Life Support


2h 2007

Brief Synopsis

Based on writer Nelson George's sister, the story follows one day in the life of an African-American AIDS activist, a former drug addict, devoted mother and wife who is also HIV positive.

Film Details

Release Date
2007
Production Company
424, Inc.; Deluxe Australia; HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office; Laserpacific Media Corporation; Negative People; Owen & Desalvo Company; Panavision, Ltd.; Premier Caterers; Technicolor PostWorks New York
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video
Location
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Based on writer Nelson George's sister, the story follows one day in the life of an African-American AIDS activist, a former drug addict, devoted mother and wife who is also HIV positive.

Crew

Nikita S. Adams

Assistant

Larry Alayon

Driver

Natana Aldana

Titles

Natalie Arango

Set Costumer

Teddy Au

Production Accountant

Joseph Baccari

Generator Operator

Julie Baker

Hair Stylist

Mark A Baker

Producer

Mark A Baker

Unit Production Manager

Laura Ballinger

Art Director

Raphael A Banks

Transportation Co-Captain

Grady Bayersdorfer

Best Boy Electric

Grafton Beckles

Driver

Donna Berwick

Costume Designer

Otis Best

Associate Producer

Peter Betulia

Construction

Lawanda Black

Assistant

Uta Briesewitz

Director Of Photography

Theodore Brown

Driver

Theodore A. Brown

Transportation Captain

Carla Byrd

Assistant

Wendy Calloway

Assistant

Mike Castillo

Visual Effects Supervisor

Jo Caxon

Foley Recordist

Aleta Chappelle

Casting Director

George Chavez

Color Timer

Krissopher Chevannes

Adr

Chris Collins

Driver

Sha-kim Compere

Executive Producer

Tracy Conners

Electrician

Erin Cousins

Props Assistant

Anita Crawford

Hair Stylist

Reginald Crute

Driver

Kenneth Cue

Caterer

Telly Davis

Driver

Dan Denitto

Dolly Grip

Justine Dolan-cote

On-Set Dresser

Daniel Dougherty

Office Production Assistant

Jay Duerr

Music Editor

Julie Duncan

Props Assistant

Valance Eisleben

Digital Effects

Kathryn Falzarano

Props Assistant

David Farr

Accounting Assistant

Robyn-alain Feldman

Post-Production Supervisor

Trayce Field

Assistant Costume Designer

John Floresca

Lighting Technician

Roxanna Floyd

Makeup Artist

Megan Foerster

Office Production Assistant

Casey Ford

Electrician

Jamie Foxx

Executive Producer

Guy Francoeur

Foley

Phil Fruhignag

Foley

Cormac Funge

Sound Effects Editor

Jason Galante

Grip

Nelson George

Writer

Niko Godfrey

Set Production Assistant

David Grant

Dialogue Editor

David A Grant

Dialogue Editor

George Grant

Sound Department

Andrea Greer

Script Supervisor

Scott Gregoire

Generator Operator

Ramsay Grelawoe

Set Production Assistant

Lynn Haffessou

Scenic Artist

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Mark Hartzell

Assistant Editor

Paul Harvey

Driver

Carlos Hedeiros

Set Production Assistant

Ryan Helsley

Digital Effects

Mike Hernandez

Caterer

Petr Hlinomaz

Gaffer

Rasper Hugentobler

Engineer

Charles R Hunt

Sound Mixer

Mark C Hutchinson

Assistant Director

Paul Hyers

Accountant

Robert C Jackson

Adr Supervisor

Robert C Jackson

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Doug Jaqua

Color

Bobby Johanson

Adr

Kendra C Johnson

Stand-In

Bruce Jordan

Best Boy Grip

Keith Kalohelani

Driver

Heather Kane

Property Master

Barbara Kastner

On-Set Dresser

Jaime Rucker King

Executive Producer

Marcus King

Executive Producer

Evyen Klean

Consultant

James R Kober

Driver

William Kolpin

