Flashbacks of a Fool


2h 2008

Brief Synopsis

A hedonistic British actor's Hollywood career is starting to nosedive as he hits his 40s. The death of his best friend from his English seaside childhood causes him to journey back home for the funeral, and prompts flashbacks to the tragedy that forced him to flee for a new life.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Foreign
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Derek Townshend; Sarah Fahy; Stephanie Taylor
Distribution Company
Anchor Bay Entertainment
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Cape Town, South Africa

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A hedonistic British actor's Hollywood career is starting to nosedive as he hits his 40s. The death of his best friend from his English seaside childhood causes him to journey back home for the funeral, and prompts flashbacks to the tragedy that forced him to flee for a new life.

Crew

Mogamat Noor Abdullah

Construction

Nazeem Abdullah

Construction

Faldelah Abrahams

Accounting Assistant

Matt Adams

Consultant

Jorge Agraz

Production Assistant

Maricel Albertyn

Painter

Pedro De Aleida

Videotape Operator

Bongani Apleni

Construction

John Appolis

Carpenter

Francois Archer

Production Assistant

Adrian Van As

Grip

Sabrina Asiriah

Audio

Hilton Auffray

Sound

Mark Auguste

Supervising Sound Editor

Sam Auguste

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Steffen Aumuller

Executive Producer

Brian Avery

Executive Producer

Will Ayres

Propman

Dax Bailey

Electrician

Rico Bailey

Location Assistant

James Baillie

Tutor

Ludwe Balintulo

Electrician

Lwazi Bangani

Carpenter

Abigail Barbier

Adr Voice Casting

Jacob Barrie

Loader

David Bastiaans

Carpenter

Lene Bausager

Producer

Sacha Beattie

On-Set Dresser

Dianne Beatty

Line Producer

Ryan Beck

Editing

Richard Bellon

Loader

Matthew Benns

Software Engineer

Chris Bentley

Film Lab

Eric Bentshu

Construction

Lizzie Van Den Berg

Scenic Artist

Tracy Berg

Wardrobe Supervisor

Mark Birmingham

Accounting Assistant

Tim Bisgrove

Other

Rob Bishop

Assistant Camera

James Blyth

Loader

Susanne Bohnet

Executive Producer

Walter Bohringer

Production Assistant

Jean-claude Boketsu

Accounting Assistant

Dirkie Botes

Transportation

Nadia Botha

Costumes

Said Boudarga

Executive Producer

Christian Bourne

Boom Operator

David Bowie

Song Performer

David Bowie

Song

Patrick Bramall

Song

Nadia Brand

Set Production Assistant

Paul Brassell

Assistant

Jacques Brel

Song

Tom Brewster

Assistant Director

Dan Bright

Stand-In

Emigen Brirz

Stunt Double

Justin Brokensha

Assistant Camera

Kate Bronte-stewart

Office Runner

Garry Brown

Foreman

Trevor Brown

Camera Operator

Billi Bruins

Production Accountant

Damon Bryant

Producer

Dexter Bryant

Assistant

Keith Bryant

Film Lab

Emma Bull

Costumes

Anja Burmeister

Driver

Jim Busby

Rigging Electrician

Pierre Buys

Unit Manager

Pierre Buys

Transportation Manager

Tina Caldeira

Production Coordinator

Greg Cameron

Key Grip

Morag Cameron

Script Supervisor

Paul Carr

Adr Mixer

Claire Catterson

Casting Assistant

Julius Chalque

Caterer

Terence Chicken

Greensman

Les Child

Choreographer

Mark Christie

Associate Producer

Lee Clappison

Visual Effects

Christopher Clark

Generator Operator

Megan Clark

Post-Production Supervisor

James Clarke

Film Lab

Claus Clausen

Producer

Struan Clay

Editor

Cuan Coetzee

Rigging Electrician

David Cohen

Soloist

David Cohen

Soloist

Tom Collier

Digital Effects Artist

Viv Connell

Tutor

Maria Constantenidies

Art Department Coordinator

Michelle Corney

Editing

Antony Cousens

Construction

Daniel Craig

Executive Producer

Chezlin Cross

Tutor

Graeme Crowther

Stunt Coordinator

Neil Culley

Digital Effects Artist

