Wendy and Lucy


1h 20m 2008

Brief Synopsis

Wendy Carroll is driving to Ketchikan, Alaska, in hopes of a summer of lucrative work at the Northwestern Fish cannery, and the start of a new life with her dog, Lucy. When her car breaks down in Oregon, however, the thin fabric of her financial situation comes apart, and she confronts a series of i

Film Details

Also Known As
Wendy & Lucy, Wendy och Lucy
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Alliance Media & Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. (Amepl); Douglas B. Scott Agency; Film Science; Fotokem Film & Video; Glass Eye Pix; Hive Fx; Hollywood Intermediate; Mars Production; Memento Films; Plazm; Rosen Lewis, Pllc; Wildfire
Distribution Company
Oscilloscope Pictures; Ama Films; Brunbro Films; Epicentre Films; Eye International; Music Video Distribution; Oscilloscope Pictures; Peripher Filmverleih; Potential Films; Thunderbird Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 20m

Synopsis

Wendy Carroll is driving to Ketchikan, Alaska, in hopes of a summer of lucrative work at the Northwestern Fish cannery, and the start of a new life with her dog, Lucy. When her car breaks down in Oregon, however, the thin fabric of her financial situation comes apart, and she confronts a series of increasingly dire economic decisions, with far-ranging repercussions for herself and Lucy.

Crew

Larry Arpin

Graphic Artist

Sasha Awn

Sound Department

Prince Bagdasarian

Visual Effects Editor

Bill Bailey

Casting

Michael Battaglia

Production Assistant

Javier Bennassar

Sound Editor

Joshua Berger

Titles

Joshua Blum

Executive Producer

Blake Britton

Art Department

Mike Burchett

Assistant Editor

Ezra Cimino

Best Boy Grip

Jim Clark

Digital Effects Artist

Eli Cohn

Foley

Amy Cole

Wardrobe

Niko Courtelis

Titles

Reuben Cox

Rerecording

Brett J Cranford

Production Accountant

Carlos Cuellar

Film Lab

Jim Delany

Visual Effects Producer

Alice Farrell

Casting

Andreas Fehrle

Assistant Editor

Jonny Fenix

Art Department

Larry Fessenden

Producer

Thomas Tg Firestone

Assistant Camera

Gabriel Fleming

Assistant Director

Gabriel Fleming

Assistant Director

Mark Garcia

Adr

Sam Gaty

Production Assistant

Sonya Gignac

Production Assistant

Kyle Gilman

Post-Production Supervisor

Dave Graubard

Software Engineer

Melody Guzman

Visual Effects

Jamie Hanson

Wardrobe Assistant

Jeff Harding

Production Supervisor

Will Harris

Colorist

Nicole Hawkins

Accounting Assistant

Todd Haynes

Executive Producer

Eric Hill

Sound Department

Simon Max Hill

Casting

Simon Max Hill

Photography

Abbi Jutkowitz

Assistant Editor

David Kennedy

Hair

Paul Kim

Digital Effects Artist

Katy Kolego

Production Coordinator

Neil Kopp

Producer

Todd Korody

Software Engineer

James Ledesma

Film Lab

Sam Levy

Director Of Photography

Sam Levy

Dp/Cinematographer

Arturo Lopez

Film Lab

Fred Masselink

Visual Effects Editor

John Moody

Production Assistant

Phil Morrison

Executive Producer

Amanda Needham

Wardrobe

Eric Offin

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Eric Offin

Sound Design

Will Oldham

Music

David Parson

Production Assistant

Jon Pehlke

Visual Effects Editor

Efrem Peter

Gaffer

Tyler J Peterson

Rights & Clearances

Eliza Plumlee

Assistant Camera

Stephen Poon

Art Department

Sarah Priestnall

Visual Effects Supervisor

Jonathan Raymond

Source Material

Jonathan Raymond

Screenplay

Kelly Reichardt

Editor

Kelly Reichardt

Screenplay

Lance Rosen

Legal Counsel

Laura Rosenthal

Casting

Anish Savjani

Producer

Rajen Savjani

Executive Producer

Greg Schmitt

Camera

Claire Schoonover

Wardrobe Assistant

Gabe Serrano

Sound Recordist

Leslie Shatz

Sound Design

Leslie Shatz

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Brian Shotzbarger

Key Grip

Kate Smith

Art Department

Ryan Smith

Production Designer

Tyler Stephens

Sound Recordist

Chris Thomas

Film Lab

Brian Vancho

Foley Artist

Jesse Vanderpool

Film Lab

Chris Ward

Visual Effects Producer

Bryan Waters

Best Boy Electric

David Waters

Visual Effects Producer

Andie Webb

Production Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Wendy & Lucy, Wendy och Lucy
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Alliance Media & Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. (Amepl); Douglas B. Scott Agency; Film Science; Fotokem Film & Video; Glass Eye Pix; Hive Fx; Hollywood Intermediate; Mars Production; Memento Films; Plazm; Rosen Lewis, Pllc; Wildfire
Distribution Company
Oscilloscope Pictures; Ama Films; Brunbro Films; Epicentre Films; Eye International; Music Video Distribution; Oscilloscope Pictures; Peripher Filmverleih; Potential Films; Thunderbird Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 20m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Voted one of the 10 best films of 2008 by the American Film Institute (AFI).

Winner of two 2008 awards including Best Picture and Best Actress (Michelle Williams) by the Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA).

Released in United States Winter December 10, 2008

Released in United States December 12, 2008

Released in United States on Video May 5, 2009

Released in United States 2008

Released in United States October 2008

Released in United States 2009

Shown at New York Film Festival September 26-October 12, 2008.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Cinema of Our Time) September 25-October 10, 2008.

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (Main Competition) October 16-29, 2008.

Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 15-30, 2008.

Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 2-10, 2008.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Spectrum) January 21-February 1, 2009.

Based on the short story "Train Choir" written by Jonathan Raymond.

Released in United States Winter December 10, 2008 (NY)

Released in United States December 12, 2008 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video May 5, 2009

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (Special Screenings) October 30-November 9, 2008.)

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 26-October 12, 2008.)

Released in United States October 2008 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (Main Competition) October 16-29, 2008.)

Released in United States October 2008 (Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 15-30, 2008.)

Released in United States 2008 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Cinema of Our Time) September 25-October 10, 2008.)

Released in United States 2009 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Spectrum) January 21-February 1, 2009.)

Released in United States October 2008 (Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 2-10, 2008.)

Nominated for two 2008 Spirit Awards including Best Feature and Best Female Lead (Michelle Williams) by Film Independent (FIND).