Crush


1h 37m 1992

Brief Synopsis

A New Zealander escapes a near-fatal car accident caused by her American friend who promptly abandons her. The American woman then befriends the daughter of the writer whom the two were en route to meet when they crashed. The relationship between the American and the writer grows intense as the fri

Film Details

Release Date
1992
Production Company
First Australian Completion Bond Company; National Film Unit; Park Road Post Ltd.; Sales Company
Distribution Company
Cinemax; Metro Tartan Distributors; Strand Releasing; Strand Releasing; Tartan Video
Location
Auckland, New Zealand; Rotorua, New Zealand

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

A New Zealander escapes a near-fatal car accident caused by her American friend who promptly abandons her. The American woman then befriends the daughter of the writer whom the two were en route to meet when they crashed. The relationship between the American and the writer grows intense as the friendship between her and the daughter wains.

Crew

Robert Allen

Sound Recordist

Christina Andreef

Director'S Assistant

Deborah Aquila

Casting Director (Usa)

Russel Baillie

Musician

Dion Beebe

Director Of Photography

Peter Bell

Stunt Coordinator

Peter Bell

Stunt Driver

John Boswell

Assistant Mixer

Bruce Brown

Stunt Driver

Stephen Buckland

Boom Operator

Stephen Buckland

Still Photographer

Stephen Buske

Carpenter

Ross Chambers

Dialogue Editor

Pamela Clark

Production Runner

Abby Collins

Makeup

Abby Collins

Hair

Matt Connors

Other

Graham Cooper

Titles Designer

Meryl Cronin

Production Designer

James D'arcey

Assistant Engineer

Lyn-maree Danzey

Continuity

Helen Degroot

Assistant Accountant

Ngila Dickson

Costume Designer

Cushia Dillon

Post-Production Coordinator

Dobbs Franks

Conductor

John Gilbert

Editor

Moira Grant

Production Coordinator

Victor Grbic

Recording Engineer

Kirsty Griffiths

Standby Props

Allen Guilford

2nd Unit Photography (2nd Unit)

Victor Hardy

2nd Assistant Director

Miro Harre

2nd Unit Standby Props (2nd Unit)

Mark Harris

Fall Arranger

Trevor Haysom

Associate Producer

Michael Hedges

Sound Mixer

Mike Hopkins

Sound Editor

Jane Horan

Catering Assistant

Ian Hunter

Caterer

Bridget Ikin

Producer

Philip Ivey

Art Department Runner

Geoff Jamieson

Key Grip

Christine Jeffs

Assistant Editor

Anne Kennedy

Screenplay And Dialogues

Vic Kernick

Props Buyer

James Laing

Musician

Andrew Lancaster

Music Editor

Helen Lutrell

Assistant Sound Editor

George Lyle

1st Assistant Director

Denise Lyness

Consultant Physiotherapist

Keith Mackenzie

Production Accountant

Alison Maclean

Screenplay And Dialogues

Lisa Marinkovich

Production Runner

Rob Marsh

Other

Faith Martin

Casting Director (Australia)

John Maynard

Still Photographer; Photographer

John Maynard

Special Thanks

Bob Mccarron

Special Effects Makeup

John Mckay

Other

Cameron Mclean

Other

Gavin Mclean

Standby Wardrobe

Angus Mcnaughton

Recording Engineer

David Mulcahy

Musician

Stephen Murphy

Dolby Stereo Consultant

John Neill

Sound Supervisor

Greg Nell

Sound Editor

Anthony Nevison

Recording Engineer

James Newman

Lighting Technician

Guy Noble

Other

Sean O'neill

Bestboy

Antony Partos

Orchestral Music

Annette Patrick

Other

Jane Patterson

Assistant Sound Editor

Morgan Read

2nd Assistant Editor

Kevin Riley

Gaffer

Kit Rollings

Sound Editor

Diana Rowan

Casting Director (New Zealand)

Reiner Schoenbrunn

Rostrum Camera

Lutz Schroeter

Laboratory Liaison

Brett Schwieters

Art Director

Jim Scorrar

Safety Officer

Julian Scott

Other

Lynne Seaman

Grading

Sally Sherratt

Location Manager

Geoff Short

Photographer

Lynda Sinclair

Other

Chloe Smith

Production Manager

Sasha Soldatow

Script Editor

Linda Somers

Other

Michael Stavrou

Recording Engineer

Gary Sullivan

Musician

Keith Thompson

Editor

Keith Thompson

Script Editor

Sue Thompson

Production Executive

Dominie Till

Makeup Assistant

Andrea Towers

3rd Assistant Editor

David Turner

Art Director

Ian Turtll

Camera Operator

Nigel Tweed

Construction Manager

Sarah Welch

Assistant Dialogue Editor

Derek Williams

Orchestrator

Bruce Williamson

Assistant Grip

John Wilson

Unit Manager

John Wilson

Unit Manager

Shirley Wilson

Consultant Nurse

Paul Worley

Carpenter

Velma Wright

3rd Assistant Director

David Yetton

Musician

Film Details

Release Date
1992
Production Company
First Australian Completion Bond Company; National Film Unit; Park Road Post Ltd.; Sales Company
Distribution Company
Cinemax; Metro Tartan Distributors; Strand Releasing; Strand Releasing; Tartan Video
Location
Auckland, New Zealand; Rotorua, New Zealand

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (First Cinema) September 10-19, 1992.

Feature directorial debut for filmmaker Alison Maclean who was born in 1958 to New Zealander parents living in Canada. She now lives in New York City.

Broadcast in USA over Cinemax on series "Vanguard Cinema" May 3 & 18, 1995.

Began shooting July 21, 1991.

Completed shooting September 18, 1991.

Project workshopped at the Sundance Institute's 1991 June Filmmakers Lab.

Released in United States January 1993 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival January 21-31, 1993.)

Re-released in United States January 7, 1994 (Cinema Village; New York City)

Released in United States on Video February 8, 2005

Released in United States July 2000 (Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival July 5-15, 2000.)

Released in United States September 1992 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (First Cinema) September 10-19, 1992.)

Released in United States Fall September 10, 1993

Released in United States Fall September 10, 1993

Released in United States January 1993

Released in United States July 2000

Released in United States May 1992

Released in United States on Video February 8, 2005

Released in United States September 1992

Released in United States September 22, 1993

Re-released in United States January 7, 1994

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (in competition) May 7-18, 1992.

Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival July 5-15, 2000.

Released in United States September 22, 1993 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States May 1992 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (in competition) May 7-18, 1992.)