Chris Cullum

Advisor

Matt Curtis

Titles

Christophe Dalberg

Art Director

Rafeeq Dames

Generator Operator

Melvin Daniels

Driver

Tarek Davids

Liaison

Ronny W Davies

Song

John Dawson

Driver

Kevin Day

Gaffer

Cobus De Villiers

Construction

Bernie De Wet

Best Boy

Daniel Detteridge

Art Director

Jennifer Dizio

Production Assistant

Walter Dlaba

Electrician

Robb Done

Production

Rae Donnelly

Wardrobe

Wayne Dood

Boom Operator

Nick Dooner

Transportation

Laurence Dorman

Production Designer

Sean Downey

Props

Stefan Drury

Visual Effects

Graeme Du Plessis

Stand-In

Fred Du Preez

Set Decorator

Nick Dunn

Transportation Captain

Elliot Dupuy

Videotape Operator

Mario Duthie

Special Effects Technician

Petrus Van Eck

Generator Operator

Harry Eden

Song Performer

Paul Edwards

Steadicam Operator

Raine Edwards

Hair

Mario Eksteen

Generator Operator

Liam Ellingworth

Grip

Steve Ellingworth

Grip

Vernon Elliott

Song

Sean Ellis

Executive Producer

Louis Elman

Adr Voice Casting

Paul Ensby

Grader

Jethro Ensor

Assistant Location Manager

Ryan Faber

Grip

Sarah Fahy

Production Insurance

Stephen Fenny

Driver

Michael Fernandes

Production Assistant

Bryan Ferry

Song

Augusto Figueira

Videotape Operator

Dudley Fillies

Rigging Gaffer

Zoe Finch

Assistant Art Director

Paul Fischer

Production Assistant

Raymond Flindall

Rigging Electrician

Rob Foote

Carpenter

Matthew Foster

Props

James Fraser

Coordinator

Wardah Frizlar

Extras Casting Assistant

Liz Gallacher

Music Supervisor

Kenneth Gamble

Song

Steve Garrett

Visual Effects Editor

Andile Gcilishe

Driver

Theo Gildenhuys

Stunt Double

Zolani Gojo

Electrician

Gary Good

Tutor

Yanni Goudetsidis

Software Engineer

Andrew Gouveia

Carpenter

Marina Grasic

Executive Producer

Charlotte Gray

Digital Effects

Dave Gray

Painter

Francois Grobbelaar

Stunt Double

Nikki Groves

Project Manager

David Gwyther

Driver

Richard Hadida

Associate Producer

Moegsien Halim

Tutor

Des Hamilton

Casting Director

Makati Hamjana

Carpenter

Claire Hardaker

Costumes

Phillip Hardy

Camera Trainee

Michael Harm

Location Manager

Jade Harris

Stunt Double

Richard Hartley

Original Score

Richard Hartley

Music Conductor

Peter Harvey

Driver

Paul Hatchman

Grip

Barry Hatswell

Film Lab

Justin Hawkins

Assistant Camera

Mark Hedges

Propman

Nawaal Hendricks

Costumes

Mark Herrmann

Carpenter

Steve Hideg

Crane Grip

Paula Hind

Production Assistant

Peter Hlongwane

Painter

Ruth Hodgson

Other

John Hoeks

Location Scout

Genevieve Hofmeyr

Producer

Christian Holden

Production Accountant

Mark Hopkins

Assistant Director

Darren Howton

Electrician

Leon Huff

Song

Mark Hughes

Greensman

Craig Irving

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Fatima Isaac

Seamstress Supervisor

Maya Iwabuchi

Soloist

Clive Jackson

Camera Operator

Chris Jacobs

Carpenter

Roly Jansen

Special Effects Supervisor

Vivienne Jantjies

Office Assistant

Aparna Jayachandarn

Assistant

Brendan Jayne

Greensman

Film Details

MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Foreign
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Derek Townshend; Sarah Fahy; Stephanie Taylor
Distribution Company
Anchor Bay Entertainment
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Cape Town, South Africa

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 17, 2008

Released in United States on Video November 4, 2008

Released in United States 2009

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Bright Future) January 21-February 1, 2009.

Released in United States Fall October 17, 2008

Released in United States on Video November 4, 2008

Released in United States 2009 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Bright Future) January 21-February 1, 2009.)