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Bellflower -- Woodrow and Aiden spend all of their free time building MAD MAX-inspired flamethrowers and muscle cars in preparation for an apocalypse.  But when Woodrow meets a young woman and falls hard in love, he and Aiden quickly integrate into a new group of friends, setting off on a journey of love and hate, betrayal, infidelity, and violence more devastating than any of their apocalyptic fantasies.
Bellflower -- Woodrow and Aiden are best friends who worship Mad Max and spend their time building flame-throwers and other weapons as they await the apocalypse. Their dynamic changes when Woodrow lands a girlfriend and makes a new circle of friends. When his relationship falls apart, however, Aiden and Woodrow begin to act out their dark, violent fantasies.
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Director:
Writer:
Evan Glodell (written by)
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Release Date:
21 March 2012 (France) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A love story with apocalyptic stakes.
Plot:
Two friends spend all their free time building flame-throwers and weapons of mass destruction in hopes that a global apocalypse will occur and clear the runway for their imaginary gang "Mother Medusa". Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
5 wins & 5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Amazing movie, visually stunning... See more (51 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Evan Glodell ... Woodrow

Jessie Wiseman ... Milly

Tyler Dawson ... Aiden

Rebekah Brandes ... Courtney

Vincent Grashaw ... Mike
Zack Kraus ... Elliot

Keghan Hurst ... Sarah

Alexandra Boylan ... Mad Dog's Waitress
Bradshaw Pruitt ... Mad Dog's Bartender
Brian Thomas Evans ... Dirty Trucker
Britta Jacobellis ... Neighbor With Dogs
Ceaser Flores ... Scary Man at Party

Chris Snyder ... Tattoo Guy
Dan Dulle ... Motorcycle Owner

Jon Huck ... Himself
Jet Kauffman ... Feisty Girl

Josh Kelling ... Fancy Waiter
Ken Bailey ... Homicide Detective
Mark Nihem ... Liquor Store Clerk
Joel Hodge ... Man Peeing in Bathroom

Directed by
Evan Glodell 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Evan Glodell  written by

Produced by
Paul Edwardson .... co-producer
Brian Thomas Evans .... executive producer
Luis Flores Jr. .... associate producer
Evan Glodell .... producer
Vincent Grashaw .... producer
Joel Hodge .... co-producer
Jet Kauffman .... co-producer
Jonathan Keevil .... co-producer
Josh Kelling .... executive producer
Lenny Powell .... co-producer
Ari Presler .... associate producer
Chelsea St. John .... co-producer
Efraim Wyeth .... associate producer
Byron Yee .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jonathan Keevil 
 
Cinematography by
Joel Hodge (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Evan Glodell 
Vincent Grashaw 
Joel Hodge 
Jonathan Keevil 
 
Production Design by
Team Coatwolf 
 
Makeup Department
Jessie Wiseman .... key hair stylist
Jessie Wiseman .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Mark Steele .... post-production supervisor (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lenny Powell .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Joel Hodge .... artist: Medusa book drawings
Aaron 'The Dark Overlord' Smith .... fine art canvas paintings (as Aaron Smith)
 
Sound Department
Scott Casillas .... production sound mixer
Mark Hensley .... sound re-recording mixer
Gordon Hookailo .... sound re-recording mixer
C.J. McCree .... boom operator
Joshua Adeniji .... sound effects editor: sound designer (uncredited)
Sean Michael Beyer .... m&e re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Rusty Dunn .... additional re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Jason Gaya .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Angela Hemingway .... dialogue editor (uncredited)
Steven Iba .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Steven Iba .... supervising sound designer (uncredited)
Zach Michaelis .... foley artist (uncredited)
Chris Terhune .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Andrew Troy .... re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Austin Tyler .... adr editor (uncredited)
Philip Biff Vincent .... chief engineer (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Wyatt Glodell .... visual effects artist
 
