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“Risky Business” (1983)

Artist/Designer: Paul Brickman, Jon Avnet, Steve Tisch, Bruce Surtees, Reynaldo Villalobos, The Geffen Film Company

Project Location: Illinois, United States

Figure 1: The mansion and parental home in Risky Business ( Source | Accessed : April 2, 2022 | Photographer: Courtesy Tony Reeves / )


Primary Material(s):
Glass, Ceramic, Fabric, Textile, Wood, Concrete, Paper, Light, Electronics, Brick, Color

Residential Structure, Entertainment, Film/TV Set

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
1980, 1983

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print:
Kirkham, Pat, Sarah A. Lichtman, and Patrick O'Neill. “Space, Interiors, and 1980s Hollywood Teen Films.” Essay. In Screen Interiors: From Country Houses to Cosmic Heterotopias, 87–103. London: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021.

Jeffrey Jenson Arnett, "Adolescent Storm and Stress, Reconsidered," American Psychologist 54, no.5 (1999):319.

Mikhail Bakhtin, Rabelais and his World (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1984),10.

John Gibbs, Mise-en-scène: Film Style and Interpretation (London: Wallflower Press, 2002), 16-17.

Building Address: Outskirts of Chicago (1258 Linden Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035)

Significant Dates: Released on August 5, 1983

Supporting Staff/ Designers: Paul Brickman (Director and Writer), Jon Avnet (Producer), Steve Tisch (Producer), Bruce Surtees (Cinematography) and Reynaldo Villalobos (Cinematography).
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