1000 Pieces of Gold


1h 45m 1990

Brief Synopsis

A young woman, sold into slavery to save her starving family in China, ends up on the market in San Francisco, where her struggle to emancipate herself begins.

Film Details

Also Known As
Thousand Pieces of Gold
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
American Playhouse; Corporation For Public Broadcasting; Filmfour International
Distribution Company
American Playhouse
Location
Nevada City, Montana, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

A young woman, sold into slavery to save her starving family in China, ends up on the market in San Francisco, where her struggle to emancipate herself begins.

Crew

Ada Akaji

Assistant Costume Designer

Marc Andrus

Best Boy Electric

Bonnie Bennets

Craft Service

Beth Bernstein

Production Coordinator

Dan Bishop

Production Designer

Jamie Bishop

On-Set Decorator

Dave Boushey

Stunt Coordinator

Erik L Brown

1st Assistant Camera

Steve Brown

Grip

Bobby Bukowski

Dp/Cinematographer

Bobby Bukowski

Director Of Photography

Jeff Butcher

Property Master

Marc Cato

Best Boy Grip

Suzy Cheung

Dialogue Coach

Lauren Coleman

Office Assistant

H. H. Cooper

Set Production Assistant

Phil Curry

Gaffer

Mary Cybulski

Script Supervisor

Jim Dungan

Grip Production Assistant

Helene Eisman

Assistant Auditor

John Ellingson

Other

Dennis Ferris

Art Department Assistant

Dan Fisher

Props Assistant

Jennifer Fong

Assistant Makeup/Hair

Mike Fradianni

3rd Grip

Sarah Green

Production Manager

Sarah Green

Co-Producer

Ric Gruber

Construction Coordinator

Rene Haynes

Location Casting

Eric Heffron

1st Assistant Director

Kelly Irvine

Editing Intern

William L Jackson

Key Grip

Gregory Jacobs

2nd Assistant Director

Dan Jumer

Carpenter

Janet Kalas

Scenic Artist

Sidney Kantor

Executive Producer

Judy Karp

Sound Mixer

Barnaby Keer

Set Production Assistant

Nancy Kelly

Producer

Lora Kennedy

Casting

Lindsay Law

Executive Producer

H L Skip Lewis

Grip

Barbara Ludlum

Production Auditor

Rachel V Lyon

Associate Producer

Jehuda Maayan

Boom Operator

Kate Macdonald

Assistant Editor

Anne Makepeace

Screenwriter

Gary Remal Malkin

Music

Bob Marshak

Stills Photographer

Ruthanne Lum Mccunn

From Biography

Heather Mcgrath

Assistant Production Coordinator

Bob Mcneill

Other

Bill Mcquillen

Casting

Bill Mcquillen

Casting Associate

Patrick Mignano

Unit Production Assistant

Junie Miles

Unit Production Assistant

Michael V Montgomery

Set Production Assistant

James Normand

Unit Production Assistant

Todd R Pfeiffer

2nd Assistant Director

Chas Plummer

Assistant Decorator

Bryan Rich

Other

John Sham

Executive Producer

Dan Smiley

Carpenter

Jeffrey Stephens

Supervising Sound Editor

Lynn Stevenson

Apprentice Editor

Lydia Tanji

Costume Designer

Nanxy Tong-heater

Hair

Nanxy Tong-heater

Makeup

Dianna Treas

Set Decorator

Taryn Walsh

Wardrobe Supervisor

Kenji Yamamoto

Editor

Kenji Yamamoto

Producer

Mark Zetler

Unit/Location Manager

Film Details

Also Known As
Thousand Pieces of Gold
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
American Playhouse; Corporation For Public Broadcasting; Filmfour International
Distribution Company
American Playhouse
Location
Nevada City, Montana, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1990

Released in United States April 26, 1991

Released in United States April 30, 1990

Released in United States December 1990

Released in United States June 14, 1991

Released in United States June 1990

Released in United States June 26, 1991

Released in United States May 1990

Released in United States May 22, 1991

Released in United States November 1990

Released in United States October 1990

Released in United States September 27, 1991

Released in United States Spring April 18, 1991

Shown at Cairo International Film Festival December 3-12, 1990.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 13 & 18, 1990.

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 12-25, 1990.

Shown at Deauville Film Festival August 31 - September 9, 1990.

Shown at Hawaii International Film Festival November 25 - December 9, 1990.

Shown at Independent Feature Film Market October 2-12, 1990.

Shown at London Film Festival November 8-25, 1990.

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 1990.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 30, 1990.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival June 2-3, 1990.

Released in United States 1990 (Shown at Deauville Film Festival August 31 - September 9, 1990.)

Released in United States 1990 (Shown at Hawaii International Film Festival November 25 - December 9, 1990.)

Released in United States Spring April 18, 1991

Released in United States April 26, 1991 (Seattle)

Released in United States April 30, 1990 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 30, 1990.)

Released in United States May 1990 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 13 & 18, 1990.)

Shown at Women in Film Festival, Los Angeles October 25-28, 1990.

Feature directorial debut for documentary filmmaker Nancy Kelly.

Broadcast in USA over PBS on the series "American Playhouse" April 29, 1992.

Broadcast in USA over Sundance Channel as part of program "She Said Cinema" May 1-31, 1999.

Began shooting April 25, 1989.

Completed shooting June 6, 1989.

Released in USA on laserdisc April 22, 1992.

Released in United States May 22, 1991 (San Francisco)

Released in United States June 1990 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival June 2-3, 1990.)

Released in United States June 14, 1991

Released in United States June 26, 1991 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States September 27, 1991 (New York City)

Released in United States October 1990 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 12-25, 1990.)

Released in United States October 1990 (Shown at Independent Feature Film Market October 2-12, 1990.)

Released in United States October 1990 (Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 1990.)

Released in United States October 1990 (Shown at Women in Film Festival, Los Angeles October 25-28, 1990.)

Released in United States November 1990 (Shown at London Film Festival November 8-25, 1990.)

Released in United States December 1990 (Shown at Cairo International Film Festival December 3-12, 1990.)