IMDb > Pandaemonium (2000)
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Pandaemonium (2000) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 7 | slideshow) Videos
Pandaemonium -- Friendship and betrayal between two poets during the French Revolution.


User Rating:
6.6/10   695 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
Popularity: ?
Up 4% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Frank Cottrell Boyce (written by)
View company contact information for Pandaemonium on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
18 April 2001 (France) See more »
Friendship and betrayal between two poets during the French Revolution. | Add synopsis »
2 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Very Enjoyable Film See more (32 total) »


  (in credits order)

Directed by
Julien Temple 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Frank Cottrell Boyce  written by

Produced by
Michael Kustow .... co-producer
Nick O'Hagan .... producer
Mike Phillips .... executive producer
Jane Robertson .... line producer
Tracey Scoffield .... executive producer
David M. Thompson .... executive producer
Original Music by
Dario Marianelli 
Cinematography by
John Lynch 
Film Editing by
Niven Howie 
Casting by
Liora Reich 
Production Design by
Laurence Dorman 
Art Direction by
Bill Crutcher 
Ben Scott 
Set Decoration by
Philippa Hart 
Costume Design by
Annie Symons 
Makeup Department
Lynne Butterworth .... hair stylist
Lynne Butterworth .... makeup artist
Liz Daxauer .... hair styles supervisor
Liz Daxauer .... makeup supervisor
Tony Lilley .... hair stylist
Tony Lilley .... makeup artist
Alison Rainey .... crowd hair and makeup
Production Management
Clare Maclean .... post-production supervisor (as Clare Oliver)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William Dodds .... third assistant director: dailies
Michael Elliott .... assistant director
Nick Laws .... first assistant director
Candy Marlowe .... crowd second assistant director
Anthony Wilcox .... assistant director
Niven Howie .... second unit director (uncredited)
Art Department
Simon Aspey .... stagehand
Paul Bowring .... carpenter
David Chappell .... hod carpenter
Mary-Claire Curran .... art department runner
John Davies .... hod painter
Matthew Davies .... assistant art director
Tim Dickel .... dressing props
Derek Felgate .... carpenter
Stephen Forrest-Smith .... storyboard artist
Mike Fowlie .... dressing props
James Gemmill .... scenic artist
Douglas Glen .... stand-by props
Peter Grant .... property master
Nick Hatton .... painter
Matthew Hywel-Davies .... stand-by carpenter (as Matt Hywel-Davies)
Josh Jones .... construction manager
Greg Long .... prop storeman
John Pinkerton .... stand-by painter
Ian Ramshaw .... painter
Guy Rutter .... painter
Colin Thurston .... stand-by prop
Cathy van Abbe .... art department assistant
Jessie Walker-Stewart .... vivarium maker (as Jess Walker Stewart)
Sound Department
Tim Alban .... sound re-recording mixer
Gerry Bates .... sound maintenance
Peter Burgis .... foley artist
Paul Davies .... supervising sound editor
Andie Derrick .... foley artist
Evelyn Ficarra .... adr editor
Richard Flynn .... adr editor
Simon Gershon .... dialogue editor
Paul Harris .... adr recordist
Katy Lowe .... sound trainee
Garth Marshall .... sound
Dick Philip .... sound maintenance
James Seddon .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Andrew Stirk .... dubbing assistant
Graeme Stoten .... foley editor
Hilary Wyatt .... dialogue editor
Special Effects by
Neal Champion .... special effects supervisor
Dave Crownshaw .... snow effects supervisor
Dave Crownshaw .... snow effects technician
Gareth Wingrove .... special effects technician
Trevor Young .... titles compositor
Visual Effects by
Robin Beard .... digital effects artist
Simon Frame .... visual effects supervisor
Pawl Fulker .... digital artist
Tom Hocking .... digital effects artist
Jim Dowdall .... stunt coordinator
Tracey Eddon .... stunts
Sarah Franzl .... stunts
Paul Heasman .... stunts
Seon Rogers .... stunts
Lee Sheward .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Alex Bailey .... still photographer
Steve Brooke Smith .... focus puller
Dion M. Casey .... Steadicam operator
Paul Edwards .... Steadicam operator
Warren Evans .... electrician
Kevin Fitzpatrick .... electrician
Maxim Ford .... time-lapse photographer
Guy Frost .... clapper loader
Darren Gatrell .... gaffer
Pip Hare .... camera trainee
Stuart Howell .... Steadicam operator
Mark Hutton .... gaffer
Clive Mackey .... focus puller
Colin Manning .... grip
Keith Manning .... grip
Skip Margetts .... clapper loader
Alan McPherson .... best boy
Dennis O'Connell .... electrician
Behzad Oliadonighi .... assistant camera: time-lapse photography
Sky Sharrock .... clapper loader
Philip Sindall .... camera operator
Tony Skinner .... electrician
Andy Thomson .... crane operator
Nick Wall .... still photographer
Casting Department
Alex Wilson Jones .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Maria Liljefors .... additional costume designer
Kay Manasseh .... assistant costume designer
Charlotte Morris .... costume assistant
Anne Nichols .... additional costume designer
Marco Scotti .... wardrobe supervisor
Rebecca Townsend .... wardrobe assistant
Gerald Moulin .... costume assistant (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Steve Farman .... negative cutter
Clive Noakes .... color grader
Helen Paszyn .... first assistant editor
Caroline Perjesi .... post-production assistant
Location Management
David Boardman .... location manager
Amy McCombe .... assistant location manager
Mark Stephenson .... location scout
Music Department
Steve Parr .... music mixer
Steve Parr .... music recordist
Kevin Townend .... orchestrator
Transportation Department
Wayne Thompson .... transportation captain
Other crew
Guy Barker .... production accountant
Joanie Blaikie .... production executive: BBC Films
John Brook .... stand-in
Heather Burton .... stand-in
Nicky Coats .... location accountant
R.H. Davies .... marine coordinator
Simon Giles .... title designer
Sarah Hamilton .... production coordinator
Douglas Isherwood .... runner
Patrick Isherwood .... pre-production accountant (as Pat Isherwood)
Jamie Laurenson .... script editor: BBC Films
Jodi Matterson .... assistant to producer
Jeanette Nelson .... dialogue coach
Jennie Paddon .... extras coordinator: London
Geoffrey Paget .... production executive: BBC Films
Roger Phillips .... end titles
Marinella Setti .... script supervisor
Nic Shearer .... floor runner
Alexander Stevens .... stand-in
Marijne van der Vlugt .... assistant to producer
Julia Wilson Dickson .... dialogue coach (as Julia Wilson-Dixon)

