Southern Comfort (1981)

Release Date: 1981-09-25

Runtime: 1 hour and 45 minutes

Genre(s): Action, Thriller

Language(s): English, French


A squad of National Guards on an isolated weekend exercise in the Louisiana swamp must fight for their lives when they anger local Cajuns by stealing their canoes. Without live ammunition and in a strange country, their experience begins to mirror the Vietnam experience.

Cast 12
Keith Carradine - Pfc. Spencer
Powers Boothe - Cpl. Charles Hardin
Fred Ward - Cpl. Lonnie Reece
Franklyn Seales - Pfc. Simms
T. K. Carter - Cribbs
Lewis Smith - Stuckey
Les Lannom - Casper
Peter Coyote - Poole
Alan Autry - Bowden
Brion James - Trapper
Allan Graf - Hunter
Sonny Landham - Hunter
Directing 3
Walter Hill - Director
Pat Kehoe - First Assistant Director
Mary Ann Newfield - Script Supervisor
Writing 3
Walter Hill - Screenplay
David Giler - Screenplay
Michael Kane - Screenplay
Production 3
David Giler - Producer
William J. Immerman - Executive Producer
Judith Holstra - Casting
Sound 10
Ry Cooder - Original Music Composer
Bob Newlan - Assistant Sound Editor
Stan Gilbert - Dialogue Editor
Randy Kelley - Sound Editor
Wylie Stateman - Sound Editor
Rick Kline - Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Donald O. Mitchell - Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Bill Nicholson - Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Gordon Ecker - Supervising Sound Editor
Jim Henrikson - Music Editor
Camera 4
Andrew Laszlo - Director of Photography
James Zenk - Still Photographer
Neil Roach - Camera Operator
James Etheridge - Camera Operator
Editing 2
Freeman A. Davies - Editor
Jack Hooper - Negative Cutter
Art 2
John Vallone - Production Design
Robert Gould - Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up 3
Tom Bronson - Costume Supervisor
Dagmar Loesch - Hairstylist
Michael Germain - Makeup Artist
Crew 3
Lawrence J. Cavanaugh - Special Effects
Lyla Foggia - Unit Publicist
Bennie E. Dobbins - Stunt Coordinator
Lighting 1
Ross A. Maehl - Gaffer

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