Gia


1h 57m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Television movie based on the life of the model Gia, who died of AIDS in 1986 at the age of 26. Deals with drug use, the phenomenon of early fame, the relation of celebrity and beauty, the hedonism of the late 1970s and early 80s, and AIDS.

Film Details

Also Known As
Femme de rêve
Genre
Adaptation
Biography
Period
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Budget Films Stock Footage; Central Casting, Inc.; Cinema Research Corporation; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office; Hbo Entertainment; In Frame Inc; International Recording Corporation; John P Mitchell; Mario's Catering; Marvin Worth Productions; Modern VideoFilm; Owen & Desalvo Company; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Playback Technologies, Inc.; Sound One; Todd-Ao; Universal Clearances
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video
Location
Hollywood, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m

Synopsis

Television movie based on the life of the model Gia, who died of AIDS in 1986 at the age of 26. Deals with drug use, the phenomenon of early fame, the relation of celebrity and beauty, the hedonism of the late 1970s and early 80s, and AIDS.

Cast

Angelina Jolie

Gia Carangi

Kylie Travis

Stephanie

Elizabeth Mitchell

Linda

Eric Michael Cole

T J

Mercedes Ruehl

Kathleen Carangi

Louis Giambalvo

Joe Carangi

Edmond Genest

Francesco Scavullo

Faye Dunaway

Wilhelmina Cooper

Rick Batalla

Phillipe

John Considine

Bruce Cooper

Scott Cohen

Mike Mansfield

Holly Baker

Emergency Room Nurse

Joe Basile

Disco Doorman Tony

Lombardo Boyar

Hood No 2

Julio Dolce Vita

Hood No 3

Brian Donovan

Junkie At Shooting Gallery

Alexandra Enberg

Chris Von Wagenheim

Vylette Jezel Fagerholm

Blonde Girl In Philadelphia

Guido Foehrweisser

German Makeup Artist

Scott Genkinger

Philadelphia Photographer

Judy Gillett

Beverly

Johnny Green

Joey

Cee Cee Michaela

Winter

Meleney Humprey

Booker No 1

Tim Hutchinson

Tv Interviewer

Michelle Jonas

Vogue Assistant No 1

Mila Kunis

Gia--11 Years Old

Steve Larson

Drug Dealer In Alley

Drinda Lalumia

Booker No 3

Shelby Leverington

Woman At Funeral

Allison Mackie

Red Dress Designer

Norman Merrill

Doctor In Aids Wardrobe

Tricia O'neil

Vogue Editor

Sam Pancake

Francesco Stylist No 1

Adina Porter

Girl At Group Therapy

Joan Pringle

Therapist At Rehab

Michael Rodgers

Red Dress Photographer

Holly Sampson

Amy

Paul Sandman

Vogue Assistant No 2

Antony Sandoval

John Casablancas

John-clay Scott

Policeman

Phillip Simon

Fashion Show Manager

Alexis Smart

Jenny

Nick Spano

Michael

Lisa Stothard

Lisa

Jason Stuart

Booker No 2

Samantha Torres

Patty

Nick Toth

Man In Elevator

Jennie Vaughn

Francesco Stylist No 2

Torsten Voges

German Photographer

James Haven

Young Man On Sansom Street

Lynn Wanlass

Methadone Clinic Nurse

Audrey Wasilewski

Wilhelmina'S Receptionist

Christian Wienker

Long-Haired Guy At Disco

Chuck Zito

Harley Biker

Ron Shulem

Lead Person

Drinda La Lumia

Alexander Enberg

Guido Fohrweise

Crew

Team Adr

Voice Casting

Joey Averbach

Music Coordinator

Justine Baddeley

Casting Associate

Janet M Baxter

Medic

Bobby Bednar

Construction Coordinator

Jennifer K Bell

Assistant Camera Operator

Corwin Bibb

Lighting

Terence Blanchard

Music

David Bomba

Production Designer

David Boulton

Adr Mixer

Kevin Breslin

Production Supervisor

Scott Browner

Camera Operator

James D. Brubaker

Unit Production Manager; Unit Production Manager (2nd Unit)

James D. Brubaker

Producer

John A. Brubaker

Transportation Captain

Chris Buchinsky

Storyboard Artist

David Buckley

Costume Supervisor

Cary Butler

Other

Sharron L Cannon

Production Coordinator

Joe Celeste

Key Grip

Rusty Celler

Steadicam Operator

Jane Choi

Makeup

Thomas Conway

Grip

Jake Crawford

Stunt Coordinator

Michael Cristofer

Screenwriter

Thomas M Cunliffe

Boom Operator

Lynne Curtis

Wardrobe

Carlos De La Torre

Production Assistant

Robert Deschane

Adr Mixer

Dyanne C Deuel

Medic

Louis Dicesare

Lighting Technician

Tony Dimito

Music Editor

Eric Alan Donaldson

Best Boy

Ken Dufva

Foley Artist

David R Elliott

Post-Production Supervisor

Kris Enos

Assistant Camera Operator

Mike Estrella

Production Assistant

Jane Everett

Production Coordinator

Russell Farmarco

Dialogue Editor

David Fein

Foley Artist

Stephen Fitzmaurice

Sound Department

Julius M Fletcher

Production Assistant

Pete Flynn

Swing Gang

Tina L Fortenberry

Associate Producer

Lennie Frazier

Production Assistant

Cormac Funge

Sound Editor

Rodrigo Garcia

Director Of Photography; Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)

