The Commitments


2h 1991

Brief Synopsis

A group of discouraged young people form a rock band and bring soul music to Dublin.

Film Details

Also Known As
Commitments
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Dublin, Ireland

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A group of discouraged young people form a rock band and bring soul music to Dublin.

Crew

Marc Abraham

Coproducer

Robert W Adams

Assistant Engineer

Edward J Adcock

Camera Operator

Tom Allen

Property Master

David Appleby

Photography

Cate Arbeid

Production Coordinator

Jack Armstrong

Boom Operator

Mavis Ascot

Thanks

Paul E Barnes

Assistant Director

Libbie Barr

Script Supervisor

Ciaran Barry

Camera Trainee

Tommy Bassett

Construction Manager

Armyan Bernstein

Executive Producer

Thomas Bliss

Thanks

Peter Bloor

Gaffer

Laurie Borg

Production Manager

Dan Breen

Other

Allan Brereton

Boom Operator

Karen Brookes

Set Decorator

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

Paul Bushnell

Music Arranger

Dale Caldwell

Color Timer

Carolyne Chauncey

Assistant Editor

Lisa Clarkson Milillo

Thanks

Dick Clement

Coproducer

Dick Clement

Screenplay

Clayton Collins

Sound Editor

James Cozza

Assistant Editor

Valerie Craig

Production Coordinator

Terry Cromer

Production

Con Dempsey

Electrician

Dermot Diskin

Assistant Editor

Julian Douglas

Production

Roddy Doyle

Screenplay

Roddy Doyle

Source Material (From Novel)

Rachel Fallon

Casting Associate

Jessica Felton

Casting Associate

Paul Fleming

Other

Maurice Foley

Special Effects

Peter Frampton

Makeup Supervisor

Barbara Galavan

Music

Brendan Galvin

Other

Arden Gantly

Art Director

Mark Geraghty

Art Director

Aaron Glynn

Hairdresser

Liz Gordon

Thanks

Leonard Green

Assistant Sound Editor

Gerry Hambling

Editor

Souter Harris

Executive Producer

Linda Hederman

Art Assistant

Amy Hubbard

Production Assistant

John Hubbard

Casting

Ros Hubbard

Casting

John Hughes

Music Coordinator

Patrick Isherwood

Production Accountant

Jim Jolliffe

Camera Trainee

Pascal Jones

Other

Eddy Joseph

Sound Editor

Frances Kappelle

Thanks

Kevin Killen

Other

Eddie Knight

Best Boy

Ian La Frenais

Coproducer

Ian La Frenais

Screenplay

Cliff Lanning

Assistant Director

Adam Lee

Assistant Director

Hugh Linehan

Location Assistant

Lee Lighting Ltd

Lighting

Sarah Lucraft

Accounting Assistant

John Maguire

Camera Trainee

Tim Martin

Sound

Belinda Mccullagh

Assistant Director

Paul Mcguiness

Thanks

Nuala Mckernan

Props

Alan Mcpherson

Best Boy

Chuck Michael

Foley Editor

Stuart Monteith

Rigging Gaffer

Lisa Moran

Assistant

Brian Morris

Production Designer

Tara Mullen

Production Assistant

John W Murphy

Grip

Lynda Myles

Producer

Andy Nelson

Rerecording

Vivion O'brien

Carpenter

Anneliese O'callaghan

Production Assistant

Joe O'herlihy

Audio Consultant

Eamonn O'higgins

Property Master

Eamonn O'keeffe

Other

Martin O'malley

Location Manager

James O'meara

Production

Sona Partayan

Thanks

Maeve Paterson

Wardrobe

Ronnie Pearce

Thanks

Steve Pederson

Rerecording

Tom Perry

Rerecording

Jim Phelan

Production

Roger Randall-cutler

Producer

Michael Roberts

Camera Operator

Penny Rose

Costume Designer

Tom Rosenberg

Executive Producer

G Marq Roswell

Music Supervisor

Ruben Seid

Production Assistant

Ronnie Skinner

Props Buyer

Isobel Stephenson

Assistant Editor

Ann Stokes

Wardrobe Assistant

Rob Strong

Thanks

Ted Swanscott

Adr

Gale Tattersall

Director Of Photography

Sophie Thorniley

Assistant

Gerry Toomey

Assistant Director

Derek Wallace

Props

Robert Walpole

Location Assistant

Mickey Walsh

Assistant Director

Ian Weatherley

Wardrobe Assistant

Bill Westley

Assistant Director

Violet Williams

Thanks

David Wimbury

Unit Production Manager

David Wimbury

Line Producer

David Wimbury

Associate Producer

Clive Winter

Sound Mixer

Janty Yates

Wardrobe Supervisor

Film Details

Also Known As
Commitments
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Dublin, Ireland

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Award Nominations

Best Editing

1991
Gerry Hambling

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer August 14, 1991

Wide Release in United States September 13, 1991

Released in United States on Video May 7, 1992

Released in United States 1991

Released in United States August 1991

Shown at Birmingham International Film & Television Festival September 20 - October 5, 1991.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 22 - September 2, 1991.

Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival September 27 - October 6, 1991.

Shown at Malmo Film Days in Stockholm August 26-29, 1991.

Shown at Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund August 18-24, 1991.

Completed shooting November 3, 1990.

Began shooting August 27, 1990.

The first installment in novelist Roddy Doyle's Barrytown trilogy. Stephen Frears directed the follow-up "The Snapper" (United Kingdom/1993).

Platform release began in USA August 14, 1991.

Released in United States Summer August 14, 1991

Wide Release in United States September 13, 1991

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at Birmingham International Film & Television Festival September 20 - October 5, 1991.)

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 22 - September 2, 1991.)

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival September 27 - October 6, 1991.)

Released in United States August 1991 (Shown at Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund August 18-24, 1991.)

Released in United States on Video May 7, 1992

Released in United States August 1991 (Shown at Malmo Film Days in Stockholm August 26-29, 1991.)