The Hot Spot


2h 1990

Brief Synopsis

A drifter settles down in a small southwestern town and becomes involved in a web of crime and romance.

Film Details

Also Known As
Hot Spot, Il Posto Caldo, Posto Caldo, Spiel mit dem Feuer
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Mauriece Jacks Jr.
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures
Location
Austin, Texas, USA; Taylor, Texas, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A drifter settles down in a small southwestern town and becomes involved in a web of crime and romance.

Crew

Marc Andrus

Grip

Pete Antico

Stunts

Alexis Arnold

Production Assistant

Julian Arredondo

Driver

Herb Ault

Grip

Gregory Babcock

Assistant Director

Sandina Bailo-lape

Foley Editor

Charles Balazs

Makeup Supervisor

Shelley Bauer

Stunts

Charles Bazaldua

Adr

Robin Berg

Assistant

David Bergad

Sound

Ivan Bigley

Projectionist

Layton Blaylock

Camera Operator

Jo Edna Boldin

Casting

Sharon Boyle

Music Supervisor

Don Breneman

Driver

J Denise Brouillette

Grip

Rodney T Brown

Carpenter

Gary Buckles

Special Effects Assistant

Frank Bueno

Assistant Director

John Burns

Carpenter

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

John Burson

Carpenter

Jay Cannistraci

Makeup

Deborah Capogrosso

Coproducer

Dwight Cary

Electrician

Daniel Castaneda

Camera

Henry Castillo

Driver

James Cavanaugh

Song

Ronald D Chambers

Other

Scott Chandler

Foley

Brad Chelesvig

Other

Tom Christopher

Dialect Coach

Donna Cipriani

Other

Jean Clark

Boom Operator

Bill Cogswell

Song

Gigi Coker

Makeup

Sam Conigliaro

Driver

Brown Cooper

Camera Assistant

George Cooper

Animal Trainer

Jack Cooperman

Photography

Monty Cox

Stunts

Heather Cruikshank

Stunts

Billy Cude

Driver

Milton Curry

Stand-In

Patrika Darbo

Adr

Miles Davis

Music

Robert Dean

Assistant

Jim Deeth

Helicopter Pilot

Satya Delamanitou

Driver

Joanna Dendl

Wardrobe Assistant

Terry Derouen

Song

Terry Derouen

Song Performer

Jim Dicuffa

Driver

Bart Dion

Special Effects

Dennis Dion

Special Effects Supervisor

Eddy Donna

Stunt Coordinator

Tim Drummond

Music

Tracy Dunlop

Stand-In

Coquina Dunn

Stand-In

Melanie Dupuy

Other

Judi Durand

Adr

Ian Ellis

Camera Assistant

Sharon Ely

Makeup

Cecil D. Evans

Transportation Captain

Jo Ann Forbish Evans

Driver

Terry Evans

On-Set Dresser

Michael Fairchild

Stand-In

Minor Ferris

Stand-In

Linda Fitzwater

Assistant Editor

Jim Franklin

Art Department

John A Frick

Art Director

Joe Gallien

Driver

Sheri Galloway

Assistant Editor

Robert Garcia

Electrician

Bill Gavin

Executive Producer

Gary Gegan

Adr

Barbara Geller

Other

Holly Gent

Production Assistant

Ursula Goad

Wardrobe Assistant

Gary Goetzman

Music Supervisor

Emilio Gonzalez

Driver

Nate Goodman

Assistant Camera Operator

Margaret Goodspeed

Assistant Editor

Marita Grabiak

Script Supervisor

Jim Grce

Lighting Technician

Helen Griffiths

Casting Assistant

Wade Brandt Gum

Electrician

Christopher Hall

Electrician

James Halty

Stunts

Bruce Hamme

Dolly Grip

Kimberly Hardin

Casting

Barbara Harris

Adr

Tommy Harrison

Song

David Harshbarger

Property Master

Gary Hecker

Foley Artist

John Helton

Other

Michael Hoenig

Music

Steve Holroyd

Music

John Lee Hooker

Music

Katherine Hopper

On-Set Dresser

Sally Howard

Costume Supervisor

Sandy Howard

Craft Service

Rachel Hudgins

Production Assistant

Joe Iannolo

Special Effects

Christopher Ishii

Camera Assistant

Mauriece Jacks Jr.

