Rocket Gibraltar


1h 40m 1988

Brief Synopsis

A family patriarch announces to his family that he desires a Viking funeral for his next birthday, and his grandchildren do their best to honor his wish.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Southampton, New York, USA; West Hampton Beach, New York, USA; Quogue, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

A family patriarch announces to his family that he desires a Viking funeral for his next birthday, and his grandchildren do their best to honor his wish.

Crew

David Allen

Props

Lawrence Amanuel

Production Assistant

Mayor Arma Andon

Assistant

Don Angst

Electrician

Stacy Auerhan

Other

Tamara Bally

Production Auditor

Michael Barrow

Gaffer

Andrew Baseman

Set Decorator

Angelo Bond

Song

Rockwell Bond

Song

David Bowie

Song Performer

Rolland M. Brooks

Scenic Artist

G W Brown

Adr Editor

Olivia Bruce

Production Coordinator

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

Diana Burton

Assistant

John Cardoni

Electrician

Matthew Carlisle

Assistant Director

Sarah Charlesworth

Production

Judy Claman

Casting

Jill S Cohen

Location Manager

Dan Collins

Production Assistant

Barbara Conte

Production Assistant

Christopher Cooke

Assistant

Billy A Crawford

Production Assistant

Paul Cremo

Production Assistant

William Daly

Sound Mixer

Dane A. Davis

Sound Editor

Valerie Davis

Assistant

Caren Deitch

Assistant

Carlos Delarios

Sound

Katherine Dieckmann

Assistant

Police Jim Doyle

Assistant

John Dunn

Assistant

Tony Dunne

Construction Coordinator

Ann Edgeworth

Property Master

James Ellis

Script Supervisor

Lisa Erndt

Production Assistant

Michael Fedack

Dolly Grip

David Finkelstein

Assistant Editor

Robert Fisher

Executive Producer

Elizabeth Gazzara

Assistant Editor

Jamie Gelb

Music Editor

Nancy Gilmore

On-Set Dresser

Irvin Graham

Song

Al Green

Song Performer

Al Green

Song

Bill Groom

Production Designer

Bruce Lee Gross

On-Set Dresser

Cynthia Haagens

Adr Editor

Anette Haellmigk

Assistant Camera Operator

Nord Haggerty

Costume Designer

Dolly Hall

Assistant

Tom Hammond

Foley Editor

Darrell Hanzalik

Adr Editor

Wayne Heitman

Sound

Arthur Herzog

Song

Billie Holiday

Song

Billie Holiday

Song Performer

Donna Isaacson

Casting

Shiho Ito

Assistant Director

Allyn Jackson

Assistant

Stuart Kauffman

Apprentice

Fraser Kennedy

Music Supervisor

Jerome Kern

Song

Janice Keunneliam

Assistant Editor

Cheryl Kilbourne-kimpton

Wardrobe

Steve Kirshoff

Special Effects

Tina Klein

Other

Lou Kleinman

Dialogue Editor

Betsy Klompus

Set Decorator

Richard Klompus

Production Assistant

Tom Kramer

Music Editor

John Kwiatkowski

Sound Effects Editor

Mark Larry

Sound Editor

Jack Lawrence

Song

Bill Lehne

Carpenter

Bill Ley

Dolly Grip

Eric Liebowitz

Photography

Bill Lister

Electrician

Melody London

Editor

Ray Lopez

Production Assistant

Daniel Lupi

Production Coordinator

John S. Lyons

Casting

Geoffrey Mayo

Executive Producer

Johnny Mercer

Song

Tom Muse

Production Assistant

Ronald Neame

Assistant

Sean Noonan

Assistant

Tom O'donnelly

Transportation Captain

Ellen Parks

Casting Associate

Amos Poe

Screenplay

Diana Pokorny

Location Manager

Andrew R Powell

Music

Jay Rabinowitz

Assistant Editor

Jack Ranson

Construction

Claudia Raschke

Assistant Camera Operator

Bickley Reichner

Song

Marie-ange Ripka

Hair

Neil Robinson

Dialogue Coach

Aaron Rochin

Sound

William A. Seiter

Other

Bob Shulman

Key Grip

Susan Sloan

Other

Max Snow

Production Auditor

Karen Sonet

Casting Associate

Dean Speir

Assistant

Susan Stadler

Other

Daniel Sykes

Production Assistant

Peter Tinturin

Song

Peter Townshend

Song

Maggi Travis

Boom Operator

Michael Ulick

Executive Producer

Jost Vacano

Director Of Photography

Jost Vacano

Dp/Cinematographer

Randy Vandegrift

Dialogue Editor

Jimmy Vestal

Assistant Production Coordinator

Marcus Viscidi

Coproducer

Marcus Viscidi

Unit Production Manager

Kimberly Lowe Voight

Sound Editor

Lou Volpe

Transportation Co-Captain

Junior Walker

Song Performer

Barbara Walz

Photography

Jeff Weiss

Producer

Carla White

Makeup

Deirdre N. Williams

Wardrobe Supervisor

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1988
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Southampton, New York, USA; West Hampton Beach, New York, USA; Quogue, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Began shooting August 4, 1987.

Completed shooting October 15, 1987.

Released in United States 1989 (Shown at Munich Film Festival June 24-July 2, 1989.)

Released in United States on Video April 6, 1989

Re-released in United States on Video June 11, 1996

Released in United States Summer September 2, 1988

Released in United States 1989

Released in United States on Video April 6, 1989

Released in United States Summer September 2, 1988

Re-released in United States on Video June 11, 1996

Shown at Munich Film Festival June 24-July 2, 1989.

Daniel Petrie replaced Amos Poe as director. The film is in memory of Raymond Lopez.