Apartment Zero


1h 48m 1988

Brief Synopsis

The owner of a failing cinema and his mysterious boarder are caught up in the political intrigue of Argentina.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Political
Thriller
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Arri Group; Cinema Research Corporation; Film Finances, Inc.; Glen Glenn Sound Company; Todd-Ao
Distribution Company
Academy Entertainment; Bbc Films; Cineplex Odeon Films; Cineplex Odeon Films; Gaumont; Hoyts Distribution; Mainline Entertainment; Rca/Columbia Pictures Home Video
Location
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Synopsis

The owner of a failing cinema and his mysterious boarder are caught up in the political intrigue of Argentina.

Cast

Colin Firth

Adrian Leduc

Hart Bochner

Jack Carney

Dora Bryan

Margaret Mckinney

Liz Smith

Mary Louise Mckinney

Fabrizio Bentivoglio

Carlos Sanchez-Verne

James Telfer

Vanessa

Mirella D'angelo

Laura Werpachowsky

Juan Vitali

Alberto Werpachowsky

Cipe Lincovsky

Mrs Treniev

Francesca D'aloja

Claudia

Miguel Ligero

Mr Palma

Elvia Andreoli

Adrian'S Mother

Marikena Monti

Tango Singer

Luis Romero

Projectionist

Oca Spirito

Woman In Cinema One

Micky Chapman

Woman In Cinema Two

Claudia Rosenblatt

1st Nurse

Sandra Calderon

2nd Nurse

Max Berliner

Prospective Tenant

Mane Arauz

Prospective Tenant

Maria Jose Catino

Prospective Tenant

Deborah Bianco

Girl In Cafe

Federico D'elia

Boy In Cafe

Veronica Gambini

Girl With Carlos In Building

Rosario Varela

Girl With Carlos At Tango

Raul Florido

Jack'S Argentine Contact

Claudio Ciacci

Young Man In Cinema

Gabriel Posniak

Dead Man

Guillermo Willart

1st Paramedic

Javier Balina

2nd Paramedic

Darwin Sanchez

Police Inspector

Daniel Queirolo

Young Cop

Miguel Angel Porro

Taxi Driver

Ezequiel Donovan

Foreign Element

Eduardo Peralta Ramos

Foreign Element

John Kamps

Foreign Element

Goran Johansson

Foreign Element

Lisanne Cle

Political Group Member In Cinema

German Palacios

Political Group Member In Cinema

Horacio Erman

Political Group Member In Cinema

Ines Estevez

Political Group Member In Cinema

Roberto Baldi

Political Group Member In Cinema

Sebastian Denico

Political Group Member In Cinema

Ruth Jasiuk

Political Group Member In Cinema

Marina Zemma

Political Group Member In Cinema

Pablo Lena

Political Group Member In Cinema

Juan Jose Gato

Political Group Member In Cinema

Daniel Astesano

Immigration Officer

Alfredo Quesada

Speaker At Group Meeting

Stephen Cole

Strange Looking Man In Airport

Nicolas Pereyra

Doctor At Institution

Gabriel Corrado

Victim In Hotel Room

Jorge Caseres

Young Man With Vanessa

Crew

Ana Albarellos

Press Agent (Argentina)

Brian Allman

Co-Producer

Fernando Altschul

Assistant Director

Antonio Arroyo

Electrician

Javier Balina

Transportation Coordinator

Marcelo Bannullo

Unit Driver

Ruben Bejarano

Bestboy

Bebe Blanco

Wardrobe Assistant

Mirta Blanco

Makeup

Valeria Brennan

Art Department Apprentice

Richard Burton

Sound Editor (Dialogue)

Marife Caicedo

Casting Supervisor (Argentina)

Sandra Calderon

Accounting Assistant

Horacio Ciancia

Production Assistant

Elia Cmiral

Music

Brett Cole

Assistant (To Brian Reynolds)

Stephen J Cole

Executive Producer

Andy D'addario

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Noel Davis

Casting (Europe)

Candelaria Del Azar

Other

Gary Denton

Music Scoring Mixer

Enrique Santos Descepolo

Song ("Cambalache)

Enrique Santos Discepolo

Song

Ezequiel Donovan

Associate Producer

David Ekstrom

2nd Assistant Editor (Usa)

Carlos Estevani

Other

Carlos Ferro

Camera Assistant

Raul Florido

Art Department Assistant

Maximo Fonrouge

Production Attorney (Argentina)

Casilda Freckelton

Production Accountant

Angelica Fuentes

Costume Designer

Jorge Gallegos

Other

Carlos Gil

2nd Assistant Director

Conrad Gonzalez

Editor

Scott Gould

Music Scoring Mixer Assistant

Sonia Harvey

Dialogue Coach

Joe Hawryluk

Unit Driver

D. M. Hemphill

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Sue Henstridge

Financial Controller Assistant (Summit Company)

Mark Huntley

Sound Editor Assistant

Mario Inza

Dolly Grip

Goran Johansson

Assistant (To Martin Donovan)

Alice Kamps

Assistance

John Kamps

3rd Assistant Director

Michael Keep

Assistant (To Stephen Cole)

David Koepp

Producer

David Koepp

Screenwriter

Jane Lang

Sound Editor (Dialogue)

Luis Larregina

Unit Driver

Eduardo Larrosa

Property Master

Gustavo Larrosa

Props Assistant

Hugo Lauria

Production Manager

Miguel Angel Lumaldo

Production Designer

Michael Magill

Sound Editor (Dialogue)

