Finding North


1h 35m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Set in New York, a story revolving around a woebegone, bored bank teller, Rhonda Portelli who happens to pass by a jumper on the Brooklyn Bridge on the morning of her birthday. She is sure that her destiny is both to save Travis and to fall in love with him; the flaw in this plan is that he is suici

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Surry Shaffer
Distribution Company
Cowboy Pictures
Location
Denton, Texas, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

Set in New York, a story revolving around a woebegone, bored bank teller, Rhonda Portelli who happens to pass by a jumper on the Brooklyn Bridge on the morning of her birthday. She is sure that her destiny is both to save Travis and to fall in love with him; the flaw in this plan is that he is suicidal because of the loss of his male lover. She persists though, and the two travel to Texas together to fulfill his last wish, learning along the way how they can be of value to each other.

Crew

Robert A Agredo

Other

Edward Allen

Costumes

Joe Anderson

Transportation Coordinator

William Arnot

Key Grip

Michael Barret

Director Of Photography

Nicole Barrett

Makeup

Sasha Boak

Assistant Camera Operator

Roberta Bouchard

Script Supervisor

Steve Brannan

Craft Service

Merri Brewer

Assistant Director

Molly Brewer

Production Coordinator

David Bryant

Best Boy Grip

Michael J Burke

Assistant Camera Operator

Katelyn Burton

Costume Designer

Nancy Cabrera

Foley Artist

Jason Canovas

Dialogue Editor

Hunter Carson

Assistant Director

Mia Davis

Boom Operator

Michael Dempsey

Unit Production Manager

Michael Dempsey

Coproducer

Michael Dempsey

Assistant Director

Mark Desimone

Adr

Julie Ana Dobo

Production Assistant

Stephen Dyer

Producer

Robert Fernandez

Sound

Chris Flemmons

Assistant Camera Operator

Rocky Ford

Dolly Grip

Edward Franklin

Accountant

Mark P. Freeman

Grip

Wayne French

Transportation Captain

Brett Goldstein

Casting

Howard B Goodman

Driver

Gina Grande

Script Supervisor

Christopher Greene

Assistant Camera Operator

Jeremy S Grites

Grip

Marshall Grupp

Sound Design

Marshall Grupp

Sound Editor

Kim Hammond

Assistant Editor

Tom Helland

On-Set Dresser

Sheri Henneberger

Extras Casting Assistant

Lance Hoffman

Sound Mixer

Heather Howard

Other

Shawn Hueston

Location Manager

Chad Jackson

Storyboard Artist

Carla James

Casting

Kim Jindra

Craft Service

Troy Johnston

Wardrobe

Steven A. Jones

Producer

Cecily Kaston

Production Assistant

Hal Kessler

Executive Producer

Richard King

Dialogue Editor

Katy Kirby

Production Assistant

Bryan Klump

Sound Editor

George Lara

Foley Editor

Doug Lasater

Best Boy

Rob Lawrence

Grip

Marni Lebovici

Assistant Camera Operator

Sarah Leonard-mayer

Other

Nadia Leonelli

Unit Production Manager

Staci Leverton

Craft Service

Ricky Long

Best Boy Grip

Steven Lubensky

Assistant Camera Operator

David Lynn

Assistant Director

Bill Matlock

Photography

Joel Molloy

Production Assistant

Eric Montes

Electrician

Garrett Moran

Assistant Location Manager

Zeus Morand

Grip

T J Morehouse

Assistant Production Coordinator

T J Morehouse

Music Supervisor

Seiji Nakane

Best Boy

Pink Noise

Sound Editor

Timothy O'connell

Production Assistant

Mike O'daniel

Casting

Terry Osburn

Art Director

Tom Ostrowski

Gaffer

Yvonne Perkins

Production Accountant

Anne Austin Pierce

Art Department Coordinator

David Powers

Sound Mixer

Kim Powers

Screenplay

Leah Rial

Hair

Brian Rund

Music Editor

Bill Schwarz

Director Of Photography

Surry Shaffer

Production Insurance

Justin Shepard

Production Assistant

James B Smythe

Production Designer

Atsushi Takaoka

Gaffer

Molly Tracy

Wardrobe

Brian Vancho

Foley Artist

Erika Witzke

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Jerry Yuen

Boom Operator

Thom Zimny

Editor

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Surry Shaffer
Distribution Company
Cowboy Pictures
Location
Denton, Texas, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States January 1998

Released in United States July 1998

Released in United States June 1998

Released in United States March 1998

Released in United States Summer June 4, 1999

Shown at New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 4-14, 1998.

Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, California January 8-19, 1998.

Shown at OUTFEST '98: The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 9-20, 1998.

Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival June 18-28, 1998.

Shown at South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, Texas March 13-21, 1998.

Feature directorial debut for Tanya Wexler who graduated from the MFA program in screenwriting and directing at Columbia University--Tanya is the niece of reknown cinematographer Haskell Wexler.

Released in United States January 1998 (Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, California January 8-19, 1998.)

Released in United States March 1998 (Shown at South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, Texas March 13-21, 1998.)

Released in United States Summer June 4, 1999

Released in United States July 1998 (Shown at OUTFEST '98: The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival July 9-20, 1998.)

Released in United States June 1998 (Shown at San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival June 18-28, 1998.)

Released in United States June 1998 (Shown at New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival June 4-14, 1998.)