Grand Theft Parsons


1h 28m 2004

Brief Synopsis

A tale about a piece of rock 'n' roll mythology that happens to be surprisingly true. Thirty years ago, gifted country-rock musician Gram Parsons died young of an overdose; his manager, determined to abide by a pact the two had recently made, began an adventure worthy of Hunter S. Thompson in order

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
2004
Production Company
New Films International; New Films International; Swipe Films
Distribution Company
Gulf Film, Llc; Lionsgate; Lionsgate; Lionsgate U.K.; MGM Home Entertainment; Swipe Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

Synopsis

A tale about a piece of rock 'n' roll mythology that happens to be surprisingly true. Thirty years ago, gifted country-rock musician Gram Parsons died young of an overdose; his manager, determined to abide by a pact the two had recently made, began an adventure worthy of Hunter S. Thompson in order to steal and deliver the singer's body to Joshua Tree National Park for cremation.

Crew

Eric Aroesty

Co-Executive Producer

Lori Aroesty

Co-Executive Producer

Nikhil Banerjee

Song Performer ("Manomanjari")

Thomas Stanley Brown

Song ("Return Of The Grievous Angel")

Boudleaux Bryant

Song ("Love Hurts")

Louis Candel

Co-Executive Producer

Mary Candel

Co-Executive Producer

Matt Candel

Executive Producer

Michael Candel

Co-Executive Producer

Sherri Candel

Co-Executive Producer

Lisa Cannon

Co-Executive Producer

Rob Cannon

Co-Executive Producer

Sophie Carbonell

Costume Designer

Joanna Cronin

Co-Executive Producer

Steve Cronin

Co-Executive Producer

Kenny Dichter

Co-Executive Producer

Shoshana Dichter

Co-Executive Producer

Jeremy Drysdale

Screenwriter

Chris Ethridge

Song ("Hot Burrito 2")

Greg Ettin

Co-Executive Producer

Sam Farrah

Music Producer ("Rhinestones In The Ashes")

Mary Finlay

Editor

Sarah Halley Finn

Casting

Sarah Halley Finn

Co-Producer

Eddie Floyd

Song Performer ("Big Bird")

Eddie Floyd

Song ("Big Bird")

Simon Franks

Executive Producer

Rory Gallagher

Song ("Bad Penny")

Rory Gallagher

Song Performer ("Bad Penny")

Danielle Ganek

Co-Executive Producer

David Ganek

Co-Executive Producer

Robert Gillespie

Song ("Movin' On Up")

Emmylou Harris

Song Performer ("A Song For You"), Song Performer ("Love Hurts")

Bob Hayes

Director Of Photography

Randi Hiller

Casting

Randi Hiller

Co-Producer

Mike Ingrassia

Co-Executive Producer

Andrew Innes

Song ("Movin' On Up")

Jesse Itzler

Executive Producer

Booker T Jones

Song ("Big Bird")

Zygi Kamasa

Executive Producer

Phil Kaufman

Associate Producer

Johnny Knoxville

Music Producer ("Rhinestones In The Ashes")

Elana Laing

Co-Executive Producer

Pierre Lorillard

Line Producer

Joe Mazella

Co-Executive Producer

Peri Mazella

Co-Executive Producer

Country Joe Mcdonald

Song ("Flying High")

Gram Parsons

Song ("Hot Burrito 2"), Song ("Return Of The Grievous Angel"), Song ("Thousand Dollar Wedding"), Song ("A Song For You")

Gram Parsons

Song Performer ("Thousand Dollar Wedding"), Song Performer ("A Song For You"), Song Performer ("Return Of The Grievous Angel"), Song Performer ("Love Hurts")

Alan Roberts

Editor

Cathy Rosen

Co-Executive Producer

Mike Rosen

Co-Executive Producer

Betsy Rosenfeld

Associate Producer

Tony Sichenzio

Co-Executive Producer

Bruce Springsteen

Song Performer ("Blood Brothers")

Bruce Springsteen

Song ("Blood Brothers")

Felix Van Lamsweerde

Song ("Manomanjari")

Roger Alan Wade

Song Performer ("Rhinestones In The Ashes")

Roger Alan Wade

Song ("Rhinestones In The Ashes")

Jason Weiler

Co-Executive Producer

Jill Weiner

Co-Executive Producer

Jon Weiner

Co-Executive Producer

Robert Young

Song ("Movin' On Up")

Barbara Zipper

Co-Executive Producer

Brad Zipper

Executive Producer

Lance Zipper

Co-Executive Producer

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
2004
Production Company
New Films International; New Films International; Swipe Films
Distribution Company
Gulf Film, Llc; Lionsgate; Lionsgate; Lionsgate U.K.; MGM Home Entertainment; Swipe Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States June 18, 2004

Released in United States January 2004

Released in United States on Video October 5, 2004

Released in United States Summer June 18, 2004

Released in United States January 2004 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Midnight) January 15-25, 2004.)

Limited Release in United States June 18, 2004

Released in United States Summer June 18, 2004

Released in United States on Video October 5, 2004