On-Set Dresser

Toussaint Kotright

Boom Operator

Queen Latifah

Executive Producer

Benoit Leduc

Foley Recordist

Richard F Lyons

Advisor

Travis Mackay

Adr

Mary Jo Markey

Editor

Robert Markus

Grip

Sam Martin

Executive In Charge

Stuart Matthewman

Music

Peter J Mcbrearty

Grip

Jim Mcgraw

Driver

Jim Mckay

Writer

James H Mckenna

Driver

Sarah Mcmillan

Set Decorator

John R Mcmorrow

Driver

Annette Meeks

Makeup Artist

Hollis Meminge

Assistant Camera

Kenya Juanita Miles

Art Department

Andrea Miller

Makeup Artist

Michael Moniaros

Assistant Location Manager

Vincent James Morano

Assistant Production Coordinator

Susan Moses

Hair Stylist

Nicole Nelch

Assistant

Kenneth D Nelson

Construction Coordinator

Leda Nornang

Production Coordinator

Gary O'connell

Driver

Steve O'connor

Titles

Jono Oliver

Assistant Director

Paul Ordonez

Adr

Lance Owens

Driver

Hyo Park

Location Scout

Joseph Parvis

Driver

John N Patterson

Scenic Artist

Doug Pelligrino

Camera Operator

Tia Pittnan

Costumes

Ivano Pulito

Location Assistant

Tuffy Questall

Casting Assistant

Tuffy Questall

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Frank Rinato

Assistant Camera

Lance Rivera

Associate Producer

Kamal Robinson

Set Production Assistant

Paul Robotti

Charge Scenic Painter

Barbara Rohan

Hair Stylist

John Ross

Supervising Sound Editor

John Ross

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Thomas W. Ross

Location Manager

James Sadek

Foreman

Jesse L Saviola

Grip

Paul Schiraldi

Photography

Mark Schmidt

Camera Operator

Gaia Scott-crouch

Post-Production Coordinator

Leslie Shatz

Sound Designer

Leslie Shatz

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Keith Shepard

Security

Char J Simmons

Set Costumer

Paul A Simmons

Costumes

Mark Simon

On-Set Dresser

Art Sims

Titles

Loren Sklar

Production Assistant

Mike Sowa

Color Timer

Steven Spencer

Production Secretary

Ray E Spinola Jr.

Music Supervisor

Julie Stalker-wilde

Boom Operator

Serena Stanley

Extras Casting Assistant

Jason Stant

Accountant

William Stewart

Driver

Shelby Stone

Executive Producer

Laronda Sutton

Music Supervisor

Sandy Tate

Assistant

Ra-ra Taylor

Extras Casting Assistant

Eric Thompson

Adr Mixer

Rob Tierney

Set Production Assistant

Toh Tuhhinello

Coordinator

Gabe Turiello

Driver

Irmak Ucar

Art Department Coordinator

Jeffrey Vari

Location Assistant

Paul Volo

Key Grip

Peter J Von Bartheld

On-Set Dresser

Loren Weeks

Production Designer

Rachael Weinzimer

Props Assistant

Hannah Weyer

Writer

Matthew Woolley

Assistant Sound Editor

Greer Yeaton

Unit Production Manager

Mikki Ziska

Assistant Director

Film Details

Release Date
2007
Production Company
424, Inc.; Deluxe Australia; HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office; Laserpacific Media Corporation; Negative People; Owen & Desalvo Company; Panavision, Ltd.; Premier Caterers; Technicolor PostWorks New York
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video
Location
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States August 7, 2007

Aired in United States January 2007

Aired in United States March 10, 2007

Nominated for two 2007 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries or Movie (Queen Latifah) by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Elizabeth Hunter originally attached as writer.

Picked up to production for the 2006-2007 season.

HBO is financing the film through a negative pickup deal.

Aired in USA on HBO on March 10, 2007.

Began shooting July 12, 2006.