The Basketball Diaries


1h 40m 1995

Brief Synopsis

An autobiographical account of poet and rock musician Jim Carroll's delinquent high school years, during which he excelled playing basketball for a boy's club team, meanwhile hustling to support his growing heroin addiction.

Film Details

Also Known As
Basketball Diaries, På driven i New York
MPAA Rating
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Marcia Rutledge
Distribution Company
CINEPIX FILM PROPERTIES PRODUCTIONS (CFP)/NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

An autobiographical account of poet and rock musician Jim Carroll's delinquent high school years, during which he excelled playing basketball for a boy's club team, meanwhile hustling to support his growing heroin addiction.

Crew

Selena Adams

Other

Trish Adlesic

Assistant Location Manager

Robert Alberga

Driver

Robert Albertell

Assistant Director

Joey Altruda

Song

Jill E Anderson

Wardrobe Supervisor

Jacqueline Arnot

On-Set Dresser

Ian Astbury

Song

Chad Auchincloss

Other

Jim Auer

Song

K C Bailey

Photography

William Baker

Other

Kristen Becht

Assistant

Brian Berdan

Editor

Michael Berg

Gaffer

Michael Bicknell

Best Boy

Beau Biggart

Adr Mixer

James R Bilz

Props

Chris Blackwell

Executive Producer

Bob Blair

Other

Nancy G Blake

Assistant Property Master

Tammy Blake

Sound

Jim Boniece

Grip

Mariann Braden

Song

Greg Brandt

Caterer

J. C. Brotherhood

Other

Kristen Buckley

Set Production Assistant

Mark Burg

Special Thanks To

Joanne Burnham

Special Thanks To

Glyn Bush

Song

Wilfred Caban

Special Effects Assistant

Maria Calvaruso

Camera Trainee

Jay Carrado

Stunt Player

Jim Carroll

Song Performer

Jim Carroll

Song

Jim Carroll

Source Material (From Novel)

