Gattaca


1h 52m 1997

Brief Synopsis

In the near future, where corporations screen their employees based on their genetic makeup, a man with a congenital heart condition tries to assume the identity of a former athlete with perfect genes in order to fulfill his dream of traveling in space.

Film Details

Also Known As
Bienvenue à Gattaca, Eighth Day, The
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Dick Hansen
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Marin County, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Synopsis

In the near future, where corporations screen their employees based on their genetic makeup, a man with a congenital heart condition tries to assume the identity of a former athlete with perfect genes in order to fulfill his dream of traveling in space.

Crew

Pamela Abdy

Assistant

Stephen Alesch

Set Designer

Edward Allen

Accounting Assistant

Bunny Andrews

Music Editor

Colleen Atwood

Costume Designer

Phillip J Bartell

Apprentice

Dondi Bastone

Music

Mark Beer

Advisor

Cynthia Biamon

Music Coordinator

Noah Blough

Dialogue Editor

Jonathan Brown

Camera Operator

Otie Brown

Assistant Director

Catherine Calleson

Assistant Sound Editor

Mike Cassidy

Stunt Coordinator

Lisa Zeno Churgin

Editor

Wesley Clark

Assistant

Lawrence L. Commans

Boom Operator

John T Connor

Assistant Camera Operator

Robert E. Craft

Location Manager

Bradley Cramp

Production Supervisor

Gary D'amico

Special Effects

Ken Dackerman

Visual Effects

Danny De Vito

Producer

Scott Dougherty

Visual Effects

Brennan Dufresne

Casting Assistant

Kathryn Eisenstein

Casting Associate

Roger Ferrin

Production Assistant

Emily Ferry

Property Master

Stephanie Frey

Production Assistant

Gil Gagnon

Visual Effects

Wilma Garscadden-gahret

Script Supervisor

Stan Getz

Song Performer

Nerses Gezalyan

Foley Mixer

Otniel Gonzalez

Assistant Property Master

Nicholas Grace

Assistant

Michael Greenwood

Assistant Director

Cynthia Haagens

Assistant Sound Editor

Charlie Haden

Song

Joshua Hancock

Other

Helen Hand

Assistant Editor

Dick Hansen

Cable Operator

Gary Hecker

Foley Artist

D. M. Hemphill

Rerecording

Mo Henry

Negative Cutting

Michael J Hogan

Video Assist/Playback

Norman Howell

Stunt Coordinator

Slawomir Idziak

Director Of Photography

Bette Iverson

Hair Stylist

Robert E Jason

Lighting Technician

David T. Jernigan

Transportation Co-Captain

Ilt Jones

Assistant Location Manager

Georgia Kacandes

Associate Producer

Georgia Kacandes

Unit Production Manager

Richard King

Sound Editor

Sarah E. Knowles

Art Director

Michael M Krevitt

Key Grip

Shari Lafranchi

Production Coordinator

Jacques Larue

Song

Clifford Latimer

Adr Supervisor

Jenny Lax

Costumes

Joshua Levinson

Associate Producer

Dan Levitan

Visual Effects

Gail Lyon

Coproducer

Francine Maisler

Casting

Paul Massey

Rerecording

Jim Matheny

Dialogue Editor

Robert Q Mathews

Costume Supervisor

Robert Mcdonald

Production Assistant

Kevin G Mcguire

Advisor

Darren Michaels

Photography

Ve Neill

Makeup Supervisor

Matthew Nelson

Assistant Camera Operator

Andrew Niccol

Screenplay

Patrick R Noonan

Production Assistant

Nancy Nye

Set Decorator

Michael Nyman

Music

Jim Ondrejko

Construction Coordinator

Jeff Payne

Foley Editor

Mario Piexoto

Visual Effects

Jerry Pooler

Visual Effects

Bob Putynkowski

Color Timer

John Wayne Randolph

Craft Service

Django Reinhardt

Song

Michael Riley

Main Title Design

David Robbins

Music Arranger

Rod Robertson

Lighting

Jill Rockow

Makeup Artist

Joe Angel Rodriguez

Assistant

Jan Roelfs

Production Designer

Kathleen Roll

Production Assistant

Maurice Schwartzmann

Choreographer

Michael Shamberg

Producer

Stacey Sher

Producer

Daniel Silverberg

Assistant Director

Jeffrey S Smith

Dolly Grip

John Spence

Assistant Editor

Tim Leary Swan

Production Supervisor

James Taylor

Transportation Captain

Joy Taylor

Assistant Property Master

Steven Ticknor

Sound Effects Editor

Emma Tillinger

Assistant

Scot Tinsley

Foley Editor

Elizabeth Tompkins

Production Accountant

Stephan Von Hase

Sound Mixer

Toni-ann Walker

Hair Stylist

Chris Watts

Visual Effects Supervisor

Thomas Wazney

Best Boy Grip

Stacy Weinstein

Special Thanks To

Mario West

Production Assistant

Jeffrey Wilhoit

Foley Artist

Randy Wilkins

Set Designer

Lizbeth Williamson

Makeup Artist

John R Woodward

Assistant Director

Elizabeth Zox Friedman

Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Bienvenue à Gattaca, Eighth Day, The
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Dick Hansen
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Marin County, California, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Award Nominations

Best Art Direction

1998
Jan Roelfs

Best Original Score

1998

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of best fantastic film award at the 1997 Sitges International Catalonian Film Festival.

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States Fall October 24, 1997

Released in United States October 1997

Released in United States on Video May 5, 1998

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 9-19, 1997.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 28 - February 8, 1998.

Shown at Sitges International Catalonian Film Festival in Spain October 9-19, 1997.

Feature film directorial debut for screenwriter Andrew Niccol.

Began shooting April 22, 1996.

Completed shooting July 16, 1996.

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 28 - February 8, 1998.)

Released in United States on Video May 5, 1998

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 9-19, 1997.)

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at Sitges International Catalonian Film Festival in Spain October 9-19, 1997.)

Released in United States Fall October 24, 1997