Tattoo


1h 43m 1981

Brief Synopsis

Karl Kinski is a tattoo artist who is commisioned to paint fake tattoos on a model named Maddy for an ad campaign. But when the mentally unbalanced Karl becomes obsessed with Maddy he kidnaps her, holding her captive and tattooing her body with his designs as if she were a canvas.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
1981
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Synopsis

Karl Kinski is a tattoo artist who is commisioned to paint fake tattoos on a model named Maddy for an ad campaign. But when the mentally unbalanced Karl becomes obsessed with Maddy he kidnaps her, holding her captive and tattooing her body with his designs as if she were a canvas.

Crew

Jessica Bendiner

Sound Editor

Fred Blau Jr.

Makeup

Bob Brooks

From Story

Bob Brooks

Titles

Joyce Bunuel

Screenplay

Lou Cappeto

Key Grip

Joe Caroff

Titles

Robert F Colesberry

Associate Producer

Robert F Colesberry

Production Manager

George Craig

Associate Editor

Hisayuki Dekura

Production Manager

Barry Devorzon

Music

Monty Diamond

Unit Manager

Michael Duhn

Production Assistant

Delores Elliot

Assistant Editor

Sylvia Fay

Casting

Steven Felder

Assistant Director

Huggy-bear Ferris

Technical Advisor

Howard Feuer

Casting

Robert Fletcher

Photography

Edward Glass

Creative Consultant

Robert Grimaldi

Hair

Michael Hancock

Makeup

Tom Hanlon

Sound

Laurel Hatgarten

Production Assistant

Kim Kautland

Sound

Kas Kuzui

Production Coordinator

Terry Ladin

Production Coordinator

Dan Leigh

Production Assistant

Joseph E. Levine

Producer

Richard P Levine

Producer

Virginia Lim

Scenic Artist

John Linder

Scenic Artist

Barbara Maggi

Makeup

Dennis Maitland

Sound

James Mazzola

Props

Gordon Munro

Photography

Thom Noble

Editor

Kan Oguro

Hair

Kan Oguro

Costumes

Kan Oguro

Props

Arthur J. Ornitz

Director Of Photography

Thomas A Razzano

Production Assistant

Jim Bishop Riggio

Assistant Director

Jeremy Ritzer

Casting

Justin Scoppa

Set Decorator

Isadore Seltzer

Other

John Stainer

Camera Operator

Renata Stoia

Script Supervisor

Jeffrey Stolow

Production Assistant

Ronald Sweeney

Camera Operator

Yosio Takahashi

Assistant Director

Masao Tanaka

Other

Rosanne Vogel

Production Accountant

Stuart Wurtzel

Production Designer

Kristi Zea

Costume Designer

Paul Zydel

Adr Mixer

Paul Zydel

Sound

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
1981
Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video August 2, 1990

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1981

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1981

Released in United States on Video August 2, 1990