Bernard and Doris


1h 45m 2008

Brief Synopsis

The story of tobacco billionairess Doris Duke and her relationship with her gay Irish butler, Bernard Lafferty, to whom she left her entire fortune.

Film Details

Also Known As
Bernhard och Doris, Doris and Bernard
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Cinetic Media; Goldcrest; Goldcrest Post Production; HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office; Laserpacific Media Corporation; Lowry Digital; Lucasfilm, Ltd.; Modern VideoFilm; Owen & Desalvo Company; Seven Letter Music Group; Skywalker Sound; Sony Pictures Scoring Stage; Sound One; Soundelux; Todd-Ao; Yu+Co
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video
Location
Westbury Gardens, New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

The story of tobacco billionairess Doris Duke and her relationship with her gay Irish butler, Bernard Lafferty, to whom she left her entire fortune.

Crew

Gina R. Alfano

Adr Editor

Linda Algozer

Consultant

Louis Alter

Song

Johanna Argan

Assistant Costume Designer

Mandy Arnold

Digital Effects

Joseph Aulisi

Costume Designer

Jim Austin

Sound Engineer

Amy J. Bailey

Line Producer

Edwin Baker

Main Title Design

Bob Balaban

Executive Producer

Emily Baron

Production Assistant

Christopher Barron

Sound Department

Brett Batty

Consultant

Anthony Bayman

Adr

Carter Bissell

Swing

David Boulton

Adr Mixer

Stefan Bozydaj

Production Assistant

Dirk Braeger

Art Director

Steven Briante

Assistant Camera

Tom Brissette

Music

Dana Brunetti

Executive Producer

Milton Buras

Hair Stylist

Greg Butler

Choreographer

Stacey Butterworth

Wig Maker

Tom Calderaro

Original Music

Lynn Campbell

Makeup Artist

Charles A Cann

Grip

Charles Cann

Grip

John Cannon

Assistant Sound Editor

Joe Cappelletti

Voice Casting

Marilyn Carbone

Makeup Artist

Collin Carrothers

Production Assistant

Mike Castillo

Digital Effects

Jonathan Cavendish

Executive Producer

Otto Cedeno

Boom Operator

Krissopher Chevannes

Adr

Eugene Choe

Production Assistant

Randi Cohen

Production Coordinator

Cy Coleman

Song

Charles Colon

Grip

John Corso

Camera Operator

Hugh Costello

Screenplay

John Countryman

Sound Department

Donnie Creighton

Digital Effects

Alex Cristo

Post-Production Assistant

Verena Cristofaro

Makeup Artist

Waltaya Culmer

Makeup Artist

Debbi Datz-pyle

Music Contractor

Benny Davis

Song

Dewitt Davis

Swing

Robin Day

Hair Stylist

James Deanes

Wardrobe Assistant

Robert Deschane

Adr Mixer

Katie Deutsch

Production Assistant

Franckie Diago

Production Designer

Becky Dilallo

Production Assistant

Milton Drake

Song

Peter Duchan

Assistant

Dan Dujnic

Assistant Editor

Ed Dunkley

Video

John Dunn

Sound Editor

Mark Edlitz

Assistant

Mark Edlitz

Assistant

David George Ellis

Steadicam Operator

David Ellis

Steadicam Operator

Ray Espinola

Music Supervisor

Michael Fabiani

Assistant

Neal Feldman

Production Assistant

Ralph Fiennes

Song Performer

Doug Ford

Sound Engineer

Jeremy Frindel

Assistant Editor

Stephen Gabis

Dialect Coach

Jimmy Gadd

Assistant Editor

Fred Galfas

Key Grip

Jim Garvey

Production Assistant

Jason George

Sound Editor

Stephen Glanzrock

Assistant Director

Larry Goldings

Song Performer

Jonathan Greber

Sound Department

Derek Gross

Gaffer

Tracey Guadagno

Production Supervisor

Chat Gutner

Sound Mixer

Howard Hammermann

Sound Engineer

Liza Handziak

Scenic Artist

Michael Harrop

Post-Production Supervisor

B C Hawkins

Production

Justin Herman

Production

Dadrea Heron

Production

Lora Hirschberg

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Alexis Hudgins

Production Supervisor

David Hunter

Digital Effects

Paul Huntley

Wig Maker

Kristen Infield

Makeup Artist

Mark Intravartolo

Layout Artist

Kara Janeczko

Assistant

Lukasz Janik

Sound Mixer

Doug Jaqua

Color

Christian Jara

Best Boy Electric

Bobby Johanson

Adr Mixer

Cynthia Kao

Production Supervisor

Stanley Kaplan

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Adam Kassen

Executive Producer

Mark Kassen

Executive Producer

Kirsten Kearse

Script Supervisor

Arsen Keheian

Grip

Andy Keir

Editor

Mathew Kerr

Grip

Evyen Klean

Music Supervisor

Aaron Kovalchik

Assistant Camera

Joe Labarbera

