Enemies, A Love Story


1h 59m 1989

Brief Synopsis

Comedy drama set during the 1940s and 1950s in Coney Island and Brooklyn, revolving around a Holocaust survivor who finds himself involved with three women at the same time: his first wife, his present wife and his current mistress.

Film Details

Also Known As
Enemies, A Love Story, une histoire d'amour, Fiender: En berättelse om kärlek
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Drama
Release Date
1989
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 59m

Synopsis

Comedy drama set during the 1940s and 1950s in Coney Island and Brooklyn, revolving around a Holocaust survivor who finds himself involved with three women at the same time: his first wife, his present wife and his current mistress.

Crew

Jami Abell

Assistant

Gilles Aird

On-Set Dresser

Carl Aldana

Storyboard Artist

David Allen

Special Effects

Tom Allen

Property Master

Gary Alper

Sound Mixer

Roberta Alstadter

Foley

Yves Amyot

Driver

Martha Appe

Production Assistant

Fabienne April

Wardrobe Dresser

Steve Atha

Hair

Jean Aube

Graphic Artist

Daniel Auclair

Driver

Erich Augenstein

Grip

Barbara Barnaby

Sound Editor

Kevin Bartnof

Foley

Andy Bass

Sound

Bob Beemer

Foley Mixer

Camille Belanger

Makeup Assistant

Shirley Bellwood

Special Effects

Russell Berg

Special Effects Coordinator

Sylvain Bergevin

Electrician

Michel Bernier

Other

John Berrie

Camera Operator

Patrick Bietz

Sound Editor

Blanche Boileau

Wardrobe

Sylvie Boily

Other

Andre Boivert

Other

Michel Bolduc

Production Assistant

Madeleine Bonin

Assistant

Johanne Boudreau

Production Assistant

Fernand Boudrias

Other

Mychele Boudrias

Unit Production Manager

Yvon Boudrias

Grip

Normand Bourgie

Assistant Director

Dennis Bradford

Assistant Art Director

Allan Bromberg

Sound Editor

Henry Bronchtein

Assistant Director

Rejean Brouchu

Construction

Alain Brouillette

Swing Gang

Les Brown

Song

Roy Bryson

Hair

Rosina Bucci

Casting

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

Helen Butler

Wardrobe Assistant

Lori Cacace

Hair

S Cahn

Song

Stephen S. Campanelli

Steadicam Operator

Michel Canuel

Generator Operator

Bobby Caravella

Location Coordinator

Dan Carlin

Music Editor

Patricia Carlin

Music Editor

Jacqueline Carmody

Assistant Editor

Lise Carriere

Grip

N Casman

Song

Geraldine Caufield

Production Assistant

Christian Chabot

Production Assistant

Simon Chamberland

Props Assistant

S Chaplin

Song

Yvon "chico" Charbonneau

Special Effects Assistant

Jean Chasse

Swing Gang

Ellen Chenoweth

Casting Director

Philippe Chevalier

On-Set Dresser

Don Cohen

Sound Mixer

Jem Cohen

Props Assistant

Stephane Connolly

Swing Gang

Con Conrad

Song

Marc Corriveau

Property Master

Anthony Cortino

Hair

Chip Cronkite

Assistant Editor

Ralph F S Crowley

Electrician

Nick Cupkovic

Electrician

Mario Davignon

Wardrobe

Catherine Dawe

Location Assistant

Frank Decurtis

On-Set Dresser

Stephane Deernsted

Dolly Grip

Manon Degagne

Wardrobe

Marc C Delery

Props Assistant

Edmond Delorimier

Driver

Louise Desfosses

Wardrobe

Tommy Dorsey

Song Performer

Lorne Dosonge

Swing Gang

Yves Drapeau

Assistant Camera Operator

Christian Duguay

Steadicam Operator

Anthony Dunne

Construction Coordinator

Bill Easystone

Sound

James Ellis

Script Supervisor

Paul A Ennist

Special Effects

R Evans

Song

Karen Reuter Fabbo

Makeup

Kevin P. Faherty

Wardrobe Supervisor

Susan Fazekas-sarki

Location Manager

Giora Feidman

Soloist

Guy Ferland

Production Assistant

Robert Fernandez

Music

Dorothy Fields

Song

Wayne Fitzgerald

Titles

Christian Fluet

Other

Rejéan Forget

Hair Assistant

David Craig Forrest

Makeup

Gilles Fortier

Best Boy

Jacques Fortier

Gaffer

Jill Frank

Assistant Director

Josh Franklin

Production Assistant

John Frederics

Swing Gang

Joseph Fry

Driver

Charles Furey

Other

Gerard Furey

Other

Anne Galea

On-Set Dresser

Christine Gardyasz

Props

Joe Garland

Song

Jacques Gauthier

Electrician

Jeremy Gelbwaks

Production Assistant

George Gershwin

Music

Ira Gershwin

Theme Lyrics

Alain Giguere

Other

Archangelo Giotti

Grip

Michel Girard

Other

Ted Glass

Set Decorator

Jacques Godbout

