Altered States

Altered States (1980)

When he heard his cry for help it wasn't human

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A research scientist explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, time, and perhaps reality itself are states of mind.

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    Camera Jordan Cronenweth Director of Photography
    Production Howard Feuer Casting
    Production Stuart Baird Associate Producer
    Art Thomas L. Roysden Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Rick Baker Makeup Artist
    Costume & Make-Up Rick Baker Special Effects Makeup Artist
    Production Daniel Melnick Executive Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Ruth Myers Costume Design
    Camera James Glennon Camera Operator
    Art Richard Macdonald Production Design
    Costume & Make-Up Dick Smith Makeup Artist
    Writing Paddy Chayefsky Screenplay
    Writing Paddy Chayefsky Novel
    Directing Ken Russell Director
    Production Jeremy Ritzer Casting
    Camera Johnny E. Jensen First Assistant Camera
    Production Howard Gottfried Producer
    Sound John Corigliano Original Music Composer
    Editing Eric Jenkins Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Dione Taylor Hairstylist
    Directing Gary Daigler Assistant Director
    Sound Michael Colgan Supervising Sound Editor
    Crew John M. Woodward Transportation Coordinator
    Camera Bob Rose Key Grip
    Art Sidney H. Greenwood Property Master
    Sound Les Fresholtz Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Michael Minkler Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Arthur Piantadosi Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Camera Garrett Brown Steadicam Operator
    Camera Morgan Renard Still Photographer
    Lighting Gary Holt Gaffer
    Directing Carline Davis-Dyer Script Supervisor
    Production Paul Pav Location Manager
    Lighting Sal Martorano Electrician
    Costume & Make-Up Michael Hancock Makeup Artist
    Art Roger Irvin Construction Coordinator
    Lighting Chris Strong Electrician
    Art Jeff Howard Assistant Art Director
    Art Tony Dyson Props
    Camera Carey Jones Second Assistant Camera
    Lighting Adam Glick Lighting Technician