Flashbacks of a Fool (2008)

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  • IMDb page: Flashbacks of a Fool (2008)
  • Rate: 6.7/10 total 6,163 votes 
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 17 October 2008 (USA)
  • Runtime: Argentina:110 min | Greece:110 min
  • Filming Location: London, England, UK
  • Gross: $1,107,134(Worldwide)(8 February 2009)
  • Director: Baillie Walsh
  • Stars: Daniel Craig, Harry Eden and Eve
  • Original Music By: Richard Hartley   
  • Soundtrack: Fils de…
  • Plot Keyword: Breasts | Male Nudity | Death Of Husband | Death Of Daughter | Washed Up Star

Writing Credits By:

  • Baillie Walsh (written by)

Known Trivia

  • Last cinema film of Miram Karlin.

Plot: A fading Hollywood star looks back at the days of his youth as he returns home from his best friend's funeral. |  »

Story: A fading Hollywood star looks back at the days of his youth as he returns home from his best friend's funeral.

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Produced By:

  • Steffen Aumueller known as executive producer
  • Brian Avery known as executive producer
  • Lene Bausager known as producer
  • Dianne Beatty known as line producer
  • Susanne Bohnet known as executive producer
  • Said Boudarga known as executive producer
  • Damon Bryant known as producer
  • Claus Clausen known as producer
  • Daniel Craig known as executive producer
  • Sean Ellis known as executive producer
  • Marina Grasic known as executive producer
  • Genevieve Hofmeyr known as producer
  • Jay Jopling known as executive producer
  • Jan Korbelin known as executive producer
  • Marshall Leviten known as line producer: pre-production
  • Winnie Li known as associate producer
  • Norman Merry known as executive producer
  • Glenn M. Stewart known as executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Emile Robert known as Young Joe Scot
  • Daniel Craig known as Adult Joe Scot
  • Julie Ordon known as Carrie Ann
  • Gina Athans known as Apple
  • Erich Conrad known as Radio DJ (voice)
  • Eve known as Ophelia Franklin
  • Emilia Fox known as Sister Jean
  • Annabel Linder known as Dawn
  • Angie Ruiz known as Priscilla
  • Sue Dall known as Maitre D
  • Mark Strong known as Mannie Miesel
  • Pope Jerrod known as Waiter
  • Darron Meyer known as Valet
  • Harry Eden known as Teenage Joe Scot
  • Max Deacon known as Teenage Boots McKay
  • Olivia Williams known as Grace Scot
  • Jodhi May known as Evelyn Adams
  • Miriam Karlin known as Mrs. Rogers
  • Mia Clifford known as Young Jesse Scot
  • Jodie Tomlinson known as Jane Adams
  • Helen McCrory known as Peggy Tickell
  • James D'Arcy known as Jack Adams
  • Alfie Allen known as Kevin Hubble
  • Sid Mitchell known as Chillo
  • Max Robson known as Max
  • Jade Bryant known as Teenage Girl
  • Felicity Jones known as Young Ruth
  • Keeley Hawes known as Adult Jesse Scot
  • Claire Forlani known as Adult Ruth
  • Sid Karne known as Man at Bar (uncredited)

..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

  • Raine Edwards known as key hair stylist: South Africa
  • Raine Edwards known as key makeup artist: South Africa
  • Denise Kum known as makeup artist
  • Donald McInnes known as head hair designer
  • Donald McInnes known as head makeup designer
  • Laura Schiavo known as key makeup artist
  • Sophie Slotover known as hair trainee
  • Sophie Slotover known as makeup trainee
  • Simone Stubbs known as makeup artist
  • Lian van Wyk known as assistant hair stylist: South Africa
  • Lian van Wyk known as assistant makeup artist: South Africa

Art Department:

