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7 December 2007 (Canada) See more »
If you can remember it, then you weren't there.
The Turtles, a California rock band, tours England for the first time, meeting Frank Zappa, the Beatles and Jimi Hendrix. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Justin Henry ... Howard Kaylan
Royale Watkins ... Jimi Hendrix

Jason Boggs ... Mark Volman

George Wendt ... Bill Uttley
Brett Gilbert ... John Barbata
Sean Maysonet ... Jim 'Tucko' Tucker

Kevin Cotteleer ... Jim Pons
George Stanchev ... Al Nichol

Jay Michael Ferguson ... Brian Jones

Brian Groh ... John Lennon

Quinton Flynn ... Paul McCartney

Ben Bode ... Ringo Starr

Nate Dushku ... George Harrison

Lisa Brounstein ... Mama Cass

John Corbett ... Henry Diltz

Bret Roberts ... Jim Morrison

Allison Lange ... Mary

Wendie Jo Sperber ... Louella

Adam Tomei ... Frank Zappa

Curtis Armstrong ... Herb Cohen

Taylor Negron ... Psychiatrist

Elizabeth Perry

Chris Elwood ... Justin Hayward

Todd Lowe ... John Lodge

Chris Soldevilla ... Graham Nash

Rob Benedict ... Donovan (as Robert Patrick Benedict)
Jill Marie Simon ... Jane Asher
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Andrea Ajemian ... Pamela

Josh Austin ... Hippie at Party

Chris Ellis ... Sergeant

Fiona Loewi ... Sue Cannon

Kirk Ward ... Instructor

Kristi Wirz ... Twiggy (uncredited)

Directed by
Bill Fishman 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Howard Kaylan  writer

Produced by
Tommy Blatnik .... post supervising producer
Harold Bronson .... producer
Preston L. Holmes .... line producer
Cal Naylor .... line producer
Original Music by
Andrew Gross 
Cinematography by
Philip Holahan 
Film Editing by
Peter Shelton 
Londin Winters  (as Londin Angel Winters)
Casting by
Erica Arvold 
Mia Levinson 
Production Design by
Phillip Vasels 
Art Direction by
Kent Casey 
Costume Design by
Connie Cappos 
Makeup Department
Claudia Humburg .... makeup artist
Alexis Kelley .... makeup department head
Cornelia Perrera .... makeup artist
Astriditt Schmitt .... makeup artist
Octavio Solis .... makeup artist
Isabella Wiley .... assistant hair stylist (as Isabella Gasser)
Isabella Wiley .... makeup artist (as Isabella Gasser)
June Yamada .... hair stylist
June Yamada .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Hansson .... first assistant director
Michael Melamed .... second second assistant director (as Michael R. Melamed)
Matt Zettell .... second assistant director
Art Department
Zack Green .... swing
Sound Department
Iris Karina .... boom operator (as Iris Lohninger)
Karl W. Lohninger .... sound mixer
Erik H. Magnus .... sound mixer (as Erik Magnus)
Patrick Martens .... boom operator
Camera and Electrical Department
Robin Acutt .... best boy electric
Jeremy Brussell .... best boy grip
William Russell .... gaffer
Lisa Stacilauskas .... electrician
Rick Tucker .... key grip
Tracy Tucker .... grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lily Scott .... set costumer
Julie Vesselle .... wardrobe supervisor
Transportation Department
Mark E. Mobley .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Carla Braswell .... script supervisor
Renee Olsen .... production assistant
Jacquelyn Palmquist .... craft service
Kevin Thomas Roy .... key set production assistant (as Kevin Roy)

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USA:90 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Wendie Jo Sperber's last movie.See more »
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References My Dinner with Andre (1981)See more »


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In my opinion, this is the best 60's movie ever made., 28 November 2014
Author: Linda (lindaz) from Austria

I'm telling all my friends about this film cause I know they'll love it.

Maybe because I'm from the same generation, maybe because when I walked into my first really hip club in 1967, "Purple Haze" was blasting out. Dear Jimi helped ease my soul into a new dimension.

This movie will definitely appeal to anyone who lived through the rise of rock and roll. It's also a great historical record for younger generations to experience the world-changing music of the 60's.

The Turtles songs were part of my happier memories of the 60's era. Their songs never age.

Though this movie was not expensively made, the acting is very good, the look-a-likes that were chosen were phenomenal, the directing so unobtrusive and the camera work and lighting, in my opinion, were just superb.

If Howard Kaylan reads this THANK YOU for making this film. I know what it's like to try writing your story.

All the best to the Turtle's and thank you for the great music and this cool tribute to Jimi Hendrix whom many of us had the privilege to "experience". Rock on, guys.

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