Blessing


1h 34m 1993

Brief Synopsis

A young Midwestern woman struggles to break away from her family's dairy farm. In her quest for independence and escape, she is confronted with the stark realities of her family's reliance on her. They struggle to hold together amidst an explosion of conflicting emotions and violence.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Duart Film And Video; Great Northern/ Reiff & Associates; J.G. Films Inc.; Lighthouse Entertainment; Panavision, Ltd.; Sound One
Location
Wisconsin, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Synopsis

A young Midwestern woman struggles to break away from her family's dairy farm. In her quest for independence and escape, she is confronted with the stark realities of her family's reliance on her. They struggle to hold together amidst an explosion of conflicting emotions and violence.

Crew

William Arnot

Gaffer (2nd Unit)

Jingles Badkte

Catering

Mark Bardorf

Co-Executive Producer

Peter D Bove

Assistant Director

Janie Bryant

Hair Designer

Janie Bryant

Makeup

Janie Bryant

Costume Designer

Renee Foley Burke

Script Supervisor

Andrea Canovas

Foley Editor

Danny Canovas

1st Assistant Editor

Danny Canovas

Assistant Sound Editor

Susan Christensen

Production Assistant

Anthony Ciccolini

Sound Editor

Peter Clemence

Dolly Grip

Peter Clemence

Key Grip

Slater Crosby

Assistant Camera

Christopher A Cuddihy

Executive Producer

Joseph Debeasi

Composer

Derek Felska

Sound Recordist

Howard Nathan Fenick

Astrology Consultant

Diane Fitzpatrick

Unit Manager

Chad G Foehringer

Sound Electrician

Gil Frishman

Production Assistant

Joey Garfield

Boom Operator

Daniel B Gold

Video

Daniel B Gold

Stills Photography

Alexander Grannis

Apprentice Editor

Thomas A Gulino

Sound Editor

Jennifer Halpern

Production Assistant

Cassandra Han

Casting

Wiliam Hobson

Grip

Sheila Jaffe

Casting

Pierre Kahn

Music Editor

Stephen Kazmierski

Director Of Photography

Huey Kinzie

Additional Stills Photography

George Lara

Foley Engineer

Alexander Markowski

Rerecording Mixer

Tim Mlsna

Scenic Carpenter

Andrew Morreale

Film Editor

Mike Nelesen

Grip

Todd Ossman

Scenic Carpenter

Melissa Powell

Production Manager

Melissa Powell

Producer

Charles Preussr

Production Assistant

Melvin Pukowsky

Gaffer

Melvin Pukowsky

Additional Photography

Alex Reiter

Apprentice Editor

Will Rexer

Assistant Camera (2nd Unit)

Steve Rosenzweig

Production Designer

Diane Salles

Storyboard Artist

Tom Salvatore

Color Timer

Arden Sampson

Dialect Coach

Dick Sander

Animal Wrangler

Todd Sander

Animal Wrangler

Carl Schlect

Animal Wrangler

Benno Schoberth

Associate Editor

Dave Sinko

Music Recording Engineer

Jefferson Spady

Additional Photography

Mark Steiner

Production Assistant (2nd Unit)

Renee Taylor

Assistant Sound Editor

Renee Taylor

Assistant Editor

Lori Tooker

Makeup

Lori Tooker

Hair Designer

Deborah Wakefield

Titles

Paul Zehrer

Producer

Paul Zehrer

Screenwriter

Paul Zehrer

Film Editor

Dave Zilavy

Animal Wrangler

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Duart Film And Video; Great Northern/ Reiff & Associates; J.G. Films Inc.; Lighthouse Entertainment; Panavision, Ltd.; Sound One
Location
Wisconsin, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1993

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States January 1994

Released in United States March 1994

Released in United States May 1994

Released in United States October 1994

Released in United States September 1994

Released in United States Spring April 12, 1995

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 12-23, 1994.

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 6-23, 1994.

Shown at Deauville Film Festival September 2-11, 1994.

Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) in New York City September 27 - October 4, 1993.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival August 25 - September 5, 1994.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 4-13, 1994.

Released in United States 1993 (Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) in New York City September 27 - October 4, 1993.)

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival August 25 - September 5, 1994.)

Shown at Sundance Film Festival (in competition) in Park City, Utah January 20-30, 1994.

Feature directorial debut for Paul Zehrer.

Released in United States January 1994 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (in competition) in Park City, Utah January 20-30, 1994.)

Released in United States March 1994 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 4-13, 1994.)

Released in United States Spring April 12, 1995

Released in United States May 1994 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 12-23, 1994.)

Released in United States September 1994 (Shown at Deauville Film Festival September 2-11, 1994.)

Released in United States October 1994 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 6-23, 1994.)