The Lesser Evil


1h 36m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Twenty-two years ago four friends went to the quarry on the edge of town with a case of beer and a loaded handgun. At the end of the day the beer was gone, the gun was empty and a stranger lay dead at the bottom of the quarry. Now, the four are together again, trying to deal with their actions in th

Film Details

Also Known As
Lesser Evil
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1997
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Louisiana, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

Synopsis

Twenty-two years ago four friends went to the quarry on the edge of town with a case of beer and a loaded handgun. At the end of the day the beer was gone, the gun was empty and a stranger lay dead at the bottom of the quarry. Now, the four are together again, trying to deal with their actions in the face of guilt and a new police investigation.

Crew

Fanee Aaron

Swing Gang

Jane Alexander

Grip

Brian Allan

Titles And Opticals

Gregory B Atkins

Property Master

Ruben Cohen Auday

Set Production Assistant

Martin Avita

Other

Joe Backes

Video

Timothy Bailey

Stand-In

Gregg Bandiero

Rigging Electrician

Keith T Barber

Assistant Location Manager

Joe Barnett

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Nancy Bates

Scenic Artist

Javier Bennassar

Sound Effects Editor

Chris Bennett

Stunts

Berkley Bidgood

Mechanical Special Effects

Tim Black

Medic

Lisa Blok-linson

Location Manager

Arthur Boardman

Carpenter

Tim Boggs

Adr Supervisor

Camon Bowlin

Grip

Nathan Bragg

Grip

Tom Brainard

Office Production Assistant

Mark Brinegar

Electrician

Jeremy Brown

Stand-In

Ron Buchanan

On-Set Dresser

Brent Burditt

Assistant Director

Larry Butler

Driver

Daragh Byrne

Carpenter

Robert Van Camp

Video

Steve Cash

Song

Lia Celi

Makeup

Lia Celi

Hair

Erik Cervantes

Carpenter

Bartow Church

Set Production Assistant

Brett Clark

Set Production Assistant

Chris Clayton

Driver

Robin Cobb

Photography

Dave Coffey

Driver

Phil Coffey

Driver

Andrew M Cohen

Loader

Benjamin Cook

Sound Effects Editor

Kevin Coon

Assistant Property Master

John Copeman

Stunt Coordinator

Louis Creveling

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Fred D Critser

Carpenter

Stephen Crocker

Assistant Camera

Michael Culbert

Set Production Assistant

Arthur Cusolito

Other

Yan Dalsanto

Adr Mixer

John Dalve

Production Coordinator

Andrew Daniel

Set Production Assistant

Barry B Daniels

Gaffer

Bill Danoff

Song

Barry Davis

Mechanical Special Effects

Don Davis

Music

Don Davis

Music Conductor

Moe Davis

Carpenter

Michael Dawson

Driver

John Dillon

Song

Richard Dipatri

Assistant Production Coordinator

Bruce Dorfman

Director Of Photography

Steven Doss

Carpenter

Mark Dukes

Assistant Director

John M Eads

Other

Gregory L Edwards

Dolly Grip

Susanna J Eggli

Scenic Artist

Marcia Philips Eliason

Craft Service

Dejon Ellis Ii

Best Boy Grip

Tawny Fere Ellis

Scenic Artist

Jaclyn Englelsher

Art Department

Kai Ephron

Location Manager

Mary Erstad

Foley Mixer

Saul Escobedo

Color Timer

Jason Fields

Office Production Assistant

Rob Fleeger

Electrician

Van Flesher

Director Of Photography

Brent Fletcher

Stunt Coordinator

Anthony Fox

Driver

Anthony Fox

Transportation Captain

Jim Fox

Song

Tony Fox

Driver

Les Franck

Rigging Electrician

Alan Freedman

Adr Mixer

Gabe Frimmel

Stand-In

Jacquelyn Frisco

Unit Production Manager

Dale Frye

Stunts

Frank Gaeta

Supervising Sound Editor

Julie Gaeta

Sound Editor

David Gaffney

Stand-In

Aaron Gant

Music Engineer

Emily Geagan

Gaffer

Jason George

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Danielle Ghent

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Darcy D Gilmore

Hair

Darcy D Gilmore

Makeup

Patrick Giraudi

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Mitchell J Glaser

Assistant Set Decorator

Jon Joseph Glover

Swing Gang

Kurt Godel

Visual Effects

Laura Goldsmith

Costume Designer

Libby Goldstein

Casting

Gabriella Goor

Set Decorator

Rocke Grace

Song

David Grant

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Norman Greenbaum

Song

Norman Greenbaum

Song Performer

Danette Greva

Scenic Artist

C. Daniel Hall

Art Director

David Hall

Set Decorator

Kevin A Hall

Electrician

Tim Hall

Set Production Assistant

Allan David Hamilton Jr.

