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The Clearing Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Dutch film producer Pieter Jan Brugge makes his directorial debut with the dramatic thriller The Clearing. Affluent executive Wayne Hayes (Robert Redford) and his lovely wife, Eileen (Helen Mirren), live in a beautiful home in Pittsburg. One day, Wayne is kidnapped by disgruntled employee Arnold Mack (Willem Dafoe). He is then held for ransom in a forest. Meanwhile, Eileen is forced to reckon with the FBI agents as they negotiate with the kidnapper. Alessandro Nivola and Melissa Sagemiller star as the two grown Hayes children. Matt Craven plays FBI Agent Ray Fuller. The Clearing premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi

  • Release date:January 2, 2004

Cast

Robert Redford
as Wayne Hayes
Helen Mirren
as Eileen Hayes
Willem Dafoe
as Arnold Mack
Alessandro Nivola
as Tim Hayes
Matt Craven
as FBI Agent Ray Fuller
Melissa Sagemiller
as Jill Hayes
Wendy Crewson
as Louise Miller
Larry Pine
as Tom Finch
Diana Scarwid
as Eva Finch
Elizabeth Ruscio
as Cindy Mack
Sarah Koskoff

Crew

Pieter Jan Brugge
Director
Pieter Jan Brugge
Producer
Palmer West
Producer
Jonah Smith
Producer
Justin Haythe
Screenwriter
Justin Haythe
Screen Story
Pieter Jan Brugge
Screen Story
Denis Lenoir
Cinematographer
Kevin Tent
Editor
Chris Gorak
Production Designer
Paul Huggins
Art Director
Dara Weintraub
Co-producer
Karen Tenkhoff
Executive Producer
Florence-Isabelle Megginson
Costume Designer
Marthe Pineau
Set Decorator
Douglas Axtell
Sound/Sound Designer
John Rusk
First Assistant Director
Victoria Thomas
Casting
David Kudell
Supervising Sound Editor
Paul Flinchbaugh
Supervising Sound Editor
David Stanke
Supervising Sound Editor
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