Stunts
Tony Snegoff .... stunt driver
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Brandon Michael Craig .... still photographer
Paul Edwardson .... gaffer
Vincent Grashaw .... camera operator
Joel Hodge .... camera operator
Jet Kauffman .... assistant camera
Jonathan Keevil .... camera operator
Ari Robbins .... steadicam operator
 
Editorial Department
Marc Brown .... digital film services: Alpha Cine Labs Seattle
Bevin Flynn .... digital film services: Alpha Cine Labs Seattle
Victor Franco .... digital restoration
Jannat Gargi .... digital film producer: Alpha Cine Labs Seattle
Kyle Dean Jackson .... digital intermediate supervisor (as Kyle Jackson)
Kristen Molina .... digital film producer: Alpha Cine Labs Seattle
Alan Pao .... digital intermediate supervisor
Sebastian Perez-Burchard .... colorist
Bill Scott .... senior color timer: Alpha Cine Labs Seattle
 
Music Department
Dwight Glodell .... additional score cues
Marcus Glodell .... additional score cues
Wyatt Glodell .... additional score cues
Joj O. Lorentz .... additional score cues
Kevin MacLeod .... additional composer
Wendy Maharry .... additional score cues
Jonathan McHugh .... music consultant
Andrea von Foerster .... music supervisor
Jonathan Zalben .... additional score cues
 
Transportation Department
John Benner .... car resurrection and supercharging: Medusa car
Rick Cushman .... mechanic: Medusa car Round 1
Christopher Nevarez .... car high performance tuning: Medusa car
Tony Pulido .... car resurrection and supercharging: Medusa car
Harv St. Mary .... car high performance tuning: Medusa car (as Harv St Mary)
Joe Trujillo .... car high performance tuning: Medusa car
 
Other crew
James Feldman .... production legal
Katie Gilkey .... production assistant
Linda Lichter .... production legal
Chelsea St. John .... production coordinator
Juard Van Dijkhorst .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Sean Combs .... special thanks (as Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs)
Carson Daly .... special thanks
Dean Devlin .... thanks
Sarah Farrand .... special thanks
Dave Gare .... the producers wish to thank
Trevor Groth .... the producers wish to thank
Juan Carlos Guzman .... special thanks
Scott P. Hart .... special thanks
Andrew Hecker .... special thanks
Jonathan McHugh .... thanks
Joel Perkins .... special thanks
Michael Rousselet .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for disturbing violence, some strong sexuality, nudity, pervasive language and some drug use
Runtime:
USA:106 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Dolby (Dolby 5.1)
Certification:
Australia:MA15+ | Germany:16 | Singapore:R21 | UK:18 (DVD rating) | USA:R (certificate #46766)
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The song Vincent Grashaw is humming on the porch to Rebekah Brandes is "Get Back In The Game" by The Janks.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Woodrow and Aiden are sitting on the park bench, the Medusa behind them. The "MEDUSA" painted on the side of the car is a different type style than in every other scene.See more »
Quotes:
Milly:Dude, it's like a James Bond car for drunks!See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
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52 out of 93 people found the following review useful.
Amazing movie, visually stunning..., 1 May 2011
Author: bcsarmaa from United States

Just got out of the screening of this movie at the Independent Film Fest of Boston. Bellflower is a visually stunning movie and is sure to make help make the career of the star/director and a few other members of the supporting cast.

The basic premise is that two friends decide to future-proof themselves by creating weaponry designed for ruling a potential post-apocalyptic wasteland. They figure that if Mad Max has taught us anything it is that whoever has the most badass weapons will end up on top.

Evan Glodell, Jessie Wiseman, Tyler Dawson and Rebekah Brandes turn in impressive performances. I am sure that we will be seeing plenty of Jessie Wiseman.

The film was shot on handmade cameras that the director built which allowed him to create amazing tilt-shift visuals. All of the gadgets featured in the film were also built by the director for the movie. Filming happened over the course of 3 years on a meager budget of only $17,000, an amazing feat.

If this movie is playing at a local festival you need to go see it ASAP. I'm pretty sure that there will be plenty of buzz surrounding the film once it gets a wider release.

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