Tom & Viv


2h 5m 1994

Brief Synopsis

The story of the romance between American poet T.S. Eliot and his first wife, Vivienne Haigh-Wood.

Film Details

Also Known As
Tom and Viv
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
LES FILMS RENE MALO/MIRAMAX
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Surrey, England, United Kingdom; Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 5m

Synopsis

The story of the romance between American poet T.S. Eliot and his first wife, Vivienne Haigh-Wood.

Crew

Philip Alton

Assistant Editor

Tim Angel

Special Thanks To

Jan Archibald

Hairdresser

George Ball

Property Master

Nicola Ball

Art Assistant

Sarah Beardsall

Casting Associate

Miri Ben-shlomo

Makeup Assistant

Lee Betts

Other

Robert Betts

Other

Sanjeev Bhalla

Production Assistant

Deborah Blackburn

Special Thanks To

James Bloom

Camera Assistant

Kevin Braithwaite

Sound

Derek Brewer

Special Thanks To

Denis Brock

Electrician

Dave Bryant

Camera Operator

David Budd

Other

Elizabeth Burn

Production Coordinator

Neil Carr

Other

Alan Chesters

Construction Manager

Malcolm Cockren

Special Thanks To

Ivor Cole

Special Thanks To

Paul Colichman

Executive Producer

Lucy Cooke

Production Assistant

Miles A Copeland Iii

Executive Producer

John Cornelius

Other

Annie Crawford

Wardrobe Supervisor

Lesley Cross

Script Supervisor

Bob Crowdey

Special Thanks To

Mike Crowley

Props

Rachel Cuperman

Assistant

Fiona Daly

Assistant Art Director

Graham Daniel

Rerecording

Phoebe De Gaye

Costume Designer

Uinkar Dhillon

Other

Ciaran Donnelley

Carpenter

Martin Duffy

Carpenter

Graham Easton

Special Thanks To

Peter Elson

Special Thanks To

John Ensby

Special Thanks To

R Steven Evans

Grip

Carol Fletcher

Choreographer

James Foran

Construction

Dennis Fraser

Special Thanks To

Martin Fuhrer

Director Of Photography

Len Furssedonn

Driver

Joanna Dewar Gibb

Special Thanks To

Ginny Gilbert

Production Assistant

Rodney Glenn

Sound Editor

Peter Glossop

Sound Recordist

Colin Gray

Props

Linda Gregory

Production Accountant

Christopher Griffin

Special Thanks To

Sian Grigg

Hair Assistant

Annie Grimes

Stand-In

Dave Gruar

Production

Sean Cameron Guest

Assistant Director

Michelle Guish

Casting

Carol Harding

Special Thanks To

Jenny Haskins

Other

James Andrew Haven

Assistant Director

Andy Hebden

Best Boy

Steve Hedinger

Sign Writer

Michael Hersey

Other

Adrian Hodges

Screenplay

Martin Hone

Special Thanks To

Mike House

Grip

Danny Hunter

Props

Anthony Jones

Special Thanks To

Hugh Joslin

Special Thanks To

Harvey Kass

Producer

John Kay

Line Producer

David 'ned' Kelly

Carpenter

Jo Korer

Wardrobe Supervisor

Derek Langley

Digital Effects Supervisor

Tony Lawson

Editor

Christopher Lee

Stand-In

Jamie Leonard

Production Designer

Dick Lewzey

Music

Liam Longman

Photography

Keith Lowes

Assistant Sound Editor

Ian Madden

Electrician

Candy Marlowe

Production Assistant

Barry Measure

Special Thanks To

Ray Merrin

Rerecording

Nick Milner

Props

Anthony Minghella

Special Thanks To

Simon Murray

Wardrobe

Rachel Neale

Location Manager

John O'shaughnessy

Props Buyer

Pam Oseransky

Assistant

Reg Paterson

Carpenter

Donald Paul Pemrick

Casting

Ken Perkins

Props

Lyndsey Posner

Special Thanks To

Graeme Purdy

Props

Jill Quertier

Set Decorator

Mark Raggett

Art Director

Steve Roberts

Generator Operator

Fran Robertson

Assistant Location Manager

Rick Rogers

Special Thanks To

Sarah Rollason

Camera Trainee

Morag Ross

Makeup Artist

Graeme Rowlands

Special Thanks To

Julia Ryan

Production Assistant

Marc Samuelson

Producer

Michael Samuelson

Special Thanks To

Peter Samuelson

Producer

Sydney Samuelson

Special Thanks To

Lisbeth Savill

Special Thanks To

David Segal

Special Thanks To

Steve Slater

Other

John H Smith

Driver

Dermot Smyth

Camera

Michael Sotheran

Other

John Spencer

Assistant Director

Amanda Stevens

Assistant Location Manager

Judith Sweeney

Special Thanks To

Christopher Tarry

Accounting Assistant

Joey Toller

Photography

Derek Townshend

Special Thanks To

Bill Trent

Dialogue Editor

Martin Trevis

Boom Operator

Melanie Viner Cuneo

Assistant Editor

Colin Vinton

Electrician

Mary Vitoria

Special Thanks To

Walter Ward

Special Thanks To

Brian Webb

Production

Michael Webb

Production

Sylvia Wheeler

Negative Cutting

Harry Wiggins

Production Assistant

Seth Willenson

Special Thanks To

Debbie Wiseman

Music

David Worley

Camera Operator

Film Details

Also Known As
Tom and Viv
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
LES FILMS RENE MALO/MIRAMAX
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Surrey, England, United Kingdom; Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 5m

Award Nominations

Best Actress

1994
Miranda Richardson

Best Supporting Actress

1994
Rosemary Harris

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter December 2, 1994

Re-released in United States February 17, 1995

Expanded Release in United States March 17, 1995

Released in United States on Video August 22, 1995

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States May 1994

Released in United States September 1994

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 25 - September 5, 1994.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 12-23, 1994.

Shown at Venice Film Festival (Special Projections) September 1-12, 1994.

Shown at British Film Festival in Dinard, France September 22-25, 1994.

Began shooting July 11, 1993.

Completed shooting August 27, 1993.

Co-screenwriter Michael Hastings adapted the screenplay from his 1984 play, produced Off Broadway at the Public Theater in 1985. Hastings began work on the play in 1979 with a commission from Britain's Royal Court Theater. Actress Miranda Richardson first portrayed Vivienne Haigh-Wood in a 1992 BBC radio version of Hastings' play.

Released in United States Winter December 2, 1994

Re-released in United States February 17, 1995

Expanded Release in United States March 17, 1995

Released in United States on Video August 22, 1995

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 25 - September 5, 1994.)

Released in United States May 1994 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 12-23, 1994.)

Released in United States September 1994 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (Special Projections) September 1-12, 1994.)

Released in United States September 1994 (Shown at British Film Festival in Dinard, France September 22-25, 1994.)

Winner of the 1994 awards for Best Actress (Miranda Richardson) and Best Supporting Actress (Rosemary Harris) from the National Board of Review.