Jupiter's Wife (1995)

Jupiter's Wife
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 12mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords homeless, mental illness, New York
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Gabriel Morgan Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Michel Negroponte Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000001
Michel Negroponte Editor n/a 172 7000001
Michel Negroponte Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Doug Block Co-Producer n/a 170 3000003
Michel Negroponte Director n/a 2 2000001
Michel Negroponte Producer n/a 3 3000001
Jane Weiner Co-Producer n/a 170 3000002
Don Wyllie Editor post production editor 172 7000002
Alan Oxman Associate Editor n/a 479 7000003
Bonnie Rowan Research n/a 458 12000003
Brooks Williams Sound Design n/a 120905 14000001
Beo Morales Sound Design n/a 120905 14000002
Jennifer Cato Research n/a 458 12000002
Deborah Rosenberg Production Consultant post-production consultant 120897 12000001
Carrie Ansell Associate Editor n/a 479 7000004
Brooks Williams Music n/a 120781 8000001
Beo Morales Music n/a 120781 8000002
Queen - E Actor Maggie's Dog 1 1000021
Saturna Actor Maggie's Dog 1 1000020
Joanne Bergbom Actor Herself--High School Classmate 1 1000007
Charles Actor Himself--Friend of Maggie 1 1000008
Lynn Actor Herself--Friend of Maggie 1 1000009
Joan Culpepper Actor Herself--the Psychic Soul Reader 1 1000006
Audrey Pendleton Actor Herself--Katina's Daughter 1 1000005
Bobbi Actor Herself--Homeless Friend 1 1000002
Dr. James Krumenauer Actor Himself--Veterinarian 1 1000003
Katina Pendleton Actor Herself--Woman from the Upper East Side 1 1000004
Edwige Val Actor Herself--Teacher of Gymnastic Workshop 1 1000010
Peter Negroponte Actor Himself--the Filmmaker's Child 1 1000011
Micalittle Pups Actor Maggie's Dog 1 1000017
Herculesa Actor Maggie's Dog 1 1000018
Hebe Actor Maggie's Dog 1 1000019
Jovita Actor Maggie's Dog 1 1000016
Boris Actor Maggie's Dog 1 1000014
Ramona Negroponte Actor Herself--the Filmmaker's Child 1 1000012
Sterling Silver Actor Maggie's Dog 1 1000013
Maggie Cogan Actor Herself--Jupiter's Wife 1 1000001
Synopsis
This haunting real-life mystery story begins with a chance encounter in New York's Central Park between documentary filmmaker Michel Negroponte and Maggie, a beguiling homeless woman in her mid-forties. Or is it chance? For Maggie claims to have been expecting him for days. She also claims to be the wife of the god Jupiter and the daughter of the late Hollywood actor Robert Ryan. Her conversation is laced with psychic messages, bits of Greek mythology and other seemingly bizarre fictions. Struck by her humor and charisma, Negroponte visits Maggie regularly over the next two years with his S-VHS camcorder, determined to piece together the riddle of who she really is and how she came to her misfortune. Clue by clue, Maggie's enigma is deciphered and an astonishing story is revealed.
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