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Writer (WGA):
Christine Berardo (teleplay)
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Release Date:
21 May 2000 (USA) See more »
A dramatization of the life of Linda McCartney. In her early years snapping photos for Rolling Stone... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Elizabeth Mitchell ... Linda McCartney

Gary Bakewell ... Paul McCartney

David Lewis ... Danny Field

Nicole Oliver
Tim Piper ... John Lennon

Matthew Harrison ... Mick Jagger

Aaron Grain ... Jim Morrison
Jenafor Ryane
Moya O'Connell ... Heather McCartney
Alexander Ruurs ... James McCartney
Michelle Skalnik

George Segal ... Lee Eastman
Chris Cound ... George Harrison

Michael McMurtry ... Ringo Starr
Jane Sowerby ... Chrissy Hynde
Paul Magel ... John Eastman

Linda Ko ... Yoko Ono

Andrew Wheeler ... Dr. Mason

John B. Lowe ... British Vice-Counsel
Donna Yamamoto ... Japanese News Reporter
Hiromoto Ida ... Japanese Customs Officer

Hiro Kanagawa ... Senior Narcotics Officer

Barry W. Levy ... Dr. Bone Marrow (as Barry Levy)

Juno Rinaldi ... Wanda (as Juno Ruddell)
Sarah J. Kamal ... Joanie (as Sarah Hattingh)
Kirsten Kilburn ... Scruff #1

Meghan Black ... Scruff #2
Gina Stockdale ... Maggie
Graeme Andrews ... Judge

Claude Duhamel ... Keith Richards
Rafe McDonald ... Brian Jones
Mitchell Parsons ... Bill Wyman
Marke Driesschen ... Reporter (as Mark Driesschen)
Norman Armour ... Reporter #2
Suzanne Palmer ... English Reporter

Jodelle Ferland ... Heather - Age 5-6 (as Jodelle Micah Ferland)
Jillian Marie ... Heather - Age 7-10

Kirsten Prout ... Stella - Age 8
Madeleine Campbell ... Mary (Age 10)

Doug Abrahams ... Press Coordinator

David Bloom ... Editor
Vince Flueck ... Charlie Watts (as Vincent Flueck)

Catherine Lough Haggquist ... Paris Restaurant Patron
Ingrid Torrance ... Galley Patron

G. Michael Gray ... Paul's Good Mate
Mark Gash ... Administrator
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Cummins ... Bag 'O Nails Patron
John Verhaeven ... Andy Warhol

Michele Cummins ... Paul's biggest fan (uncredited)

Directed by
Armand Mastroianni 
Writing credits
Christine Berardo (teleplay)

Produced by
Barnet Bain .... executive producer
Stephen Deutsch .... executive producer (as Stephen Simon)
Darren Frankel .... associate producer
Tom Patricia .... executive producer
Jacobus Rose .... producer
Original Music by
J. Peter Robinson 
Cinematography by
David Burr (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Terry Blythe 
Casting by
Coreen Mayrs 
Lori Openden 
Production Design by
Linda Del Rosario 
Richard Paris 
Set Decoration by
Dominique Fauquet-Lemaitre 
Costume Design by
Monique Prudhomme 
Makeup Department
Julie McHaffie .... hair stylist
Bill Terezakis .... prosthetic supplier
Jacky Wilkinson .... makeup artist
Production Management
Eileen Fields .... production supervisor: Los Angeles second unit
Fran Rosati .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Melissa Lee Anderson .... third assistant director
Mark D. Currie .... second assistant director
Allan Harmon .... first assistant director
Carl Lawrence Ludwig .... first assistant director: Los Angeles
Jacobus Rose .... second unit director
Art Department
Ea Birkett .... assistant property master
Jared Brown .... on-set dresser
Clare Davis .... construction coordinator
R.D. 'Luther' Fairbairn .... property master (as Luther Fairbairn)
Nancy Ford .... assistant art director
Trevor Oleksy .... best boy greens
Christine Shaw .... set dresser
David Stark .... set dresser (as David Paul Hewitt White)
Sound Department
Bob Arons .... sound effects editor
Kami Asgar .... sound effects editor
Eric Behrend .... re-recording mixer
Graham Crowell .... boom operator
Paul Drenning .... adr mixer
Gerry Lentz .... re-recording mixer
Kevin Maloney .... boom operator
Robert L. Manahan .... re-recording mixer (as Bob Manahan)
Michael O'Corrigan .... sound supervisor
Ralph Parker .... sound
Elizabeth Rainey .... foley artist
Kyle Rochlin .... foley mixer
Tim Tuchrello .... assistant sound editor
Kerri Wilson .... adr supervisor
Paula J. Newman .... adr artist (uncredited)
John Taylor .... sound mixer (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Simon Lacey .... visual effects supervisor
Crystal Dalman .... stunt double
Leanne Hindle .... stunt performer (as Leanne Buchanan)
J.J. Makaro .... stunt coordinator
Lori Stewart .... stunt double
Lon Sunders .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Chris McMullin .... camera operator
Don Saari .... gaffer
Gary J. Williams .... key grip (as Gary Williams)
David Kohler .... lamp operator (uncredited)
Casting Department
James Forsyth .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nancy Duggan .... assistant costume designer
Glenna Owen .... set costumer
Ann Russell .... set costumer supervisor
Editorial Department
Michael Hatzer .... color timer
Jamie McNary .... assistant editor
Thor Roos .... color timer: dailies (uncredited)
Location Management
Ashley Fester .... location scout
Ken Hovgaard .... location scout
Terry Mialkowsky .... co-location manager
Ed Nesling .... location manager
Allan J. Ross .... location production assistant
Music Department
John McCullough .... music supervisor
Allan K. Rosen .... music editor (as Allen Rosen)
Rick Winquest .... music recording engineer
Transportation Department
Dennis Houser .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Debbie Coe .... animal wrangler (as Debra Coe)
Jennifer Harland .... background coordinator
Laurie Hawes .... production accountant
Terry J. Murray .... script supervisor (as Terry Murray)
Sandra Palmer .... production coordinator
Jamie Payton .... horse wrangler
Anna-Marie Plosz .... assistant production coordinator

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Also Known As:
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Gary Bakewell previously portrayed Paul MacCartney in the film Backbeat (1994).See more »
Factual errors: Paul and Linda marry in a "Registry Office" according to the sign above the door and the news reporter's voiceover. It is actually called a Register Office - there is not such thing as a "Registry Office".See more »
Linda McCartney:Mick Jagger said he'd never have his old lady on stage.
Paul McCartney:Yeah, well screw him!
Linda McCartney:I already have.
See more »
Movie Connections:
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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Selling Linda Short, 2 February 2005
Author: junebugg61966

I won't comment about the overall production values of this movie (other than to commend the acting jobs of all of the players), but as a documentary it really fails, and sells Linda McCartney very short. It could have been titled "The Mrs. Paul McCartney Story", or better yet, "The Mrs. Beatle Story".

Linda McCartney was a lifelong photographer of some repute, yet none of her photographs are shown or talked about. We get to see the break-up of the Beatles up-close, yet the details of Linda's life before and outside of her marriage to Paul McCartney are almost entirely omitted.

Unbelievably, Linda's work for animal issues and vegetarianism are barely mentioned. These activities are what defined Linda McCartney (or, at least, how she defined herself), yet more time is devoted to reproducing Beatles recording sessions than to dealing with them. Linda stated during her lifetime that motherhood was her most important job, but we see virtually none of her relationships with her four children.

This movie was a real disappointment. Less a tribute than an insult to the innovative and influential Linda McCartney.

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