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The Beautiful Country (2004) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Hans Petter Moland

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Sabina Murray ... (story) and
Lingard Jervey ... (story)
 
Sabina Murray ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

Damien Nguyen Damien Nguyen ... Binh
Bai Ling ... Ling
Thi Hoa Mai Thi Hoa Mai ... Wa
Nick Nolte ... Steve
Tim Roth ... Captain Oh
Chapman To ... Chingmy
Temuera Morrison ... Snakehead
Xuan Phuc Dins Xuan Phuc Dins ... Pham
Thu An Nguyen Thu An Nguyen ... Old Woman
Ka Duy Pham Ka Duy Pham ... Cousin 15 years old
Minh Trang Ngo Minh Trang Ngo ... Cousin 14 years old
Dang Quoc Thinh Tran Dang Quoc Thinh Tran ... Tam
Thi Kim Xuan Chau Thi Kim Xuan Chau ... Mai
Tang Vu Tang Vu ... Head Servant
Thu Anh Thu Anh ... Mrs. Hoa
Duc Thuan Khuong Duc Thuan Khuong ... Mrs. Hoa's son
Than Kien Nguyen Than Kien Nguyen ... Riley
Be He Be He ... Grandfather
Phat Trieu Hoang Phat Trieu Hoang ... Captain on Junk
Eric Jimenez Eric Jimenez ... Refugee
Mersing Le Guen Mersing Le Guen ... Refugee (as Mersing Nguyen)
Thi Linh Phoung Nguyen Thi Linh Phoung Nguyen ... Exquisite
Viet Trang Ha Viet Trang Ha ... Friend at Tavern
Thi Huong Dung Nguyen Thi Huong Dung Nguyen ... Lady Barber
Thi Hong Bui Thi Hong Bui ... Crippled Woman
Danh Thau Nguyen Danh Thau Nguyen ... Passenger
Thi Xuan Thuc Nguyen Thi Xuan Thuc Nguyen ... Begging Woman
Wee Suu Loke Wee Suu Loke ... Official
Ganrasha Moorthy Ganrasha Moorthy ... Officer
Donh Thi Nguyen Donh Thi Nguyen ... Interpreter
Minh Quoc Pham Minh Quoc Pham ... Guard #1
Xuan Minh Nguyen Xuan Minh Nguyen ... Sick Old Man
Damien Hung Damien Hung ... Eng
Van Hai Nguyen Van Hai Nguyen ... Git Wo
Anh Tan Bui Anh Tan Bui ... Mother
Vien Toan Le Vien Toan Le ... Old Man #1
Chuy Choi Le Chuy Choi Le ... Middle Aged Man
Ngoc Hanh Tran Ngoc Hanh Tran ... Thin Man
Phong Ka Phong Ka ... Angry Young Man
Lam Hoe Nguyen Lam Hoe Nguyen ... Old Man #2
Ka Ah Ka Ah ... Plump Man
Yi Long Phan Yi Long Phan ... King Man
Ku Ku ... Soldier
Thi Noh Thu Nguyen Thi Noh Thu Nguyen ... Mother #2
Thi Thanh Hsien Nguyen Thi Thanh Hsien Nguyen ... Wife
Hsien Chi Do Hsien Chi Do ... Hirl in party dress
Thi Hoan Tran Thi Hoan Tran ... Vhi's Mother
Carl Savering Carl Savering ... Truck driver
Glen Bradford Glen Bradford ... Wayne
Bobby Chinn Bobby Chinn ... Bunk Mate
Dong Hoang Dong Hoang ... Player
Jon Katz Jon Katz ... Man in window
Rafael Foncillas Rafael Foncillas ... Child in windo #1
Santiago Foncillas Santiago Foncillas ... Child in window #2
Arthur J. Nascarella ... Griff
Richard Levi Richard Levi ... Postal Clerk
Phyllis Cicero Phyllis Cicero ... Receptionist
John Hussey John Hussey ... Jerry
Dora Chu Dora Chu ... Bartender
Victor Macias Victor Macias ... Mexican man
Libby Villari ... Steve's ex-wife
Don McCoy Don McCoy ... Police officer
Kirk Griffith ... Ranch owner
Stella Stella ... Steve's dog
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nengshia Ly Nengshia Ly ... Bar Patron
Rebecca Beazley Rebecca Beazley ... Waitress (uncredited)
Devin Carbaugh Devin Carbaugh ... Yuppie (uncredited)
Genese Davis Genese Davis ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
Michael Douglas ... Gordon Gekko (archive footage) (uncredited)
Terry Boyd Gamble Terry Boyd Gamble ... NYC Yuppie (uncredited)

Produced by 

Tomas Backström ... producer
Knud Bjørne-Larsen ... financial producer (as Knud Bjørne Larsen)
Petter J. Borgli ... producer
Kim Davis ... line producer: Texas
Callum Greene ... line producer: New York
Jon Katz ... co-producer
Terrence Malick ... producer
Sam Nazarian ... executive producer
Edward R. Pressman ... producer
Nicholas Simon ... line producer: Vietnam
Thi Bich Ngoc Tran ... assistant line producer (as Tran Thi Bich Ngoc)
Gregory G. Woertz ... executive producer (as Gregory Woertz)
Jan Økern ... executive producer