Production CompaniesDistributorsSpecial EffectsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
Rated PG-13 for drug content
124 min
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Anachronisms: As they are rolling around from the effects of "Thornapple", the shot of the clouds rolling by show the quick streak of the exhaust of a jet airplane zipping from bottom to top of the picture.See more »
[first lines]
Samuel Taylor Coleridge:Like one that on a lonesome road doth walk in fear and dread, and having once turned 'roud walks on and turns no more his head, because he knows a frightful fiend doth close behind him tred. 'Tis a strange place this limbo, not a place yet named so.
See more »
Movie Connections:
References Xanadu (1980)See more »


This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Very Enjoyable Film, 5 April 2002
Author: Craig Larson from Minneapolis

I saw the movie on DVD and really enjoyed it. I guess I thought Wordsworth and Coleridge were more friendly than this (and maybe they were) in reality. The film sure is biased towards Coleridge. Wordsworth comes off very badly--he gives up on his revolutionary principles, marries a shrewish wife, and seems only interested in how he will be viewed by posterity. Wordsworth goes to visit Coleridge and to collaborate with him, but can't seem to put a single word to paper. Then, suddenly, _Lyrical Ballads_ is finished and published and filled with Wordsworth's poetry!

The performances are excellent, particularly Linus Roache as Coleridge and Emily Woof as Dorothy Wordsworth. I was reminded of a similar film, _Haunted Summer_, which portrays the meeting of Percy Shelley and Lord Byron. The film is a bit odd at times, with jet trails moving across the skies of the 18th century, but it does a great job of getting at the creative impulse, showing the feverish bouts of imagination that gave rise to Coleridge's _Rime of the Ancient Mariner_ and the fragment _Kubla Khan_ (interesting that it shows an interruption by Wordsworth as the cause of STC losing his train of thought). Also, the scene with frost forming on the window while Coleridge cares for his son Hartley, leading to one of his more memorable early poems, is a standout. This film is well worth your time and isn't the boring, stodgy take on biography that some might be fearing.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (32 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Pandaemonium (2000)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
Historical inaccuracy? tlavs
Goldilocks and the three bears? fivesecondrule
Great movie and Linus Roache is a genius! rio222
See more »


If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
The Children of the Century Total Eclipse Isadora Little Ashes Creation
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Biography section IMDb UK section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.