Under The Cherry Moon Movie Behind The Scenes

Making Under The Cherry Moon



Go behind the scenes on the 1986 Dance / Music movie starring Prince, Kristin Scott Thomas, Jerome Benton More Cast

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Thanks to Baz
The part where Prince sings "Girls and Boys", you see him swing his jacket around and put it back on with style. In actual fact, this scene is played backwards and he is actually taking his coat off!
Thanks to Sean Harrignton
Apollonia Kotero was initially asked to play the role of Mary, but declined and it went to Kristin Scott Thomas.
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This film was filmed in color but released in black and white.
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Designer clothes for the film were designed by fashion designers Bonucci and Reminiscence.
Thanks to Meloh
Mary Lambert was the original director for the film. She was fired by Prince, due to creative differences. She went on to direct Pet Semetary 2 and Madonna's controversial music video for "Like a Prayer" where Madonna performed in front on burning crosses and made love to the statue of a saint in church.
Thanks to Chris Daly
In the sequence that begins with the song, "Love or Money," there's an aerial shot of a mosiac sidewalk. Said sidewalk can be found in Chateau Park in Nice, France. I stumbled across the actual street while backpacking through Europe in high school. I recognized, but couldn't place, the street and then the song started playing in my head. I still have pictures of myself posing in front of the octopus mosiac.
Thanks to Elle Richardson
The Original name for Kirstin Scott-Thomas's character in the film was 'Alexa' (after the song 'ALEXA DE PARIS') but was later changed to Mary when it was decided the character should be English!!

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Deleted Scenes

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Thanks to Ken
The scene where Christopher is crying over Mary.

The scene where Christopher and Mary are walking from the race track and the horses are running around the track.

The scene where Mary is touching Christopher's chest

...All of these scenes are in the trailer.

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Alternate Versions

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1986 Warner Bros.
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