Resident Alien


1h 25m 1990

Brief Synopsis

A documentary on 81 year-old writer and British emigre Quentin Crisp.

Film Details

Also Known As
Resident Alien: Quentin Crisp in America, Resident Alien: Quentin Crisp in New York
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Documentary
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
Greycat Films
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Synopsis

A documentary on 81 year-old writer and British emigre Quentin Crisp.

Crew

Kirstin Alexander

Thanks

Patrick Angus

Other

Penny Arcade

Other

Joe Arcidiacono

Assistant Camera Operator

Peter Barossi

Production Assistant

Chantal Bernheim

Associate Producer

Paul Bridgewater

Other

Dick Brooks

Photography

Jerome Charyn

Other

Connie Clausen

Thanks

Stacey Cohen

Assistant Camera Operator

John Craddock

Post-Production Supervisor

Quentin Crisp

Other

Samantha Dean

Other

Jim Denny

Camera

Jim Denny

Grip

Jennifer Dworkin

Production Assistant

Brian English

Photography

Andy Festa

Thanks

Peter Forrest

Gaffer

John R Foster

Director Of Photography

John R Foster

Other

Elliot Gamson

Production Consultant

Al Goldstein

Other

Bob Gorelick

Camera

Bob Gorelick

Steadicam Operator

Anna Gravina

Production Assistant

John Gruen

Photography

Carol Guidry

Sound

David Hechler

Thanks

Marlen Hecht

Special Thanks To

Ron Hershey

Associate Editor

Alan Hostetter

Gaffer

John Hurt

Other

Guy Kettelhack

Other

Alexander Kogan

Other

Carol Kogan

Thanks

Ellen Kuras

Video

Fran Lebowitz

Other

Hunter Madsen

Other

Bill Marino

Thanks

Felicity Mason

Other

Susan Mccrae

Location Manager

Marty Mericka

Assistant Producer

Evi Mitsi

Production Consultant

Michaela Murphy

Other

Michael Musto

Other

Jonathan Nossiter

Producer

Jonathan Nossiter

Editor

Michael O'donoghue

Thanks

Megan O'neill

Thanks

Frank Prinzi

Photography

John Purcell

Thanks

John Purcell

Sound

Sally Jessy Raphael

Other

Kevin Rimmer

Production Assistant

Ann Rogers

Production Associate

Gus Rogerson

Other

Hank Rogerson

Production Assistant

Stephen J Ross

Line Producer

Oren Rudavsky

Photography

Effie Samios

Production Coordinator

Mary Sansevero

Production Manager

Richard Seiburth

Other

Artie Shaw

Song

Artie Shaw

Song Performer

Daniel Silver

Production Assistant

Dean Silvers

Coproducer

Richard Skeete

Thanks

Gilbert Stafford

Other

Tom Steele

Other

Fontaine Stevens

Sound

Sting

Song

Sting

Other

Barry Tucker

Other

Peter Walker

Other

Harold Warren

Thanks

Kerry Weeks

Key Grip

Mark Weingarten

Sound

Chris Wise

Art Director

Chris Wise

Titles

Chris Wise

Graphics

Irwin Young

Special Thanks To

Gene Zippo

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
Resident Alien: Quentin Crisp in America, Resident Alien: Quentin Crisp in New York
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Documentary
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
Greycat Films
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States April 1991

Released in United States Fall October 18, 1991

Released in United States February 1991

Released in United States January 1991

Released in United States June 1991

Released in United States November 1990

Released in United States October 1990

Released in United States October 9, 1992

Released in United States on Video September 27, 2005

Released in United States September 16, 1990

Shown at Berlin Film Festival (Panorama) February 15-26, 1991.

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

Shown at New York International Festival of Lesbian and Gay Film June 7-23, 1991.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-13, 1991.

Shown at the Independent Feature Film Market October 2-12, 1990,

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 16, 1990.

Feature directorial debut for Jonathan Nossiter.

Began shooting June 1988.

Released in United States January 1991 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-13, 1991.)

Released in United States February 1991 (Shown at Berlin Film Festival (Panorama) February 15-26, 1991.)

Released in United States April 1991 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (U.S.A. Independent Cinema - Documentaries) April 11-25, 1991.)

Released in United States June 1991 (Shown at New York International Festival of Lesbian and Gay Film June 7-23, 1991.)

Released in United States September 16, 1990 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 16, 1990.)

Released in United States October 1990 (Shown at the Independent Feature Film Market October 2-12, 1990,)

Quentin Crisp's early life was the basis for his notorious autobiography, "The Naked Civil Servant," which Thames Television made into a celebrated television film starring John Hurt in 1975.

Released in United States October 9, 1992 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States Fall October 18, 1991

Released in United States on Video September 27, 2005

Completed shooting April 1989.

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