Then She Found Me


1h 40m 2008

Brief Synopsis

Following the separation from her husband and the death of her adopted mother, April Epner is contacted by her apparent birth mother, who turns out to be a local talk show host Bernice Graves. As Bernice tries to become the mother to April that she was never able to be, April seems to find solace i

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
ThinkFilm
Location
Brooklyn, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

Following the separation from her husband and the death of her adopted mother, April Epner is contacted by her apparent birth mother, who turns out to be a local talk show host Bernice Graves. As Bernice tries to become the mother to April that she was never able to be, April seems to find solace in the arms of the parent of one of her students, only to find that the mystery to life's questions cannot be solved by a simple revelation.

Crew

Tara Andrus

Production Accountant

Andrew Appell

Stand-In

Michael Arisohn

Swing

Alice Arlen

Screenplay

Sarah Arnott

Associate Producer

Candice Baldwin

Sound Effects Editor

Jasmine Ballou

Props

Sam Beam

Song

Stephan Beatreice

Production Designer

Howard D Behar

Executive Producer

Adam Benlifer

Electrician

Jessica Bennett

Grip

John Bires

Sound

Courtney Bishop

Adr

Debra Blake

Medic

Moon Blauner

Associate Producer

Bill Booth

Driver

David Boulton

Adr Mixer

Benedetta Brentan

Production

Zane Bruce

Foley Artist

Terrence C Burke

Dolly Grip

Rick Camara

Sound Recordist

Liz Campbell

Grip

John Campuzano

Visual Effects

Chris Cannucciari

Swing

Will Cantler

Casting

Michael D Caplan

Digital Effects Supervisor

Anton Capone

Stand-In

John Carreon

Camera

Cristina Casanas

Set Decorator

Yee Yeo Chang

Assistant

Beth Charlesworth

Production

Jenifer Chatfield

Post-Production Supervisor

Travis Child

Camera

Stephen Chiu

Effects Coordinator

Edward Cohen

Gaffer

Shawn Colvin

Song Performer

Shawn Colvin

Song

Roger Cooper

Assistant Editor

Sophia M Costas

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Ana Cuadra

Location Scout

Alan Decastro

Digital Effects Artist

Robert Deschane

Adr Mixer

Tina Dickow

Song

Tina Dickow

Song Performer

Peter Donahue

Other

Peter Donahue

Director Of Photography

Mitch Dorf

Adr Mixer

Mary M Dowd

Digital Effects Artist

Leighton Edmonson

Rigging Gaffer

Colin Eletto

Production Assistant

Lisle Engle

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Edie Falco

Other

Joe Farulla

Makeup

Emily Fenster

Visual Effects Producer

Glenn Ferrara

Set Production Assistant

Jason Fesel

Set Production Assistant

John Finn

Production Accountant

John Finn

Post-Production Accountant

Paul Flinchbaugh

Assistant Sound Editor

Isaac Gabaeff

Property Master

Brian Gallagher

Adr

Rebecca Garland

Production Accountant

Janeane Garofalo

Other

Melissa Gelernter

Production Coordinator

Sheila Gentile

Wardrobe Supervisor

Jeff Geoffray

Executive Producer

David Geoghegan

Digital Effects Artist

Michael Dean Gibbs

Camera

Don Givens

Foley Artist

Javier C Gonzalez

Production Secretary

Louise Goodsill

Executive Producer

Darlene Gorzela

Sound

Evan Gregg

Assistant Location Manager

Jason Grey

Driver

Glynna Grimala

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Lauren Kells Guilmartin

Assistant Director

Shana Halligan

Song

Jill Hattersley

Assistant

Eric Heavens

Digital Effects Artist

Thyra Heder

Storyboard Artist

Chris Heikel

Generator Operator

Takina Holloman

Production Secretary

Helen Hunt

Producer

Helen Hunt

Screenplay

Ken Ishii

Sound Mixer

Dana Jackson

Coproducer

Dale Johnson

Makeup

Dale Johnson

Makeup Artist

Walter Josten

Executive Producer

Ralph Kamp

Executive Producer

Theodora Katsoulogiannakis

Hair Stylist

Daniel Katz

Electrician

Louise Keating

Digital Effects Artist

Brian Kenyon

Assistant Director

Pamela Koffler

Producer

Ryan David Kohler

Office Production Assistant

Cristian A. Kong

Digital Effects Artist

Ladd Lanford

Visual Effects Producer

David Laurentin

Coordinator

Miles Lauridsen

Digital Effects Artist

John Leventhal

Song

Christy Levi

Costumes

Victor Levin

Executive Producer

Victor Levin

Screenplay

Juvenel Levros

Production Assistant

Charles Libin

Camera Operator

Joshua Liebling

Production

Duke Lim

Sound

Elinor Lipman

Source Material

Tiffany Little Canfield

Casting Associate

