Hostage For a Day


2h 1994

Brief Synopsis

A dispirited man stages his own kidnapping in an attempt to escape his overbearing wife and his miserable job.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Fox Broadcasting Company; Hfad Productions; Medallion Pfa
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A dispirited man stages his own kidnapping in an attempt to escape his overbearing wife and his miserable job.

Crew

Bruce Appleby

Hairdresser

Carmen Arndt

Production Coordinator

Kirby Azuma

Best Boy

Jay A Bakerink

Segment Producer

Barry Barnholtz

Production Executive

Michael Baskerville

Sound Mixer

W. Michael Beard

Post-Production Supervisor

Karen Patterson Bowden

Script Supervisor

Eddie Bowman

Transportation Coordinator

Stanley M. Brooks

Executive Producer

James Buffin

Dolly Grip

John Candy

Executive Producer

Ross Clydesdale

Casting

Robert Crane

Production Consultant

Robert Crane

Screenwriter

Brian Day

Sound Mixer

Paul Deakin

On-Line Editor

Linda Del Rosario

Production Designer

Gabriele Dichiara

Gaffer

Donna Dupere-taylor

Extras Agent/Coordinator

John Escapa

Assistant Camera Operator

Steven Essam

Lead Set Dresser

Thomas Fenesi

Generator Operator

Rick Fester

Key Grip

Michael Followes

Property Master

Kathleen Graham

Makeup Artist

Lorraine Grant

Colorist

Adam Haight

Producer

Frank Hernandez

Assistant

David Herrington

Director Of Photography

Kari Hildebrand

Production Consultant

Kari Hildebrand

Screenwriter

Brock Jolliffe

Special Effects

Ric Jurgens

Sound Mixer

Michael Lacroix

Boom Operator

Bruce Macaulay

Photography

Joe Madziak

Construction Coordinator

Jeanette Marrow

Assistant

Wendy Hallam Martin

Production Assistant

David Mcaree

Assistant Director

Cathie Mcgaw

Assistant Director

Brent Mcgillivray

Assistant Art Director

Larry Mclean

Stunt Coordinator

Linda Muir

Costume Designer

Ron Murphy

Assistant

Maria Pappajohn

Assistant

Richard Paris

Production Designer

Carolyn Prousky

Publicity

Alan Rast

John Candy Tribute Associate Producer

John Seivert

Foley Artist

David Sheridan

Other

Sidney Sproule

Wardrobe

Chris Stone

Music

Jane Tattersall

Dialogue Editor

Ian Thomas

Music

Peter Torokvei

Screenwriter

Michael Tough

Location Manager

Katy Trpin

Transportation Captain

Jeff Warren

Editor

Patrick Whitley

Co-Producer

Steven Willets

Construction

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Fox Broadcasting Company; Hfad Productions; Medallion Pfa
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

TV rating: TV-PG

Aired in United States April 25, 1994

Aired in United States on Video September 21, 1994

Originally in development for NBC.

This telefilm is the late John Candy's only work as a director.

Began shooting October 1993.

rtg MPAA PG