Young Adam


1h 39m 2003

Brief Synopsis

The crisis of Joe--a young drifter who finds work on a barge owned by the down-to-earth Les and his enigmatic wife Ella. One afternoon Joe and Les happen upon the corpse of a young woman floating in the water and the questions begin. Accident? Suicide? Murder? As the police investigate the case and

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NC-17
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
2003
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics
Location
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom; Ireland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Synopsis

The crisis of Joe--a young drifter who finds work on a barge owned by the down-to-earth Les and his enigmatic wife Ella. One afternoon Joe and Les happen upon the corpse of a young woman floating in the water and the questions begin. Accident? Suicide? Murder? As the police investigate the case and a suspect is arrested, it becomes evident that Joe knows more about the drowned woman, Cathie, than he will admit. Meanwhile, against the backdrop of the investigation, Joe and Ella embark on a passionate affair.

Crew

Lesley Abernethy

Costumes

Tim Alban

Dubbing Mixer

Michael Allen

Driver

Nina Armstrong

Stunts

Phil Attfield

Visual Effects Supervisor

Matthew Baker

Assistant

Candice Banks

Makeup Artist

Candice Banks

Hair Stylist

Michael Bannister

Music Scoring Mixer

Guy Barker

Production Accountant

Robin Beard

Digital Effects Artist

Anna Benbow

Camera Trainee

Mat Bergel

Props

Gillian Berrie

Associate Producer

James Boorer

Grip

Sandy Borthwick

Painter

Phil Bowen

Construction Manager

Kieran Boyne

Sound

Jas Brown

Driver

Jo Cameron Brown

Dialect Coach

Jo Cameron Brown

Coach

Graeme Brownlee

Driver

Tommy Bryce

Driver

Lewis Buchan

Camera Focus Puller

Ed Bulman

Foley Recordist

Ed Bulman

Adr

Ed Bulman

Foley Editor

Giles Burgess

Assistant Editor

Stephen Burt

Location Manager

David Byrne

Music Producer

David Byrne

Song Performer

David Byrne

Music Arranger

David Byrne

Song

David Byrne

Original Music

Michael Campbell

Unit Manager

Jim Cardey

Driver

Jennifer Cargey

Production

Simon Carr

Visual Effects Supervisor

Neill Cinnamond

Driver

Sue Collin

Art Department

Dot Connolley

Script Supervisor

Julie Connor

Production Coordinator

Tony Cook

Boom Operator

Kahleen Crawford

Casting Assistant

Stewart Cunningham

Props

Jeff Darby

Driver

Richard Davey

Dubbing Mixer

Colin Davidson

Carpenter

David Davidson

Coordinator

Neil Davidson

Photography

Kelly Dent

Stunts

Harry Dixon

Consultant

Mark Dollery

Digital Effects

Arthur Donnelly

Electrician

Laura Donnelly

Art Director

Tony Doogan

Music Scoring Mixer

Laurence Dorman

Production Designer

Tony Duncan

Security

Jacqueline Durran

Costume Designer

Michael Elliott

Assistant Director

Layla Evans

Post-Production Assistant

Layla Evans

Production Assistant

Larry Eydmann

Advisor

Rory Farnan

Adr Editor

Rory Farnan

Dialogue Editor

Rory Farnan

Foley Editor

Judy Farr

Set Decorator

Steve Ferguson

Editing

Kara Finlay

Assistant

Gordon Fitzgerald

Property Master

Roddy Garden

Props

Dick Gaughan

Consultant

Robert Gee

Painter

Amy Gilliam

Production

Janice Ginsberg

Music Supervisor

Ann Marie Gormley

Accounting Assistant

Derek Gray

Storyboard Artist

Mike Grimes

Assistant Sound Editor

Steven Hall

Director Of Photography

Vicki Hallam

Costumes

Des Hamilton

Casting

John Harper

Camera Focus Puller

Barbara Harrington

Costumes

Richard Hassall

Carpenter

Michael Higson

Construction

Tom Hocking

Digital Effects Artist

Vince Holden

Production Auditor

John Hughes

Painter

Sarah Hughes

Rights & Clearances

Bob Hunt

Best Boy

