Fragments (2008)

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  • IMDb page: Fragments (2008)
  • Rate: 5.8/10 total 4,015 votes 
  • Genre: Crime | Drama
  • Release Date: 26 February 2009 (Hong Kong)
  • Runtime: USA:100 min
  • Filming Location: Altadena, California, USA
  • Director: Rowan Woods
  • Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Forest Whitaker and Guy Pearce
  • Original Music By: Marcelo Zarvos   
  • Sound Mix: Dolby
  • Plot Keyword: Random Shooting | Beautiful Woman | Brother Sister Relationship | Post Traumatic Stress | Based On Novel

Writing Credits By:

  • Roy Freirich (written by)

Known Trivia

  • Director Rowan Woods was rumored to have said that Dakota Fanning was difficult to work with and to have claimed he ended up cutting many of her scenes. The director released a statement denying these rumors.

Plot: A group of strangers form a unique relationship with each other after surviving a random shooting at a Los Angeles diner. Full summary » |  »

Story: In an ordinary day, a deranged man has a rampage in a diner and randomly shoots the costumers. The survivors of the tragic episode are deeply affected by the shooting and have the most different reactions: the youngster, Anne Hagen, becomes popular at school telling her version of the shooting; her friend Jimmy Jaspersen becomes mute and closes himself to the outer world; the waitress Carla Davenport neglects her baby and has several vulgar relationships with men; Dr. Bruce Laraby loses his self-confidence and tries an experimental treatment to the migraine of his wife; and the compulsive gambler Charlie Archenault believes that he is lucky in the game and gambles all his money but he has a jinx.Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  

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Produced By:

  • Gilbert Alloul known as executive producer
  • Naomi Despres known as executive producer
  • John Flock known as executive producer
  • John J. Kelly known as co-producer
  • Robert Salerno known as producer
  • Lewin Webb known as executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Kate Beckinsale known as Carla Davenport
  • Forest Whitaker known as Charlie Archenault
  • Guy Pearce known as Dr. Bruce Laraby
  • Dakota Fanning known as Anne Hagen
  • Jeanne Tripplehorn known as Doris Hagen
  • Embeth Davidtz known as Joan Laraby
  • Troy Garity known as Ron Abler
  • Josh Hutcherson known as Jimmy Jaspersen
  • Jackie Earle Haley known as Bob Jaspersen
  • Robin Weigert known as Lydia Jasperson
  • Jennifer Hudson known as Kathy Hammett
  • Tim Guinee known as Aaron Hagen
  • Marty Maguire known as Gunman
  • Hayley McFarland known as Lori Carline
  • James LeGros known as Dr. Dan Howard
  • Randall Park known as Resident
  • Kent Shocknek known as Hospital Reporter
  • Lu Parker known as Hospital Reporter #2
  • Jaimz Woolvett known as Swedish Cook
  • James Babson known as Bike Shop Owner
  • Kathleen Wilhoite known as Jenn
  • Julio Oscar Mechoso known as Detective Cavalis
  • Jacquie Barnbrook known as Lori's Mom
  • Walton Goggins known as Zack
  • Patricia Place known as Neighbor #1
  • Biff Yeager known as Neighbor #2
  • Al Ruscio known as Angelo
  • Kevin Cooney known as Travis Carlson
  • Jamie McShane known as Stickman
  • Cohl Klop known as Prayer Group Kid
  • Soren Fulton known as Howard
  • Brooke Mackenzie known as Traci
  • Jack Axelrod known as Sam
  • Marshall Allman known as Bellhop / Clerk
  • Michael Drummond known as Prayer Group Kid #2
  • Tarina Pouncy known as ICU Nurse
  • Beth Grant known as Carla's Mom
  • Kevin Durand known as Bagman #1
  • Lara Phillips known as Woman
  • Gina Gallego known as Middle Aged Waitress
  • Allan Havey known as Boxman
  • Gregory Scott Cummins known as Aging Barfly
  • Ankur Bhatt known as Cubicle Neighbor
  • Debrah Neal known as Country Western Singer
  • Elaine Loh known as Spinner
  • Gwen Holloway known as Social Worker
  • Jeff Rector known as Cop
  • Damon Herriman known as TV Minister
  • Ted Garcia known as Funeral Reporter
  • Lisa Guerrero known as School Reporter
  • Alex Quinn known as Bartender
  • Andrew Fiscella known as Numbers Man
  • Elizabeth Chamberlain known as School Girl (uncredited)
  • Joe Dustin known as Frisbee Pro (uncredited)
  • Mela Lee known as Internal Medicine Receptionist (voice) (uncredited)
  • Xu Razer known as Bodyguard (uncredited)
  • Santos Reyes known as Eddie (uncredited)
  • Whittni Wright known as Hannah (uncredited)