Song Performer

Eric Lafranchi

Production Assistant

Chris Lally

Key Grip

Michael Lang

Song Performer

Kate Larase

Assistant Camera

Eric Lasko

Assistant Director

Peggy Lee

Song Performer

Roger Macdonald Lee

Assistant Director

Leffert Lefferts

Digital Effects

William Lehman

Assistant Editor

Carolyn Leigh

Song

Paul Leroy

Grip

Colleen Liddy

Hair Stylist

Janet Lopez

Music Coordinator

Nathan Lopez

Production

Luther Lotz

Production Assistant

Daniel Luebke

Best Boy Grip

Erica Lytton

Makeup Artist

Lawrence Manchester

Music Scoring Mixer

Lawrence Manchester

Score Recording

Cory Mccrum-abdo

Associate Producer

Laura Mclean

Assistant

Patrick Mcleroy

Production Assistant

David Mcmoyler

Supervising Sound Editor

Anthony Merced

Production

Kelly Messias

Assistant

Carey Milbradt

Foley Mixer

Seymour Miller

Song

Kim Moarefi

Casting

Harry Muller

Color Timer

Nathan Nance

Rerecording

Darek Oles

Song Performer

Carrie Oliver

Digital Effects

Mark Olsen

Co-Executive Producer

Juliet Ouyoung

Costumer

Mitchell Parish

Song

Mark Paterson

Adr

Synderela Peng

Main Title Design

Lee Percy

Editing

Thomas Petersen

Best Boy Grip

Patrick Petrocelli

Assistant

Charlie Pinto

Location Assistant

Curtis Pollock

Property Master

Eva Porter

Sound Department

Nina Pratt

Casting

Brandon Proctor

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Maren Rahlf

Production

Hayden Reush

Production

Monique Reymond

Foley Artist

Dr. Jennifer Rhodes-kropf

Consultant

Eric Robel

Graphic Designer

Eric Robel

Digital Effects

Amanda Roche

Production

Jeremy Rodriguez

Grip

Peter De Rose

Song

Susan Ross

Production Assistant

Anatol Rotman

Production Assistant

Ronald G Roumas

Rerecording

Geoffrey G. Rubay

Supervising Sound Editor

Mauricio Rubinstein

Director Of Photography

Mauricio Rubinstein

Dp/Cinematographer

Susan Sarandon

Song Performer

Autumn Saville

Assistant Costume Designer

Jeffrey Schindler

Music Conductor

Kate Schumaecker

Assistant

John Eric Schuman

Location Manager

John Schumann

Pyrotechnics

John Schumann

Stunt Coordinator

Ellen Segal

Music Editor

Matthew Sell

Digital Effects

John Sember

Boom Operator

Tony Sereno

Sound Mixer

Bob Sheppard

Song Performer

Jennifer Sherwood

Executive In Charge Of Production

Jeff Shiffman

Digital Effects

Craig Shilowich

Production

Jon Simpson

Production Assistant

Sarah Sklar-heyn

Production

Perry Smith

Song Performer

Kevin Spacey

Executive Producer

Alan Steinberger

Song Performer

Mai Suzuki

Digital Effects

Gerard Sztabnik

Production

Bob Thiele

Music

Bob Thiele

Original Music

Henning Thien

Engineer

Travis Tomlinson

Grip

John Torrijos

Video

Sara Tosetti

Wardrobe Assistant

Grace Lee Toumanidis

Production Assistant

Martha Trachtenberg

Researcher

Film Details

Also Known As
Bernhard och Doris, Doris and Bernard
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Cinetic Media; Goldcrest; Goldcrest Post Production; HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office; Laserpacific Media Corporation; Lowry Digital; Lucasfilm, Ltd.; Modern VideoFilm; Owen & Desalvo Company; Seven Letter Music Group; Skywalker Sound; Sony Pictures Scoring Stage; Sound One; Soundelux; Todd-Ao; Yu+Co
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video
Location
Westbury Gardens, New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for ten 2008 Emmy Awards including Outstanding Cinematography For A Miniseries Or Movie (Mauricio Rubinstein), Outstanding Costumes For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special, Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special (Bob Balaban), Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or A Movie (Ralph Fiennes), Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie (Susan Sarandon), Outstanding Made For Television Movie, and Outstanding Writing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special (Hugh Costello) by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Aired in United States February 9, 2008

Aired in United States April 29, 2008

Aired in United States October 2007

Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival (Opening Nigh Film/Spotlight) October 17-21, 2007.

Aired in USA on HBO on February 9, 2008.