Rowley Irlam

Stunts

Piero Jamieson

Props

Ben Johnson

Assistant Director

Kelly Johnson

Accounting Assistant

Jocelyn Jones

Assistant

Robert Jones

Executive Producer

Scott Keery

Props

Robbie Kirkpatrick

Production

Louis Kramer

Sound Recordist

Melissa Lake

Foley Artist

Tony Lilley

Makeup Artist

Tony Lilley

Hair Stylist

Malcolm Lindsay

Music Arranger

Andy Long

Gaffer

David Love

Driver

Janice Macdonald

Music Supervisor

Raymond Macdonald

Music Arranger

Stuart Macdonald

Consultant

David Mackenzie

Screenplay

Mary Mackenzie

Art Department

Michael Mackinnon

Adr

Clare Maclean

Post-Production Supervisor

Iain Maclean

Location Assistant

Hazel Mall

Costumes

Layla Mall

Production

Stephan Mallmann

Associate Producer

Frank Mcconalogue

Electrician

Glynis Mckeand

Consultant

Ken Mclusky

Instructor

Craig Mcqueenie

Driver

Sara Meek

Assistant Costume Designer

Anna Mehta

Assistant Editor

Sandy Miller

Boom Operator

Gill Mills

Music Coordinator

Gareth Milne

Stunt Coordinator

Charles Mingus

Song

Colin Monie

Editor

Sue Morrison

Art Department

Peter Mullan

Song Performer

Colin Nicolson

Sound Recordist

Andy Nielson

Driver

Giles Nuttgens

Director Of Photography

Jim O'donnell

Painter

Nick O'hagan

Coproducer

Gruff Owen

Digital Effects Artist

Caroline Perjesi

Assistant

Derrick Peters

Loader

Jeremy Price

Supervising Sound Editor

Laura Quinn

Stand-In

Norman Rees

Stand-In

Jim Reeve

Coproducer

Janet Riddoch

Production Manager

Alex Robertson

Carpenter

Stuart Rose

Art Director

James Seddon

Consultant

Lilia Sellami

Loader

Lionel Selwyn

Foley Artist

Chris Sinclair

Adr

Lyndal Smith

Stunts

Barnaby Smyth

Adr

Paul Smythe

Assistant Director

Meg Speirs

Makeup Designer

Meg Speirs

Hair

John Stanborough

Grader

Alexandra Stone

Coproducer

Paul Swann

Liaison

Stef Swiatek

Medic

Bev Syme

Unit Manager

Jeremy Thomas

Producer

Andrew Thomson

Assistant Art Director

Alexander Trocchi

Source Material

Mike Valentine

Camera Operator

Emma Walker

Costumes

Peter Watson

Associate Producer

Avril Watt

Script Supervisor

David Weatherstone

Props

Ross Weir

Driver

Anthony Wilcox

Assistant Director

Julia Willis

Assistant

Billy Wilson

Rigging Grip

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NC-17
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Thriller
Release Date
2003
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics
Location
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom; Ireland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature at the 2003 Edinburgh International Festival.

Released in United States Spring April 16, 2004

Released in United States on Video September 14, 2004

Released in United States August 2003

Released in United States October 2003

Released in United States March 2004

Released in United States 2008

Shown at Edinburgh International Festival August 13-24, 2003.

Shown at New York Film Festival October 3-19, 2003.

Shown at South by Southwest Film Festival March 12-20, 2004.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Emerging Masters) May 22-June 15, 2008.

Based on the novel by Alexander Trocchi, first published in 1954.

Feature directorial and screenwriting debut for David McKenzie.

Released in United States Spring April 16, 2004

Released in United States on Video September 14, 2004

Released in United States August 2003 (Shown at Edinburgh International Festival August 13-24, 2003.)

Released in United States October 2003 (Shown at New York Film Festival October 3-19, 2003.)

Released in United States March 2004 (Shown at South by Southwest Film Festival March 12-20, 2004.)

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Emerging Masters) May 22-June 15, 2008.)