Venus Peter


1h 34m 1986

Brief Synopsis

An imaginative little boy grows up amid the myriad sights and sounds of a fishing village on a small island off the coast of Scotland.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1986
Production Company
Angel Studios; British Film Institute; British Screen Finance; Channel 4; Channel Four Television; Film4 Productions; Gavin Films; Panavision, Ltd.
Distribution Company
Acacias Cine Audience; Impuls Pictures; Recorded Releasing Company
Location
Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Synopsis

An imaginative little boy grows up amid the myriad sights and sounds of a fishing village on a small island off the coast of Scotland.

Crew

Brian Adams

Carpenter (Standby)

Sheena Anderson

Production Assistant

James Aspinall

Other

Mari Baird

Makeup

David Balfour

Property Master

Ross Balfour

Construction Manager

Terry Bamber

2nd Assistant Director

Sara Barr

Production Runner

Gerry Bates

Boom Operator

Gabriel Beristain

Director Of Photography

Patricia Biggar

Costume Supervisor

John Booth

Production Coordinator

Grant Scott Cameron

Other

Peter Cavaciuti

Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Simon Chirgwin

Sound Trainee

Hector Chronos

Art Department Runner

John Clark

Construction

John Clark

Construction

James Coulter

Grip 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

James Coulter

Other

Frankie Cox

Electrician

David Daniels

3rd Assistant Director

John Donnelly

Carpenter

Brian Donovan

Location Manager

Jonathan Dove

Music

Mike Dowson

Sound Mixer

Glyn Fielding

Grip

Derek Fraser

Construction

Brian Gilmore

Other

David Grant

Art Department Runner

Rachelle Grym

Assistant (To Ian Sellers)

Luke Hallam

Camera Trainee

Micky Hand

Additional Electrician

Pat Harkins

Props (Standby)

Andy Harris

Production Designer

Olivia Hetreed

1st Assistant Editor

Tom Hilton

Stills

Martin Holland

Electrician

Wendy Holmes

Hairstyles

Barbara Hudson

Casting Assistant

Howard Hutchison

Other

Margaret Inkster

Other

Julia Ireland

Other

Helen Jenkings

Additional Makeup

Priscilla John

Casting Director

David 'ned' Kelly

Carpenter (Standby)

Sheryl Leonardo

Production Accountant

Paterson Lindsay

Construction

Roger Lowe

Additional Electrician

Chris Lyons

Special Effects

Colin Maccabe

Executive Producer

Andrew Macdonald

Unit Runner (Assistant Director)

Ian Macleod

Other

Zoe Macleod

Art Direction

Colin Macneil

Additional Costumes

David Macwhinnie

Electrician

Barry Mccrory

Construction

Alastair Meux

Focus Puller 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

David Moore

3rd Assistant Director

Pearl Morrison

Script Supervisor Assistant

Jim Mowat

Other

Marie Mowat

Additional Costumes

Jerry Organ

Production Buyer

Jill Pack

Executive In Charge Of Production

Reg Pape

Additional Electrician

Gill Parry

2nd Assistant Editor

Sandy Powell

Costume Designer

Larry Prinz

Gaffer

Liz Reddish

Publicist

Ronald Richards

Construction

Christopher Rush

Screenwriter

Christopher Rush

Source Material (From Novel)

Ian Sellar

Screenwriter

Dougie Snape

Camera Car Driver

Andrew Speller

Camera Operator

David Spiers

Editor

David Stephenson

Sound Recording

Lorna Stewart

Art Department Runner

Doris Stout

Technical Advisor (Local)

John Timperley

Music Engineer

Paul Treacy

Costume Assistant

Valerio Truffa

Camera Trainee

Margaret Waldie

Script Supervisor

Alan J. Wands

Associate Producer

John Watson

1st Assistant Director

Lorna Will

Other

Raymond Williamson

Other

Aad Wirtz

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Christopher Young

Producer

Frederick Young

Security

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1986
Production Company
Angel Studios; British Film Institute; British Screen Finance; Channel 4; Channel Four Television; Film4 Productions; Gavin Films; Panavision, Ltd.
Distribution Company
Acacias Cine Audience; Impuls Pictures; Recorded Releasing Company
Location
Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1989

Released in United States April 1986

Released in United States July 1989

Released in United States August 1989

Released in United States October 1989

Released in United States November 1989

Released in United States June 13, 1990

Released in United States February 2, 1991

Released in United States April 1991

Released in United States August 1991

Released in United States January 1992

Shown at Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) (British Film Institute: Five Years of New Cinema, 1986-1990) in New York City April 12-23, 1991.

Shown at Belgian Cinedecouvertes annual competition July 1989.

Shown at Edinburgh Festival August 12-27, 1989.

Shown at Sitges Film Festival, Spain October 1989.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival October 8 & 10, 1989.

Shown at London Film Festival November 10-26, 1989.

Shown at Sydney International Film Festival June 13, 1990.

Shown at Miami Film Festival February 2, 1991.

Shown at WorldFest Houston International Film Festival April 19-28, 1991.

Shown at Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund August 18-24, 1991.

Feature directorial debut for Ian Sellar.

Began shooting August 28, 1988.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1989

Released in United States April 1986 (Shown at Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) (British Film Institute: Five Years of New Cinema, 1986-1990) in New York City April 12-23, 1991.)

Released in United States July 1989 (Shown at Belgian Cinedecouvertes annual competition July 1989.)

Released in United States August 1989 (Shown at Edinburgh Festival August 12-27, 1989.)

Released in United States October 1989 (Shown at Sitges Film Festival, Spain October 1989.)

Released in United States October 1989 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival October 8 & 10, 1989.)

Released in United States November 1989 (Shown at London Film Festival November 10-26, 1989.)

Released in United States June 13, 1990 (Shown at Sydney International Film Festival June 13, 1990.)

Released in United States February 2, 1991 (Shown at Miami Film Festival February 2, 1991.)

Released in United States April 1991 (Shown at WorldFest Houston International Film Festival April 19-28, 1991.)

Released in United States August 1991 (Shown at Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund August 18-24, 1991.)

Released in United States January 1992 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (British Independents) in Park City, Utah January 16-26, 1992.)