Elizabeth Macswan

Set Production Assistant

James Maher

On-Set Dresser

Gabrielle Mahon

Production Supervisor

James Mahr

Driver

David Mansfield

Music Composer

Parris Mayhew

Steadicam Operator

Lindsay Mccarty

Costumes

Carol Mcclennan

Set Costumer

Nick Mcmanus

Production Assistant

Keith Mcnicholas

Best Boy Electric

Gavin Mcniece

Adr

Matthew Melis

Digital Effects Artist

Mike Mertens

Color Timer

Melissa B. Miller

Assistant

Michael Miller

Adr Mixer

Christopher A Moeller

Assistant Camera

Glenn T Morgan

Supervising Sound Editor

Joe Murray

Props

Tania Mustapic

Office Production Assistant

Matthew Myers

Coproducer

Matthew Myers

Unit Production Manager

George Nannas

Caterer

Katherine Noland

Assistant Costume Designer

Munmun O'neill

Production

Tanya Rae O'rourke

Makeup

Stephen Obohoski

Driver

Joe Paprota

Driver

Michael Pastoriza

Driver

Carles Plans

Production

Michael S Powsner

On-Set Dresser

Cesar Quinones

Location Scout

Bob Ragozzine

Assistant Camera

Bonnie Raitt

Song

Bonnie Raitt

Song Performer

Mary Ramos

Music

Niquan Riley

On-Set Dresser

Nicole Rivelli

Photography

Tim Robbins

Other

Laurie Robyn

Stand-In

Dawn Rosado

Location Assistant

Allan K Rosen

Music Editor

Robert C Rosenthal

Sound

Katie Roumel

Producer

Jonathan Roumie

Location Scout

Pierre Rovira

Construction Coordinator

Mara Safransky

Assistant Editor

Daniel Salk

Video Assist/Playback

Randy Salo

Best Boy Grip

Adam Sanchez

Boom Operator

Adrienne Sandoval

Assistant

Johnny Santiago

Key Rigging Grip

Courtney Schmidt

Props

Jeremy Schroeder

Key Grip

Alexa Scott-flaherty

Stand-In

Eddie Serrano

Assistant

Aidan Shah

Post-Production Accountant

Kiran Shahani

Song

Duncan Sheik

Song Performer

Duncan Sheik

Song

Chip Signore

Assistant Director

Chip Signore

Executive Producer

Mike Sime

Video Playback

Gianna Sparacino

Hair Stylist

William Speranza

Driver

Yorgo Stathopoulos

Location Manager

Rabbi Kenneth A Stern

Consultant

Sasha Stoecklein

Assistant

Becky Sullivan

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Paul Swan

Best Boy Grip

Dave Tarras

Song

Connie Tavel

Producer

Ken Teaney

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Jose Tejada

Coordinator

Bernard Telsey

Casting

Paul Thompson

Driver

Tami Treadwell

Adr

Vance Tucker

Grip

David Vaccari

Casting

Christine Vachon

Producer

Rob Van De Laar

Craft Service

Tony Volante

Music

Taryn Waldman

Assistant

Ryan Walsh

Driver

Tommy Walsh

Driver

Kevin Walter

Loader

Sharon Watt

Script Supervisor

Lisa Wellington

Tutor

John Marcum Wells

Executive Producer

Anna Lo Westlin

Production Associate

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
ThinkFilm
Location
Brooklyn, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at the 2008 Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Released in United States Spring April 25, 2008

Released in United States on Video September 2, 2008

Released in United States January 2008

Released in United States March 2008

Released in United States September 2008

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival (Gala Screenings/Opening Night) January 3-14, 2008.

Shown at South by Southwest Film Festival (Spotlight Premieres) March 7-15, 2008.

Shown at Deauville Festival of American Cinema (Premiere) September 5-14, 2008.

Based on the novel "Then She Found Me" by Elinor Lipman; published by Pocket Books March 1, 1990.

Diane Keaton and Woody Harrelson previously attached to star.

Tony Goldwyn previously attached to direct.

Previously set up at Columbia Pictures.

Project previously in development at Sigourney Weaver's Goat Cay Productions with Sigourney Weaver attched to produce and star.

Feature directorial debut for Helen Hunt.

ThinkFilm acquired domestic distribution rights at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival for a reported sum of $2 million.

Released in United States Spring April 25, 2008 (NY, LA)

Released in United States on Video September 2, 2008

Released in United States January 2008 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival (Gala Screenings/Opening Night) January 3-14, 2008.)

Released in United States March 2008 (Shown at South by Southwest Film Festival (Spotlight Premieres) March 7-15, 2008.)

Released in United States September 2008 (Shown at Deauville Festival of American Cinema (Premiere) September 5-14, 2008.)