Six Degrees Of Separation


1h 42m 1993

Brief Synopsis

The story of a young, gay black con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.

Film Details

Also Known As
Six degrés de séparation
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Distribution Company
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. (MGM )
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Synopsis

The story of a young, gay black con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.

Crew

Leroy Anderson

Song

Michael Anthony

Assistant

Wilton Armetale

Special Thanks To

Myles Aronowitz

Photography

Ian Baker

Director Of Photography

Tamara Bally

Production Accountant

Michael Lee Benson

On-Set Dresser

Jeffrey T Bernstein

Production Assistant

Ann Biddle

Technical Advisor

Nancy Boytos-amanuel

On-Set Dresser

Dennis Bradford

Art Director

Chris Brigham

Unit Production Manager

David M Bromberg

Key Grip

James S Buckman

Transportation

Peter Burgess

Sound

Steve Burgess

Foley

John Burke

Electrician

Michael J Burke

Electrician

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

Kristin Cameron

Production Assistant

Anthony Cappello

Assistant Camera Operator

Al Cerullo

Helicopter Pilot

Kay Chapin

Script Supervisor

Sharon Chatten

Advisor

Ed Check

Assistant Art Director

John Cheim

Special Thanks To

Ellen Chenoweth

Casting

Jeanine Chialvo

Adr Editor

Richard Clark

Transportation

Cindy Clarkson

Assistant Sound Editor

Bob Conners

Electrician

Ken Conners

Best Boy

William M Connor

Assistant Director

William Daly

Sound Mixer

Angel Deangelis Haiko

Hair Stylist

Claude Debussy

Music

June Decamp

Scenic Artist

Judi Dickerson

Dialogue Coach

Naomi Donne

Makeup

Dianne Dreyer

Script Supervisor

Antonin Dvorak

Other

Sarah Edwards

Assistant Costume Designer

Russ Engels

Lighting Technician

Robert Featherstone

Transportation

Peter Fenton

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

John R Ford

Assistant Property Master

Keith Gardner

Boom Operator

Vincent Gerardo

Assistant Camera Operator

William Gerardo

Assistant Camera Operator

Jerry Goldsmith

Music

Michele Grant

Production Assistant

Robert Griffon

Property Master

John Guare

Screenplay

John Guare

Play As Source Material

Craig Haagensen

Camera Operator

Peter G Hackman

Camera

Kenneth Hall

Music Editor

Jeff Hand

Assistant Camera Operator

Barbara Harris

Adr Voice Casting

Amy Herman

Location Manager

John Hill

Assistant Editor

Aubrey Hindle

Craft Service

Pamela Hochschartner

Production Coordinator

Peter Honess

Editor

Edward Iacobelli

Transportation Captain

Stephen Kent

Assistant Sound Editor

Ric Kidney

Executive Producer

Jessica Lanier

Assistant Set Decorator

Sal Lanza

Grip

Diana Latham

Other

Donald J. Lee

Assistant Director

John Leonard

Consultant

Gerard Long

Foley

Edward W Lowry

Dolly Grip

Marty Lowry

Grip

Judianna Makovsky

Costume Designer

Terrence Martin

Craft Service

John Mcdonnell

Props

Andy Mckee

Video Playback

Anastas Michos

Steadicam Operator

Arnon Milchan

Producer

Tim Monich

Dialect Coach

Richard C Montgomery

Grip

Carlos Moore

Assistant Location Manager

Jane Myers

Wardrobe Supervisor

Maria Nay

Art Department Coordinator

Glenn Newnham

Sound Effects Editor

Ray Noble

Song

Felicity Nove

Assistant

Felicity Nove

Post-Production Supervisor

Martin Oswin

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

John Panuccio

Dolly Grip

Mitchell Parish

Song

Juanita Parker

Post-Production Accountant

Keith Parrish

Color Timer

Bruno Pattini

Hair

Rudolph Pelikan

Other

Lyn Pinezich

Assistant Location Manager

Daniel Plotnick

Production Assistant

Cole Porter

Song

Thomas J. Prate

Key Grip

Ingrid Price

Wardrobe Supervisor

Judy Pursley

Accounting Assistant

Angela Quiles

Assistant Production Coordinator

Gretchen Rau

Set Decorator

Jon Ringbom

Scenic Artist

Penn Robinson

Adr Editor

Terry Rodman

Adr Editor

Kyle Rudolph

Steadicam Operator

Livia Ruzic

Dialogue Editor

Raymond Samitz

Construction Coordinator

Jill Greenberg Sands

Casting Associate

Amy Sayres

Assistant Director

Steve Scanlon

Sound

Sarah Scarritt

Production Assistant

Fred Schepisi

Producer

Harvey Schmidt

Song

Franz Schubert

Music

Steve Shapiro

Other

Ian Sheath

Other

Alex Stitt

Titles

Christopher Sturgeon

Other

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Music

Lawrence Treacy

Transportation

Meredith Tucker

Casting Associate

Tom Tumminello

Other

Ron Vignone

Assistant Editor

Ron Vignone

Production Assistant

Patrizia Von Brandenstein

Production Designer

Richard Wagner

Music

Mary Pat Walsh

Assistant

Mary Pat Walsh

Associate Producer

James P Whalen

Transportation Co-Captain

Kate Williams

Assistant Editor

Scott Yurko

Other

Elizabeth Zagrany

Accountant

Film Details

Also Known As
Six degrés de séparation
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Distribution Company
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. (MGM )
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Award Nominations

Best Actress

1993
Stockard Channing

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Expanded Release in United States January 21, 1994

Expanded Release in United States January 28, 1994

Expanded Release in United States February 4, 1994

Released in United States on Video June 22, 1994

Began shooting March 4, 1993.

Completed shooting May 20, 1993.

Play opened on Broadway November 8, 1990 with Stockard Channing, Courtney Vance and John Cunningham.

Edited on the Lightworks non-linear system.

The film's original trailer, which contained a fleeting glimpse of genetalia from Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel fresco "The Creation of Adam," was deemed unsuitable for audiences by the MPAA.

Released in United States Winter December 8, 1993

Released in United States December 10, 1993 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States December 22, 1993 (Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco)

Expanded Release in United States January 21, 1994

Expanded Release in United States January 28, 1994

Expanded Release in United States February 4, 1994

Released in United States on Video June 22, 1994

Released in United States Winter December 8, 1993

Released in United States December 10, 1993

Released in United States December 22, 1993