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From director [[Performer~P92106~Keith Gordon~keithgordon]] ([[Feature~V154517~Mother Night~mothernight]], [[Feature~V32556~A Midnight Clear~amidnightclear]]) comes this American feature adaptation of the 1986 BBC miniseries, The Singing Detective. [[Performer~P19966~Robert Downey Jr.~robertdowneyjr]] returns to the big-screen for the first time since 2000's [[Feature~V182470~Wonder Boys~wonderboys]] as Dan Dark, a novelist who is hospitalized with a severe case of psoriasis. As he lays in bed, Dark hallucinates that he is actually a World War II-era private dick embroiled in an oddball web of mystery, intrigue, and musical numbers. Written by the late [[Performer~P106930~Dennis Potter~dennispotter]] ([[Feature~V37640~Pennies From Heaven~penniesfromheaven]], [[Feature~V20395~Gorky Park~gorkypark]]) and co-starring [[Performer~P91479~Mel Gibson~melgibson]], [[Performer~P77633~Robin Wright Penn~robinwrightpenn]], [[Performer~P225994~Katie Holmes~katieholmes]], and [[Performer~P8639~Adrien Brody~adrienbrody]], The Singing Detective premiered at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi

  • Release date:October 24, 2003

Crew

Keith Gordon
Director
Steven Haft
Producer
Bruce Davey
Producer
Mel Gibson
Producer
Dennis Potter
Screenwriter
Tom Richmond
Cinematographer
Ken Weiss
Musical Direction/Supervision
Jeff Wishengrad
Editor
Robert Potter
Co-producer
Jane Potter
Co-producer
Sarah Potter
Co-producer
Kevin Lake
Associate Producer
Stan Wlodkowski
Executive Producer
James LeBrecht
Sound/Sound Designer
John Nutt
Sound/Sound Designer
Eric Heffron
First Assistant Director
Bill Landrum
Choreography
Marc Jacquier
Choreography
Denise Chamian
Casting
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