SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground

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Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground is a film made in 1997 and produced by Home Box Office for television. It began as a contest among New Yorkers who submitted stories about their experiences within the New York City Subway. read more

Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground is a film made in 1997 and produced by Home Box Office for television. It began as a contest among New Yorkers who submitted stories about their experiences within the New York City Subway. HBO picked ten of the stories and cast mostly well-known or accomplished actors (such as Denis Leary, Bonnie Hunt, Rosie Perez and Bill Irwin), and ten well-respected directors (such as Jonathan Demme, Ted Demme, Abel Ferrara, Craig McKay, Julie Dash, and Bob Balaban).

Original Release

08/17/1997

Cast

Bill Irwin Bill Irwin (segment "Subway Car from Hell")
Christine Lahti Red Shoe Woman (segment "The Red Shoes")
Denis Leary Wheelchair Man (segment "The Red Shoes")
Kevin Corrigan Writer (segment "The Red Shoes")
Sarita Choudhury Humera (segment "Honey-Getter")
Bonnie Hunt Fern McDermott (segment "Fern's Heart of Darkness")
N'Bushe Wright Young Girl (segment "The Red Shoes")
Lili Taylor Belinda (segment "The Listeners")
Michael Rapaport Jake (segment "The Listeners")
Steve Zahn Tucker (segment "The 5:24")
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Bob Balaban, Patricia Benoit, Julie Dash, Jonathan Demme, Ted Demme, Abel Ferrara, Alison Maclean, Craig McKay, Lucas Platt, Seth Zvi Rosenfeld

Writers

Danny Hoch, Adam Brooks, John Guare, Lynn Grossman, Angela Todd, Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, Albert Innaurato, Julie Dash, Marla Hanson, Joe Viola

Creators

Rosie Perez

Cast

Bill Irwin Bill Irwin (segment "Subway Car from Hell")
Christine Lahti Red Shoe Woman (segment "The Red Shoes")
Denis Leary Wheelchair Man (segment "The Red Shoes")
Kevin Corrigan Writer (segment "The Red Shoes")
Sarita Choudhury Humera (segment "Honey-Getter")
Bonnie Hunt Fern McDermott (segment "Fern's Heart of Darkness")
N'Bushe Wright Young Girl (segment "The Red Shoes")
Lili Taylor Belinda (segment "The Listeners")
Michael Rapaport Jake (segment "The Listeners")
Steve Zahn Tucker (segment "The 5:24")
Jerry Stiller Old Man (segment "The 5:24")
Nicole Ari Parker Sharon (segment "Honey-Getter")
Ajay Naidu Prashant (segment "Honey-Getter")
Danny Hoch Edward (segment "Honey-Getter")
Mekhi Phifer Man in Hallway (segment "Fern's Heart of Darkness")
Taral Hicks Woman with Flowers (segment "Sax Cantor Riff")
Mercedes Ruehl Leyla (segment "Underground")
Rosie Perez The Girl (segment "Love on the A Train")
Gretchen Mol Wife (segment "Love on the A Train")
Anne Heche Pregnant Girl (segment "Manhattan Miracle")

Producers

Jonathan Demme Executive Producer
Rosie Perez Executive Producer
Edward Saxon Executive Producer
Richard Guay Producer
Valerie Thomas Producer
Victoria Westhead Producer

Editors

Angelo Corrao, Andy Keir, Elizabeth Kling, Colleen Sharp, Donna Stern, Jeffrey Wolf

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