Diamond Skulls


1h 37m 1989

Brief Synopsis

A successful man becomes obssessed with the idea that his beautiful wife is unfaithful to him, leading him to murder and an eventual breakdown.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1989
Production Company
British Screen Finance; Completion Bond Company Inc; Filmfour International; Filmfour International; Sales Company; Working Title Films
Distribution Company
Asmick Ace Inc.; Kino Video; Virgin Vision
Location
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom; London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

A successful man becomes obssessed with the idea that his beautiful wife is unfaithful to him, leading him to murder and an eventual breakdown.

Crew

Christopher Ackland

Adr Editor

Nick Adams

Assistant Editor

Peter Allwork

Other

Roy Alon

Stunt Coordinator

Tony Anscombe

Sound Rerecording

Bernard Bellew

3rd Assistant Director

Tim Bevan

Producer

Paul Borg

Gaffer

Lucy Boulting

Casting

Sue Bowcott

Props Buyer

Marc Boyle

Stunt Coordinator

Daniel Britten

Production Runner

Graham Broadbent

Floor Runner

Bob Brock

Other

Nick Broomfield

Executive Producer

Howard Burden

Costume Designer Assistant

Colin Burgess

Props

Gerry Butler

Original Music

Kate Carin

Wardrobe Mistress

Paul Carr

Adr Mixer

Mick Coulter

Cinematographer

Michael Crowley

Sound Editor Supervisor

Mike Crowley

Sound Editor

Vicky Dewolfe

Other

Anthony Driver

Stagehand (Standby)

Jane Frazer

Associate Producer

Ian Fuller

Sound Effects Editor

Jon Gardey

Stills

Sarah Garner

Script Supervisor

Jeremy Gee

Camera Operator

Lorraine Goodman

Production Coordinator

Mark Hanlon

Best Boy

Freddie Harrison

Props

Richard Harvey

Music

Paul Hayes

Carpenter (Standby)

Graham Hazard

Other

Mark Hedges

Props

Peter Hedges

Property Master

Seth Hewson

Production Runner

Norma Hill-patton

Makeup

Jed Hoile

Production Runner

Rodney Holland

Editor

Austin Ince

Music Editor

Patrick Isherwood

Production Accountant

Jocelyn James

Production Designer

Carolyn Jardine

Publicity

Damian Jones

Location Manager Assistant

Max Keene

2nd Assistant Director

Nigel Kirton

Steadicam Operator

Robert Lawrence

Military Advisor

Tom Lowen

Other

Sarah Lucraft

Accountant Assistant

Amanda Marmot

Screenplay Collaboration

Cathy Mcmahon

Other

John Midgley

Sound

Jeff Mulligan

Additional Photography (Helicopter)

John W Murphy

Generator Operator

Stanley Myers

Music

Paul Newson

Footsteps Editor

Clive Osborne

Boom Operator

Brian Paxton

Adr Mixer

Toby Plaskitt

Key Grip

Steve Price

Music Editor

Tim Rose Price

Screenwriter

John F Ralph

Art Director

Mary-jane Reyner

Costume Designer

Philip Robinson

Art Department Runner

Waldo Roeg

1st Assistant Director

Stephen Rose

Hairstyles

Colin Rutter

Construction Manager

Steve Senior

Electrician

Colin Skeaping

Stunt Coordinator

Mark Stevenson

Art Direction Assistant

Sheila Thomas

Makeup

Tessa Topolski

Associate Casting

Fiachra Trench

Music Associate

Richard Wells

Sound Department

Mel Wesson

Sound Effects

Dave Westcott

Other

Chris Wheeldon

Location Manager

Julie Williamson

Production Runner

Ian Wingrove

Special Effects

Hans Zimmer

Music

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1989
Production Company
British Screen Finance; Completion Bond Company Inc; Filmfour International; Filmfour International; Sales Company; Working Title Films
Distribution Company
Asmick Ace Inc.; Kino Video; Virgin Vision
Location
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom; London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States June 7, 1991

Released in United States Summer July 7, 1991

Released in United States July 12, 1991

Released in United States August 9, 1991

Released in United States on Video November 7, 1991

Re-released in United States on Video December 1, 1993

Re-released in United States on Video March 2, 1999

Released in United States 1989

Released in United States May 1989

Released in United States October 1989

Released in United States March 3, 1990

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 24 - September 4, 1989.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 16 & 20, 1989.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival October 11 & 12, 1989.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 3, 1990.

Feature directorial debut for documentary filmmaker Nick Broomfield.

Released in Great Britain. (as "Diamond Skulls")

Began shooting October 24, 1988.

Completed shooting December 9, 1988

Released in United States June 7, 1991 (New York City)

Released in United States Summer July 7, 1991

Released in United States August 9, 1991 (Chicago)

Released in United States on Video November 7, 1991 (under title "Dark Obsession")

Re-released in United States on Video December 1, 1993 (under title "Dark Obsession")

Re-released in United States on Video March 2, 1999 (under title "Dark Obsession")

Released in United States 1989 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 24 - September 4, 1989.)

Released in United States May 1989 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 16 & 20, 1989.)

Released in United States October 1989 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival October 11 & 12, 1989.)

Released in United States March 3, 1990 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 3, 1990.)

Released in United States July 12, 1991 (Los Angeles)