HyperNormalisation (2016) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Adam Curtis

Writing Credits  

Adam Curtis ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Adam Curtis ... Narrator (voice)
Donald Trump ... Himself - Businessman (archive footage)
Vladimir Putin ... Himself - Russia Leader (archive footage)
Victor Gotbaum Victor Gotbaum ... Himself - NYC Workers League (archive footage)
Patti Smith ... Herself - Singer (archive footage)
Henry Kissinger ... Himself - US Secretary of State (archive footage)
Hafez al-Assad ... Himself - President of Syria (archive footage)
Thomas Schelling ... Himself - Economist (archive footage)
Soraya El-Hayan Soraya El-Hayan ... Herself - Syria Social Affairs Minister (archive footage)
Leslie Gelb Leslie Gelb ... Himself - US Department of Defense (archive footage)
Ronald Reagan ... Himself - President of the United States (archive footage)
Nancy Reagan ... Herself - Ronald Reagan's Wife (archive footage)
Ayatollah Khomeini ... Himself - Ayatollah of Iran (archive footage) (as Ruhollah Khomeyni)
George Pucciarelli George Pucciarelli ... Himself - US Navy Commander, Chaplain (archive footage)
Timothy Leary ... Himself - Psychologist (archive footage)
John Perry Barlow ... Himself - Electronic Frontier Foundation (archive footage)
Phiber Optik Phiber Optik ... Himself - Computer Hacker (archive footage)
Muammar Gaddafi ... Himself - Ruler of Lybia (archive footage) (as Muammar Gadaffi)
Antonio Badini Antonio Badini ... Himself - Italy Head of Anti-Terrorism (archive footage)
David Long David Long ... Himself - US Department of State (archive footage)
Robert Kupperman Robert Kupperman ... Himself - Consultant to US Government (archive footage)
Robert Oakley Robert Oakley ... Himself - Director of the State Department Office of Combating Terrorism (archive footage)
Ronald Clark Ronald Clark ... Himself - UFO Witness (voice) (archive footage)
Richard Doty ... Himself - USAF Office of Special Investigations (archive footage)
Robert Parry ... Himself - Associated Press and Newsweek Reporter (archive footage)
Mikhail Gorbachev ... Himself - URSS Leader (archive footage)
Nicolae Ceausescu ... Himself - Romania Leader (archive footage)
Elena Ceausescu ... Herself - Nicolae Ceausescu's Wife (archive footage)
Jane Fonda ... Herself - Aerobics Trainer (archive footage)
Jim Goodwin Jim Goodwin ... Himself - Clinical Psychologist, Wenatchee (archive footage) (as Dr. Jim Goodwin)
Martha Emmerton Martha Emmerton ... Herself - Wenatchee Resident (archive footage)
Joseph Weizenbaum Joseph Weizenbaum ... Himself - Creator of the ELIZA Computer Program (archive footage)
Ivana Trump ... Herself - Donald Trump's Wife (archive footage)
Terry Taylor ... Himself - Sir, British MP (archive footage)
Yusuf Al-Qardhawy Yusuf Al-Qardhawy ... Himself - Egypt Sheik, Islamic Sunni Leader (archive footage)
Benjamin Netanyahu ... Himself - Prime Minister of Israel (archive footage)
George W. Bush ... Himself - President of the US (archive footage)
Tony Blair ... Himself - Prime Minister of the UK (archive footage)
Bashar al-Assad ... Himself - President of Syria (archive footage)
Saif Gaddafi ... Himself - Muammar Gaddafi's Son (archive footage)
Judea Pearl Judea Pearl ... Himself - Artificial Intelligence Expert (archive footage)
Miranda Duncan Miranda Duncan ... Herself - Web User (archive footage)
Daniel Pearl Daniel Pearl ... Himself - Wall Street Journal Reporter (archive footage)
Vladislav Surkov Vladislav Surkov ... Himself - Consultant to Vladimir Putin (archive footage)
Barack Obama ... Himself - President of the US (archive footage)
David Cameron ... Himself - Prime Minister of the UK (archive footage)
Mustafa Setmariam Nasar Mustafa Setmariam Nasar ... Himself - Jihad Strategist (archive footage) (as Abu Musab al-Suri)
Nigel Farage ... Himself - UK Independence Party Leader (archive footage)
Bill Clinton ... Himself - President of the US (archive footage)
Hillary Clinton ... Herself - US Secretary of State (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mark Abene Mark Abene ... Himself (archive footage) (as Phiber Optik)
Gordon Brown ... Himself (archive footage)
Elias Ladopoulos Elias Ladopoulos ... Himself (archive footage) (as Acid Phreak)
Teddy Taylor Teddy Taylor ... Himself - Conservative MP (archive footage) (as Sir Teddy Taylor)

Produced by 

Adam Curtis ... producer
Sandra Gorel ... producer
Victoria Jaye ... executive producer
Tomiko Newson ... assistant producer

Film Editing by 

Adam Curtis

Production Management 

Cara Goold ... production manager

Sound Department 

Nick Fry ... dubbing mixer
Dave Zarpak ... sound recordist

Editorial Department 

Nuala Sheridan ... colorist
George Winfield ... on-line editor (as George Wynfield)
Mark Wybourn ... on-line editor

Music Department 

Gavin Miller ... music supervisor

Other crew 

Stuart Robertson ... researcher
Katie Spedding ... production coordinator
Kumail Tayyebkhan ... technical consultant
John Lundberg ... story editor (uncredited)


Robert Del Naja ... thanks
Miranda Duncan ... thanks
Tessa Hunkin ... thanks
Elaine Ronson ... thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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