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Flashbacks of a Fool (2008)

 -  Drama  -  17 October 2008 (USA)
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A fading Hollywood star looks back at the days of his youth as he returns home from his best friend's funeral.

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Cast

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Emile Robert ...
Scoutt Lowe ...
Young Boots McKay
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Carrie Ann
Gina Athans ...
Apple
Erich Conrad ...
Radio DJ (voice)
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Annabel Linder ...
Dawn
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Priscilla
Sue Dall ...
Maitre D
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Mannie Miesel
Pope Jerrod ...
Waiter
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Valet
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A fading Hollywood star looks back at the days of his youth as he returns home from his best friend's funeral.

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Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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17 October 2008 (USA)  »

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Bir Aptalin Anilari  »

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$1,020 (USA) (17 October 2008)

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$1,020 (USA) (17 October 2008)
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Last cinema film of Miram Karlin. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Apple: He's got no stamina.
[giggle]
Apple: I love your nose.
Carrie Ann: Oh, thanks. I wanted to get my nose done since I was ten. It wasn't as simple as I thought. The doctors found out that I didn't have any cartilage in the tip of my nose. So then he needs to do that. Um, my nose was too long, so, I needed to shorten it. And then it was too wide so I had to thin it. And, uh, it was just a lot more complicated than I thought. My nose was just an insane amount of money.
[continues babbling]
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References Ring of Bright Water (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

What Goes Up Must Come Down
Performed by War Zone (Goldie Loc / MC Eiht / Karm)
Written by C. Breadus, K.Spitman, A. Tayler, C. Miller
Published by My Own Chit Music (BMI)
Administered by EMI Blackwood / Lil Gangsta Music (ASCAP) / Gaffed Em Up (BMI) / I-Slam Publishing (ASCAP)
Produced by Niggaracci
Recorded and engineered by Chris Jackson for Doggy Style Music, Inc. at Tha Irvine Spot, Irvine,
CA
War Zone appears courtesy of Doggy Style Records
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nice step back into childhood emotional beginnings and where they get caught up.
4 October 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Cleverly written step back into how our lives get mixed up and don't get sorted at source so they effect our later lives. The simple truths are realised here, many 30-40 somethings will find many references to their own lives,release those feelings and we can live again. Simple good acting, good story, fantastic music, and very good emotional but simple ride, more of the same please. Daniel Craig plays emotionally pent up, spent up actor well, lovely mid scenes of the way we were in the early seventies. The Roxy Music song played in my head for a week after and i;d never heard it before. A must see for any romantic or any amateur psychologist or spiritualist or anybody living a life with repressed emotions...oh thats everybody then.


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