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Title:CALLING THE SHOTS
Title year:1987
Also known as:Women In Cinema
Original dialogue(s):English
Running time:119 min sec
Description:The situation of women working in film - mainly American and Canadian feature films - is explored via the talking head technique. The directors, writers, actors, producers, and composers interviewed are: Katharine Hepburn, Martha Coolidge, Sandy Wilson, Susan Seidelman, Amy Heckerling, Anne Wheeler, Penelope Spheeris, Joyce Chopra, Claudia Weill, Jill Godmilow, Joan Tewkesbury, Barbara Boyle, Lizzie Borden, Karen Arthur, Ann Hui, Randa Haines, Euzhan Palcy, Donna Deitch, Helen Shaver, Agnès Varda, Linda Hunt, Jeanne Moreau, Léa Pool, Joan Micklin Silver, Marisa Silver, Mala Powers, Lee Grant, Margaretha von Trotta, Mai Zetterling, Margot Kidder, Paula Weinstein, Sherry Lansing, Marilyn Bergman, Patricia Resnick, Amy Jones and Chantal Ackerman.

Credited as:
Director(s):Janis Cole
Holly Dale
Screen writer(s):Janis Cole
Holly Dale
Credited as: Source material:
Writing source:Janis Cole
Holly Dale

Credited as: Character name:
Actor(s):Katharine Hepburn
Martha Coolidge
Sandy Wilson
Susan Seidelman
Amy Heckerling
Anne Wheeler
Penelope Spheeris
Joyce Chopra
Claudia Weill
Jill Godmilow
Joan Tewkesbury
Barbara Boyle
Lizzie Bordn
Karen Arthur
Ann Hui
Randa Haines
Euzhan Palcy
Donna Deitch
Helen Shaver
Linda Hunt
Agnès Varda
Jeanne Moreau
Léa Pool
Joan Micklin Silver
Marisa Silver
Mala Powers
Lee Grant
Margaretha von Trotta
Mai Zetterling
Margot Kidder
Paula Weinstein
Sherry Lansing
Marilyn Bergman
Patricia Resnick
Amy Jones
Chantal Ackerman

Credited as:
Producer(s):Janis Cole
Holly Dale

Credited as:
Editor(s):Janis Cole
Holly Dale
Musician(s):Lauri Conger
Photography:John Walker
Sandy Sissel
Judy Irola

Support:16mm Col Kodak 7291, 7292

Festival(s):Toronto (Varsity 2: Festival of Festivals) 19h00September 14, 1988
Release:Toronto (Carlton) 13h45September 23, 1988

Location(s):Toronto (ON)
Los Angeles
New York (NY)
Montréal
Paris
Laboratory:Film House


CFFD Reference No.: 1681