Music by 

Zbigniew Preisner

Cinematography by 

Stuart Dryburgh

Film Editing by 

Wibecke Rønseth

Casting By 

Avy Kaufman
Hoa Anh Tran

Production Design by 

Karl Júlíusson

Set Decoration by 

William A. Cimino

Costume Design by 

Anne Pedersen

Makeup Department 

Brian Abbott ... assistant hair stylist: New York / makeup artist: New York
Kalen Hoyle ... makeup artist: Texas
Eva Rygh ... makeup designer
Leo Won ... key hair stylist: New York / key makeup artist: New York

Production Management 

Marina Grana ... production manager: Vietnam (as Marina Vivian Smith)
Anthony Katagas ... production manager: New York
Tove Kløvvik ... unit production manager
Jennifer Wyatt-Beasley ... unit production manager: Dallas (as Jennifer Beasley)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Dominique Delany ... first assistant director
Helga Høegh-Krohn ... assistant director
Vince P. Maggio ... first assistant director: New York
Jean-Luc Olivier ... first assistant director
Doug Silver ... second second assistant director: Texas

Art Department 

Eric Dean ... art department coordinator: New York
Gretchen Goetz ... set decorator: Texas
Jason Hammond ... property master
Lynne Moon ... art director: Texas
Michael E. Wilks ... lead man: Dallas (as Michael Wilks)

Sound Department 

Kim Dalum ... production sound mixer
Sturla Einarson ... sound designer
Petter Fladeby ... re-recording mixer / sound designer
Per Christian Grimsgaard ... sound editor
Richard Hocks ... sound stage engineer
Larry Hopkins ... layback sound mixer
Svenn Jakobsen ... sound editor (as Svenn Jakobsen Dahle)
Toby Price ... sound editor
Anna Rieke ... sound mixer: New York
Espen Rønning ... sound editor
Richard Sveen ... foley artist / sound editor
Erik S. Watland ... dialogue editor
Chris Sturmer ... consultant: Dolby film sound (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Gudmundur Gunnarsson ... visual effects supervisor
Stian Kjørsvik ... visual effects
Jan Martin Vågen ... visual effects
Chris Wallace ... HD colourist

Camera and Electrical Department 

Philip J. Borgli ... assistant camera: Vietnam
Cheryl Clarson ... best boy electric
Peter Clarson ... gaffer: Texas
Victoria de Berry ... second assistant camera
Patrick R. Heffernan ... local key grip
Brenden Holster ... first assistant camera: Vietnam
John Johns ... 24 frame video operator
Michael Lougheed ... best boy: Vietnam (as Mike Lougheed)
Rittikorn Manonom ... second assistant camera
Roland Neveu ... still photographer
Sean O'Neill ... gaffer: Vietnam
Andrew Redd ... grip
Tony Slack ... electrician: Vietnam
John Patrick Smith ... first assistant camera
Angelo Louis Suasnovar Jr. ... key grip: Texas
D. Van Gramberg ... key grip: Vietnam
Jason Vigue ... video assist operator
Mark Waggy ... still photographer: Texas

Casting Department 

Toni Cobb Brock ... local extras casting
Byron Crystal ... background casting: New York
Kevin Howard ... location casting
Annie Hedgpeth ... local extras casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Diane Kearney ... set costumer
Eden Miller ... assistant costume designer: New York
Luca Mosca ... costume designer: New York

Editorial Department 

Kristoffer Archetti ... assistant editor
Vidar Flataukan ... assistant editor
Ove-Kenneth Nilsen ... assistant editor
Motassem Younes ... on-line editor

Location Management 

Richard Connors ... location advisor
Suzanne Koneful ... assistant location manager
Francis McIntyre ... location manager: Texas
Bo Svensson ... assistant location manager

Music Department 

Beth Rosenblatt ... music consultant

Script and Continuity Department 

Aslaug Konradsdottir ... script supervisor

Transportation Department 

David Beard ... transportation captain

Other crew 

Sing Allan ... medical doctor
Lylie Almeida ... accountant (as Lylie Almedia)
Michael Barnes ... financial legal services
Laura Compston ... accountant
Noreen Dimster-Denk ... production assistant (as Noreen Perez)
Larry Gross ... screenplay by
Salma Reiermark Karoliussen ... production coordinator (as Salma Reiermark)
Gary Kauffman ... legal counsel
Amber Kelley ... assistant production coordinator: Texas
Justin Leger ... technical consultant
Brendan MacDevette ... production assistant
Terrence Malick ... idea
Phillip Montgomery ... assistant: Mr. Pressman
Mark Robinson ... key set production assistant: Texas
Mira Shin ... assistant: Mr. Pressman
Kelli Grace Taylor ... production coordinator: Texas
Matt Tromans ... assistant: Nick Nolte
Daniel Wagner ... post delivery supervisor

See also

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

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