Risk


1h 25m 1994

Brief Synopsis

Maya is a New York City painter whose career hopes have hit bottom. A chance encounter on a bus leads her to Joe, a drifter with a history of petty crime, and the two become lovers. Joe's emotional problems only sharpen the attraction, and May dives headlong into the relationship. Abandoning her apa

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Drama
Romance
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Duart Film And Video; Guffanti Film Labs; Jolin Business Management; Laya; Naked Eye Films; Opal Music

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Synopsis

Maya is a New York City painter whose career hopes have hit bottom. A chance encounter on a bus leads her to Joe, a drifter with a history of petty crime, and the two become lovers. Joe's emotional problems only sharpen the attraction, and May dives headlong into the relationship. Abandoning her apartment, friends, and all restraint, Maya sets out in a stolen car with Joe in hopes of finding a better life.

Crew

Douglas Aibel

Additional Casting

David Behuniak

Dialogue Conform

Garrett Bliss

Production Assistant

Hank Blumenthal

Associate Producer

Lisa Bonacorso

Other

Joseph Cilibrasi

Accountant

Phillip Clarke

Set Dresser

Howard Davidson

Grip

Lucia Davis

Boom Operator

Mark Desimone

Adr Engineer

Alexis Drai

Production Assistant

Debbie Eaton

2nd Assistant Director

Richard Fairbanks

Adr Engineer

Deirdre Fishel

Editor

Deirdre Fishel

Screenwriter

Randy Frisch

Legal Services

Flavio Galuppo

Production Designer

Christine Gee

Hair

Christine Gee

Makeup

Christine Gee

Wardrobe

David Goodman

Production Assistant

Nalin Goonetilleke

Production Assistant

Michele Grant

2nd Assistant Director

Jack Haigis

Editing Consultant

Peg Harrington

Production Coordinator

Tom Jarmusch

Property Master

John Paul Jones

Music

Kristian Kachikis

Electrician

Kevin Kertscher

2nd Assistant Camera

Margot Kingon

Electrician

Rauno Kirves

Re-Recording Mixer

Todd Klein

Key Grip

Pamela Koffler

Script Supervisor

Risa Koren

1st Assistant Director

Frances Lefkowitz

Location Manager

Kurt Lennig

Gaffer

Paul Levin

Production Assistant

Gary Levinson

Carpenter

Dominique Levy

Camera Production Assistant

Lauren Maclaughlin

Production Assistant

Gordon Mclennan

Editor

Gordon Mclennan

Line Producer

Gordon Mclennan

Producer

Bob Menasian

Driver

Bob Menasian

Swing

Michelle Montarrio

Production Assistant

Stuart Montgomery

Electrician

Kramer Morgenthau

Grip

Peter Pearce

Director Of Photography

Steuart Pearce

Sound; Production Sound

Bill Peterson

Carpenter

Rocio Piamonte

Editing Consultant

Tom Potoski

Grip

Patrick Ruth

Grip

Danielle Schillingthorpe

2nd Assistant Director

Travis Shakespeare

Assistant Office Coordinator

Tara Sherman

Production Assistant

Julia Sibia

Production Assistant

Kira Smith

Boom Operator

Danielle Surrette

Production Assistant

Hans Tenbroeki

Sound Designer

Susanna Virtanen

1st Assistant Camera

Andrew Weeks

Associate Producer

Benny Williams Jr.

Production Assistant

Alan Wolfe

1st Assistant Camera

Film Details

MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Drama
Romance
Release Date
1994
Production Company
Duart Film And Video; Guffanti Film Labs; Jolin Business Management; Laya; Naked Eye Films; Opal Music

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States December 16, 1994

Released in United States Fall October 5, 1994

Released in United States October 5, 1994

Feature directorial debut for filmmaker Deirdre Fishel who studied semiotics at Brown University before attending the prestigious directing program at AFI during 1988-89.

Began and completed shooting during spring 1992.

Shown at "First Look" film series in New York City (Tribeca Film Center) May 11, 1993.

Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) in New York City September 27 - October 4, 1993.

Shown at Sundance Film Festival (in competition) in Park City, Utah January 20-30, 1994.

c DuArt

rtg MPAA NONE

Released in United States Fall October 5, 1994

Released in United States October 5, 1994 (New York City)

Released in United States December 16, 1994 (Los Angeles)