I Like It Like That


1h 41m 1994

Brief Synopsis

A young Latino woman tries to escape the stereotypical role of wife and mother by taking a job at a record company after her wayward husband is arrested for looting during a blackout.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Balsmeyer & Everett Inc; Emporio Armani; New York City Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting; New York City Police Department Movie And Tv Unit; Sound One; Sundance Institute; Technicolor
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Bronx, New York, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Synopsis

A young Latino woman tries to escape the stereotypical role of wife and mother by taking a job at a record company after her wayward husband is arrested for looting during a blackout.

Crew

Leon Adair

Security

Betsy Algon

Artistic Coordinator

Aida Ashenafi

Office Assistant

Sprin Barbour

Other

Michael Barry

Re-Recording Mixer

Diane Lagone Benfield

Post-Production Accountant

Bob Brennan

Key Grip

Wayne Bristo

Set Production Assistant

Theodore A. Brown

Transportation Captain

Sharron Cannon

Other

Sharron Cannon

Executive Assistant (To Ms Carli)

Anne Carli

Music Supervisor

Anne Carli

Producer

Teresa Carriker-thayer

Art Direction

Jaime Dejesus Castro

Special Thanks

Louis Cerborino

Sound Editor

Scott Chambliss

Production Designer

Stanley Clarke

Music

H. H. Cooper

1st Assistant Director

Joseph Cuervo

Makeup

Tracey Davis

Other

Keiko Degushi

Assistant Sound Editor

Victor Dejesus

Associate Producer

Chris Delaney

Special Thanks

Samuel J Desanto

Storyboard Artist

Jana N Drewery

Key Production Assistant

Giuseppe Ducrot

Special Art By

Maurice Edwards

Set Production Assistant

Maurice Edwards

Set Production Assistant

Matthew Elefant

Other

Stuart Emanuel

Sound Editor

Doug Fecht

Set Dresser

Sandi Figueroa

Assistant Costume Designer

Wendy Finerman

Executive Producer

Peter C Frank

Editor

David Fribush

Other

Chico Garcia

Special Art By

William K. Gaskins

Transportation Co-Captain

Keith George

Other

Yolanda Geralds

Extras Casting

Sonia Gonzalez

Assistant (To Ms Martin)

Judi Goodman

Hair Stylist

Susie Goulder

Set Decorator

Liani Greaves

Other

Hal E Gross

Assistant Accountant

Alexander Gruszynski

Director Of Photography

Keith R Gunthorpe

Extras Casting Assistant

Caran Hartsfield

Other

Wendy Hedin

Supervising Sound Editor

Qamar Herbert

Other

Sandra Hernandez

Costume Designer

Lys Hopper

Supervisor

Rosa Howell-thornhill

Production Mixer

Heather Hughes

Apprentice Sound Editor

Christian Jacobson

Special Thanks

Anthony L Jamison

Assistant Film Editor

Sheila Jamison

Unit Publicist

Lane Janger

Producer

Lorelei Jeffers

Location Assistant

Jasper Lee Johnson

Dolly Grip

Annette Kedrak

Assistant Sound Editor

Joe Kelly

Location Assistant

Karen Kelsall

Script Supervisor

Edward T Kerwick

Second Grip

Nina Laboy

Special Thanks (Community Consultant)

George Lazaros

Other

Diane Lederman

Assistant Property Master

Lisa Leone

Stills Photographer

Hal Levinsohn

Adr Engineer

Julia Lindner

Assistant Sound Editor

Elizabeth Linn

Chargeman Scenic Artist

Bill Lowry

Key Set Builder

Margot Lulick

Location Manager

Darnell Martin

Screenwriter

Tito Martinez

Special Thanks

Tracy Marx

Creative Consultant

Jim Mcconkey

Camera Operator

Molly Mikola

Other

Linda H Miller

Production Accountant

Nicholas R. Miller

Construction Coordinator

Nestor Miranda

Other

John Mitchell

Generator Operator

Nicholas Myers

Music Editor

Frederick V Nielson

2nd Assistant Camera

Mark Peltzer

Property Master

Noelle Penraat

Negative Cutter

Diana Phillips

Co-Producer

Diana Phillips

Unit Production Manager

Jerry Pineo

Lead Dresser

Amanda Pollack

Apprentice Film Editor

Kia B Puriefoy

2nd Assistant Director

Carla Raij

Other

Daniel Ramirez

Other

Sixto Ramos

Special Thanks

Walter Rivera

Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor

Willie Roache

Set Dresser

Timothy Robbins

Production Coordinator

Jim Roberts

Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor

Alma Robinson

Other

Marc Rogers

Gaffer

Alison C. Rosa

Dga Trainee

Alyssa Roth

Casting Assistant

Jennifer Roth

Production Coordinator

Daniel Sanabria

1st Assistant Camera

Steve Scanlon

Boom Operator

Peter Schon

Other

Michael Shore

Assistant Sound Editor

Meg Simon

Casting

Manny Siverio

Stunt Coordinator

Sandy Smith

Special Thanks (Director Of Special Events)

Chris Stewart

Other

Sprin Tarberic

Apprentice Sound Editor

Jessy Terrero

Other

Ulyesses Terrero

Other

Rose Trimarco Cuervo

Wardrobe Supervisor

Franco Trinchinetti

Modeling School Photographs Courtesy Of

Derrick Tseng

Best Boy Electric

Christina Valacich

Craft Service

Magdeline Valaitis

Sound Editor

Freddy Vargas

Other

Mario R. Ventenilla

Assistant Art Direction

Deborah Wallach

Adr Editor

Jonathan Weaver

Other

Howard Weiner

Video Playback

Nadine Wilson

Assistant Accountant

Tom Zafian

Video Playback

David Zambrana

Other

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Balsmeyer & Everett Inc; Emporio Armani; New York City Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting; New York City Police Department Movie And Tv Unit; Sound One; Sundance Institute; Technicolor
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Bronx, New York, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 1994 award for Best First Film from the New York Film Critics Circle.

Limited Release in United States October 14, 1994

Released in United States Fall October 14, 1994

Expanded Release in United States October 21, 1994

Expanded Release in United States October 28, 1994

Released in United States on Video April 18, 1995

Released in United States September 1994

Released in United States October 1994

Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) (opening night) in New York City September 18-26, 1994.

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 6-16, 1994.

Feature acting debut for Lauren Velez.

Feature directorial debut for Sarah Lawrence alumna Darnell Martin who made the short film "Suspect" (USA/1991) while attending the prestigious graduate film program at NYU. Martin is the first African American woman to direct a film for a major US studio.

Completed shooting September 9, 1993.

Began shooting July 7, 1993.

Limited Release in United States October 14, 1994

Released in United States Fall October 14, 1994

Expanded Release in United States October 21, 1994

Expanded Release in United States October 28, 1994

Released in United States on Video April 18, 1995

Released in United States September 1994 (Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) (opening night) in New York City September 18-26, 1994.)

Released in United States October 1994 (Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 6-16, 1994.)