The Rachel Papers


1h 35m 1989

Brief Synopsis

Story of a young man's obsession with a beautiful woman.

Film Details

Also Known As
Dossier Rachel, Le, Le Dossier Rachel, Rachel Papers
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Comedy
Drama
Romance
Release Date
1989
Production Company
Hackenbacker Sound; Rushes; Samuel Goldwyn Films; Sidney Kimmel Entertainment
Distribution Company
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. (MGM ); Artedis; Bskyb; CBS Video; Independent Productions; MGM Distribution Company; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.; Virgin Vision
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Wembley, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

Story of a young man's obsession with a beautiful woman.

Crew

Dave Allen

Carpenter

Marit Allen

Costume Designer

Martin Amis

Source Material (From Novel)

Rob Anderson

Carpenter

Ruth Arnold

Production Runner

Burt Bacharach

Song Performer ("This Guy'S In Love With You")

Burt Bacharach

Song

Gari Bacon

Props (Standby)

Leigh Baker

Music Consultant

Peter Baldock

1st Assistant Editor

George Ball

Property Master

Rod Bellamy

Floor Runner

Ingmar Bergman

Other

Leslie Bingham

Wardrobe Assistant

Tom Blades

Song Rerecording ("This Guy'S In Love With You")

George Boner

Bestboy

Marc Boyle

Stunt Man

Tom Collins

Stills

Miles Cook

Special Effects Photography

Lia Cramer

Art Direction

Alan Crawshaw

Stagehand

Sue Crosland

Stunts

Gerry Darby

Song ("Je Suis Tombe")

Hal David

Song ("This Guy'S In Love With You")

Brian Devereux

Other

Willy Deville

Song Performer ("Assassin Of Love")

Willy Deville

Song

Chris Difford

Songs

Chris Difford

Song Performer ("Simple Words" "Within These Walls Without You")

Richard Dunford

Dialogue Editor

Trisha Edwards

Production Buyer

Siobhan Fahey

Songs ("You Made Me Come To This" "Electric Moon")

Richard Feldman

Songs ("You Made Me Come To This" "Electric Moon")

Eric Fellner

Executive Producer

Cherry Fiddaman

Production Accountant Assistant

Dorothy Ford

Stunts

Lynn Geller

Music Consultant

Paul Ghirardani

Art Department Trainee

Douglas Gibson

Song ("I'Ve Got Your Pleasure Control")

Natasha Grenfell

Location Manager Assistant

Carl Griffin

Production Accountant

Damian Harris

Screenwriter

Jamie Harris

Production Assistant

Simon Harris

Song

Simon Harris

Song Performer ("I'Ve Got Your Pleasure Control")

Ken Hawkey

Other

Jenny Hawkins

Wardrobe Assistant

Jools Holland

Song Performer ("Tongued In The Woods" "We'Re Through")

Jools Holland

Songs

Chaz Jankel

Music

Marshall Jefferson

Song ("I'Ve Got Your Pleasure Control")

Heather Jones

Hairstyles

Andrew Karsch

Producer

Denis Kington

Steadicam Operator

Frankie Knuckles

Song

Frankie Knuckles

Song Performer ("Tears")

Roy Larner

Gaffer

Marcy Levy

Song ("You Made Me Come To This")

Ann Livings

Stand-In

George Malin

Props

Chris Martin

Boom Operator

David Martin

Editor

John Martyn

Song

John Martyn

Song Performer ("Head And Heart")

Deborah Mason

Music Supervisor

Andrew Mcalpine

Production Designer

Brian Mcgivern

Generator Operator

Rod Mclean

Art Direction Assistant

Rupert Meaden

Location Manager

Nic Milner

Other

Brian Mitchell

Stagehand (Standby)

Dave Morroni

Electrician

Simon Moseley

3rd Assistant Director

Con Murphy

Other

Elaine O'halloran

2nd Assistant Editor

R Owens

Song ("Tears")

Karin Padgham

Assistant (To Producers)

Ken Perkins

Dressing Props

Graeme Purdy

Props (Standby)

Paul Raphael

Co-Producer

Mary Richards

Unit Production Manager

Julie Robinson

Script Supervisor

James T Roe

Executive Producer

Colin Rutter

Carpenter

Guy Rutter

Other

Hank Schumacher

Construction Manager

Ken Shane

2nd Assistant Director

Bob Sherwood

Dressing Props

Michelle Shocked

Song

Michelle Shocked

Song Performer ("Graffiti Limbo")

Leonard Smith

Song ("I'Ve Got Your Pleasure Control")

Tony Spratling

Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Stuart St Paul

Stunt Coordinator

Gail Stevens

Casting

David Storrs

Music

David Storrs

Music

Sally Sutton

Makeup

David Taylor

Stand-In

Gerry Thomas

Song ("I'Ve Got Your Pleasure Control")

Alex Thomson

Director Of Photography

Chyna Thomson

Other

Glenn Tilbrook

Songs

Glenn Tilbrook

Song Performer ("Simple Words" "Within These Walls Without You")

S Tomiie

Song ("Tears")

Tremlett

Sound Editor

Tony Turner

Grip

Ingo Vaux

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Ian Voigt

Sound Recording

Hilary Watson

Wardrobe Supervisor

Malcolm Weaver

Stunt Driver

Malcolm Weaver

Stunt Man

Tommy Westbrook

Carpenter (Standby)

Tania Windsor

Production Coordinator

Tony Wright

Storyboard Artist

Michael Zimbrich

1st Assistant Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Dossier Rachel, Le, Le Dossier Rachel, Rachel Papers
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Comedy
Drama
Romance
Release Date
1989
Production Company
Hackenbacker Sound; Rushes; Samuel Goldwyn Films; Sidney Kimmel Entertainment
Distribution Company
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. (MGM ); Artedis; Bskyb; CBS Video; Independent Productions; MGM Distribution Company; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.; Virgin Vision
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Wembley, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall September 6, 1989

Released in United States on Video November 2, 1989

Released in United States May 1989

Released in United States 1990

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 13, 15 & 18, 1989.

Shown at Munich Film Festival June 23-July 1, 1990.

Directorial debut for Damian Harris, son of actor Richard Harris.

Completed shooting December 1988.

Began shooting October 3, 1988.

Released in United States Fall September 6, 1989

Released in United States on Video November 2, 1989

Released in United States May 1989 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 13, 15 & 18, 1989.)

Released in United States 1990 (Shown at Munich Film Festival June 23-July 1, 1990.)