The Dark Backward


1h 37m 1991

Brief Synopsis

A struggling comedian gains notoriety when a third arm grows out of his back.

Film Details

Also Known As
Dark Backward
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

A struggling comedian gains notoriety when a third arm grows out of his back.

Crew

Lesley Aitken

Wardrobe Assistant

Marc Alexandre

Carpenter

Aram Allen

Construction Coordinator

Margaux Andersen

Makeup

Paul Aronoff

Foley

Mark Barenholtz

Acknowledgment

Brian Belknap

Other

Mitchell Bergman

Transportation Coordinator

Sheryl Berkoff-lowe

Makeup

Sheryl Berkoff-lowe

Hair

Teresa Binder

Wardrobe Assistant

Brad Blake

Foley

John Blake

Visual Effects

Stephanie Blakemore

Best Boy

Joe Boemecke

Music

Valerie Breiman

Acknowledgment

Anderson Broussard

Electrician

Lucy Anne Buffett

Associate Producer

Lucy Anne Buffett

Production Coordinator

Noah Burke

Props Assistant

Elisar Cabrera

Production Assistant

Jeffrey Capp

Production Assistant

Huck Caton

Boom Operator

Stanton Chaney

On-Set Dresser

Brian Clarke

Art Department

Carol Ann Coates

Other

Celeste Contois

Other

David Creigh

Acknowledgment

Adele Daniller

Casting Associate

Lawrence N Dasilva

Finance Manager

Mary Jo Devenney

Sound Mixer

Ronald J. Diamond

Coproducer

Ronald J. Diamond

Unit Production Manager

Michael Donahue

Assistant Editor

Miles Dougal

Other

Shannon Dye

Other

Chris Edmonds

Assistant Director

Cassian Elwes

Producer

Daniel Espinoza

Carpenter

Larry Estes

Acknowledgment

Robert Falls

On-Set Dresser

Jerome Fauci

Steadicam Operator

Mark Fifer

Location Manager

Amanda Flick

Art Department

Joey Forsyte

Director Of Photography

Robert Freed

On-Set Dresser

Jeff Freitas

Driver

Kelcey Fry

Makeup

Juan M Garcia

Best Boy Grip

Karen Gaunty

Acknowledgment

Loren Gitthens

Other

Julia Gray

Assistant Editor

Patrick M Griffith

Sound Editor

Wendy Guidery

Art Director

Matthew Haynes

Carpenter

Paul Holman

On-Set Dresser

Kevin Gunter Hudson

Visual Effects

Dean Jackson

Grip

Katie James

Assistant Director

David Jenkins

Music Producer

J. Stanley Johnston

Other

Scott Johnston

Dolly Grip

Scott Johnston

Key Grip

William B Johnston

Other

Carol H Jones

Animator

Ken Kamins

Acknowledgment

Dillon Kastner

Production Assistant

Elliott Kastner

Acknowledgment

John D Kelly

Production Assistant

Rachel S Kligerman

Titles

Dan Kneece

Steadicam Operator

William Koski

Electrician

John Landis

Acknowledgment

Lisa Lange

Associate Producer

Gerry Lentz

Sound

Gerry Lentz

Adr Editor

Lee Lighting Ltd

Lighting

Kathy Lubinsky

Script Supervisor

Alicia Lunes

Wardrobe

Anthony Markes

Casting

Paul Vik Marshall

Boom Operator

Glenn Mason

Production Assistant

Sam Mccutchen

Driver

David Mckelvy

Advisor

Charles Mehling

On-Set Dresser

Dean Minnerly

Foley Artist

Kenny Minster

Carpenter

Rob Muchnicki

Foley Artist

John Nadeau

Electrician

Nicole Nathanson

Casting Associate

Bradley James Norlander

Scenic Artist

Jeffrey Paul Norlander

Scenic Artist

Robert O'haver

Apprentice

Gerry O'malley

Assistant Camera Operator

Jeffrey A. Okun

Visual Effects Designer

Heather Page

Assistant Camera Operator

Gary Pawlowski

Art Department

Lesa-ann Pedriana

Photography

Lesa-ann Pedriana

Makeup

Brian Penikas

Animator

Derrick Perkins

Sound Design

Ken S Polk

Sound

Greg Polutanovich

Art Department

Jill Pontiff

Apprentice

Dan Povenmire

Storyboard Artist

Dan Povenmire

Other

James Pyper

Other

Denny Ray

Camera Assistant

Chris Reeves

Dialogue Editor

Adam Rifkin

Screenplay

Adam Rifkin

Acknowledgment

Wendy Ripley

Other

David Rotman

Wardrobe

Be Rozzo

On-Set Dresser

Laurie Russman

Craft Service

Paul J. Salamoff

Other

Ann C Salzer

Assistant Director

Scott Sanders

Adr

Sandy Sanocki-johnson

Assistant

Brett Santucci

Grip

Peter Schink

Editor

Roger Schweitzer

Video Playback

James Sheridan

Negative Cutting

David Silverman

Other

King Solomon

Animator

David Spell

Assistant

Marion Spiegelman

Acknowledgment

Bill Stevens

Production Assistant

Fred Stringer

Other

Robin Strober

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Bill Sturgeon

Other

Nina Sussman

Makeup

James H Sweeney

Electrician

Bill Talmadge

Executive Producer

Betty Wyman Taylor

Acknowledgment

John F Teeple

Driver

Newton Termeer

Gaffer

Randolf L. Turrow

Executive Producer

David Valhalla

Lighting

Jesse Whitefeather Vare

Assistant

Art Vargas

Acknowledgment

Gary Vonderlinden

Other

Dara Lauren Waxman

Carpenter

Marion Weidner

Titles

J Wesley

Grip

Taylor White

Other

Benjamin Whitehouse

Production Accountant

Sherman Williams

Production Designer

W Wythe Williams

Production Assistant

John Willis

Electrician

Chuck Winston

Color Timer

Nacho Woolfolk

Grip

Kurt Woolner

Acknowledgment

Andrew Workman

Other

Tim Worman

Scenic Artist

Brad Wyman

Producer

Melba Yale

Other

Peter Yanovitch

Negative Cutting

Robert Yeoman

Camera Operator

Chet Zar

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
Dark Backward
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1991
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States March 9, 1991

Released in United States May 1991

Released in United States November 22, 1991

Released in United States on Video March 11, 1992

Released in United States Summer July 26, 1991

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 9-20, 1991.

Shown at Santa Barbara Film Festival March 9, 1991.

Originally distributed in USA by Greycat Films.

Began shooting August 14, 1990.

Completed shooting September 16, 1990.

Released in United States March 9, 1991 (Shown at Santa Barbara Film Festival March 9, 1991.)

Released in United States on Video March 11, 1992

Released in United States May 1991 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 9-20, 1991.)

Released in United States Summer July 26, 1991

Released in United States November 22, 1991 (Los Angeles)