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Bogus Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Albert Franklin (Haley Joel Osment) is the son of stage magician Lorraine Franklin, and has learned to do a few magic tricks of his own. However, when his mother dies and he is sent to live with his aunt Harriet (Whoopi Goldberg), it becomes clear that for him the boundary between stage magic and the real kind is just a bit fuzzy. This is fortunate, because the young man needs a friend. The friend magically appears in the form of a spirit (Gerard Depardieu) calling himself "Bogus," who helps him figure out how to meet the challenge of relating to his very preoccupied aunt. She is more concerned with keeping her restaurant supply company afloat than she is with her new ward. Things change when she, too, catches a glimpse of the spirit. ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovi

Cast

Whoopi Goldberg
as Harriet Franklin
Gérard Depardieu
as Bogus
Haley Joel Osment
as Albert Franklin
Denis Mercier
as M. Antoine
Andrea Martin
as Penny
Nancy Travis
as Lorraine Franklin
Ute Lemper
as Babette
Sheryl Lee Ralph
as Ruth Clark
Barbara Hamilton
as Mrs. Partridge
Kevin Jackson
as Bob Morrison
Al Waxman
as Principal
Fiona Reid
as Teacher
Don Francks
as Dr. Surprise
Sheryl Lee Ralph
as Ruth Clark
Don Francks
as Dr. Surprise
Fiona Reid
as Teacher
Al Waxman
as Principal
Kevin Jackson
as Bob Morrison
Ute Lemper
as Babette
Barbara Hamilton
as Mrs. Partridge

Crew

Norman Jewison
Director
Norman Jewison
Producer
Arnon Milchan
Producer
Jeff Rothberg
Producer
Jeff Rothberg
Screen Story
Alvin Sargent
Screenwriter
David Watkin
Cinematographer
Marc Shaiman
Songwriter
Marc Shaiman
Composer (Music Score)
Stephen E. Rivkin
Editor
Ken Adam
Production Designer
Alicia Keywan
Art Director
Michael Jewison
Associate Producer
Patrick Markey
Executive Producer
Gayle Fraser-Baigelman
Executive Producer
Ruth Myers
Costume Designer
Bruce Carwardine
Sound/Sound Designer
David J. Webb
First Assistant Director
Howard Feuer
Casting
Alan Munro
Special Effects Supervisor
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