Homer and Eddie


1h 39m 1989

Brief Synopsis

In order to see his dying father, Homer, a mentally retarded dishwasher in Arizona, hitchhikes up to Oregon. Along the way he is picked up by Eddie, a vagabond, and the two quickly bond. However, Eddie begins taking things to an extreme, taking Homer to a brothel, burglarizing a store, and committ

Film Details

Also Known As
Voyageurs sans permis
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
1989
Production Company
Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; D Bassett & Associates Inc; Eastman Kodak; General Screen Enterprises; Kings Road Entertainment; Kings Road Entertainment; Leonetti Company; Mario's Catering; Otto Nemenz International, Inc.; Technicolor; Video Images; WB De Lane Lea
Distribution Company
Blanco & Travieso; Bskyb; Cine Colombia; Cineplex Odeon Films; Cineplex Odeon Films; Clmc Multimedia Sa; HBO Home Video; Iberoamericana; Medusa Film; Nordisk Film; Pan Europeenne; PathT International; Pathe Image; RCV Distribution; Senator Film Verleih; Stiller Films; Virgin Vision; Wild Bunch AG
Location
Beatty, Nevada, USA; Oregon City, Oregon, USA; Rippling River Resort, Oregon, USA; Mount Hood, Oregon, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Synopsis

In order to see his dying father, Homer, a mentally retarded dishwasher in Arizona, hitchhikes up to Oregon. Along the way he is picked up by Eddie, a vagabond, and the two quickly bond. However, Eddie begins taking things to an extreme, taking Homer to a brothel, burglarizing a store, and committing homocide, eventually revealing a secret: that doctros have given her only one month to live.

Crew

Dan Adams

1st Assistant Camera 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Daniel Adams

Assistant Camera Operator

Michael Aprea

Production Assistant

Sylviette Artinian

Apprentice Editor

Bob Bailey

Transportation Coordinator

Joseph Bauer

Other

Raymond Beetz

Special Effects Foreman

Theresa Bentz

Costume Department Supervisor

Balint Birkas

Other

Leslie Bloom

2nd Assistant Director

Moritz Borman

Producer

Bill Bowling

Location Manager (Los Angeles)

Anthony Brand

1st Assistant Director

John Brannen

Songs ("Night Is The Hunter" "Bad Seed" "The Wild One")

John Brannen

Song Performer ("Night Is The Hunter" " The Wild One")

Arthur M Brewer

Special Effects Coordinator

James M Briere

Bestboy Grip

Ronald Gene Brown

Driver

Russ Buckens

Driver

James D Buckley

Property Master Assistant

Billy Burnette

Song Performer

Billy Burnette

Song ("How Far Can You Go")

James Cady

Producer

Alexander Calzatti

Visual Consultant

Patrick Cirillo

Screenwriter

David B Clark

Lead Scenic Artist

Candace Crump

Stand-In (Whoopi Goldberg)

Vic Cuccia

Driver

Max D'ifray

Hair Design (James Belushi)

Brigitte Daloin

Music Editor Assistant

Moe Disesso

Animal Trainer

Jesse Donnelly

Stand-In (James Belushi)

Lex Du Pont

1st Assistant Camera

Lori Eastside

Choreography

Steven E. Eyrse

Production Painter

Carolyn Farris

Music Coordinator (Apache Records)

Scott Floren

Key Grip

Brian Fong

Property Master Assistant

Florin Furda

Assistant (To Andrei Konchalovsky)

Harry Garfield

Song ("Jesus Scared The Hell Out Of Me")

Michael Germain

Makeup

Beau Gibson

Stunts

Alan Goland

Assistance

Neil Goldschmidt

Assistance

Thomas Gray

Song ("Night Is The Hunter" "The Wild One")

Reatha Grey

Casting (Extras/Los Angeles)

Dennis K Grow

Lighting Technician

Victoria Hargrave

Production Accountant

Richard Hartley

Chief Lighting Technician Assistant

William Hauer

Transportation Captain

Richie Havens

Song Performer ("Home" "Livin' In The Jungle" "Bad Seed")

Robert Hefferman

Adr Editor

Paul Hellerman

Production Coordinator

Roy Helmrich

Assistant Editor

Richard Hiscott

Foley Editor

Joseph Holsen

Sound Supervisor

Martha Burns Holsen

Adr Supervisor

Martin Hornstein

Production Manager

Mark C Hughes

Location Manager Assistant

Dr James

Assistance

Robert Johnson

Other

P. Michael Johnston

Art Direction

Bob Jones

Song ("Night Is The Hunter")

Pavana Kaine

Casting Assistant (Extras/Los Angeles)

Patti Kalles

Casting (Extras/Oregon)

Colleen Kennedy

Art Direction Assistant

Tracy L Kettler

Other

Lajos Koltai

Other

Lajos Koltai

Director Of Photography

Ginger Labrie

Stunts

Maurice Landsberger

Post-Production Supervisor

Greg Langham

Lighting Technician

John Lawson

Stereo Consultant

Carolyn Lay

Storyboard Artist

Michael Levesque

Production Designer

Lawrence R Libecap

Props Maker Gang Boss

Earl Linder

Bestboy Grip

Ron Linxwiler

Driver

Sheridan W Liu

Production Accountant Assistant

Scott Lloyd-davies

Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Scott Lloyd-davies

Other

Robert Loeser

Production Assistant

William A Lowman

Electrical Lighting Technician

Badise Luxury

Swing Gang

John Lyons

Outdoor Advertising Consultant

Julio Macat

Camera Operator

Steven Maker

Location Manager Assistant (Oregon)