  • Will Ayres known as stand-by props
  • Sacha Beattie known as set dresser: South Africa
  • Maria Constantinides known as art department coordinator
  • Kasey Coory known as construction manager
  • Zoë Finch known as assistant art director
  • Matthew Foster known as chargehand stand-by props
  • Andrew Gouveia known as carpenter
  • Mark Hedges known as prop storeman: UK
  • Egbert Kruger known as property master: South Africa
  • Dougie Lankston known as dressing props
  • Tom Olive known as set dresser: South Africa
  • Clive Pollick known as construction coordinator
  • Gigi Potter known as construction administrator
  • Hannah Read known as assistant set decorator
  • Robert Thorne known as dressing props: UK
  • Nick Turnbull known as property master
  • Liz van den Berg known as head scenic
  • Claude Wittwen known as property buyer: South Africa


Production Companies:

  • Left Turn Films
  • Ugly Duckling Films
  • Lipsync Productions (funding)
  • Sherazade Film Development
  • Visitor Pictures

Other Companies:

  • Sapex Scripts  post-production script
  • Bonded Services  film storage
  • Cutting Edge Group  music services
  • Film Finances  completion guarantor
  • Gearbox Sound and Vision  additional ProTools systems supplied by
  • Goldcrest Post Production London  ADR Facility
  • Hyperactive Broadcast  editing equipment
  • Kodak  motion picture film supplied by
  • Lip Sync Post  digital intermediate film scanning
  • Movie Lot, The  unit security
  • Newbridge Film Capital  funding
  • Panalux  film lighting
  • Pictorvision  aerial camera system
  • Sapex Scripts  post-production script services
  • Technicolor  release printing


  • Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (2008) (UK) (theatrical)
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment (2008) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Spentzos Films (2008) (Greece) (theatrical)
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment (2008) (USA) (DVD)
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment (2010) (USA) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
  • Blue Sky Media (2008) (Czech Republic) (all media)
  • CatchPlay (2009) (Taiwan) (all media)
  • Dutch FilmWorks (DFW) (2009) (Netherlands) (DVD)
  • Dutch FilmWorks (DFW) (2009) (Netherlands) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
  • Evolution Entertainment (2008) (Switzerland) (DVD)
  • FS Film Oy (2009) (Finland) (DVD)
  • Imagem Filmes (2008) (Brazil) (all media)
  • Indigo Film & Television (2009) (Spain) (all media)
  • Laptv (2009) (Argentina) (TV)
  • TVA Films (2008) (Canada) (all media)

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Special Effects:

  • Lip Sync Post (visual effects)

Visual Effects by:

  • Chris Bentley known as digital lab operator
  • Tom Collier known as digital compositor
  • Neil Culley known as digital compositor
  • Stefan Drury known as head of visual effects
  • Yanni Goudetsidis known as systems engineer
  • Charlotte Gray known as digital restoration
  • David Margolis known as digital compositor
  • Aileen McIntosh known as digital lab operator: Lipsync Post
  • Kevin Phelan known as head of post-production: Lip Sync Post
  • Glen Pratt known as visual effects supervisor
  • Angela Rose known as digital compositor
  • Abigail Scollay known as digital compositor
  • Jon Stanley known as senior systems engineer
  • Paul Venn Stirling known as digital compositor: LipSync Post
  • Daniel Tomlinson known as digital lab operator
  • Samantha Tracey known as visual effects coordinator
  • Sheila Wickens known as digital compositor
  • Blake Winder known as digital compositor: LipSync Post
  • Dylan Wyn Owen known as digital compositor

Release Date:

  • UK 13 April 2008 (London) (premiere)
  • Ireland 18 April 2008
  • UK 18 April 2008
  • Portugal 5 June 2008
  • Greece 24 July 2008 (Athens)
  • Brazil 22 August 2008
  • India 3 October 2008
  • USA 17 October 2008
  • Russia 27 November 2008 (limited)
  • Germany 4 December 2008 (DVD premiere)
  • Netherlands 24 January 2009 (International Film Festival Rotterdam)
  • Taiwan 30 January 2009
  • Japan 3 June 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Argentina 19 June 2009 (TV premiere)
  • Finland 5 August 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Netherlands 10 November 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Poland 28 November 2009 (Lódz Camerimage Film Festival)

MPAA: Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use


Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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