Crooklyn


1h 52m 1994

Brief Synopsis

A fictionalized autobiographical look at filmmaker Spike Lee's family during the 1970s, as told through the eyes of a 9-year-old girl.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Todd Oldham
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Brooklyn, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Synopsis

A fictionalized autobiographical look at filmmaker Spike Lee's family during the 1970s, as told through the eyes of a 9-year-old girl.

Cast

Frances Foster

Tiasha Reyes

Zelda Harris

John Pintaville

Performer

Bruce Hawkins

Maurie A Chandler

Winterton Garvey

Performer

Eugene Moye

Performer

Cecelia Gardner

Performer

Richard F Whiten

Paula Bing

Performer

Patriece Nelson

Francesca Vanasco

Performer

Manny Perez

Taneal Royal

Bruce Wang

Performer

Mineko Yajima

Performer

Kendell Freeman

Johnette Cook

Norman Matlock

Tracy Vilar

Desiree Murray

Monet A Jody Chandler

Emelise Aleandri

Ivelka Reyes

Omar Sharif Scroggins

Raymond Reliford

Delroy Lindo

Myra Segal

Performer

Isaiah Washington

José Z·±iga

Sylvia D'avanzo

Performer

Jean Ingraham

Performer

David Patrick Kelly

Yolande Morris

Barry Finclair

Performer

Dale Stuckenbruck

Performer

Sandra Billingslea

Performer

Sanford Allen

Performer

Michelle Rosario

Joie Lee

Derrick Peart

Zay Smith

Spike Lee

Michele Shay

William Galison

Performer

Bruce David Barth

Performer

Ron Oakland

Performer

Peter Vandewater

Performer

Carlton Williams

Vondie Curtis Hall

Dan Grimaldi

Mildred Clinton

Charles Libov

Performer

Hector M Ricci

Sharif Rashed

Melissa Meel

Performer

Alfre Woodard

Asia Gilyard

Marisol Espada

Performer

N Jeremi Duru

Robin Koenig

Lead Person

Susan Jacks

Harvey Williams

Yuri Vodovoz

Performer

Christopher Wynkoop

Nadijah Abdul-khalia

Kewanna Bonaparte

Arthur French

Bokeem Woodbine

Rene Ojeda

Keith Johnson

Danielle K Thomas

Tse-mach Washington

Gary Perez

Christopher Knowings

Peewee Love

Elliot Rosoff

Performer

Ulysses Terrero

Marion Pinheiro

Performer

Larissa Blitz

Performer

Frederick Zlotkin

Performer

Carmen Tillery

Crew

Andy Aaron

Other

Alan Aguilar

Other

Gary Aharoni

On-Set Dresser

Gina R. Alfano

Adr

Stuart Allen

Other

Adrienne Anderson

Production

Robert M Andres

Key Grip

Peter Aquino

Driver

Edward Archer

Song

John Baldwin

Other

Reushawn Banks

Other

Joseph Barbera

Song

Michael Barry

Other

Steven Barth

Scenic Artist

Thorton Bayliss

Other

Diallo Beckles

Other

Anthony Bell

Song

Thomas Bell

Song

Sam Bender

Electrician

John Landy Bentham

Other

Russell Berg

Effects Assistant

Clay Berry

Music

Donna Berwick

Costume Designer

Vincent Biscaino

Grip

Virgil Blackwell

Music

Kenyatta Blake

Song

Terence Blanchard

Music

Terence Blanchard

Music Conductor

Peter Blechman

Other

Charles Fred Bobbit

Song

Zelma Bodzin

Technical Advisor

David Boulton

Adr

Glenn Bowen

Grip

Thomas Bowman

Other

Julian R Boyance

Other

Richard Brice

Other

Richard Brick

Special Thanks To

J Broussard

Song

Alfred Brown

Other

Barry Alexander Brown

Editor

Erwin Brown

Grip

James Brown

Song

James Brown

Song Performer

L Russell Brown

Song

Rasheed Ali Brown

Other

Ricky Brown

Other

Victoria Brown

Other

Wilfred Caban

Effects Assistant

Beverly Cable

Other

Luis Camacho

Caterer

Caryn Campbell

Production Coordinator

George Campbell

Driver

Philip C. Canfield

On-Set Dresser

Shari Carpenter

Script Supervisor

Ruth Carter

Costume Designer

Yolanda Carter

Other

Joseph Chambers

Song

Willie Chambers

Song

Barbara Chenault

Wardrobe Assistant

Larry M. Cherry

Hair Stylist

Spencer Chinoy

Other

Maria Christina

Art Department Coordinator

Paulette Clark

Assistant Production Coordinator

Rodney Clark

Other

Richard Clarke

Music

Duvall Clear

Song

Paul Colangelo

Assistant Camera Operator

Lerone B Cole

Other

Aisha Coley

Casting Associate

Lorenzo Contessa

Scenic Artist

Mary Cook

Hair Stylist

Jeffrey Cooper

Assistant Editor

Henry Cosby

Song

Thomas Costabile

Construction Coordinator

Marko Costanzo

Foley

Lamont Crawford

Grip

Linda Creed

Song

Greg Criscuolo

Other

Joe Cuba

Song

Joe Cuba