David Malloy

Song ("How Far Can You Go"), Song Producer ("Night Is The Hunter" "How Far Can You Go" "Bad Seed" "The Wild One")

Bruce Markoe

Assistant

Hank Mcgill

Other

Richard Mcintosh

Sound Recording Engineer

Richard Mcintosh

Synthesizer Programming

Michael Michalski

Picture Car Consultant

Don Nygren

Chief Lighting Technician

Rod O'hearn

Casting Assistant (Extras/Oregon)

Julie Offer

Projectionist

Craig R Peiffer

Dolly Grip

Clive Pendry

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Gregory Penner

Production Assistant

Franke Piazza

Assistant (To Whoopi Goldberg)

Mike Piccirillo

Song Producer ("Home" "Livin' In The Jungle" "You Came Into My Life" "Sweet Emotions Of Love" "Comin' Down With Love"), Songs

Don Pike

Stunt Coordinator

Gary Pike

Stunts

Chris Pinnick

Song Producer ("Jesus Scared The Hell Out Of Me")

Paul M Pollard

Camera Operator

Julie Pyken

Casting Associate

Cass Quitan

Property Master

Michael Rafferty

Production Assistant

Robert Randles

Music Editor

Thomas D Reisinger

Other

David M Richardson

Sound Editor Assistant

Henry Richardson

Editor

Jim Roddan

Sound Editor Supervisor

Louie Rodriguez

Driver

Jan Rudolph

Script Supervisor

Lane Gregory Russell

2nd Assistant Camera

John Salcedo

Sound Mixer

Mark Sale

2nd Assistant Editor

Scott Sandman

Production Assistant

Anthony David Sanucci

Boom Operator

Pietro Scalia

Assistant Editor

Marc Daniel Schiller

Video Assist

Mark E Scruton

Picture Car Consultant

Corrinne Sessarego

Adr Editor

Keith Sheridan

Assistant Editor

Michael Shorr

Special Effects Gang Boss

Anthony Spero

Swing Gang

Richard Spero

Set Decorator

Audrey Stanzler

Craft Service

Burt Stein

Executive Music Producer (Apache Records)

Amy Stofsky

Wardrobe Assistant

Simon Stokes

Song; Song Producer

Simon Stokes

Song Performer ("Jesus Scared The Hell Out Of Me")

Hugh Strain

Sound Rerecording Mixer Supervisor

Danny Tate

Song ("The Wild One")

David Teasley

Driver

Jack Tempchin

Song ("Bad Seed")

Adrian Trent

Dialogue Editor Assistant

Bill Trent

Dialogue Editor

Stephen J Ullman

1st Assistant Camera 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Patricia A Vanover

1st Assistant Camera

Robert Voss

Driver

Julia Walker

Makeup

Kim Washington

Stunts

Marty Wekser

Music Coordinator (Sounds Of Film)

J Rick Welden

Construction Coordinator

Don Wilkerson

2nd Assistant Director

Beau Williams

Song Performer ("Sweet Emotions Of Love")

Ron Windred

Location Manager

Terry Wood

Song Performer ("You Came Into My Life")

Luke Wynne

Stills

Alexei Zubov

Sound Recording Engineer

Alexei Zubov

Synthesizer Programming

Film Details

Also Known As
Voyageurs sans permis
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
1989
Production Company
Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; D Bassett & Associates Inc; Eastman Kodak; General Screen Enterprises; Kings Road Entertainment; Kings Road Entertainment; Leonetti Company; Mario's Catering; Otto Nemenz International, Inc.; Technicolor; Video Images; WB De Lane Lea
Distribution Company
Blanco & Travieso; Bskyb; Cine Colombia; Cineplex Odeon Films; Cineplex Odeon Films; Clmc Multimedia Sa; HBO Home Video; Iberoamericana; Medusa Film; Nordisk Film; Pan Europeenne; PathT International; Pathe Image; RCV Distribution; Senator Film Verleih; Stiller Films; Virgin Vision; Wild Bunch AG
Location
Beatty, Nevada, USA; Oregon City, Oregon, USA; Rippling River Resort, Oregon, USA; Mount Hood, Oregon, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter December 25, 1989

Released in United States February 9, 1990

Released in United States on Video July 18, 1990

Released in United States September 1989

Released in United States September 16, 1989

Shown at Deauville Film Festival September 1-11, 1989.

Shown at San Sebastian Film Festival September 16, 1989.

Completed shooting March 1988.

Began shooting January 25, 1988.

Ultra-Stereo

Released in United States Winter December 25, 1989

Released in United States February 9, 1990 (New York City and Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video July 18, 1990

Released in United States September 1989 (Shown at Deauville Film Festival September 1-11, 1989.)

Released in United States September 16, 1989 (Shown at San Sebastian Film Festival September 16, 1989.)