Eye of God


1h 24m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Set in Oklahoma, a bleak tale of small-town tragedy and loss of faith about a recently sprung ex-con, Jack, who hastily marries a shy waitress, Ainsley, with whom he had been corresponding while in prison. Only after their rushed courtship and hasty marriage does Ainsley learn that Jack--who gives e

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Castle Hill Productions
Location
Oklahoma, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 24m

Synopsis

Set in Oklahoma, a bleak tale of small-town tragedy and loss of faith about a recently sprung ex-con, Jack, who hastily marries a shy waitress, Ainsley, with whom he had been corresponding while in prison. Only after their rushed courtship and hasty marriage does Ainsley learn that Jack--who gives every indication of having had a religious conversion while in prison--served time for brutally beating a former girlfriend.

Crew

Whitney Ancle

Stand-In

Tom Anderson

Post-Production Coordinator

David Atherton

Prosthetic Makeup

Dan Bailey

Grip

Matthew Ballen

Set Production Assistant

Chris Banfield

Boom Operator

Lisa Benavides

Other

Tonya Bowen

Assistant

Julianna Brannum

Set Costumer

Ian Brown

Set Production Assistant

Brent Burditt

Assistant Director

Natalie Canerday

Assistant

Cory Cate

Grip

Rachel Chancey

Assistant Editor

Joe Cimino

Assistant Sound Editor

Roberta Clardy

Caterer

Ray Cobo

Production Coordinator

Ruth Cohen

Associate Producer

Marko Costanzo

Foley Artist

Arthur Dantchik

Associate Producer

Garret Dillahunt

Other

Pat Doyle

Titles And Opticals

Shaun Early

Other

Bernadette Echohawk

Assistant Camera Operator

Wendy Ettinger

Producer

Jay Ferguson

Location Casting

Russell Fine

Director Of Photography

Nate Foll

Other

Steven Francis

Grip

Patrick Geary

Production Designer

Barry Greene

On-Set Dresser

Dolly Hall

Coproducer

Lloyd Handworker

Assistant Camera Operator

Gene Hansell

Assistant Set Dresser

Gene Hansell

Construction Coordinator

Jeff Harkavy

Apprentice Editor

Ana Heffington

Office Assistant

Elizabeth Henderson

Other

Elizabeth Henderson

Post-Production Assistant

Stephen James

Office Assistant

Harry Jarvis

Assistant Director

Selina Jayne

Makeup

Judi Jensen

Assistant Costume Designer

J C Johnson

Location Assistant

April Jones

Other

Jennifer Jones

Other

Tom Kane

Photography

Scott Kaplan

Accountant

Brian A Kates

Assistant Editor

Gretchen Kates

Production Coordinator

Avy Kaufman

Casting

Jeanette King-segnini

Post-Production Supervisor

Andy Kris

Adr

Simone Lageoles

Script Supervisor

Deidre Lally

Best Boy

Jennifer Laub

Caterer

Lori Leigh Adkins

Assistant Editor

Julie Lichter

Location Casting

Ricki Maslar

Location Casting

Jeff Mccall

Electrician

Chris Mccann

Other

Cynthia Mcintyre

Location Manager

Tracy Mcknight

Music Coordinator

Mack Melson

Sound Mixer

Ruth Mitchell

Art Assistant

Ami Nelson

Assistant Editor

Michael Nelson

Producer

Michael Nelson

Unit Production Manager

Tim Blake Nelson

Source Material

Tim Blake Nelson

Screenplay

Tim Blake Nelson

Play As Source Material

Denise Marie Neyen

Art Assistant

Terri Nimerick

Makeup Assistant

David Novak

Other

Jill Ohanneson

Costume Designer

David Peterson

Transportation Coordinator

Ryan K Peterson

Driver

Mary Ellen Porto

Sound Editor

Jeff Reagan

Assistant Camera Operator

Esther Regelson

Sound Editor

Damon Salerno

Key Grip

Kate Sanford

Editor

Stephen Schmidt

Apprentice

Mark Sharper

Electrician

Rhondy Shaw

Caterer

Terry Shutts

Stand-In

Candi Smithson

Assistant Director

Rebecca Stewart

Location Assistant

Richard Storch

Caterer

Jim Taylor

Assistant Property Master

Kristy Tully

Gaffer

Jane Tyson

Assistant Production Coordinator

David Van Tieghem

Music

David Wagner

Assistant Director

Richard Williams

Art Director

Richard Wilson

Property Master

Heidi Zellner

Other

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Castle Hill Productions
Location
Oklahoma, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 24m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the American Independent Award at the 1997 Seattle Film Festival.

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States April 1997

Released in United States Fall October 17, 1997

Released in United States January 1997

Released in United States November 1997

Released in United States October 31, 1997

Released in United States on Video March 18, 2003

Shown at Gen Art Film Festival in New York City April 22-28, 1997.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 24 - May 8, 1997.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 15 - June 8, 1997.

Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (Young Cinema) November 1-10, 1997.

Feature directorial debut for Tim Blake Nelson.

Began shooting July 13, 1996.

Completed shooting August 10, 1996.

Project workshopped at the Sundance Institute's 1996 January Screenwriters Lab and the 1996 June Filmmakers Lab.

Limited release in United Kingdom as part of series "American Independence" March 12, 1999.

Ultra-Stereo

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 24 - May 8, 1997.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 15 - June 8, 1997.)

Released in United States January 1997 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (in competition) in Park City, Utah January 16-26, 1997.)

Released in United States on Video March 18, 2003

Released in United States April 1997 (Shown at Gen Art Film Festival in New York City April 22-28, 1997.)

Released in United States Fall October 17, 1997

Released in United States October 31, 1997 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States November 1997 (Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (Young Cinema) November 1-10, 1997.)