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Title:NAKED LUNCH
Title year:1991
Also known as:LE FESTIN NU (French Title)
Original dialogue(s):English
Running time:114 min 54 sec
Description:An adaptation of the book "Naked Lunch" by William S. Burroughs.

Credited as:
Director(s):David Cronenberg
Screen writer(s):David Cronenberg
Credited as: Source material:
Writing source:William S. Burroughs

Credited as: Character name:
Actor(s):Peter Weller
Judy Davis
Ian Holm
Julian Sands
Roy Scheider
Monique Mercure
Nicholas Campbell
Michael Zelniker
Robert A. Silverman
Joseph Scorsiani

Credited as:
Producer(s):Jeremy Thomas
Co-producers(s):Gabriella Martinelli

Credited as:
Editor(s):Ronald Sanders
Musician(s):Howard Shore
Photography:Peter Suschitzky

Support:35mm Col Kodak 5248 1.85:1

Release:New York (3 theatres), Los Angeles (2 theatres)December 27, 1991
Toronto and U.S.January 10, 1992
Ottawa, Montréal (vo & version française)January 17, 1992


Financial %:
Co-finance:Country production53

Location(s):Toronto (ON)
Laboratory:Film House

Distributor(s):
Distribution area:CanadaCn Alliance Releasing Entertainment Corporation
QuebecQc Alliance Releasing Entertainment Corporation|US Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

CFFD Reference No.: 2200