As
PBS Hollywood Presents (01/16/02)
Release Date
2002

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia