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Full Frontal -- A day in the life of a group of men and women in Hollywood, in the hours leading up to a friend's birthday party.

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Writer:
Coleman Hough (written by)
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Release Date:
20 September 2002 (Italy) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
From The Director Of Traffic, Ocean's Eleven & Erin Brockovich! See more »
Plot:
A day in the life of a group of men and women in Hollywood, in the hours leading up to a friend's birthday party. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
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Grow fame and... See more (167 total) »

Cast

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David Duchovny ... Gus

Nicky Katt ... Hitler

Catherine Keener ... Lee

Mary McCormack ... Linda

David Hyde Pierce ... Carl

Julia Roberts ... Francesca / Catherine

Blair Underwood ... Calvin / Nicholas

Enrico Colantoni ... Arty / Ed

Erika Alexander ... Lucy

Tracy Vilar ... Heather

Brandon Keener ... Francesca's Assistant

Jeff Garlin ... Harvey, probably

David Alan Basche ... Nicholas's Agent

Terence Stamp ... Man on Plane / Himself

Nancy Lenehan ... Woman on Plane

Brad Rowe ... Sam Osborne

David Fincher ... Film Director

Jerry Weintraub ... Jerry

Rainn Wilson ... First Fired Employee

Eddie McClintock ... Second Fired Employee

Dina Spybey-Waters ... Third Fired Employee (as Dina Waters)

Sandra Oh ... Fourth Fired Employee

Justina Machado ... Linda's Friend in Kitchen

Meagen Fay ... Diane

Joe Chrest ... Sex Shop Man #1

Wayne Pére ... Sex Shop Man #2 (as Wayne Pere)

January Jones ... Tracy
Mike Malone ... Mike
Anthony Powers ... Male Massage Client

Alison Ebbert ... Hitler Girlfriend
Jennifer Brusciano ... Hitler Hitchhiker
Cole Andersen ... Freud
Al Ahlf ... Hitler Guard

Lacy Livingston ... Miramax Receptionist

Patrick Fischler ... Harvey - probably's Assistant
Nathalie Seaver ... Clothing Store Owner

Soledad St. Hilaire ... Hotel Housekeeper

Roger Garcia ... Vampire Neighbor

Laurent Schwaar ... Concierge
Maria Rogers ... Woman in Bed
Dawn Suggs ... Hotel Hostess
Charlotte Puckett ... Hotel Waitress
Chance Robertson ... Biker
Monica Lee Burland ... Theater Patron
Kenn Wood ... Theater Patron

Cynthia Gibb ... Pregnant Woman
Andrew Connolly ... Partygoer
Karen Woodley ... Partygoer (as Karen Woodley-Connolly)
Chris DeRose ... Partygoer

Randy Lowell ... Partygoer
Pliny Porter ... Partygoer
Coleman Hough ... Partygoer

Brad Pitt ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Karen Grosso ... Partygoer (uncredited)

Rashida Jones ... (uncredited)

Brian Krow ... Bellboy (uncredited)

Steven Soderbergh ... Himself (uncredited)
Camille Wainwright ... Daphne (uncredited)

Tommy Wilson-O'Brien ... Second Fired Employee (uncredited)

Elizabeth Yoder ... Hotel Lobby Guest (uncredited)
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Directed by
Steven Soderbergh 
 
Writing credits
Coleman Hough (written by)

Produced by
Zennia M. Barahona .... post-production producer
Gregory Jacobs .... producer
Scott Kramer .... producer
Bob Weinstein .... executive producer
Harvey Weinstein .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jacques Davidovici 
 
Cinematography by
Steven Soderbergh  (as Peter Andrews)
 
Film Editing by
Sarah Flack 
 
Casting by
Debra Zane 
 
Production Management
Bob Osher .... production supervisor
Michael Polaire .... unit production manager
Evan Schechtman .... post-production supervisor: Outpost Digital
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Keri Bruno .... second second assistant director
Gregory Jacobs .... first assistant director
Basti Van Der Woude .... second assistant director (as Basti van der Woude)
 