Special Effects Coordinator

Stephan Goldman

Assistant

Moonstar Greene

Apprentice

Serge Grenier

Key Grip

Kevin Griffen

Driver

John Grimolizzi

Other

Jennifer Gruskoff

Production Assistant

Rene Guillard

Electrician

Pato Guzman

Coproducer

Pato Guzman

Production Designer

Michael J Hadderman

Driver

Gail Haigh

Other

Juanita Hall

Song Performer

Oscar Hammerstein Ii

Song

Hope Hanafin

Assistant

Robin Harlan

Foley

Manal Hassib

Electrician

Brent Haywood

Construction

Linda Hebert

Other

Phil Hetos

Color Timer

Billie Holiday

Song Performer

Roberta Holinko

Art Assistant

Mel Hoppenheim

Assistant

Patrice Houx

Electrician

Lane Hurwitz

Graphic Artist

Larry Huston

Camera Assistant

Michael Hyde

Other

Thomas Hyde

Driver

Carol Ike

Camera Operator

John Inwood

Electrician

Michael Inwood

Production Assistant

Robert A Jackson

Grip

Gordon A Jacoby

Dialect Coach

Maurice Jarre

Music

Manon Joly

Hair Assistant

N J Jones

Stand-In

Neco Jones

Production Assistant

Steven J Jordan

Art Director

Frederic Julien

Swing Gang

Jenny Kane

Electrician

Sheldon Katz

Production Associate

Nathaniel Katzman

Song Performer

Robin Koenig

On-Set Dresser

Ken Korrall

Assistant

Tom Kudlek

Dolly Grip

Aimee L'esperance

Art Assistant

Pierre L'heureux

Carpenter

Marie Lahaye

Script Supervisor

Gregg Landaker

Sound

Kevin Larke

Driver

David Leblanc

Driver

Gilbert Leblanc

Carpenter

Eric Leibowitz

Photography

Mercedes Lemelin

Other

Denis Lemire

Swing Gang

David M Lenhart

Driver

Mike Leonard

Production

Les Brown And The Band Of Renown

Song Performer

Jody Levin

Post-Production Supervisor

Doreen Libman

Props Assistant

Michael Libman

Video Assist/Playback

Burney Lieberman

Song Performer

Glendon Light

Swing Gang

J Livingston

Song

Marie-josee Lopez

Makeup Assistant

Rob Lowenthal

Production Assistant

Angie Luckey

Sound Editor

Todd Macnicholl

Grip

Robert Maher

Transportation Coordinator

Constantine Makris

Camera Operator

Maria A Marini

Accounting Assistant

Richard Marsan

Driver

Steve Maslow

Sound

Benoit Mathieu

Unit Manager Assistant

Renaud Mathieu

Grip

Gemma Mavner

Location Assistant

Gilles Mayer

Electrician

Paul Mazursky

Screenplay

Paul Mazursky

Producer

Susan Mazzei

Sound Editor

Catherine M Mcdonald

Production Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Enemies, A Love Story, une histoire d'amour, Fiender: En berättelse om kärlek
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Drama
Release Date
1989
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 59m

Award Nominations

Best Adapted Screenplay

1989

Best Supporting Actress

1989
Anjelica Huston

Best Supporting Actress

1989
Lena Olin

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States December 11, 1989

Released in United States December 12, 1989

Released in United States December 1990

Released in United States on Video July 11, 1990

Released in United States Winter December 13, 1989

Wide Release in United States January 19, 1990

Shown at Avignon/New York Film Festival in New York City (French Institute) April 22 - May 2, 1999.

Shown at International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema December 4-17, 1990.

Shown at premiere benefit for Lower East Side Tenement Museum, New York City December 11, 1989.

Shown at premiere benefit for the American Cinematheque, Los Angeles December 12, 1989.

Script was originally in development at Disney, but dropped.

Began shooting May 18, 1989.

Completed shooting August 1989.

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Avignon/New York Film Festival in New York City (French Institute) April 22 - May 2, 1999.)

Released in United States on Video July 11, 1990

Released in United States December 1990 (Shown at International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema December 4-17, 1990.)

Released in United States December 11, 1989 (Shown at premiere benefit for Lower East Side Tenement Museum, New York City December 11, 1989.)

Released in United States December 12, 1989 (Shown at premiere benefit for the American Cinematheque, Los Angeles December 12, 1989.)

Released in United States Winter December 13, 1989

Wide Release in United States January 19, 1990