Driver

Allan D Hamilton

Transportation Coordinator

Catherine Harper

Foley Artist

Daniel Harrison

Stand-In

Leigh R Harrison

Post-Production

Leigh Harrison Helberg

Production Coordinator

Catherine Hart

Electrician

William Terrell Hasker

Dolly Grip

Eric Hasse

Assistant Camera

Timothy Hayden

Location Manager

Daniel D Helberg

Producer

Jennifer Henry

Assistant Camera

Sean Hepler

Electrician

Michael Hertlein

Sound Editor

Sean Hewitt

Carpenter

G William Hicks

Set Production Assistant

Jeff Hightower

Office Production Assistant

Charlie Holden

Grip

Karen Horwitz

Assistant Director

Eric Hossner

Camera

Glen Howard

Office Production Assistant

Amy Jackson

Office Production Assistant

William Jackson

Carpenter

Lorri Jakubuv

Set Production Assistant

Harry Jarvis

Assistant Director

James Jermyn

Assistant Camera

Paul Jones

Driver

Starr Jones

Makeup

Starr Jones

Hair

Tim Song Jones

Boom Operator

Nancy J Kaimowitz

Script Supervisor

Carol Katinsky

Art Department Coordinator

Stephen M Kelley

Makeup

Stephen M Kelley

Hair

Tim Kinney

Other

Michael Klingerman

Swing Gang

Damian Kostivk

Assistant Camera

Lane Kraft

Transportation Captain

Douglas Lackey

Music Editor

Dennis Laine

Steadicam Operator

Dick Langdon

Stunts

Michael Larson

Titles

Adam Leemon

Art Department

Robin Leishman

Original Music

Jeremy Levine

Production Designer

Jeremy Levine

Unit Director

Jeremy Levine

Screenplay

Dave Liberstein

Set Production Assistant

Carlos Lima

Carpenter

Melissa Limmer

Titles

Gary Lloyd

Other

Jim Long

Driver

Skip Long

Driver

James R Lowder

Transportation Coordinator

Paul Lowery

Grip

Junie Lowry-johnson

Casting

Kenji Luster

Steadicam Operator

David Mackay

Screenplay

David Mackay

Producer

David Mann

Foley Editor

Bret Marnell

Editor

Juan Mas

Assistant Director

Richard Mazzochi

Property Master

Clay Mcculough

Steadicam Operator

Jeff Mcevoy

Assistant Editor

Ryan Mcnally

Assistant

Matthew Mcneil

Hair

Matthew Mcneil

Makeup

Ricardo Mendoza

Art Director

Nathan Meyers

Office Runner

Rick Money

Stand-In

Matt Moore

Swing

Jim Moores

Driver

Cindy Mori

Accountant

Chris Moriana

Foley Artist

James Moriana

Foley Artist

Dino Muccio

Stunts

Mike Mulvaney

Driver

Shannon Murphy

Assistant Camera

Glen Neibaur

Music Engineer

Erin O'malley

Production Coordinator

Erin Orr

Costumer

Tim Orr

Grip

Matt Palamatz

Medic

Nancy Parr

Set Production Assistant

Ken Passarelli

Song

John Pedone

Gaffer

Ziggy Pedone

Electrician

Joseph Pelle

Key Grip

Film Details

Also Known As
Lesser Evil
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Release Date
1997
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Louisiana, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States June 1998

Released in United States October 1997

Released in United States October 1998

Released in United States on Video September 28, 1999

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 26 - March 4, 1998.

Shown at MIFED '97 in Milan, Italy October 19-24, 1997.

Shown at San Diego World Film Festival (Opening Night) June 2-11, 1998.

Straight-to-video release.

Began shooting late January 1997.

Completed shooting April 11, 1997.

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 26 - March 4, 1998.)

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at MIFED '97 in Milan, Italy October 19-24, 1997.)

Released in United States June 1998 (Shown at San Diego World Film Festival (Opening Night) June 2-11, 1998.)

Released in United States on Video September 28, 1999

Released in United States October 1998 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (Premiere) October 22-31, 1998.)