The Secret Rapture


1h 36m 1993

Brief Synopsis

Upon her father's death, a woman comes into emotional and psychological conflict with her young lover, her overbearing sister and her alcoholic stepmother.

Film Details

Also Known As
Secret Rapture
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Production Company
British Screen Finance; Channel 4; Film4 Productions; Sales Company
Distribution Company
Cinemax; Polygram Video
Location
Somerset, England, United Kingdom; London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

Synopsis

Upon her father's death, a woman comes into emotional and psychological conflict with her young lover, her overbearing sister and her alcoholic stepmother.

Crew

George Akers

Editor

Joseph Alley

Construction Department

George Ball

Property Master

Marian Barlow

Production Assistant

Ciaran Barry

Other

Ernie Bell

Construction Department

Peter Best

Sound Editor

Mark Binnall

Construction Department

Consolata Boyle

Costume Designer

David Brown

Electrician

David Brown

Electrician

Darryl Carter

Construction Department

Jack Carter

Construction Manager

Raymond Chan

Art Department Assistant

Danny Clements

Property Department

Martin Cook

Production Accountant

Jay Coquillon

2nd Assistant Editor

Judy Ducker

Props Buyer

Trevor Dyer

Construction Department

Dorothy Elliott

Props Buyer

Janey Fothergill

Casting Director

Paula Garr

Production Coordinator

Barbara Gosnold

Production Designer

David Hare

Associate Producer

David Hare

Play As Source Material

David Hare

Screenwriter

Richard Hartley

Music

John Haynes

Stills

Jane Headland

Production Accountant

Mark Hedges

Property Department

Sid Hinson

Construction Department

Dean Humphries

Dubbing Mixer

Mark Laidlaw

Other

Kenneth Langridge

Construction Department

Ann Lynch

Producer'S Assistant

Robert Mccann

Makeup Artist

Ann Mcewan

Makeup Artist

Fiona Mcneil

Art Director

Dennis Mctaggart

Assistant Editor

Nick Milner

Property Department

Bob Mullin

Assistant Sound Editor

Rachel Neale

Location Manager

Michael O'connor

Costume Assistant

Anita Overland

Production Manager

Ray Perry

Property Department

Graeme Purdy

Property Department

Alex Reid

Camera Trainee

Alex Relph

Production Assistant

Simon Relph

Producer

Ted Restall

Construction Department

Karen Richards

2nd Assistant Director

Anthony Rowland

Camera Grip

Magdalen Rubalcava

Assistant (To Costume Designer)

Valerie Russel-pavier

Script Supervisor

Stephen Sadler

Production Assistant

Mel Sansom

Construction Department

Patric Scott

Publicist

Jenny Shircore

Chief Makeup Artist

Norman Smith

Chief Electrician

Amanda Stevens

Location Assistant

Steve Swannell

Electrician

Mark Thomas

Patrick'S Illustrations

Alan J. Wands

Assistant Director

Alan J V Wands

1st Assistant Director

Marion Weise

Wardrobe Supervisor

Chris Wheeldon

Other

Ian Wilson

Director Of Photography

Stuart Wilson

Boom Operator

John Wolstelhom

Dubbing Mixer

Film Details

Also Known As
Secret Rapture
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Production Company
British Screen Finance; Channel 4; Film4 Productions; Sales Company
Distribution Company
Cinemax; Polygram Video
Location
Somerset, England, United Kingdom; London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring April 29, 1994

Released in United States June 10, 1994

Released in United States on Video September 19, 1995

Released in United States 1993

Released in United States September 1993

Released in United States October 1993

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 26 - September 6, 1993.

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

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival October 1-17, 1993.

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

Feature film directorial debut for stage director Howard Davies.

Howard Davies directed the premiere of David Hare's play at London's National Theater in 1989; it was soon followed by a US debut Off Broadway at the Public Theater, directed by the playwright himself. The play subsequently opened on Broadway on October 26, 1992. It closed on November 4, 1992.

Broadcast in USA over Cinemax as part of series "Vanguard Cinema" May 10 & 22, 1995.

Completed shooting November 22, 1992.

Began shooting October 5, 1992.

Released in United States Spring April 29, 1994

Released in United States June 10, 1994 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States 1993 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 26 - September 6, 1993.)

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

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

Released in United States on Video September 19, 1995

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