Closet Land


1h 29m 1991

Brief Synopsis

A woman in a nameless country is abducted by a man who brainwashes and tortures her, ostensibly because the children's books she writes are deemed subversive.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Imagine Entertainment; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Sundance Institute; The Saul Zaentz Film Center; Time, Inc.; Unique Catering Inc
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures
Location
GMT Studios, Culver City, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Synopsis

A woman in a nameless country is abducted by a man who brainwashes and tortures her, ostensibly because the children's books she writes are deemed subversive.

Crew

Richard Adler

Song ("Hernando'S Hideaway")

Haim Adut

Additional Hairstyles

Tamara Allen

Other

Shalene Alpert

Stand-In (Madeleine Stowe)

Gustav Alsina

Other

Mark Berger

Supervising Rerecording Mixer

Radha Bharadwaj

Screenwriter

Margaret Black

Photo Research

Gail Block

Publicist

Carolyn Bowden

Other

Phillip Briggs

Production Assistant

Marcei A Brubaker

Key Production Assistant

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutter

Beverly Burton

Assistant Property Master

George M Chappell

Grip

Zara Turgel Chickanis

Wardrobe

Lisa Zeno Churgin

Editor

Louis Cicero

Grip

David Barrett Cohen

Other

Curtis Croeni

Additional Picture Editor

David C Dean

Electrician

Bill J Didonna

Boom Operator

Francesca Dodd

Assistant (To Sound Supervisor)

Patrick Dodd

Sound Supervisor

Patrick Dodd

Rerecording Mixer

Richard Einhorn

Original Music Composer

Kevin Erb

Key Rigging Grip

David Fain

Animation Sequences

David M. Ferrara

Chief Lighting Technician

Malcolm Fife

Assistant Foley Engineer

Chela Fiorini

Production Assistant

James Fitzgerald

2nd Assistant Camera

Philip Dean Foreman

Book Illustration

Damon Fortier

Other

Eric S Foster

Bestboy Electrician

Eugene Frieburger

Carpenter

Elizabeth Fulton

Assistant Editor

Joan Geduld

Electrician

Gordon Germaine

On-Set Dresser

Chris Gibbin

Carpenter

Philip Glass

Music Supervision

Philip Glass

Creative Musical Supervision

Donna Glasser

Production Accountant

Steve Gottfried

Carpenter

Brian Grazer

Executive Producer

Kurt Grossi

Bestboy Grip

Jack Guberman

Rigging Electrician

Kenneth A Hardy

Art Director

Michael Hickman

Other

Chris Hilsabeck

Production Assistant

Sam Hinckley

Assistant Sound Editor

Keiko Hirayama

Production Assistant

Ron Howard

Executive Producer

Yoko Inagaki

Production Assistant

Eiko Ishioka

Costume Designer

Eiko Ishioka

Production Designer

Kyle Johnstone

Carpenter

Stephen Kearney

Apprentice Sound Editor

Mark Kernicky

Carpenter

Andrew Kimbrough

Electrician

Shelley Kirkwood

Unit Publicist

Jerry Kliegel

Production Assistant

Jeff Knipp

Production Coordinator

Karen Koch

Unit Production Manager

Karen Koch

1st Assistant Director

Karen Koch

Line Producer

Clifford Kohlweck

Music Editor

Adena Lazan

Assistant Accountant

Yvonne Leach

Assistant (To Radha Bharadwaj)

Mick Lester

Electrician

Mark Levinson

Adr Editor

Brian Liberman

Grip

Lars Lohan

Stand-In (Alan Rickman)

Sheila Macdowell

Apprentice Editor

Dennis Madalone

Stunt Coordinator

William D Marrison

Apprentice Editor

Frances Mathias

Makeup Artist

Frances Mathias

Hairstyles

Gary Matteson

Other

Tony Mazzucchi

Key Grip

Garrett Mcternan

Rigging Electrician

Billy Mears

Dolly Grip

Janet Meyers

Producer

Kyle Steven Miller

Set Manager

Leslie Miller

Grip

Joel Parks Moffett

Production Assistant

John Morgan

Grip

Doug Murray

Rerecording Mixer

Doug Murray

Sound Designer

Robert Newman

Other

Margie O'malley

Foley Walker

Janet Lee Orcut

Stunt Man

Josh Oreck

Camera Assistant

David Orr

Color Timer

Bill Pope

Director Of Photography

Richard Quinn

Apprentice Sound Editor

Michael Riesman

Music Conductor

Tracy Rosenthal

2nd Assistant Director

Bernard Ross

Production Assistant

Jerry Ross

Song

Jerry Ross

Song ("Hernando'S Hideaway")

David Russell

Storyboard Artist

Randolph Sanchez

Other

Michael Semanick

Rerecording Mixer

Steve Shapiro

Special Photography

Wayne Sides

Photos

Sheila M Sofian

Animation Sequences

Scott Taber

Carpenter

Gregor Tavenner

1st Assistant Camera

Eric Thompson

Foley Engineer

James Upham

Carpenter

Stephan Von Hase

Production Sound Mixer

Cheryl Von Winckelmann

Electrician

Brenda Wachel

Script Supervisor

Paul Walsleben

Additional Stand-In

Gary White

Additional Stand-In

Chris Winslow

Sculptor

Tiffanie Winton

2nd Assistant Camera

Ron Woods

Property Master

Ian C Wright

Boom Operator

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Imagine Entertainment; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Sundance Institute; The Saul Zaentz Film Center; Time, Inc.; Unique Catering Inc
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures
Location
GMT Studios, Culver City, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1991

Released in United States November 1993

Released in United States on Video September 12, 1991

Released in United States September 1991

Released in United States Spring March 6, 1991

Wide Release in United States March 8, 1991

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 28 - March 8, 1991.

Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (in competition) September 19-28, 1991.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (First Cinema) September 5-14, 1991.

Directorial debut for Radha Bharadwaj. Project was developed at the Sundance Institute and has been endorsed by Amnesty International.

Began shooting June 18, 1990.

Completed shooting July 16, 1990.

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 28 - March 8, 1991.)

Released in United States Spring March 6, 1991

Wide Release in United States March 8, 1991

Released in United States September 1991 (Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (in competition) September 19-28, 1991.)

Released in United States September 1991 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (First Cinema) September 5-14, 1991.)

Released in United States on Video September 12, 1991

Released in United States November 1993 (Shown in New York City (Florence Gould Hall) as part of program "Women Directors From South Asia: A Film Festival" November 19-21, 1993.)