Jim Carroll

Other

Verne Caruso

Hair Stylist

Dr. Mitchell Cassel

Other

Camille Cerullo

Production Auditor

Sam Chwat

Dialogue Coach

Paul Clay

Sound Editor

John Clifford

Photography

Beth Coiner

Art Assistant

Bob Colletti

Stunt Player

Eddy Collyns

Location Manager

Brandon Colton

Craft Service

Patricia Conaway

Sound

Dana Congdon

Editor

David Cooney

Storyboard Artist

Sharyn Cordice

Makeup Artist

Chris Cornell

Song

Jenny Cottle

Production Coordinator

Patrick Cousins

Other

Deborah Cowan

Craft Service

Byron Crystal

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Delroy Dally

Assistant

Shirley Davis

Assistant Production Coordinator

David C Dean

Assistant Director

John Desmore

Song

Marty Diamond

Special Thanks To

Paul Dibartolo

Song

Paul Dibartolo

Music

Samuel C. Dickerman

Assistant

Naomi Donne

Special Thanks To

The Doors

Song Performer

Phil Downey

Special Thanks To

Ann Dubinet

Special Thanks To

William Duffy

Song

John Dyzcko

Special Thanks To

Leon Dyzcko

Special Thanks To

Mark Egyud

Generator Operator

Eric Eisenberg

Technical Advisor

Glen Engels

Grip

Lieutenant Anthony Falco

Special Thanks To

M Neil Fallon

Video Playback

Bruce Feinberg

Special Thanks To

Kerin Ferallo

Assistant

David Filippi

Production Assistant

Chuck Finance

Titles And Opticals

Adam Flax

Song

Scott Fleischer

Lighting

Ralph Fratianni

Grip

Leigh French

Adr

Charlie Gambetta

Special Thanks To

Andrew Gangloff

Other

Dan Genetti

Executive Producer

Gary Gersh

Special Thanks To

Michele Giordano

Production Coordinator

Bryan Goluboff

Screenplay

Charlie Goodman

Grip

Billy Gottlieb

Music Coordinator

Jonathan Graham

Grip

Kennen E Gudjonsson

Other

Mary Beth Hagner

Special Thanks To

Diane Hammond

Makeup Artist

Cassandra Han

Effects Assistant

P.j. Harvey

Song Performer

P.j. Harvey

Song

Allison Hebble

Production

Liz Heller

Producer

Kathie Hersch

Line Producer

Don Hewitt

Stunt Player

Danny Higgenbottem

Stunt Player

Jude Aubrey Hindle

Craft Service

Larry Hoki

Other

Lys Hopper

Location Manager

David J Hudson

Rerecording

George A Hugel

Carpenter

Victor Iorillo

Sound Designer

Victor Iorillo

Supervising Sound Editor

Joseph Irwin

Driver

Jerry Jacobson

Dialogue Editor

Hardwick Johnson

Camera Equipment

Jon Mark Johnson

Other

Robert L Johnson

Driver

Jerry Kadar

On-Set Dresser

Robert Kaiser

Color Timer

Sonia Kalvert

Special Thanks To

Lisa Katcher

Script Supervisor

Beth Katz

Other

Joan Kauffman

Assistant

Avy Kaufman

Casting

Daniel Kempthorne

Song

Steve Kirshoff

Special Effects Coordinator

William Klayer

Gaffer

Ivan Kral

Song

Robby Krieger

Song

Susan Kurtz

Editor

Susan Labunski

Location Assistant

George Leong

Boom Operator

Molly Lewis

Other

Brian Linsley

Song

Steve Linsley

Song

Nancy Lund

Special Thanks To

Lt Maldonado

Special Thanks To

John Bard Manulis

Producer

Ray Manzarek

Song

Charlie Marroquin

Dolly Grip

Rick Marroquin

Grip

Robert Martin

Song

Gary Martone

Key Grip

Thomas Andrew Marzulli

Office Assistant

Bob Mastronardi

Special Thanks To

Brian P Maxwell

Other

Ricardo Mazal

Special Thanks To

Jim Mcconkey

Steadicam Operator

Ivan Mcdonald

Art Department Coordinator

Jim W Mcfarland

Production Assistant

Robert Mckenzie

Song

Bill Mellow

Foley Mixer

Fred Merusi

Construction Coordinator

Lenny Messitte

Special Thanks To

Larry Mestel

Special Thanks To

Todd Michael

Stunt Player

Jon Miles

Post-Production

Ken Miller

Dialogue Editor

Michael Mirkin

Driver

Monique Mitchell

Dolly Grip

Alberto Montano

Special Thanks To

Jim Morrison

Song

Edgard Mourino

Stunt Coordinator

Karim Murad

Other

Don Nace

Scenic Artist

George Nadramia

Driver

Johnette Napolitano

Song Performer

Peter Nichols

Special Thanks To

Christopher A. Nowak

Production Designer

Tom O'donnel

Special Thanks To

Patrick O'sullivan

Dialogue Editor

Phil Oetiker

Camera Operator

Carlos Oliver

Assistant

Arne Olsen

Key Grip

Sina Oroomchi

Foley Mixer

Terri Ostrow

Set Production Assistant

Matthew D Panepinto

Production Assistant

Joseph Paprota

Driver

Alfred Pariser

Special Thanks To

Tom Penketh

Production

John Penotti

Special Thanks To

Jeffrey Perkins

Rerecording

David Phillips

Dp/Cinematographer

David Phillips

Director Of Photography

Erin C Quinn

Production Auditor

Jane Raab

Special Thanks To

Cindy Rabideau

Dialogue Editor

Karyn Rachtman

Music Supervisor

Lisa Rafel

Special Thanks To

Andrea Rapke

Set Production Assistant

Michael Lee Reed

Best Boy

Graeme Revell

Music

Terry Rhodes

Location Scout

Jim Richards

Other

Edwin Rivera

Assistant

David Carl Robinson

Costume Designer

Jon Rothstein

Stunt Player

Marcia Rutledge

Production Insurance

William Sarokin

Sound Mixer

Andrew Saxe

Assistant Location Manager

Patricia Scanlon

Special Thanks To

Film Details

Also Known As
Basketball Diaries, På driven i New York
MPAA Rating
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Marcia Rutledge
Distribution Company
CINEPIX FILM PROPERTIES PRODUCTIONS (CFP)/NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 17-28, 1995.

Shown at Deauville Film Festival (Panorama) September 1-10, 1995.

Jim Carroll's autobiographical "The Basketball Diaries" first appeared in book form in 1978. His first rock album, "Catholic Boy," was released in 1980.

Feature directorial debut for music video director Scott Kalvert.

Completed shooting May 20, 1994.

Began shooting March 23, 1994.

Released in United States Spring April 21, 1995

Released in United States on Video September 26, 1995

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles February 23 - March 3, 1995.)

Released in United States January 1995 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Premieres) in Park City, Utah January 19-29, 1995.)

Released in United States March 1995 (Shown at South By Southwest (SXSW) Film & Media Conference in Austin, Texas March 10-18, 1995.)

Released in United States Spring April 21, 1995

Released in United States on Video September 26, 1995

Released in United States 1995

Released in United States January 1995

Released in United States March 1995

Released in United States May 1995

Released in United States September 1995

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles February 23 - March 3, 1995.

Shown at South By Southwest (SXSW) Film & Media Conference in Austin, Texas March 10-18, 1995.

Released in United States May 1995 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 17-28, 1995.)

Released in United States September 1995 (Shown at Deauville Film Festival (Panorama) September 1-10, 1995.)