Gustavo Marangoni

Camera Assistant

Pedro Marra

Boom Operator

Manuel Martinez

Electrician

Ariadna Marting

Production Assistant

Martin Maryska

Sound Editor Supervisor

Ruben Menendez

Electrician

Alberto Moccia

Hairdresser

John Morris

Effects Editor

Dan Muscarella

Color Timer

Beatriz Nacella

Negative Cutter (Argentina)

Nilda Nacella

Negative Cutter (Argentina)

Liliana Nadal

Assistant Editor (Argentina)

Stuart Nelson

Effects Editor

Paul A Newman

Assistance

Claudia Nye

Other

Conor O'farrell

Assistance

Laurie O'shatz

Sound Editor (Dialogue)

Carlos Olveira

Unit Production Chief

John Orland

Post-Production Supervisor

Carlos Ortiz

Accounting Assistant

Alejandra Pegels

Accounting Assistant

Silvia Pitaluga

Makeup Assistant

Larry Pitman

Sound Transfer Recording

Graciela Portella

Stills

Gabriel Posniak

Electrician

Eduard Peralta Ramos

Office Assistant (Argentina)

Claudio Reiter

Script Supervisor

Brian Reynolds

Associate Producer

Joanna Reynolds

Assistance

Marilyn Reynolds

Assistance

Matthew Reynolds

Assistance

Barbara Riley

Negative Cutter

Mary Rodgers

Foley Walker

Mary Louise Rodgers

Foley

Miguel Rodriguez

Dp/Cinematographer

Miguel Rodriguez

Director Of Photography

Oscar Roig

Unit Driver

Allan K Rosen

Music Editor

Mike Salvetta

Foley

Vicente Scanilla

Key Grip

Andrea Perez Schreler

Assistant Editor (Argentina)

Adrian Scrope

Other

Luis Maria Serra

Song Arranger

Luis Maria Serra

Other

Rachel Shaw

Sound Editor 1st Assistant

Janelle Showalter

Sound Editor Assistant

Eric Simpson

Assistance

Ron South

1st Assistant Editor (Usa)

Pam Spooner

Other

Jorge Stavropulos

Sound Mixer

Susan Streitfeld

Assistance

Penelope Sylvester

Adr Editor

Clarissa Szuszuain

Camera Operator Apprentice

James Tauber

Assistance

William Thiederman

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Jose Trela

Camera Operator

Marisa Urruti

Wardrobe Assistant

John Van Houten

Music Supervisor

Clara Varela

Translator

Pancho Ramon Varela

Assistance

Rosario Varela

Wardrobe Assistant

Victor Ramon Varela

Assistance

Jeff Watts

Foley Editor

Chris Wilding

Sound Editor Assistant

Juan Yapura

Gaffer

Jeremy Zimmermann

Casting (Europe)

Oscar Zuetta

Electrician

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Political
Thriller
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Arri Group; Cinema Research Corporation; Film Finances, Inc.; Glen Glenn Sound Company; Todd-Ao
Distribution Company
Academy Entertainment; Bbc Films; Cineplex Odeon Films; Cineplex Odeon Films; Gaumont; Hoyts Distribution; Mainline Entertainment; Rca/Columbia Pictures Home Video
Location
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States September 15, 1989

Released in United States Fall October 18, 1989

Wide Release in United States October 20, 1989

Released in United States on Video March 8, 1990

Released in United States September 30, 1988

Released in United States October 1988

Released in United States 1989

Released in United States January 1989

Released in United States February 1989

Released in United States April 1989

Released in United States September 8, 1989

Released in United States September 14, 1989

Released in United States October 1989

Released in United States October 26, 1989

Shown at Cinetex/88 September 30, 1988.

Shown at Independent Feature Project (IFP), New York City October 1988.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (Cinema of Today & Tomorrow) August 24-September 4, 1989.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 11-June 4, 1989.

Shown at United States Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 22,26,27 & 28, 1989.

Shown at Berlin Film Festival (Panorama) February 16, 17 & 18, 1989.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 8, 1989.

Shown at Boston Film Festival September 14, 1989.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival October 7 & 8, 1989.

Shown at Greater Fort Lauderdale Film Festival October 26, 1989.

Director Martin Donovan's real name is Carlos Enrique Varela y Peralta-Ramos.

Began shooting April 28, 1988.

Released in United States September 15, 1989 (Seattle)

Released in United States Fall October 18, 1989

Wide Release in United States October 20, 1989

Released in United States on Video March 8, 1990

Released in United States October 1988 (Shown at Independent Feature Project (IFP), New York City October 1988.)

Released in United States 1989 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (Cinema of Today & Tomorrow) August 24-September 4, 1989.)

Released in United States 1989 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 11-June 4, 1989.)

Released in United States January 1989 (Shown at United States Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 22,26,27 & 28, 1989.)

Released in United States September 30, 1988 (Shown at Cinetex/88 September 30, 1988.)

Released in United States February 1989 (Shown at Berlin Film Festival (Panorama) February 16, 17 & 18, 1989.)

Released in United States April 1989 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (U.S. Independent Cinema) April 13-27, 1989.)

Released in United States September 8, 1989 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 8, 1989.)

Released in United States September 14, 1989 (Shown at Boston Film Festival September 14, 1989.)

Released in United States October 1989 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival October 7 & 8, 1989.)

Released in United States October 26, 1989 (Shown at Greater Fort Lauderdale Film Festival October 26, 1989.)