Laura Gary

Other

Laura Gary

Other

John D Genovese

Assistant Production Coordinator

William Gerardo

Assistant Camera Operator

Gary S. Gerlich

Sound Designer

Gregory M Gerlich

Sound Editor

David R Ginsburg

Executive Producer

Libby Goldstein

Casting

Wylie Young Griffin

Art Department Coordinator

Craig Haagensen

Camera Operator

Jim Hartz

Other

David Hayball

Electrician

Gaye Hirsch

Creative Executive

Marcia Holley

Stunt Man

Jeffrey R Holmes

Swing Gang

David J Hudson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Harper Hug

Dialogue Editor

Theresa Inman

Costumes

Leslie Iwerks

Assistant

John R Jensen

Art Director

Bobby Johanson

Adr Mixer

Scott C Johnston

Dolly Grip

Phillip Jordan

Electrician

Carl Joy

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Steve Kehela

Cast Associate

Jack Kerner

Other

Skip Kimball

Color

Betsy L Koff

Accounting Assistant

Elliot L. Koretz

Adr Editor

Jennifer Lagura

Swing Gang

Kim Larsen

Props Assistant

Kim Laren Larsen

Props Assistant

David E Larson

Assistant Director

Timothy S Lasquade

Hair Stylist

Tom Leavey

Transportation Captain

Jay Levy

Assistant Camera Operator

Jeff Lewis

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Richard Licata

Associate Producer

Barbara Lorenz

Hair Stylist

Junie Lowry-johnson

Casting

Kathy Lucas

Set Decorator

Dave Maiden

Foley Mixer

Diane Marshall

Foley Artist

Thomas William Marshall

Electrician

Ed Martin

Props

Karon May

Script Supervisor

Jay Mcinerney

Screenwriter

Tony Medina

Props

Sonny Merritt

Dresser

Emanuel Millar

Hair Stylist

Michael Wayne Miller

Key Grip

Jenevieve Minelian

Consultant

John P Mitchell

Cable Operator

Patrick Mitchell

Sound Mixer

James G Moriarity

Best Boy

T Adam Moyer

Location Manager

Fran Murphy

Costumes

Charles W Paithorn

Props

Richard Pelusi

Grip

Gilbert Perez

Security

Jeffrey Perkins

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Ilene Kahn Power

Executive Producer

Joseph Proscia

On-Set Dresser

Carlos E Ramirez

Assistant Director

William Ramirez

Craft Service

Joseph Rappa

Cast Associate

Pilar Reynaldo

Property Master

Jason Rosenberg

Production Assistant

Andrew Rowlands

Steadicam Operator

Gary A Rubin

Cast Associate

Debbie Rubins

Production Assistant

Amy Schmiederer

Makeup Assistant

Janeen Schreyer

Makeup Artist

Janeen Schreyer

Makeup Supervisor

Eric Sears

Editor

Bradley P Sexton

Cast Associate

Judith Shaw

Set Costumer

Steve Sheridan

Color Timer

Mitch Simmons

Other

Peyton Skelton

Rigging Gaffer

Lori Slomka

Music Editor

Andrew Slyder

Costumes

Lindsey Smarz

Production Assistant

Nena Smarz

Makeup Artist

Walt Smith

Other

Bill Sorrells

Other

Todd Robert Spencer

On-Set Dresser

Jack Steinberg

Dga Trainee

Kenneth M Struck

Assistant Location Manager

Heather Sullivan

Assistant

Fred Teague

Production Assistant

David Thornsberry

Location Manager

William J Tricarico

Key Rigging Grip

Robert Turturice

Costume Designer

Uriel Uribe

Electrician

Bruno Vanzeebroeck

Special Effects Coordinator

Roger Wall

Camera

Regina A Warendorp

Assistant

William Warner

Other

Larry Watson

Photography

Janet Wattles

Production Supervisor

David A Weinman

Construction Coordinator

Diane Wells

Medic

Angela Whiting

Swing Gang

Lynne M Whitlock

Assistant Editor

Wayne Williams

Transportation Coordinator

Andreas Wood

Assistant Sound Editor

Mary Ellen Woods

Assistant Director

Marvin Worth

Executive Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
Femme de rêve
Genre
Adaptation
Biography
Period
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Budget Films Stock Footage; Central Casting, Inc.; Cinema Research Corporation; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office; Hbo Entertainment; In Frame Inc; International Recording Corporation; John P Mitchell; Mario's Catering; Marvin Worth Productions; Modern VideoFilm; Owen & Desalvo Company; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Playback Technologies, Inc.; Sound One; Todd-Ao; Universal Clearances
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video
Location
Hollywood, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 57m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 1998 American Cinema Editors Award for Best Edited Two-Hour Movie for Noncommercial Television.

Released in United States on Video July 21, 1998

Aired in United States January 31, 1998

Aired in United States July 21, 1998

Estimated budget: $8,000,000

Budget source: Entertainment Weekly 01/16/1998