DR. CALIGARI
DR. CALIGARI

DR. CALIGARI

Director Stephen Sayadian

Production year 1989

Length 80min.

Country USA

SYNOPSIS

The granddaughter of the original Dr. Caligari runs the CIA (Caligari Insane Asylum). Her patients include a nymphomaniac housewife, Mrs. Van Houten, and a cannibal, Mr. Pratt. To cure both patients, Dr. Caligari experiments with a technique involving exchanging brain fluids…

CAST & CREW

Stephen Sayadian
Stephen Sayadian

Director

Producer(s)

Joseph F. Robertson, Gerald Stein

Script

Stephen Sayadian, Jerry Stahl

Director of Photography

Ladi von Jansky

Production designer

Stephen Sayadian

Music by

Mitchell Froom

Sound

Dennis Carr

Edit

Gerald Stein

Cast

Madeleine Reynal, Laura Albert, Jennifier Balgobin, John Durbin, Fox Harris

Production company(ies)

Steiner

Stephen Sayadian

Stephen Sayadian began his career in the mid-seventies as creative director of Hustler Magazine. During the early eighties, he was involved in the creation of several iconic one sheet posters, including Brian de Palma’s Dressed to Kill (1980), John Carpenter’s The Fog (1980) and Tobe Hooper’s Funhouse (1980). He made his film debut with Nightdreams (1981), which he wrote, produced, designed, and edited. The following year he wrote, produced, and directed Café Flesh under the name of Rinse Dream. He has directed theatre (Jackie, Charge!) music videos (Wall of Voodoo: Do it Again), pornography (Party Doll A Go-Go parts, Untamed Cowgirls of the Wild West) and has worked as a production designer for television (Silk Stalkings).


Filmography

Nightdreams (1981), Café Flesh (1982), Wall of Voodoo: Do It Again (1987), Dr. Caligari (1989).

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