Without You I'm Nothing

Without You I'm Nothing

Director: John Boskovich Cast: Sandra Bernhard, Steve Antin, Lu Leonard

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Overview

In this stylized adaptation of her 1988 off-Broadway show, singer/actress/comedian Sandra Bernhard explores celebrity, stereotypes, and her own childhood in a series of monologues and musical numbers. Although much of the material comes straight from the original stage show, Bernhard and co-writer John Boskovich updated many of her pop-cultural musings and added several new production numbers. They also turned a one-woman show into something of a mockumentary, staging interviews with Bernhard's fictional manager (Lu Leonard) and adding several additional characters. Most of the action is staged in a theater full of well-heeled African American patrons who slowly leave in disgust at Bernhard's performance, which includes her deadpan fantasies about an imagined gentile childhood, a dalliance with Warren Beatty, and a trip to Studio 54. Originally given a limited release by New Line Cinema in 1990, Without You I'm Nothing was quickly pulled from theaters when the company that produced it went bankrupt. Eventually, however, it made its was to home video and DVD.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/23/2014
UPC: 0883904304777
Original Release: 1990
Rating: R
Source: Mgm Mod
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:29:00
Sales rank: 36,049

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sandra Bernhard Herself
Steve Antin Himself
Lu Leonard Sandra's Manager
Ken Foree Emcee
Cynthia Bailey Roxanne
Robin Byrd Shower Woman
John Doe Himself
Annie Livingstone Hippie Girl
Estuardo M. Volty Backup Singer
Grace Broughton Female Backup Singer
Axel Vera "Female" Backup Singer
Kevin Dorsey Male Backup Singer
Arnold McCuller Male Backup Singer
Oren Waters Male Backup Singer
Vonte Sweet Child Caroler
Tonya Natalie Townsend Child Caroler
Jeff Wiener Child Caroler
Stephanie Clark Ballet Dancer
Indrani de Souza Ballet Dancer
Hardy Keith Ballet Dancer
Sebastian Russell Ballet Dancer
Ellen Sims Ballet Dancer
Carlton Wilborn Ballet Dancer
Joe di Giandomenico Go Go Dancer
Felix Montano Go Go Dancer
David Stuart Rodgers Go Go Dancer
Paul Thorpe Apollo
Denise Vlasis Shoshanna
Djimon Hounsou Ex-Boyfriend
Roxanne Reese Heckler
Ludie Washington Heckler
Stephanie Albers Hippie Girl
Robin Antin Hippie Girl
Kimberly Williams Female Backup Singer

Technical Credits
John Boskovich Director,Screenwriter
Kevin Adams Art Director
Morgan Ames Musical Direction/Supervision
Karole Armitage Choreography
Burt Bacharach Songwriter
Sandra Bernhard Screenwriter
Bernhard Boskovich Screenwriter
Ice Cube Songwriter
Hal David Songwriter
Kenny Gamble Songwriter
Leon Huff Songwriter
Jeff Jackson Special Effects
Jonathan D. Krane Producer
Raymond Lee Costumes/Costume Designer
Jerry Leiber Songwriter
Pamela Malouf-Cundy Editor
Barry Mann Songwriter
Douglas Mowat Set Decoration/Design
Alfonso Noe Makeup
Nicolas Roeg Producer
Kevin Rupnik Production Designer
Patrice Rushen Score Composer
Nina Simone Songwriter
Valerie Simpson Songwriter
Mike Stoller Songwriter
Cynthia Weil Songwriter
Hank Williams Songwriter
James Wirrick Songwriter
Joseph Yacoe Cinematographer

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