The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie


2003

Brief Synopsis

A coming-of-age story about Charlie, a troubled boy who spends his summer working as a handyman for Mrs. Ritchie, an elderly woman who has had an unfortunate life. Through his time with Mrs. Ritchie and his work in her magical garden, Charlie comes to terms with a terrible secret that is the cause o

Film Details

Also Known As
Incredible Mrs. Ritchie, Original Picture for All Ages
Release Date
2003
Production Company
Capital Fx; Cutting Edge Australia; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Film Finances, Inc.; Goldcrest; Goldcrest Post Production; Kathy Morgan International; Kathy Morgan International; Movietrack; Showtime Networks; Showtime Networks; The Cutting Edge Group; Vision View Entertainment; World Backgrounds
Distribution Company
Showtime Home Entertainment
Location
Alberta, Canada; Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Synopsis

A coming-of-age story about Charlie, a troubled boy who spends his summer working as a handyman for Mrs. Ritchie, an elderly woman who has had an unfortunate life. Through his time with Mrs. Ritchie and his work in her magical garden, Charlie comes to terms with a terrible secret that is the cause of his family's unhappiness. Loosely based on writer-director Paul Johansson's own experiences.

Crew

Philip Alberstat

Executive Producer

Mike Arzillo

Set Decorator

Dean G Baker

Carpenter

P David Benediktson

Construction Coordinator

Suzanne Benoit

Makeup Artist

James Bishop

Carpenter

Joy Bond

Production Coordinator

Vicky Brazier

Dialogue Editor

Kimberly Breckenridge

Driver

Chris Butler

Music Composer

Chris Butler

Composer Manager

Tim Campbell

Painter

Nick Cassavetes

Executive Producer

Barb Chandler

Painter

Cameron Chapman

Assistant Director

Jennifer Chesson

Art Assistant

Kevin Colyn

Caterer

Douglas Cooper

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Laura Cuthill

Set Decorator

Roch Daigle

Key Grip

Coral Dambrauskas

Greensman

John Dambrauskas

Greensman

Matthew Davies

Production Designer

Caroline Dehner

Hair Stylist

Marcy Dichter

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Chad Dolan

Special Effects Coordinator

Ron Dolan

Special Effects Coordinator

Laura Dunne

Assistant Production Coordinator

Fred Dunphy

Driver

Nicole Duperron

Wardrobe Supervisor

Jana Edelbaum

Executive Producer

Tom Eirikson

Stunt Coordinator

Robert Farr

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Richard Friedman

Assistant Director

Michael Frislev

Producer (Nomadic)

Donna Fuller

Makeup

Rick Garbutt

Camera

Chris Gay

Best Boy

Alec Gibson

Film Lab

Gordon Gilbertson

Executive Consultant

Schane Godon

Assistant Camera

Eugene Gogwich

Grip

Mike Gould

Best Boy

Peter William Gurr

Security

Jennifer Haffenden

Assistant Costume Designer

Monika Hagele

Assistant Production Coordinator

Francis Haines

Song

Craig Hall

Assistant

Eddie Hamilton

Editor

Patrick Hawes

Music

Ivan Hawkes

Dolly Grip

Edsel Hilchie

Location Manager

Connie House

Craft Service

Charmaine Husum

Art Department

Crystal Husum

Painter

Harry Hyams

Song

Gordon Imlach

Publicity

Paul Johansson

Writer

Walter Josten

Executive Producer

Rainer Kahl

Stand-In

Alfred Kennedy

Grip

Greg Kenny

Foreman

Martin Keough

Gaffer

Danny Korduner

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Florence Krisko

Animal Trainer

John Lacroix

Production Accountant

Chris Large

Photography

Tim Lewiston

Sound Design

Jackie Lind

Casting Director

Tom Lloyd

Driver

Gregory Mackenzie

Post-Production Supervisor

Brian Macniel

Dresser

Wade Maude

Boom Operator

Tyler Miller

Transportation Captain

David Mindel

Song

Andrew Moreau

Art Director

Rhonda Nielsen

Assistant Set Decorator

Samantha Nottingham-carew

Accounting Assistant

Gerry O'riordan

Score Recording

Chad Oakes

Producer (Nomadic)

Cathy Olshaski

Hair Assistant

Justin Onofriechuk

Props

Ron Osiowy

Sound Recordist

Jonas Owens

Lead Set Dresser

Tom Parkhouse

Uk Co-Producer (Anafi Productions Ltd.)

Stephen Parsons

Song

Michele Patsula

Script Supervisor

Martin Pederson

Assistant Director

Melodi Petrigo-mcgill

Props Buyer

Cory Powell

Assistant

Joanne Preece

Makeup Assistant

Max Radford

Transportation Coordinator

Jim Reeve

Executive Producer (Vision View)

Gord Renger

Driver

Marilyn Riddoch

Costume Supervisor

Katherine Ringer

Assistant Director

Steve Robbins

Executive Producer (Vision View)

Stuart Robinson

Accountant

Linda Rogers-ambury

Line Producer

Heather Roscorla

Accountant

Alan Salzl

Assistant Camera

Paul Sarossy

Director Of Photography

Hayden Scott

Carpenter

Ruth Secord

Costume Designer

Albert Seibert

Carpenter

Tony Skaper

Generator Operator

Christina Smith

Makeup Effects

Lee Smith

Lighting Technician

Trevor Smith

Assistant Art Director

Darryl Solly

Assistant Location Manager

Dale Stevens

Art Department

Aaron Stewart

Lighting Technician

Patricia Stutz

Stand-In

Bill Styner

Driver

Robert Turko

Lighting Technician

Beverly Ann Ulmer

Painter

Vance Wagner

Caterer

C J Wessely

Camera Trainee

Rick Whittaker

Generator Operator

Ken Wills

Property Master

Sherrie Wills

Props Buyer

Marlis Wilson

Lead Set Dresser

J T Wotton

Location Manager

Thomas Yaremko

Greensman

Randy Zacarac

Driver

Film Details

Also Known As
Incredible Mrs. Ritchie, Original Picture for All Ages
Release Date
2003
Production Company
Capital Fx; Cutting Edge Australia; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Film Finances, Inc.; Goldcrest; Goldcrest Post Production; Kathy Morgan International; Kathy Morgan International; Movietrack; Showtime Networks; Showtime Networks; The Cutting Edge Group; Vision View Entertainment; World Backgrounds
Distribution Company
Showtime Home Entertainment
Location
Alberta, Canada; Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States July 12, 2003

Aired in United States March 9, 2004

Released in United States on Video March 9, 2004

Originally shot as a feature film.

Part of Showtime's "Original Picture for All Ages" series.