Song Performer

Vince Cullers

Theme Lyrics

Chris Cumberbatch

Scenic Artist

James Curry

Other

William Curtin

Driver

Paul Dale

Scenic Artist

Jean Dane

Other

Clifton Davis

Song

John William Davis

Song

Lee Davis

Assistant Director

Larry Decarmine

Other

Katie Dennis

Other

Carey Depalma

Location Scout

Stuart Deutsch

Boom Operator

Manu Dibango

Song

Manu Dibango

Song Performer

Anthony J Dimeo

On-Set Dresser

Kathleen Ditmer

Other

Lauren Doner

Scenic Artist

Joe Donohue

Grip

Deborah A Dreyer

On-Set Dresser

Michael C. Easter

Driver

Rochelle Edelson

Camera

Jamal El-amin

Other

Michael Ellis

Assistant Director

Alvechia Ewing

Makeup

John W Farraday

On-Set Dresser

Robert Feltman

On-Set Dresser

Michael D. Fennell

Driver

Alan Ferguson

Assistant

Chris Fielder

Sound

Jim Fielder

Other

David Flaiz

Other

James Flatto

Music Editor

Tom Fleischman

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Thomas Ford

Other

Tamara Fort

Other

Leo Fotopoulos

Other

Aretha Franklin

Song Performer

Aretha Franklin

Song

Maureen Gallagher

Other

Christine Gardyasz

Assistant Set Decorator

Crystal Garner

Other

Lee Garrett

Song

William K. Gaskins

Driver

Michael Gaynor

Projectionist

Eugene Gearty

Editor

Yolande Geralds

Casting Associate

James Geyer

Other

Ted Glass

Set Decorator

Jeffrey L Glave

Other

Howard Goldstein

On-Set Dresser

Nicholas Gordon

Other

Berry Gordy

Song

Ponce Granger

Driver

Wendy Grantham

Other

Keith Gunthorpe

Casting Associate

Sarah Gyllenstierna

Assistant Director

Mona Haiger

Wardrobe Assistant

Diane Hammond

Makeup

Roland Hanna

Other

William Hanna

Song

Jennie Hansen

Other

Lula Mae Hardaway

Song

William Hart

Song

Donny Hathaway

Song Performer

Donny Hathaway

Music

Eulaulah Hathaway

Song Performer

Bruce Hawes

Song

Cynthia Hawkins

Other

Isaac Hayes

Song Performer

Isaac Hayes

Song

Robert Hein

Dialogue Editor

Eryka Seimona Henderson

Location Assistant

Jimi Hendrix

Song Performer

Donna Hernandez

Craft Service

Manuel S Hernandez

Craft Service

Pedro Hernandez

Grip

Tracey Hinds

Assistant Director

Eugene Hines

Other

Preston L. Holmes

Production Supervisor

George Holtzer

Driver

Charlynne Hopson

Location Scout

Harold Horn

Other

Jeff Horne

Location Scout

Herman Hudson

Other

Yolanda D Hunt

Casting Associate

Stanley G Hunte

Music Contractor

Farnell Hurd

Production

Nillie Imura

Other

Luther Ingram

Song

Robert Ippolito

Grip

Alvertis Isbell

Song

Arthur Jafa

Dp/Cinematographer

Arthur Jafa

Director Of Photography

Joseph Jefferson

Song

Gary Jennings

Scenic Artist

Roberto Jimenez

Electrician

Robert L Johnson

Driver

Jean Kalanzi

Production Assistant

George Kalinsky

Photography

Frank Kern

Foley Editor

William Keys

Other

Khalil S Khalil

Production

Jon Kilik

Executive Producer

Santena Jenaris King

Other

Renton Kirk

Extras Casting Assistant

Gene Kirley

Driver

Steve Kirshoff

Special Effects Coordinator

Erik Knight

Artistic Advisor

Jean Knight

Song Performer

George Kouzoujian

Other

Steve Krieger

On-Set Dresser

Joyce Kubalak-szuflita

Scenic Artist

Tom Kudlek

Crane Grip

Kevin Ladson

Property Master

Reginald F Lake

Gaffer

Michael Leather

On-Set Dresser

Harry Leavey

Transportation Co-Captain

Jim Leavey

Transportation Captain

Wiiliam Leavey

Driver

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Todd Oldham
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Brooklyn, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring May 13, 1994

Released in United States on Video October 19, 1994

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States March 1999

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 28 - May 12, 1994.

Completed shooting September 17, 1993.

Began shooting June 30, 1993.

Released in USA on laserdisc October 26, 1994.

Released in United States Spring May 13, 1994

Released in United States on Video October 19, 1994

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 28 - May 12, 1994.)

Released in United States March 1999 (Shown in Los Angeles (American Cinematheque) as part of program "Out in the Streets: The Films of Spike Lee" March 15-20, 1999.)