..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

  • Roxy D'Alonzo known as key makeup artist
  • Tia Dantzler known as makeup artist
  • Julie Kristy known as key makeup artist
  • Mike Smithson known as makeup department head
  • Vasilios Tanis known as personal makeup artist: Kate Beckinsale
  • Joy Zapata known as hair department head

Art Department:

  • Anthony Aguilar known as propmaker
  • Todd Daniels known as assistant property master
  • Roger Dertinger known as property master
  • Eduardo H. Esparza known as construction coordinator
  • Joseph Fedo known as set decoration buyer
  • Michael Goto known as medical props
  • Leighanne Haddock known as buyer
  • Sherman Kew known as art department coordinator
  • Darren Patnode known as on-set dresser
  • Joel Prihoda known as leadman
  • Miles S. Richman known as sign writer
  • Jason A. Thomas known as set dresser


Production Companies:

  • Peace Arch Entertainment Group (presents)
  • RGM Entertainment (in association with)
  • Artina Films
  • Unruly Films

Other Companies:

  • Act One Script Clearance  legal clearances
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  cranes
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  dollies
  • EarCandy  sound post-production
  • Go For Locations  locations cleaning services
  • Go For Locations  locations equipment rentals
  • Hollywood-DI  HD screening services
  • Keslow Cameras  camera equipment provided by
  • Magic Film and Video Works  negative cutting
  • PES Payroll  extras payroll services
  • Pigfactory  music provided by
  • Wildfire Studios  adr recording facility
  • Wildfire Studios  sound post-production


  • Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) (2009) (USA) (all media)
  • AMG Entertainment (2010) (Japan) (DVD)
  • Argentina Video Home (2009) (Argentina) (DVD)
  • DeA Planeta Home Entertainment (2010) (Spain) (all media)
  • Film1 (2010) (Netherlands) (TV) (limited)
  • Flashstar (2009) (Brazil) (all media)
  • Front Row Filmed Entertainment (2009) (United Arab Emirates) (all media) (Middle East)
  • G2 Pictures (2009) (UK) (all media)
  • IPA Asia Pacific (2009) (Thailand) (all media)
  • IPA Asia Pacific (2010) (Taiwan) (all media)
  • Icon Entertainment International (2009) (Australia) (all media)
  • Icon Entertainment International (2009) (New Zealand) (all media)
  • Imagem Filmes (2009) (Argentina) (all media)
  • Imagem Filmes (2009) (Colombia) (all media)
  • Imagem Filmes (2009) (Mexico) (all media)
  • Indies Home Entertainment (2009) (Netherlands) (DVD) (retail)
  • Lark Films Distribution (2009) (Hong Kong) (all media)
  • Lusomundo (2009) (Portugal) (all media)
  • Monolith Films (2009) (Czech Republic) (all media)
  • Monolith Films (2009) (Hungary) (all media)
  • Monolith Films (2009) (Poland) (all media)
  • Monolith Films (2009) (Slovakia) (all media)
  • Movie Bank (2009) (Netherlands) (DVD) (rental)
  • Peace Arch Entertainment Group (2008) (worldwide) (all media)
  • Pinema (2008) (Turkey) (all media) (distributor)
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) (2008) (USA) (all media)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (2009) (USA) (DVD)

..{tab=Other Stuff}Visual Effects by:

  • Siggy Ferstl known as digital colorist
  • Mai Suzuki known as digital restoration artist

Release Date:

  • USA 24 June 2008 (Los Angeles Film Festival)
  • Hong Kong 26 February 2009
  • Greece 11 March 2009
  • Russia 26 March 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • France 13 May 2009 (Cannes Film Market)
  • Australia 7 June 2009 (Sydney Film Festival)
  • Germany 18 June 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • UK 23 June 2009 (Edinburgh Film Festival)
  • Brazil 24 June 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Italy 8 July 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Australia 9 July 2009
  • USA 31 July 2009 (limited)
  • USA 4 August 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Argentina 16 September 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • UK 28 September 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Netherlands 8 December 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Hungary 18 February 2010 (DVD premiere)
  • Sweden 24 February 2010 (DVD premiere)
  • Spain 7 May 2010
  • France 1 June 2010 (DVD premiere)
  • Japan 3 December 2010 (DVD premiere)

MPAA: Rated R for violent content, sexuality and language


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