Art Department
Mark Gantt .... assistant property master
Lance Larson .... property master
 
Sound Department
David Betancourt .... foley mixer
Larry Blake .... post-production sound
Matt Coby .... foley editor
Jeff Enden .... boom operator
Dawn Fintor .... foley
Jay Gallagher .... foley editor
Paul Ledford .... production sound mixer
Linda Murphy .... boom operator
Sam Sarkar .... utility sound
Alicia Stevenson .... foley (as Alicia Irwin)
Shawn Holden .... additional sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Edwin Armstrong .... digital film services
Randall Balsmeyer .... visual effects
Sal Migliore .... high def digitizing
Carl S.G. Moore .... visual effects associate producer: Cinesite
Michael Brodersen .... digital to film output (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ed Ayer .... best boy electric
Russell Ayer .... gaffer
Shaun Breedlove .... rigging electric
Thomas A. Curran .... best boy grip (as Thomas Curran)
Joseph Graham .... rigging grip (as Joseph A. Graham)
Gregg Guellow .... dolly grip (as C. Gregory Guellow)
Christopher Just Weaver .... video technician
Ted J. Kredo .... lighting technician (as Ted Kredo)
Chris Mack .... second assistant camera: film
Duane Manwiller .... camera operator (as Duane 'DC' Manwiller)
Duane Manwiller .... director of photography: second unit
Bob Marshak .... still photographer
E.J. Misisco .... film loader (as E.J. Misisco Jr.)
Daniel Moder .... first assistant camera: film (as Danny Moder)
Tim Smith .... video technician
Brent Studler .... rigging gaffer
Paul Threlkeld .... key grip
 
Casting Department
Terri Taylor .... casting associate
Erin Toner .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Susi Campos .... costumer
Shoshana Rubin .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Monica De Armond .... post-production coordinator (as Monica Borde)
Ramy Katrib .... assistant: digital post-production
David Kirchner .... second assistant editor
Susan Littenberg .... first assistant editor
Brett S. McCarthy .... assistant editor
Peter McCoubrey .... video colorist
Les Meek .... consultant: Ektachrome
Dan Muscarella .... color timer
Ron Patane .... post-production services
Evan Schechtman .... post-production services
Timothy Serda .... assistant: digital post-production (as Tim Serda)
Paul Tanzillo Jr. .... negative cutter (as Paul E. Tanzillo)
 
Music Department
Randy Spendlove .... executive in charge of music
 
Transportation Department
Rich Bennetti .... driver
David Blackman .... driver (as David C. Blackman)
Jon Carpenter .... transportation coordinator
David Glavin .... driver (as Dave Glavin)
Leon Glavin .... driver
Shane Greedy .... transportation captain
J.T. Lannen .... driver (as JT Lannen)
Charles Ramirez .... driver
 
