Unstrung Heroes


1h 33m 1995

Brief Synopsis

Steven Lidz is 12 years old and his world is fracturing. Overwhelmed by his life with an ailing mother and an emotionally distant father, Steven runs off to live with his two wildly eccentric uncles, Danny and Arthur. Baffled by the tragedies surrounding him, Steven finds solace in the idiosyncrasie

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1995
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Southern California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

Steven Lidz is 12 years old and his world is fracturing. Overwhelmed by his life with an ailing mother and an emotionally distant father, Steven runs off to live with his two wildly eccentric uncles, Danny and Arthur. Baffled by the tragedies surrounding him, Steven finds solace in the idiosyncrasies of his Uncles' strange and wonderful world. It is there that he begins the journey from boyhood innocence to a young man's understanding of life.

Crew

G Roger Abell

On-Set Dresser

Andrew Adam

Other

Christine Altomari

Production Coordinator

Leslie Anne Anderson

Hair Stylist

Robert J Anderson

Sound Mixer

Susan Arnold

Producer

Lee Auerbach

Lighting Technician

Bill Badalato

Producer

Bill Badalato

Unit Production Manager

Chet Badalato

Transportation Captain

T.c. Badalato

Production Assistant

Bob Barker

Special Thanks To

Phillip J Bartell

Apprentice

Elizabeth Barton

Script Supervisor

David Beadle

Dialogue Editor

Bill Bernstein

Music Editor

Gena Bleier

Assistant Editor

William M Boyd

Foreman

Julian Bratolyubov

Music

Joan Chamberlain

Adr

Lisa Zeno Churgin

Editor

Ralph Coleman

Location Manager

Chris Cornwell

Art Director

Maureen Crutchfield

Accounting Assistant

Timothy F Day

Grip

Gary Deaton

Construction Coordinator

Larry Dias

Set Decorator

Dean Drabin

Foley Mixer

Dean Drabin

Adr Mixer

Joe Earle

Sound Effects Editor

Seth Edelstein

Dga Trainee

Gerald Emerick

Stand-In

Cindy Evans

Costumes

Andrew M. Flinn

Assistant Director

Leigh French

Adr Voice Casting

Ed Gale

Stunt Man

Scott Ganary

Other

Patricia A Gerhardt

Makeup Artist

Meg Goodwin

Costume Supervisor

Melinda Sue Gordon

Photography

Wayne Gram

Other

Rob J Greenlea

Grip

Sergio Gutierrez

Grip

Ann Hadsell

Foley

Ann Hadsell

Adr

Bob Hall

Assistant Camera Operator

David Hankins

Foley Editor

D J Harder

Assistant Camera Operator

Douglas Harlocker

Property Master

Jim Hebenstreit

Adr Editor

Patrick R. Hoeschen

Lighting Technician

Peter Hunrichs

Adr Mixer

Barbara Issak

Dialogue Editor

Joachim Jung

Lighting Technician

John S. Karas

Props

Joseph J Kelly

Associate Producer

Richard Lagravenese

Screenplay

Fred M. Lerner

Stunts

Gail Levin

Casting

Jackie Levine

Associate Producer

Gary Lewis

Dialogue Editor

Gary Lewis

Adr Editor

Franz Lidz

Source Material (From Novel)

Monique Limery

Craft Service

Nina Lucia

Assistant Editor

F Cameron Macrae

Assistant

Scott Maginnis

Assistant Property Master

Matt Mania

Key Grip

Ken Mantlo

Boom Operator

Rocco J Marra

Production Assistant

Allan Mason

Song

Anthony Mazzei

Sound Editor

Sandra Mcneil

Other

April Messerschmitt

Stand-In

Noel A Middleton

Production Assistant

Jennifer Miller-romm

Assistant Production Coordinator

Michael Mirovich

Assistant Sound Editor

Theresa Repola Mohammed

Negative Cutting

Alyson Moore

Foley Artist

Belita Moreno

Advisor

Leslie Morris

Music Contractor

Susan Muir

Production Accountant

Doug Murray

Adr

Patricia Nedd

Foley Artist

Thomas Newman

Music Composer

Christine Nitz

Production Assistant

Jill Ohanneson

Costume Designer

David Orr

Color Timer

Ernie Orsatti

Stunts

Ralph Osborn

Adr Editor

Ralph Osborn

Dialogue Editor

Michael Parks

Production Assistant

Enrico Paronelli

Other

Thomas Pasatieri

Original Music

David Pearlberg

Dolly Grip

Steve Pederson

Other

Tom Perry

Other

Wally Pfister

Camera Operator

Robert M Pickering

Lighting Technician

Julie Pinson

Stand-In

Boris Price

Assistant Camera Operator

Glenn Roberts

On-Set Dresser

Bill Robinson

Assistant

Donna Roth

Producer

Matthew H Rowland

Assistant Director

Brian Ruberg

Adr Mixer

David Saltzman

Assistant

Rafael Sanchez

Gaffer

Dennis Sands

Music

Adam Sawelson

Dialogue Editor

Adam Sawelson

Adr Editor

Lee Schmicker

Best Boy

Roy Seeger

Assistant Sound Editor

Gary Shephard

Transportation Coordinator

Larry Shephard

Transportation Coordinator

Doug Sieck

On-Set Dresser

Laura L Simmons

Medic

Deborah Slate

Costumes

Philip J Stewart

Production Assistant

Garreth Stover

Production Designer

Bruce Tanis

Sound Effects Editor

Tricia Tomey

Casting Associate

Deborah Travis

Costumes

Steve Trombatore

Production

Joel R Valentine

Foley Editor

Jon Van Houdt

Adr

Teresa Visinare

Art Department Coordinator

Mark Volpe

Best Boy Grip

Andrew Waller

Production Assistant

Anthony Widmer

Production Assistant

Warren Williams

Props

Greg Yaitanes

Consultant

Copil Yanez

Accountant

Paul Zydel

Adr Mixer

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1995
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Southern California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Award Nominations

Best Score (Musical or Comedy)

1995

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall September 15, 1995

Wide Release in United States September 22, 1995

Released in United States on Video March 16, 1996

Released in United States on Video April 16, 1996

Released in United States September 1995

Shown at Boston Film Festival September 8-21, 1995.

Film was previously in development at Paramount Pictures and then at Largo Entertainment.

Feature narrative debut for Academy Award-winning actress Diane Keaton whose previous directorial credits include the feature-length documentary "Heaven" (USA/1987) and the TV movie "Wildflower" (USA/1991).

Completed shooting July 1, 1994.

Began shooting May 5, 1994.

Released in United States Fall September 15, 1995

Wide Release in United States September 22, 1995

Released in United States on Video March 16, 1996

Released in United States on Video April 16, 1996

Released in United States September 1995 (Shown at Boston Film Festival September 8-21, 1995.)