S.F.W.


1h 32m 1994

Brief Synopsis

For thirty-six days, three teenagers are held hostage in their local convenience store. Four terrorists, armed with a video camera, force the TV networks to air their powerful and disturbing footage under threat of death to the hostages. After their eventual release following a terrifying showdown,

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
Gramercy Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Synopsis

For thirty-six days, three teenagers are held hostage in their local convenience store. Four terrorists, armed with a video camera, force the TV networks to air their powerful and disturbing footage under threat of death to the hostages. After their eventual release following a terrifying showdown, one of the youths is held hostage again--this time by the media.

Crew

Rachel Abroms

Casting

Robert Arterburn

Driver

Sarah Auerswald

Script Supervisor

Stefano Azario

Photography

Thomas G Barlow

Driver

Angela Barton

Assistant Editor

Mark Berger

Rerecording

Corwin Bibb

Best Boy

Christine Blosdale

Production Assistant

Jay Boekelheide

Adr Editor

Tony Bonaventura

Property Master

Sharon Boyle

Music Supervisor

Brian Branigan

Key Grip

Scott Browner

Assistant Camera Operator

Charles Burnham

Electrician

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

Lila Byall

Camera

Walter Cahall

Art Department Coordinator

Jim Carroll

Best Boy Grip

Eve Cauley

Production Designer

Frank Ceglia

Special Effects Coordinator

Andrea Chesney

Assistant Camera Operator

Todd Chestnut

Editor

David Chornow

Sound Mixer

Tim Collins

Dolly Grip

Peter Cornford

Electrician

Poppy Das

Other

Poppy Das

Assistant Editor

Steve M Davison

Stunt Coordinator

Peter Deming

Director Of Photography

Louis Dicesare

Gaffer

Paul Dowler

Swing Gang

Timothy R Durr

Electrician

Eric Epple

Other

Ali Farboud

Rigging Gaffer

Monica Fedrick

Graphic Artist

Malcolm Fife

Foley Editor

Rick Firkins

Caterer

Damon Fortier

Art Assistant

Lisa Fredo

Production Assistant

Mark Gantt

Set Production Assistant

Lucia Gervino

Assistant

Scott Griffin

Apprentice

Mark Haber

Props

David Halbert

Boom Operator

Jeff Hay

Swing Gang

Richard Henderson

Music Coordinator

Ernest Hernandez

Props

Trevor Hernandez

Other

Owens Hill

Casting

Harry Jarvis

Assistant Director

James P Jones

Transportation Captain

Julia Kalcheim

Assistant Production Coordinator

Rickey Kelly

Grip

Michael Kuhn

Other

Brenton L Lane

Assistant Property Master

Lisa Layman

Makeup

Amy Lederman

Assistant

Patricia Lee

Electrician

Samuel Lehmer

Rerecording

Mark Levinson

Dialogue Editor

Jefery Levy

Screenplay

Gloria Lopez

Associate Producer

Allan Lotta

Construction Coordinator

Marianna Lucido

Hair

Wren Maloney

Photography

Marybeth Martin

Accounting Assistant

Niles Mcelroy

Electrician

Debra Mcguire

Costume Designer

Jonathan Mchugh

Music Supervisor

Michael Mennies

Assistant Sound Editor

Philip Messina

Art Director

Doug Murray

Sound Editor

Doug Murray

Sound Design

Jennifer Myers

Foley Artist

Michael Nelson

Unit Production Manager

Michael Nelson

Coproducer

Jonathan Null

Apprentice

Margie O'malley

Foley Artist

James Oberman

Transportation Coordinator

Michael Parker

Assistant Director

Jim Pasque

Foley

Connie M Peirce

Set Costumer

Bill Pine

Color Timer

Stacy Pinhas

Casting Associate

Dale Pollock

Producer

Christy Powers

Medic

Anthony Ragonese

Grip

Graeme Revell

Music

Jerry L Rife

Accountant

Larry Ring

Assistant Location Manager

Phillip Rogers

Other

Danny Rubin

Screenplay

Fred Salinas

Props

Suzanne Sanders

Hair Stylist

Dana Sano

Music Supervisor

Keith Sawyer

Other

Jemma Scarisbrick

Wardrobe Supervisor

Marco Schnabel

Production Assistant

Michael Semanick

Foley Mixer

Charles Serrano

Foreman

Joni Sighvatsson

Executive Producer

Nina Skuladottir

Production Assistant

Robert Smart

Props

Don G Smith

Set Decorator

Sean Spector

Production Assistant

Adrian St Clair

Other

Michael Starks

Craft Service

Celia Starr

Video Playback

Sally Struth

Set Decorator

Ron Venegas

Driver

John Vohlers

Assistant Director

Cheryl Voss

Makeup

Andrew Wellman

Source Material (From Novel)

Christine White

Production Coordinator

Boyd Wilson

Location Manager

Joshua Winget

Music Editor

Mark Jan Wlodarkiewicz

Sound Effects Editor

Marilyn S Zalkan

Sound Editor

Lauren Zuckerman

Editor

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
Gramercy Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States January 20, 1995

Released in United States August 1994

Released in United States November 1994

Released in United States on Video May 16, 1995

Released in United States September 1994

Released in United States Winter January 20, 1995

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 13-28, 1994.

Shown at Stockholm International Film Festival (On the Cutting Edge) November 11-20, 1994.

Shown at Venice Film Festival (Windows on the World) September 1-12, 1994.

Began shooting October 4, 1993.

Completed shooting November 19, 1993.

Limited Release in United States January 20, 1995

Released in United States Winter January 20, 1995

Released in United States August 1994 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 13-28, 1994.)

Released in United States September 1994 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (Windows on the World) September 1-12, 1994.)

Released in United States November 1994 (Shown at Stockholm International Film Festival (On the Cutting Edge) November 11-20, 1994.)

Released in United States on Video May 16, 1995