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Life: A User's Manual (2001) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Joel Hopkins

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Joel Hopkins ... (screenplay)
Joel Hopkins ... (short story "Jorge")
Iain Tibbles ... (additional writer)

Cast (in credits order)  

Tunde Adebimpe ... George Abiola
Raul A. Reyes ... Co-Worker
Alan Gryfe Alan Gryfe ... Teacher
Amy Sedaris ... Other Student in Class
Arthur Anderson ... Jeweler
Leisa Heintzelman Leisa Heintzelman ... Airport Official
Isiah Whitlock Jr. ... George's Uncle
Natalia Verbeke ... Alicia
Hippolyte Girardot ... Gerard
Murielle Arden Murielle Arden ... Claudette Chadoutard
James Wilby ... Nathan
Kaili Vernoff ... Heather Leather
William Barry William Barry ... Compere
Carole Bayeux Carole Bayeux ... PVC Girl
Gene Ruffini Gene Ruffini ... Great Uncle
Patricia Mauceri ... Consuelo
Cherie Jimenez ... Maria (as Cherie Daly)
Abiola Abrams Abiola Abrams ... Sophie Ochenado (as Abiola Wendy Abrams)
Deen Badarou Deen Badarou ... Priest
Anthony Genco Anthony Genco ... Boy at Falls
Charles Temo Charles Temo ... Border Guard
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Galvin Paul Galvin ... Lead Singer -Shards of Glass - The Painkillers
Tahnesha Hawkins Tahnesha Hawkins ... Airport lady w stroller
Shaad Rashad Shaad Rashad ... Alicia's Other Boyfriend (as Rashad Hawkins)
Alia Raza Alia Raza ... Partygoer (uncredited)

Produced by 

Howard Gertler ... associate producer
Gill Holland ... associate producer
Jake Myers ... co-producer
Tim Perell ... executive producer
Nicola Usborne ... producer
Paul Webster ... executive producer

Music by 

John Kimbrough

Cinematography by 

Patrick Cady

Film Editing by 

Susan Littenberg

Casting By 

Ali Farrell

Production Design by 

John Paino

Art Direction by 

Gonzalo Cordoba

Set Decoration by 

Brenna Griffin

Costume Design by 

Sarah J. Holden

Makeup Department 

Kerrie R. Plant ... key hair stylist / key makeup artist
Alessandra Sanitate ... hair stylist / makeup artist

Production Management 

Elinor Day ... executive in charge of production
Robin Gutch ... executive in charge of production
Danielle Shelov ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Kenneth Findley ... assistant director
Michel Geldzweig ... second assistant director
Jeff Huston ... first assistant director
Jimmy Price ... second unit director

Art Department 

Kenan Erdogan ... property master
A.J. Fries ... scenic artist
Jose Pavon ... assistant property master

Sound Department 

Benjamin Cheah ... supervising sound editor
Marko A. Costanzo ... foley artist
Jesse Ehredt ... sound recordist
Judy Karp ... production sound mixer
Thomas Kodros ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
George A. Lara ... foley mixer
Skip Lievsay ... re-recording mixer
Jaime Reyes ... boom operator
Paul Urmson ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Lila Yomtoob ... apprentice sound editor

Camera and Electrical Department 

Eric Boncher ... best boy electric
Nathan Brown ... electrician
Nathaniel R. Brown ... swing grip (as Nathan Brown)
Liz Campbell ... camera loader
Greg Faysash ... second assistant camera (as Gregg Faysash)
Camille Freer ... first assistant camera
Heidi Grunwald ... best boy grip
Jon Hokanson ... additional gaffer
Steven Kessler ... still photographer
Sam Kretschmer ... key grip
Sophie Molins ... still photographer
Dominic Nardini ... grip
Vincent Passeri ... additional gaffer
Kate Phelan ... director of photography: second unit / gaffer
Adam Silver ... third electrician
Melissa Soltis ... additional second assistant camera
Tim Spellman ... best boy grip
Craig Striano ... best boy grip
Ron Travisano ... additional assistant camera
Hector Vasquez ... third electrician
Matthew Witgenstein ... third grip

Casting Department 

Sarah Allentuch ... casting associate
Françoise Combadière ... additional casting: France (as Françoise Combadière Stern)
Shaad Rashad ... casting (as Rashad Hawkins)
Nadira Seecoomar ... casting: UK / casting: uk

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Lorraine Coppin ... wardrobe supervisor

Editorial Department 

Fred Heid ... color timer
Renata Karr ... first assistant editor
Robert Leaton ... colorist
Tim Raycroft ... assistant editor
Patricia Sztaba ... negative cutter
Stan Sztaba ... negative cutter
Joe Violante ... color coordinator
Paul Zucker ... assistant editor

Location Management 

Rico Huang ... location intern
Kip Myers ... location assistant
Jimmy Price ... location manager
Jennifer Quesenbery ... location scout

Script and Continuity Department 

Lisa Arnone ... script supervisor
Dale Cameron ... script supervisor

Transportation Department 

Richard Curry ... transportation captain

Other crew 

Lee Brazier ... assistant to Chief Executive Film Four - Paul Webster
Amy Comstock ... additional production accountant
Ian Edelman ... additional production assistant
Jason Grey ... additional production assistant
Gina Jarrin ... unit publicist
Tracey Josephs ... physical production
Jimmy Kim ... additional production assistant
Jennifer Latham ... additional production accountant
Melissa Lintinger ... post-production accountant
Kim Maley ... title designer
Jeff Murry ... assistant production coordinator
Kenyon Noble ... key production assistant
Cathy Novembre ... set production assistant
Eric Oden ... production accountant
Seth Pilipski ... key production assistant
Shaad Rashad ... production coordinator (as Rashad Hawkins)
Danielle Retzlaff ... set intern
Kimberly Shea ... production coordinator
Markham Sindeband ... additional production assistant
Amanda Street ... international sales: FilmFour
Spring Sutter ... post-production accountant
Justin Thomson ... business affairs (as Justin Thomson-Glover)
Hughroy Williams ... additional production assistant

Thanks 

Alfonso Cuarón ... special thanks
Emily Ziff Griffin ... special thanks (as Emily Ziff)
Polly Leach ... thanks
Chris Santucci ... special thanks
Alexandra Stone ... thanks

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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