David & Layla


1h 46m 2007

Brief Synopsis

Sparks fly when a Jew and a Muslim fall in love in New York . David becomes smitten with the voluptuous Layla--a mysterious, sensual dancer. Layla turns out to be a Muslim refugee. Teased by specious tips from his ironic French cameraman, David madly pursues Layla. This sets off a veiling and unvei

Film Details

Also Known As
David and Layla
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2007
Production Company
Intrinsic Value Films; Technicolor PostWorks New York
Distribution Company
Films International
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Synopsis

Sparks fly when a Jew and a Muslim fall in love in New York . David becomes smitten with the voluptuous Layla--a mysterious, sensual dancer. Layla turns out to be a Muslim refugee. Teased by specious tips from his ironic French cameraman, David madly pursues Layla. This sets off a veiling and unveiling of the similarities--and contrasts--of their ancient cultures. David's lust grows into love as he discovers in stunning Layla, a sensitive, intelligent, war survivor with an ancient rich culture that ech s his own culture. But their families are dead set against this unlikely romance. Faced with deportation, Layla must choose: Muslim Dr. Ahmad or Jewish David? Will David and Layla follow their hearts to blast through centuries of religious animosity?

Crew

Andre Artis

Sound Mixer

Joseph M Aspromonti

Assistant Director

Joseph M Aspromonti

Unit Director

Victor Barroso

Consultant

Corey Bastfible

Gaffer

Oliver Bernier

Set Production Assistant

Manuel Billeter

Camera

Manuel Billeter

Assistant Camera

Harlan Bosmajian

Director Of Photography

Bill Bourne

Security

Sarah Bricker

Property Master

Jeffrey Brown

Location Assistant

Edward Bruno

Music Supervisor

Sean Canada

Sound Editing

Brian D. Cange

Production Manager

Sung Rae Cho

Camera Trainee

Matthew Clark

Director Of Photography

Matthew Clark

Photography

Alex Cohen

Other

Garth Collins

Sound Department

Colin Crowley

Assistant Location Manager

Eric Dean

Art Director

Deboarah Delbianco

Production Accountant

Ryan Dismukes

Boom Operator

David Ebmeier

Coordinator

Frank Enright

Sound Editing

Marta Forns Escude

Assistant Director

Shannon Finnerty

Property Master

Avra Fox-lerner

Grip

Lauren Fritz

Location Manager

Dan Fuller

Coordinator

Patti Ganguzza

Product Placement

Fernando Gayeski

Assistant Camera

Travis Goldman

Set Production Assistant

Shawn Greene

Gaffer

Zulema Griffin

Costume Designer

Melissa Guimaraes

Key Grip

Adam Hall

Best Boy

Seth Hall

Apprentice

Chen Harpaz

Sound Design

Hae Kyong Harpaz

Foley Artist

Zach Henderson

Set Production Assistant

Zach Henderson

Best Boy

Yasmeen Hinedi

Set Production Assistant

Yasmeen Hinedi

Assistant

Gill Holland

Coproducer

Kimberly Hope

Casting Associate

Richard Horowitz

Original Music

Caleb Jacobs'smith

Apprentice

Alwand Jaff

Coach

Ryan Jafri

Set Production Assistant

Daniel Johnson

Sound Mixer

Daniel Johnson

Sound Mixer

Jay Jonroy

Choreographer

Jay Jonroy

Music Supervisor

Jay Jonroy

Production Manager

Jay Jonroy

Writer

Jay Jonroy

Producer

Kavita Kapoor

Apprentice

Joanna Katcher

Music Composer

David Kavanaugh

Swing

Simon Van Kempen

Accountant

Nassim Khavaran

Coach

Egon Kirincic

Editor

Kim Koby

Set Production Assistant

Nina Kuhn

Best Boy

Julia Lallas

Hair

Dan Lane

Sound Department

Helene Leff

Props

John Lissauer

Original Music

Louise Lovegrove

Assistant Director

Debbie Maisel

Product Placement

Matt Marhefka

Apprentice

Jeanelle Maria

Art Assistant

Jeanelle Marie

Set Production Assistant

Jeanelle Marie

Assistant Director

Steve Menkin

Production Manager

Michael Moffa

Assistant Director

Ron Morales

Key Grip

Mike Mortell

Set Production Assistant

Jason Motley

Craft Service

Jason Motley

Caterer

Benjamin Murray

On-Line Editor

Joy Nirenstein

Assistant

Joy Nirenstein

Coach

Tricia Nolan

Unit Production Manager

Ruben O'malley

Director Of Photography

Scot Olive

Colorist

Kristin Palker

Music Supervisor

Jean Palmieri

Accountant

Nichole Patxot

Set Production Assistant

Rebecca Perkins

Hair

Jason Phillips

Music Coordinator

Jason Phillips

Boom Operator

Gloria Pichhadze

Script Supervisor

Gloria Pichhadze

Assistant Editor

Craig Pressgrove

Camera

Xinyi Puah

Set Production Assistant

Maria Ramirez

Best Boy

Aaron Randall

Assistant

Aaron Randall

Assistant Camera

Matthew Reedy

Coordinator

Isen Robbins

Coproducer

Rebecca Robertson

Art Assistant

Nan Sandle

Production Assistant

Aimee Schoof

Coproducer

April Schott

Set Production Assistant

Dan Sharnoff

Assistant Camera

Manny Siverio

Stunt Coordinator

Mike Smith

Swing Gang

Tracey Soast

Post-Production

Robin Sprance

Wardrobe

Adrienne Stern

Casting

Rochelle Thomas

Apprentice

Monica Hoenig Torok

Swing

Mark Trillizio

Coordinator

Vance Tucker

Grip

Adrino Valle

Set Production Assistant

Kyle Villegas

Wardrobe Supervisor

Richard Volpe

Casting

Florance Wack

Apprentice

Amy Waldron

Sound Editing

Joy Weber

Swing

Rachel Wong

Casting

David Woolner

Swing

Peter Yesair

Production Designer

Film Details

Also Known As
David and Layla
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2007
Production Company
Intrinsic Value Films; Technicolor PostWorks New York
Distribution Company
Films International
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer July 20, 2007

Released in United States February 15, 2008

Inspired by a true story.

Released in United States Summer July 20, 2007

Released in United States February 15, 2008 (New York City)