Cable Operator

Ronald A Jacobs

Sound Editor

Craig Johnson

Stand-In

Tom Johnson

Sound

Julie Jones

Production Accountant

Carol King

Adr

Hael Kobayashi

Sound

Daamen Krall

Adr

Randy Lafollette

Production Assistant

Tommy Lamey

Adr

K.d. Lang

Song

K.d. Lang

Song Performer

Janet Lawler

Costumes

Jack Leahy

Sound

Gail Levin

Casting

Paul Lewis

Unit Production Manager

Paul Lewis

Producer

Cliff Lipson

Photography

Lauren Lloyd

Casting

Tim Lobdell

Carpenter

Sammy M Lockhart

Driver

Joseph Lockwood

Driver

David Logie

Caterer

R W Lowder

Music Arranger

Stephen Lubbe

Grip

Greg Lundsgaard

Other

Brian Macdonald

Grip

Taj Mahal

Music

Robena Malicoat

Grip

Wende Phifer Mate

Editor

Joe G Mccalla

Other

David Mccharen

Adr

Jerry Mcknight

Transportation Coordinator

Vicki Mcmillan

Animal Trainer

Raul Mello

Grip

Ben Mink

Song

R Morgan

Song

Candace Neal

Hair

Pamela Neal

Music

Bob Neil

Adr

Mary C Nelson

Electrician

Jack Nitzsche

Music

Johnny Noble

Song

Nerissa Oden

Art Department Coordinator

Earl Palmer

Music

Ronald L Paschall

Driver

Madeleine Pearsall

Other

Gregory B Pena

Costumes

Kari Perkins

Wardrobe Assistant

Ronald Perkins

Carpenter

Martha Pike

Sound

Craig Pointes

Location Manager

Christine Poole

Stand-In

Derek Power

Executive Producer

Michael Ralph Price

Driver

Karen Prince

Driver

Susan Prince

Production Assistant

David Randolph

Adr

Jay Raymond

Location Manager

Ken Reed

Driver

Tina Reeves

Props

Fernando Resendiz

Driver

Nancy Restuccia

Production Assistant

Brian H Reynolds

Key Grip

Mike Rich

Special Effects

Bob Riedell

Driver

Ben Rodriguez

Driver

Esteban Rodriquez

Driver

Lenny Rogel

Production Assistant

Roy Rogers

Music

Catherine Rowe

Foley Artist

Ron Russell

Security

Gary Rydstrom

Sound Designer

Gary Rydstrom

Sound

Isidro Saldivar

Driver

Joe Sanchez

Assistant Camera Operator

Paige Sartorius

Dialogue Editor

Jeffrey P. Schwan

On-Set Dresser

Joe Self

On-Set Dresser

Alan R Serotta

Carpenter

Renee Shearer

Craft Service

Jerry Shore

Production

Don Simandl

Grip

Susan Slattery

Accounting Assistant

Robin Solo

Production Assistant

Billy Squier

Song

Billy Squier

Song Performer

Ueli Steiger

Director Of Photography

Larry Stock

Song

Mary Kay Stolz

Costume Designer

Michael Sullivan

Art Director

Michael Sullivan

Art Director

Tim Swan

Location Manager

Film Details

Also Known As
Hot Spot, Il Posto Caldo, Posto Caldo, Spiel mit dem Feuer
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Mauriece Jacks Jr.
Distribution Company
Orion Pictures
Location
Austin, Texas, USA; Taylor, Texas, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States October 12, 1990

Released in United States 1990

Released in United States 1996

Released in United States Fall October 12, 1990

Released in United States November 1990

Released in United States on Video March 28, 1991

Released in United States September 8, 1990

Wide Release in United States October 26, 1990

Shown at London Film Festival November 8-25, 1990.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 23-September 3, 1990.

Shown at the Toronto Festival of Festivals September 8, 1990.

Film was originally at Gavin Films (Great Britain) and Unted Artists. The original director and screenwriter was Mike Figgis. Sam Shepard, Anne Archer and Uma Thurman were all considered for the original project.

Began shooting August 14, 1989.

Completed shooting October 21, 1989.

Released in United States 1990 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 23-September 3, 1990.)

Released in United States 1996 (Shown in Los Angeles (Laemmle's Monica 4-Plex) as part of program "Femmes Fatales Follow Them at Your Own Risk!" October 5 - December 15, 1996.)

Released in United States on Video March 28, 1991

Released in United States September 8, 1990 (Shown at the Toronto Festival of Festivals September 8, 1990.)

Limited Release in United States October 12, 1990

Released in United States Fall October 12, 1990

Wide Release in United States October 26, 1990

Released in United States November 1990 (Shown at London Film Festival November 8-25, 1990.)