The Air I Breathe


1h 37m 2007

Brief Synopsis

A businessman bets his life on a horse race, a gangster sees the future, a pop star falls prey to a crime boss, and a doctor must save the love of his life. Based on an ancient Chinese proverb, these four overlapping stories dramatize the four emotional cornerstones of life: happiness, pleasure, sor

Film Details

Also Known As
Air I Breathe
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Crime
Drama
Romance
Release Date
2007
Distribution Company
ThinkFilm
Location
Mexico City, Mexico

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

A businessman bets his life on a horse race, a gangster sees the future, a pop star falls prey to a crime boss, and a doctor must save the love of his life. Based on an ancient Chinese proverb, these four overlapping stories dramatize the four emotional cornerstones of life: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love.

Crew

Catherine Abitbol

Photography

Maria Dolores Acosta

Accounting Assistant

Lazaro Cervantes Aguilar

Props Assistant

Alejandro Aguilar Z

Dailies

Eduardo Gomez Aguilera

Makeup Artist

Joakim Ahlund

Song

Klas Ahlund

Song

Victor Manuel Alcantara

Craft Service

Jesus Alegria

Medic

Mauricio Serrano Aleman

Props Buyer

Vincent Alfieri

Song

Edgar Gallaga Amador

Set Production Assistant

Edgar Ambriz

Rigging Electrician

Jon Amerikaner

Film Lab

Fernando Peralta Angeles

Camera Operator

Pete Anthony

Music Conductor

Alfredo Garcia Aquino

Camera Operator

Andrea Araiz

Assistant

Gerardo Rene Arellano

Set Production Assistant

Patrik Arve

Song

Ricardo A Arvizu Solis

Grip

Alejandro Avedano

Stunts

Mario Palestina Ayala

Craft Service

Carla Azar

Song

Jorge Banda

Craft Service

Juan Banda

Craft Service

Jesus Rodriguez Barajas

Key Grip

Gregg Barbanell

Foley Artist

Suzette Barnett

Compositing Supervisor

Gerardo Barrera

Swing

Chad Beck

Visual Effects Supervisor

Mat Beck

Visual Effects Supervisor

Shehene Bedran

Security

Ethan Berger

Music

Roger Ames Berger

Digital Effects Artist

Christine Bergren

Music

Victoria Bergsman

Song

Paul F Bernard

Assistant Director

Paul F Bernard

Associate Producer

Miguel Betancourt

Video Assist/Playback

Walt Bigelow

Digital Effects Artist

Gustavo Borner

Music Scoring Mixer

Michele Boudreau

Production Accountant

Pascual Alvarado Bravo

Rigging Electrician

Shawn J. Broes

Editing

Michael Broomberg

Foley Artist

Carlos Brown

Assistant

Julian Bucio

Stunt Coordinator

Wilebaldo Bucio

Stunt Double

Javier Cendejas Burgos

Set Production Assistant

Patrick Calderon Dakin

Production Coordinator

Victor Camacho

Video Assist/Playback

Mariano Carranco

Unit Production Manager

Luis Humberto Carretero

Craft Service

Maury Carvajal

Script Supervisor

Mariana Robles Castaneda

Art Department

Marco Antonio Castillo

Special Effects Assistant

Pedro Antonio Castillo

Swing

Joaquin Cervera

Assistant Camera

Paola Cesarman

Assistant

Ana Elena Chanona

On-Set Dresser

Chuy Chavez

Director Of Photography

Adrian Colbert

Film Lab

Jonathan Coomes

Foley Editor

Martin Corkidi

Location Manager

Arturo Castaneda Corona

Assistant Camera

Gilberto Cortes

Property Master

Sergio Torres Cuesta

Makeup Assistant

Jose Luis Cuevas

On-Set Dresser

Elona Culwell

Visual Effects

Alexander Dahm

Assistant Director

Zach Danziger

Song

Debbi Datz-pyle

Music Contractor

Todd Daugherty

Software Engineer

Alejandro De La Pena

Stunts

David Deleon

Makeup Artist

Israel Delgado

Graphic Designer

Lourdes Delgado

Hair

Bob Derosa

Screenplay

Emilio Diez Barroso

Producer

Edgar Neri Dominguez

Costumer

Francisco Blanc Dominguez

Art Director

Lisa Driehuis

Set Production Assistant

Tai Duncan

Executive Producer

Francisco Rodriguez Duron

Driver

Adam Ealovega

Compositing Supervisor

Greg Edwards

Song

Miguel Enriquez

Assistant Camera

Hana Espinosa

Art Department Coordinator

Dave Everhart

Visual Effects

Eduardo Ruiz Fernandez

Set Production Assistant

Lucia Mariana Gaja Ferrer

Script Supervisor

Marina Filippelli

Assistant Director

Joe Fineman

Post-Production Supervisor

Danielle Fiorello

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Kathy Fisher

Assistant

Alejandro Martinez Flores

Location Assistant

Jose Merced Flores

Transportation

Juan Antonio Flores

Driver

Maria De Lourdes Nunez Flores

Accounting Assistant

Sergio Flores Alarcon

Dolly Grip

