The Guitar


1h 32m 2008

Brief Synopsis

One morning Mel, a mousy, harried New Yorker with a thankless job and an even-less-appealing boyfriend learns that the tumor in her throat is cancerous; the diagnosis is terminal, so it seems that both her job and her relationship are kaput. Rather than lying down and dying then and there, she embar

Film Details

Also Known As
Guitar
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Synopsis

One morning Mel, a mousy, harried New Yorker with a thankless job and an even-less-appealing boyfriend learns that the tumor in her throat is cancerous; the diagnosis is terminal, so it seems that both her job and her relationship are kaput. Rather than lying down and dying then and there, she embarks on an self-indulgent, endless spree.

Crew

Jeffrey Abell

Wardrobe Assistant

Darren Arnaud

Grip

Michelle Baker

Location Manager

David Baney

Best Boy Electric

Patrick Barile

Caterer

Russell Barnes

Art Department Coordinator

Junior Cyrus Baron

On-Set Dresser

Rebecca Bernard

Set Production Assistant

Debra Blake

Medic

Anna Bosco

Production Accountant

David Bowie

Song

Inna Braude

Assistant Director

Michael J. Brody

Associate Producer

Hiram Bronkelstein

Song

Bill Buckman

Driver

Bobby Bukowski

Director Of Photography

Pete Bundrik

Foreman

Michael Burke

Assistant Camera

Sharon Burke

Makeup

Kelley Burney

Set Decorator

Jerry Butler

Grip

Anna Butwell

Props Assistant

Bob Calandro

Grip

Vince Camuto

Boom Operator

Chris Cannucciari

Swing

Paul Carden

Sound Effects Editor

Robert Carnevale

Grip

Chad Carter

Production

Jessica Chaney

Set Costumer

Sung Rae Cho

Assistant Camera

Denny Chou

Production

Alton Clinton

Grip

Dominick Cocuzzo

Grip

Heyward Collins

Producer

John Coots

Swing

Heather Corbett

On-Set Dresser

Divine Cox

Key Grip

Eric Daman

Costume Designer

Deliana Daskalova

Production

Larhn Davitt

Dolly Grip

Christina Dicerbo

Set Production Assistant

Ged Dickersin

Coproducer

Phoebe Dunne

Song Performer

Phoebe Dunne

Assistant

Phoebe Dunne

Song

Rebecca Edmonston

Set Costumer

Paulette Elkind

Makeup

Andy Emilio

Executive Producer

Karen E. Etcoff

Extras Agent/Coordinator

John Fairlamb

Foley Mixer

Aundrea Fares

Art Assistant

Dan Fisher

Property Master

Sergei Franklin

Steadicam Operator

Leigh Friend

Craft Service

Rose Ganguzza

Executive Producer

Laurie Gershon

Product Placement

Edgar Gonzalez

Caterer

George Grant

Video Playback

Dennis Green

Video Playback

Jamison Grella

Generator Operator

Andrew Greve

Swing

Chat Gunter

Sound Mixer

Lauren Haber

Loader

Alexander Hammer

Art Assistant

Wayne Han

Location Assistant

Thalia Harithas

Production Secretary

Rich Hebrink

Construction Coordinator

T W John House

Grip

Travis Huber

Location Assistant

Joshua Huffman

Production Coordinator

Tonya Huskey

Wardrobe Supervisor

Peter Hutchinson

Accountant

Sharon Ilson

Makeup Artist

Gary Jackiewicz

Dolly Grip

Melissa L Jackson

Scenic Artist

Mike A Jackson

Electrician

Bob Jason

Producer

Benjamin Jenkins

Office Production Assistant

Richard S Kamin

Carpenter

Yagmur Kaplan

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Yagmur Kaplan

Music Editor

Avy Kaufman

Casting

Robert Keller

Carpenter

Tim Kelly

Swing

Giselle King

On-Set Dresser

Martin Kirchoff

Carpenter

Ann Klein

Coach

Bob Kravitz

Executive Producer

Jessica Kreimer-bennett

Dolly Grip

Steven Lafferty

Set Production Assistant

Scott Larkin

Assistant Director

Dan Lasik

Caterer

David Laurentin

Coordinator

David Leonard

Editor

Robert Lewis

Executive Producer

Christopher Liscinsky

Swing

Benjamin Logan

Set Production Assistant

Sylvain Loiseau

Assistant Sound Editor

Sylvain Loiseau

Post-Production Sound

Chris Lombardozzi

Electrician

Louise Lovegrove

Unit Production Manager

