Crocodile Tears

Crocodile Tears

Director: Ann Coppel, Ted Sod, Joanne Klein, William Salyers

Cast: Ann Coppel, Ted Sod, Joanne Klein, William Salyers

     
 
Ann Coppel directed this Seattle-based low-budget dark comedy, adapted by executive producer-actor Ted Sod from his own AIDS-themed play Satan and Simon DeSoto. Junior-high art instructor Simon (Sod) gets a 1995 HIV-positive diagnosis. Simon panics, since he had a friend who had suffered from AIDS before choosing to commit suicide. Satan (William Salyers)

Overview

Ann Coppel directed this Seattle-based low-budget dark comedy, adapted by executive producer-actor Ted Sod from his own AIDS-themed play Satan and Simon DeSoto. Junior-high art instructor Simon (Sod) gets a 1995 HIV-positive diagnosis. Simon panics, since he had a friend who had suffered from AIDS before choosing to commit suicide. Satan (William Salyers) appears and offers to rid Simon of HIV. In return, Simon is forced to become a racist, homophobic, anti-Semitic stand-up comic, while allowing his former lover Carl (Dan Savage) to die instead. Shown at the 1998 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/25/2004
UPC:
0631008054599
Original Release:
1998
Rating:
NR
Source:
Ariztical
Time:
1:24:00
Sales rank:
87,688

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ted Sod Simon DeSoto
Joanne Klein Lana
William Salyers Mr. Chesebro
Wade Madsen Fred Hiskey
Brian O'Hare Jerry Sheckler

Technical Credits
Ann Coppel Director
Sandy Cioffi Asst. Director,Producer
Christopher De Muynck Sound/Sound Designer
Marjorie de Muynck Score Composer
Amy E. Duddleston Editor
Sarah Isakson Associate Producer
Karen Ledger Costumes/Costume Designer
Wade Madsen Choreography
Joe Pontecorvo Cinematographer
Tona Shuttuck-Jorge Costumes/Costume Designer
Ted Sod Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Michael Sullivan Associate Producer
Vince Werner Sound/Sound Designer
Kristin Zavorska Production Designer
Frank Zepponi Production Designer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
2. The Test [14:02]
3. Let's Make a Deal [25:04]
4. Wedding of Convenience [14:40]
5. The Third Task [10:40]

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