Other crew
Julie M. Anderson .... production coordinator
Cassandra Barbour .... clearances: Entertainment Clearances
Howard Behar .... production legal services (as Howard D. Behar Esq.)
Matilda de Cagny .... animal trainer (as Mathilde deCagny)
Virginie Drouot .... production office assistant
Caleb Duffy .... assistant location manager
Jason Hinkel .... first assistant accountant
Leah Holmes .... post-production accountant: R. C. Baral & Company (as Leah A. Holmes)
Steven M. Kalb .... production legal services (as Steven M. Kalb Esq.)
Ken Lavet .... location manager
Sonya Lunsford .... production accountant
Lynne Martin .... set production assistant
Antoine Mascaro .... chef: Gourmet On Location
David McKimmie .... assistant production coordinator
Naomi Motohashi .... location assistant
India Neilan .... set production assistant
Matt Novello .... production office assistant
Larry Payne .... animal trainer
Keith Popely .... set production assistant
Rebecca Robertson .... script supervisor
Laura Sevier .... clearances: Entertainment Clearances
Spooky Stevens .... unit publicist
Robert T. Striem .... location manager (New York Unit)
Jeff Winn .... craft service
Jenny Gienger .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Chris Birchby .... the producers wish to thank: for their kindness, generosity and assistance
David Black .... the producers wish to thank: for their kindness, generosity and assistance, Final Cut Pro
Daniel Fort .... the producers wish to thank: for their kindness, generosity and assistance
Eric Graves .... the producers wish to thank: for their kindness, generosity and assistance, Final Cut Pro
Bill Hudson .... the producers wish to thank: for their kindness, generosity and assistance, Final Cut Pro
Gary Johnson .... the producers wish to thank: for their kindness, generosity and assistance, Final Cut Pro
Suzanne Lindbergh .... the producers wish to thank: for their kindness, generosity and assistance, Apple Products
Brian Meaney .... the producers wish to thank: for their kindness, generosity and assistance, Final Cut Pro
Ron Patane .... special thanks
Kit Rachlis .... the producers wish to thank: for their kindness, generosity and assistance, Los Angeles Magazine
Paul Saccone .... the producers wish to thank: for their kindness, generosity and assistance, Final Cut Pro
Nadia Vitels .... the producers wish to thank: for their kindness, generosity and assistance, Canon USA
Vanessa Williams .... the producers wish to thank: for their kindness, generosity and assistance, Raffles L'Ermitage Hotel
Craig Yanagi .... the producers wish to thank: for their kindness, generosity and assistance, Sony Electronics
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language and some sexual content
Runtime:
101 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
After a pitch meeting with some studio execs, Blair Underwood's character complains, "We brought them a china cup and they told us to go back and make a beer mug." This is almost a direct quote from director David Fincher; he was describing his experience making Alien³ (1992) to Premiere Magazine.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Catherine's black notebook and pen suddenly appear on the airplane armrest between shots, after her tape player clicks.See more »
Quotes:
[from the trailer]
Carl:You can't pretend that you are having sex with someone, when you are actually having sex with them.
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Movie Connections:
References High Heels (1991)See more »
Soundtrack:
Diane L.See more »

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Grow fame and..., 29 March 2005
Author: Kareninysimba from Tucson, AZ

In Spanish there's a saying that translates: "Grow fame and go to sleep". I think this happened with S. Soderbergh, where he took advantage of his surprising win at the Oscars Best Director competition and the success of his movie Erin Brockovich along with his pal Julia Roberts and her high peak in the moment he made this movie. Without those 2 mega successes he wouldn't convince many studios to make this movie, and none of us would ever seen it. The box office barely went over the movie budget.

A mix of troubled characters related all to the movie business create a confused and complicated web of feelings, relationships, weird behaviors and "rendevouz" that are let to almost pure improvisation by the director, and in retrospective it sounds very interesting but we haven't seen many movies with such a proposal maybe not because nobody has thought about it but because it's very hard to make it successful and achieve a fine piece of work. In this case I don't think that the weight of Oscars and fresh success help that much in accomplishing that nice piece of work. A very good and daring idea where all the actors were abandon to their own choices in make up, dressing and craft supplies. Niece piece of work... for the actors and crew who make it, in their own private screening or party, not for us who felt it was a waste of time and my $1 that cost renting it. There is some arrogant smell in the air that I felt heavily since I saw for the first time Mr. Soderbergh old fashion sort of feminine style glasses frames and it was strongly confirmed by watching this movie.

I don't remember in recent years a movie where I start watching the running time as early as I started with this movie: when it ran for 15 min I was already impatient, and for a good 1 hour or so I felt uncomfortable for not knowing anything of what was happening and not connecting but a couple of dots in the whole plot. Maybe that was the precise goal of Soderbergh, don't know. I felt bored watching a huge bunch of nonsense which might have make sense but at the end it didn't. Brad Pitt was quite right at the end: I don't know who did it. We strongly hope there's better to come from Soderbergh.

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