True Believer


1h 44m 1989

Brief Synopsis

Courtroom drama about a young lawyer and an older 1960s activist lawyer who team up to free a man jailed for a murder he did not commit.

Film Details

Also Known As
Coupable Ressemblance, Verdetto finale
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1989
Production Company
George Reinhardt
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Oakland City, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA; San Francisco, California, USA; San Leandro, California, USA; Folsom Prison, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

Synopsis

Courtroom drama about a young lawyer and an older 1960s activist lawyer who team up to free a man jailed for a murder he did not commit.

Crew

Tony Accurso

Driver

Rodney Armanino

Foreman

Michael Arnold

Production Assistant

James Ashwill

Foley Mixer

Kevin Bartnof

Foley Artist

William R Beck

Set Designer

Mick Becker

Costume Supervisor

Tom Bellfort

Sound Editor

Lon Bender

Sound Editor

Nan Bernstein Freed

Unit Production Manager

Ruben Blades

Song Performer

Ruben Blades

Song

Julie A. Bloom

Assistant Director

Carlyn Bochicchio

Production Assistant

George Bowers

Editor

Sharon Boyle

Music Supervisor

Tim Boyle

Music

Sidney Brammer

Other

Phil Bray

Photography

Neal Burger

Sound Editor

Jim Capaldi

Song

Rocky Capella

Stunt Coordinator

Aleta Chappelle

Casting

David Childers

Dolly Grip

Richard Clot

Construction Coordinator

Steve Collins

Transportation Captain

Jacob Conrad

Location Manager

Joe Coscia

Hair

Patrick Crowley

Coproducer

Billy Curry

Transportation Captain

Devon Curry

Adr Editor

Robert Dalva

Photography

Greg Davies

Gaffer

Elisa Nevel Demarest

Scenic Artist

Michael Dennison

Assistant

John Densmore

Song

Carol Depasquale

Script Supervisor

Christopher Desmond

Other

Lisa Devlin

Production Assistant

Claudette Didul

Researcher

The Doors

Song Performer

Bob Dylan

Song

Brad Edmiston

Camera Assistant

Jane Evans

Production Coordinator

Michael Evje

Sound

Susan Fanara

Assistant

Brad Fiedel

Music

Deborah Figuly

Makeup

Ken Fleisch

Driver

Laura Folger

Casting Associate

Thomas Ford

Electrician

Walt Fraser

Assistant Camera

Patricia A Galvin

Assistant Editor

Timothy Galvin

Art Director

Timothy Galvin

Assistant Art Director

Maxine Garcia

Other

Steve Gardner

On-Set Dresser

Gilbert Gertsen

Construction Coordinator

Kelly J Gillan

Driver

Tom Gilligan

Dolly Grip

Dan Gleich

Boom Operator

Avram D Gold

Sound Editor

Frank Gonzalez

Driver

Robert Grahamjones

Assistant Editor

Whitney Green

Unit Production Manager

Elizabeth Hamilton

Scenic Artist

Chuck Hanrahan

Driver

Bob Hattan

Driver

John Hattan

Driver

Tom Hattan

Driver

Jimi Hendrix

Song Performer

Chris Hogan

Sound Editor

Anthony Jannelli

Assistant Camera Operator

Harley Jessup

Visual Effects

Lori Johnson

Location Assistant

Lori Johnson

Production Assistant

Steven J Jordan

Set Decorator

Lawrence Karman

Assistant Camera Operator

Barbara Kassal

Costumes

Randy Kelley

Sound Editor

Larry Kemp

Sound Editor

Lou Kleinman

Sound Editor

Robby Krieger

Song

Bob Lane

Driver

Doreen Lane

Casting Associate

Mary Jo Lang

Sound

Mark Lapointe

Sound Editor

Lawrence Lasker

Producer

Jay Levy

Camera Assistant

John Lindley

Director Of Photography

James Lovelett

Stunt Coordinator

Barbara Ludlum

Production Auditor

Ray Manzarek

Song

George Mauricio

Craft Service

Larry Mcconkey

Steadicam Operator

Richard Mcdermott

Transportation Coordinator

Bob Mcgoldrick

Driver

Mike Mcgoldrick

Driver

John Mcleod

Special Effects Coordinator

John Melendez

Driver

Lawrence Miller

Production Designer

Sue Travis Miller

Set Costumer

Ruben Minchaca

Driver

Deborah M Morgan

Assistant Camera Operator

Len Morganti

Storyboard Artist

Jim Morrison

Song

Douglas Morton

Art Assistant

Douglas Morton

Production Assistant

Maureen Murphy

Production Coordinator

Candace Neal

Hair

Davia Nelson

Casting

Kjell Ness

Driver

Randy Nolen

Steadicam Operator

David Pappas

Driver

Walter F. Parkes

Producer

Doug Pellegrino

Assistant Camera Operator

Bob Phillips

Driver

Erica Edell Phillips

Costume Designer

Jim Pohl

Art Director

Robert E Powell

Best Boy

Jim Poytner

Set Decorator

Billy Puzo

Scenic Artist

Ed Quinn

Key Grip

Karen Rae

Casting

Ed Ramos

Driver

Anne Reddington

Location Assistant

Lou Reed

Song

Lou Reed

Song Performer

George Reinhardt

Cable Operator

Mike Revell

Accounting Assistant

Patrick Riley

Assistant Camera Operator

Gary Roloff

On-Set Dresser

Allan K Rosen

Music Editor

Daniel Rosenblum

Sound

Peter Rosten

Executive Producer

Michael Ruben

Assistant

Philip Saccio

Property Master

Dennis Salomone

Transportation

Donna Santora

Assistant

Lauren Schaffer

Assistant Editor

Doron Shauly

Apprentice

L J Silverman

Other

Ron Skaar

Caterer

Michelle Souza

Property Master

J Michael Speakman

Props

Annie Spiegelman

Assistant Director

Anastasia St Amand

Assistant

Wylie Stateman

Sound Editor

Michael Steele

Assistant Director

Gail Stempler

Location Manager

Eric Stepper

Props

Alicia M Stevenson

Foley Artist

Wesley Strick

Screenplay

Sandy Tanaka

Music Supervisor

Peter Thomas

Key Grip

Jon R Tower

Gaffer

Traffic

Song Performer

Cornelia Twitchell

Production Assistant

Allen Weisinger

Makeup

Stephen Wertimer

Assistant Director

Barry Wetcher

Photography

Michael Whitehurst

Dolly Grip

Randell Widner

Stunts

Shannon M Wilson

Production Assistant

Lisa Winick

Scenic Artist

Stevie Winwood

Song

Susan J. Wright

Wardrobe Supervisor

Mel Zelniker

Sound

Kenneth D Zunder

Camera Operator

Film Details

Also Known As
Coupable Ressemblance, Verdetto finale
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1989
Production Company
George Reinhardt
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Oakland City, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA; San Francisco, California, USA; San Leandro, California, USA; Folsom Prison, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States August 1989

Released in United States on Video July 13, 1989

Released in United States Winter February 17, 1989

Shown at Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund (market) August 19-25, 1989.

Began shooting February 29, 1988.

Completed shooting April 27, 1988.

Released in United States Winter February 17, 1989

Released in United States on Video July 13, 1989

Released in United States August 1989 (Shown at Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund (market) August 19-25, 1989.)