Alonso Rosado Franco

Stunts

David Michael Frank

Song

Alan Freedman

Adr Mixer

Florentina French

Dialogue Coach

Carlos Adalid Gamboa

Set Designer

Ernesto Garabito

Unit Manager

Griselda Garcia

Costumer

Juan Carlos Garcia

Accounting Assistant

Pablo Martinez Garcia

Construction

Sergio Ernesto Garcia M

Graphic Designer

Christina Garranchan

Compositing Supervisor

Robert Getty

Supervising Sound Editor

Kelli Gillam

Post-Production Accountant

Rizza Go

Visual Effects

Laura Monica Gonzalez

Costumer

Norali Gonzalez

Assistant

Eugene Goreshter

Song

Pamela Green

Titles

Carlos Gris

Camera Equipment

Jay Grunfeld

Compositing Supervisor

Luis Manuel Guerrero

Craft Service

Javier Gunther

Transportation Coordinator

Miguel Gurza

Animal Wrangler

Sergio Zavala Haro

Sound

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Hiroko Hayata

Song

Hiroko Hayata

Song Performer

Joseph Haydn

Song

Tricia Hefferman

Visual Effects Producer

Elsa Hermoso

Production Accountant

Fermin Lara Hernandez

Transportation

Gilberto Oviedo Hernandez

Set Production Assistant

Gustavo Hernandez

Driver

Joceline Hernandez

Set Production Assistant

Victor M Hernandez Valdivia

Assistant Camera

Patrick Heyerdahl

Assistant Director

William Higgins

Digital Effects Artist

Chato Hill

Assistant Sound Editor

Yoshiko Hirata

Compositing Supervisor

Robert Hoffman

Editor

Jermaine Holt

Stunt Double

Carla Hool

Casting Director

John Paul Horstmann

Assistant Editor

Blanca T Hurtado

Accountant

Fausto Jardon

Tailor

Eli Jarra

Compositing Supervisor

Glenn Jepson

Dailies

Bill Johnson

Executive Producer

Jimmy Johnson

Music

Kent Johnson

Visual Effects Supervisor

Jared Jones

Compositing Supervisor

Julianne Jordan

Music Supervisor

Alejandro Juarez H

Security

Yvette Gurza Junco

Stunt Double

Eric Justen

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Hiromi Kamata

Assistant Director

Michael Kamper

Sound Effects Editor

Skip Kimball

Colorist

Sonny Kompanek

Original Music

Jason Korber

Compositing Supervisor

Argel Kota

Music

Ashley Kravitz

Clearance Coordinator

Javier Labastida

Grip

Tim Lauber

Rerecording

Jieho Lee

Screenplay

Mike Leeming

Visual Effects Editor

Casey Leming

Graphics

Gabriel Godinez Leon

Stunts

Josue Alvarez Leon

Loader

Danny Levy

Music

Kymber Lim

Visual Effects Producer

G Edgar Livengood

Song

Walt Lloyd

Director Of Photography

Carl Loeffler

Engineer

Alfonso Joel Lopez

Construction Coordinator

Gabriela Matus Lopez

On-Set Dresser

Jose Vega Lopez

Swing

Darlene Caamaño Loquet

Producer

Dariela Ludlow

Assistant Camera

Jose Ludlow

Coproducer

Wilma Gomez Luengo

Assistant Camera

Eliseo Orozco Luna

Assistant Camera

Francisca Maira

Set Decorator

Victor Manuel Mandujano

Driver

Martin Gerardo Manjarrez

Camera Operator

Andrea Martinez

Script Supervisor

Fabiola Martinez Martinez

Costumer

Karen Mccarthy

Visual Effects

Enrique Garcia Mejia

Swing

Jose Garcia Mejia

Swing

Pedro Alfonso Mejia

Sound Mixer

Yhara Mejia

Assistant

Abraham Martinez Mendez

Foreman

Joaquin Mendoza

Driver

Arturo Mercado

Driver

Clemente Mesinas

Caterer

Michele Michel

Costume Designer

Susan Mieras

Assistant

Olga Millan

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
Air I Breathe
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Crime
Drama
Romance
Release Date
2007
Distribution Company
ThinkFilm
Location
Mexico City, Mexico

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Expanded Release in United States February 1, 2008

Released in United States 2007

Released in United States January 2008

Released in United States on Video May 20, 2008

Released in United States Winter January 25, 2008

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival (World Cinema Now) January 3-14, 2008.

Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Encounters) April 25-May 6, 2007.

Kate Bosworth and James Franco previously attached to star.

Feature directorial debut for Jieho Lee.

Released in United States 2007 (Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Encounters) April 25-May 6, 2007.)

Released in United States January 2008 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival (World Cinema Now) January 3-14, 2008.)

Released in United States Winter January 25, 2008

Expanded Release in United States February 1, 2008

Released in United States on Video May 20, 2008