Rails & Ties


1h 41m 2007

Brief Synopsis

On a beautiful stretch of California coastline, a suicidal mother parks her car on a railroad crossing and awaits the arrival of a speeding train, the sleek and unstoppable Coastal Starlight. Thus begins the story of two families in physical, emotional and psychological collision--of the victim's r

Film Details

Also Known As
Rails and Ties
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2007
Production Company
Central Casting, Inc.; Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; Malpaso Productions; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Tony's Food Service
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD); Les Films Séville; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Synopsis

On a beautiful stretch of California coastline, a suicidal mother parks her car on a railroad crossing and awaits the arrival of a speeding train, the sleek and unstoppable Coastal Starlight. Thus begins the story of two families in physical, emotional and psychological collision--of the victim's relatives and of the train engineer who couldn't possibly have stopped time.

Crew

Helen Adu

Song

Scott M. Anderson

Assistant Property Master

David A Arnold

Adr Supervisor

James Ashwill

Foley Mixer

Cw Belisle

Swing Gang

Gaston Biraben

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Paul Calabria

Animal Trainer

Stephen S. Campanelli

Steadicam Operator

Stephen S. Campanelli

Camera Operator

John G Campbell

Painter

Katie Carroll

Assistant Director

Gail Carroll-coe

Sound Department

Trevor Carroll-coe

Loader

Pam Cartmel

Assistant Art Director

Bill Cawley

Assistant Sound Editor

Matthew Caws

Song

Bill Coe

Camera Assistant

Mike Combs

Song

Mike Combs

Song Performer

Cheryl Cravedi

Set Costumer

John Cucci

Foley Artist

Ann Culotta

Set Costumer

Darrin Cummings

Assistant Location Manager

Katie Curtright

Assistant

Adrin Davis

Foreman

Patricia Dehaney

Hair Stylist

Paul Spencer Denman

Song

Flash Deros

Boom Operator

Peter Dress

Assistant Director

Michael Dressel

Foley Editor

Ross Dunkerley

Chief Lighting Technician

Kyle Eastwood

Song

Kyle Eastwood

Music Producer

Kyle Eastwood

Music

Mike Edmonson

Special Effects Technician

Ira Elliot

Song

Juno J. Ellis

Adr Supervisor

Chuck Eskridge

Painter

Paul Federbush

Studio Executive

Stephen Foss

Dolly Grip

Jessica Franks

Set Production Assistant

Richie Furay

Song

Matthew Gannon

Set Production Assistant

Jason S. Gondek

Production Accountant

Patty Griffin

Song

Patty Griffin

Song Performer

Andrew Hale

Song

Danielle Hartzell

Assistant Location Manager

Leo A Hernandez

Security

Dan Hiland

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Deborah Hopper

Costume Designer

John Horning

On-Set Dresser

Andrea Horta

Adr Editor

Matt Huffman

Casting Director

Nancy James

Craft Service

Jason King

Sound Effects Editor

Jonathan Klein

Foley Editor

Eryn Krueger

Makeup

James Lacroix

Special Effects Technician

John Lacy

Chief Lighting Technician

Jo Levey

Assistant

Micky Levy

Screenplay

Tory Littman

Craft Service

Daniel Lorca

Song

Robert Lorenz

Producer

Joseph M Lyons

Rigging Gaffer

Steve Mann

Sound Effects Editor

Walt Martin

Sound Mixer

Stuart Matthewman

Song

William S Maxwell

Swing Gang

James M Mccabe

Location Manager

Tanya Mccomas

Makeup Artist

Michael J Mckelvey

Medic

Robert A. Mcmahan

Camera Assistant

Jessica Meier

Assistant

Susan Mieras

Assistant

Mike Moad

Key Grip

Tim Moore

Coproducer

Tim Moore

Unit Production Manager

Van Morrison

Song Performer

Van Morrison

Song

Dan Morski

Assistant Art Director

James J Murakami

Production Designer

Donald W Murphy

Assistant Director

Alan Robert Murray

Supervising Sound Editor

Blu Murray

Assistant Editor

Hailey Murray

Assistant

Kevin Murray

Assistant Sound Editor

Michael A. Muscarella

Construction Coordinator

Joseph Musso

Illustrator

Rupert Nadeau

Adr Editor

Robert Newhouse

Greensman

Carol O'connell

Hair

Carol A. O'connell

Hair

Dan O'connell

Foley Artist

Jimmy O'connell

Coordinator

Thomas J. O'connell

Adr Mixer

Peer J. Oppenheimer

Producer

Enrico Paronelli

Painter

Samantha Payne

Assistant

Susan Pilzninski

Accounting Assistant

Liz Radley

Video

Ronald R Reiss

Set Decorator

Steven Riley

Special Effects Supervisor

Tony Rivetti

Photography

Gary D. Roach

Editor

David Roback

Song

Jamie Robinson

Production Secretary

Gary D Rogers

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Misty Rosas

Stunts

Wally Rowell

Rigging Gaffer

Dominic V. Ruiz

Special Effects Technician

Hope Sandoval

Song

Kenny Sanford

Foreman

Cheryl Scarano

Costume Supervisor

Taffy Schweickhardt

Assistant Production Accountant

Tracy Scott

Script Supervisor

Mike Sexton

Property Master

Karen E. Shaw

Production Coordinator

Robert Silcock

Propman

Kurt Smith

Color Timer

Donald F Spinney

Animal Trainer

Alana Stelling

Transportation Captain

Larry L. Stelling

Transportation Coordinator

Linda Stelling

Medic

John Stern

Assistant

Tom Stern

Director Of Photography

Michael Stevens

Music Producer

Michael Stevens

Music

Michael Stevens

Song Performer

Michael Stevens

Song

Barrett Stuart

Producer

Andrew Taylor

Best Boy Grip

Nancy Lee Thurston

Stunts

Buddy Van Horn

Stunt Coordinator

Erika C Walthall

Assistant

Lindsay Weiglein

Assistant

Jay Wejebe

Makeup Artist

William T Wesley

Assistant Location Manager

Stephanie Whalon

Accounting Assistant

Will Ziegenhorn

Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Rails and Ties
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2007
Production Company
Central Casting, Inc.; Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; Malpaso Productions; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Tony's Food Service
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD); Les Films Séville; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2007

Released in United States Fall October 26, 2007

Released in United States October 2007

Released in United States on Video June 17, 2008

Released in United States September 2007

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

Shown at Telluride Film Festival August 31-September 3, 2007.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Special Presentations) September 6-15, 2007.

Feature directorial debut for Alison Eastwood.

Released in United States 2007 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival August 31-September 3, 2007.)

Released in United States on Video June 17, 2008

Released in United States September 2007 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Special Presentations) September 6-15, 2007.)

Released in United States October 2007 (Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival (Spotlight) October 17-21, 2007.)

Released in United States Fall October 26, 2007 (NY, LA)