An aging Hollywood star, Joe Scott, lives a life of narcissistic hedonism, observed by his laconic personal assistant, Ophelia. The death of his childhood best friend, Boots, takes our protagonist, and the movie, into an extended flashback to a sea-side town in 1970's Britain.

  1. Baillie Walsh


  2. Baillie Walsh


Top Billed Cast

  1. Daniel Craig

    Daniel Craig

    Joe Scott

  2. Harry Eden

    Young Joe Scott

  3. Miriam Karlin

    Miriam Karlin

    Mrs. Rogers

  4. Jodhi May

    Jodhi May

    Evelyn Adams

  5. Helen McCrory

    Helen McCrory

    Peggy Tickell

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Flashbacks of a Fool
Flashbacks of a Fool



Status Released

Release Information

  • October 17, 2008


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget -

Revenue $1,107,542.00

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