Ruby in Paradise


1h 55m 1993

Brief Synopsis

A young woman leaves the Tennessee hills and starts a new life in a small town on the coast of Florida.

Film Details

Release Date
1993
Distribution Company
October Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Synopsis

A young woman leaves the Tennessee hills and starts a new life in a small town on the coast of Florida.

Crew

Bruce Brashear

Other

T-bone Burnett

Song

Michael Caparelli

Assistant Camera Operator

Mark Caughlin

Props Assistant

Andy Cooley

Grip

Judy Courtney

Casting Director

Sean Coyne

Key Grip

Keith Crofford

Line Producer

C Randall Daniels

Other

Donna Davis

Post-Production Coordinator

Gill Dennis

Special Thanks To

Charles Engstrom

Music

Robert Fichter

Titles

Todd Field

Other

Lucia Fishburne

Song

Michael Flannigan

Casting

Jennifer Fong

Assistant Director

Stephen Friess

Office Assistant

Greg Garner

Assistant Camera Operator

Pat Garner

Foreman

Sam Gowan

Executive Producer

Shan Harhalos

Grip

Susie B Hodnett

Special Thanks To

Gus Holzer

Assistant Director

Gus Holzer

Production Coordinator

Gus Holzer

Sound Editor

John Iacovelli

Production Designer

Elaine Kooser

Production Coordinator

Lee Sokol Lippe

Other

Lee Sokol Lippe

Location Manager

Stewart Lippe

Production Manager

Franz Lizst

Music Composer

Matt Maiellaro

Assistant Director

Andy Malcolm

Special Thanks To

Joe Mandarino

On-Set Dresser

Lisa Martin

Wardrobe Assistant

Laura Mcdonald

Dolly Grip

Virgil Mirano

Special Thanks To

David Murphy

Music

Victor Nunez

Producer

Victor Nunez

Camera Operator

Victor Nunez

Editor

Victor Nunez

Screenplay

Mike O'grady

Other

Samantha Phillips

Song Performer

Samantha Phillips

Song

Al Pierce

Dailies

Mary Pat Plottner

Other

Burton Rencher

Art Director

Brad Ringhausen

Assistant Art Director

Gary Salt

Advisor

Tom Salvatore

Color Timer

Vicky Santiago

Craft Service

Divya Satia

Song Performer

Glenn Sharron

Special Thanks To

Jack Shepard

Gaffer

Mike Sheridan

Grip

Jim Stark

Special Thanks To

Becky Steele

Location Coordinator

Melissa Sykes

Location Coordinator

Dominick Tavella

Sound

Shawn Torge

Grip

Alex Vlacos

Director Of Photography

Marilyn Wall-asse

Costume Designer

Marilyn Wall-asse

Hair

Marilyn Wall-asse

Makeup

Peter Wentworth

Special Thanks To

Merry Lynne Wilson

Accountant

Pete Winter

Dialogue Editor

Pete Winter

Other

Pete Winter

Sound Designer

Irwin Young

Special Thanks To

Film Details

Release Date
1993
Distribution Company
October Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Independent Feature Project/West's 1993 Spirit Award for best actress (Ashley Judd). Film was also nominated for best picture, best supporting actor (Todd Field), best director, best screenplay and best cinematography.

Released in United States 1993

Released in United States April 1994

Released in United States Fall October 8, 1993

Released in United States January 1993

Released in United States June 14, 1994

Released in United States May 1993

Released in United States October 15, 1993

Released in United States October 1993

Released in United States on Video April 20, 1994

Released in United States September 1993

Shown at Boston Film Festival September 13-23, 1993.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Directors' Fortnight) May 13-24, 1993.

Shown at MIFED in Milan October 24-29, 1993.

Shown at New York Film Festival October 1-17, 1993.

Shown at Sundance Film Festival (in competition) January 21-31, 1993.

Shown at Sundance Film Festival Tokyo April 14-19, 1994.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (Contemporary World Cinema) September 9-18, 1993.

Tied with Bryan Singer's "Public Access" (USA/93) for the grand jury prize (drama) at the 1993 Sundance Film Festival.

Ashley Judd is the daughter of Naomi and sister of Wynonna who together comprised the Judds, one of the most successful country acts of the 1980s.

Ashley Judd was voted most promising actress by the Chicago Film Critics Association (1993).

Independent filmmaker Victor Nunez's previous features are "Gal Young 'Un" (USA/1979) and "A Flash of Green" (USA/1984).

Released in United States 1993 (Tied with Bryan Singer's "Public Access" (USA/93) for the grand jury prize (drama) at the 1993 Sundance Film Festival.)

Released in United States January 1993 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (in competition) January 21-31, 1993.)

Released in United States April 1994 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival Tokyo April 14-19, 1994.)

Released in United States on Video April 20, 1994

Released in United States May 1993 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Directors' Fortnight) May 13-24, 1993.)

Released in United States June 14, 1994 (Shown in New York City (Films Charas) June 14, 1994.)

Released in United States October 15, 1993 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States October 1993 (Shown at New York Film Festival October 1-17, 1993.)

Released in United States September 1993 (Shown at Boston Film Festival September 13-23, 1993.)

Released in United States October 1993 (Shown at MIFED in Milan October 24-29, 1993.)

Released in United States September 1993 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (Contemporary World Cinema) September 9-18, 1993.)

Released in United States Fall October 8, 1993