Lou Reed's Berlin


1h 25m 2007

Brief Synopsis

Lou Reed recorded the album Berlin in 1973. It was a commercial failure. Over the next 33 years, he never performed the album live. For five nights in December 2006 at St. Ann's Warehouse Brooklyn, Lou Reed performed his masterwork about love's dark sisters: jealousy, rage and loss.

Film Details

Also Known As
Berlin, Lou Reed's 'Berlin'
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2007
Production Company
Camera Service Center; David Poteet; Entertainment Partners; Fortissimo Films; Grubman Shire & Meiselas; Modern VideoFilm; Phoebe Lin; Sacks And Co.; Sara Hardy; Technicolor New York
Distribution Company
Third Rail Releasing; Arp; Benelux Film Distributors; Curzon Artificial Eye; Nordisk Film; Scanbox Entertainment; Vertice Cine; ZON Lusomundo (now part of NOS Audiovisuals)
Location
Brooklyn, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Synopsis

Lou Reed recorded the album Berlin in 1973. It was a commercial failure. Over the next 33 years, he never performed the album live. For five nights in December 2006 at St. Ann's Warehouse Brooklyn, Lou Reed performed his masterwork about love's dark sisters: jealousy, rage and loss.

Crew

Sebastian Almeida

Camera Assistant

Tamiko Benjamin

Production Accountant

Alex Berg

Other

Bill Berger

Other

Bill Berger

Lighting

Dianne Berkun

Music

Michael Betzag

Dolly Grip

Gwen Bialic

Line Producer

Matt Brown

Sound Engineer

Matt Brown

Sound Mixer

Stanley Buchtal

Executive Producer

Keith Bunting

Best Boy

Brian Carmichael

Video Playback

John Cooper

Sound Department

Kath Corgan

Camera Assistant

Mary Cybulski

Script Supervisor

Marilynn Donini

Other

Bob Ezrin

Music Producer

Susan Feldman

Other

David Fischer

Set Production Assistant

Benjamin Flaherty

Editor

Alejandro Garmendia

Other

Joe Gawler

Color Timer

Inga Glodowski

Other

Frank Golchert

Sound Designer

Frank Golchert

Sound Engineer

Peter Grant

Legal Counsel

Carlos Guerra

Camera Operator

Alexander Hammer

Production Assistant

Sara Hardy

Production Insurance

John Harris

Music Engineer

Maya Hoffmann

Executive Producer

Florence Holdeman

Assistant Editor

Garry Hood

Sound Department

Garry Hood

Stage Manager

Owen Hughes

Production Manager

Kevin Hurdman

Sound Department

Gil A Karson

Legal Counsel

Alison Kelly

Videotape Operator

Bill Kennedy

Technical Director

Jon Kilik

Producer

James Klayer

Loader

Dianne Koronkiewicz

Camera Assistant

Dominika Ksel

Production Assistant

Ellen Kuras

Camera Operator

Ellen Kuras

Cinematographer

Ellen Kuras

Director Of Photography

Charles Libin

Camera Operator

Phoebe Lin

Production Insurance

Fergus Lineham

Other

John Merchant

Unit Manager

Anna Taylor Munro

Assistant

John Nadeau

Gaffer

Sean O'brien

Grip

Dan Parker

Assistant

Craig Pecchia

Production Assistant

Jesse Pelikan

Grip

David Poteet

Production Insurance

Declan Quinn

Camera Operator

Christopher Raymond

Camera Assistant

Lou Reed

Original Music

Aaron Rosenblum

Stage Manager

Aaron Rosenblum

Production Coordinator

Ann Ruark

Coproducer

Laura Sadai

Other

Sallie D Sanders

Other

Tom Sarig

Producer

Patrick Sarni

Production Assistant

Gina Scherr

Lighting

Julian Schnabel

Set Designer

Lola Schnabel

Other

Mitch Sickon

Other

John Simpson

Sound Department

Karl Sturk

Other

Andrew Sweeney

Dolly Grip

Gregor Tavenner

Camera Assistant

Jennifer Tipton

Lighting

Bianca Turetsky

Assistant

Dana Turken

Loader

Bill Updegraff

Publicity

Chris Vaccaro

Grip

Craig Vaccaro

Key Grip

Rebecca Vaneza

Camera Assistant

Daniel Wagner

Production Supervisor

Kerri Welsh

Assistant

Ann Whiting

Production Assistant

Hal Willner

Music Producer

Blake Zidell

Publicity

Film Details

Also Known As
Berlin, Lou Reed's 'Berlin'
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2007
Production Company
Camera Service Center; David Poteet; Entertainment Partners; Fortissimo Films; Grubman Shire & Meiselas; Modern VideoFilm; Phoebe Lin; Sacks And Co.; Sara Hardy; Technicolor New York
Distribution Company
Third Rail Releasing; Arp; Benelux Film Distributors; Curzon Artificial Eye; Nordisk Film; Scanbox Entertainment; Vertice Cine; ZON Lusomundo (now part of NOS Audiovisuals)
Location
Brooklyn, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2007

Released in United States 2008

Released in United States March 2008

Released in United States September 2007

Released in United States Summer July 18, 2008

Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Zabaltegi - Pearls) September 20-29, 2007.

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

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Real to Reel) September 6-15, 2007.

Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Spotlight) April 23-May 4, 2008.

Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Horizons Doc) August 29-September 8, 2007.

Released in United States 2007 (Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Horizons Doc) August 29-September 8, 2007.)

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Spotlight) April 23-May 4, 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 2007 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Real to Reel) September 6-15, 2007.)

Released in United States Summer July 18, 2008

Released in United States September 2007 (Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Zabaltegi - Pearls) September 20-29, 2007.)