Land Great Britain
Director Nicolas Roeg
Script Terry Johnson from his theater play
Cinematography Peter Hannan
Editing Tony Lawson
Music Stanley Myers, Hans Zimmer
Production designer David Brockhurst
Costumes Shuna Harwood
Sound Paul Le Mare
Starring Michael Emil (Professor), Theresa Russell (Actress), Tony Curtis (Senator), Gary Busey (Baseball player), Will Sampson (Elevator Attendant), Patrick Kilpatrick (Driver)
Producer Jeremy Thomas
Production Zenith Productions/Recorded Picture Company
Length 110 min.
Format 35 mm, colour
New York, 1953. An actress is being filmed with her skirt billowing up above her knees, watched by her jealous baseball player husband. Elsewhere, a professor is being interrogated in his hotel room by a Senator who is investigating possible Communist infiltration lurking in the professor's background. Later, the actress will escape and come to the professor's hotel room to explain to him his own Theory of Relativity. She will be followed by her jealous husband. As morning dawns, the Senator will also re-enter with his subpoena. Any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely intentional...
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