Richard Lynch

Production

Maria Maio

Makeup

David Mansfield

Music

Stephanie Marquardt

Script Supervisor

Damon Martin

Executive Producer

Chris Massi

Art Assistant

Pamela May

Hair Stylist

Owen Mccarthy

Song

John Mcdermott

On-Set Dresser

James Mcguinness

Production Assistant

Tracy Mcknight

Music Supervisor

Jan Mclaughlin

Sound Mixer

Trinidy Mcmahon

Set Production Assistant

Keith Mcnicholas

Swing

Melissa B. Miller

On-Set Dresser

Michael Moffa

Assistant Director

Alap Momin

Song Performer

Alap Momin

Song

Deb Montgomery

Song

Deb Montgomery

Song Performer

John Moore

Driver

Donald Napoli

Post-Production Accountant

Zac Nicholson

Art Assistant

Tjamal Noni

Location Scout

Maureen Norton

Post-Production Supervisor

Mike Nuget

Editor

Scot Olive

Colorist

Francis Panuccio

Grip

Milena Pappas

Executive Producer

Sarah Payan

Sound Effects Editor

Oskar Peacock

Art Assistant

Philip Perpich

Adr Mixer

Rebecca Perrenod

Scenic Artist

Robert Jean Pierre

Driver

Angelo Pina

Caterer

Amos Poe

Producer

Amos Poe

Screenplay

Antonio Ponti

Assistant Camera

Adam Poswolsky

Location Scout

Kenneth Potter

Electrician

Henry Previl

Caterer

Michael Prisco

Generator Operator

Dave Raphael

Sound

Philippe Rebboah

Associate Producer

Amy Redford

Producer

Matthew Reedy

Film Lab

Sergio Reyes

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Vanessa Rieth

Assistant Location Manager

Nicole Rivelli

Photography

Michael Roban

Executive Producer

Jeffrey Rollins

Props Assistant

Denielle Rose

Driver

Danny Rovira

Construction Coordinator

Brendan Russell

Set Production Assistant

Matt Ruzga

Caterer

Jonny Savarino

Song Performer

Phillip Saxton

Location Scout

William Schneiberg

Boom Operator

Jim Schwartz

Swing

Jaime Segschneider

Loader

Christopher Sheldon

Supervising Sound Editor

Andy Shipsides

Set Production Assistant

Robert Simmons

On-Set Dresser

Jr Skola

Art Assistant

Caleb Smith

Grip

Rob Smith

Grip

Somer Stamps

Production

Jonathan Stern

Best Boy Electric

Derrick Still

Swing

Kenneth Swanson

Driver

Brandon Taylor

Grip

Vivian Tong

Office Production Assistant

Colby Trane

Music Coordinator

Bill Tripician

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Adriaan Van Zyl

Assistant Editor

Jason Velez

Gaffer

John Vendetti

Grip

Paul Viselli

Swing

Trevor Ward

Consultant

John Wayland

Assistant Editor

Ryan Webb

Best Boy

Marla Weinhoff

Production Designer

Jojo Whilden

Photography

Danielle Wilson

Craft Service

Alexis Wiscomb

Post-Production Coordinator

Dana Wisher

Best Boy Grip

Timothy J. Wood

Transportation Captain

Michael Yetter

Electrician

Leeba Zakharov

Casting Associate

Brad Zions

Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
Guitar
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall November 7, 2008

Released in United States January 2008

Released in United States July 2008

Released in United States October 2008

Released in United States on Video February 10, 2009

Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival (Spotlight) October 15-19, 2008.

Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Official Selection - Competition) July 4-12, 2008.

Shown at the Sundance Film Festival (Premieres) January 17-27, 2008.

Feature directorial debut for Amy Redford.

Released in United States January 2008 (Shown at the Sundance Film Festival (Premieres) January 17-27, 2008.)

Released in United States on Video February 10, 2009

Released in United States July 2008 (Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Official Selection - Competition) July 4-12, 2008.)

Released in United States October 2008 (Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival (Spotlight) October 15-19, 2008.)

Released in United States Fall November 7, 2008 (NY)