Once Upon a Time In the Midlands


1h 40m 2002

Brief Synopsis

Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene--her daughter by the sexy but delinquent Jimmy, who flew the coop years ago and hasn't been heard from since. Dek loves Shirley, so much, that he proposes t

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2002
Production Company
Big Arty Productions; Film4 Productions; Film4 Productions; Filmfour; Filmfour; Framestore Cfc; General Screen Enterprises; Slate Films; U.K. Film Council; Wild Bunch AG; Wild Bunch AG
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics; Bim Distribuzione; Cts; Film4 Productions; Film4 Productions; Filmfour; Sam Film; Scanbox Entertainment; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene--her daughter by the sexy but delinquent Jimmy, who flew the coop years ago and hasn't been heard from since. Dek loves Shirley, so much, that he proposes to her on national television. Jimmy sees the TV proposal and returns to town convinced that he can try to win back his wife and daughter, however he faces formidable opposition from almost every side.

Crew

Bob Baker

Foley Mixer

Bob Baker

Foley Editor

Stephen Barker

Post-Production Consultant

Peter Beston

Editor

Andrea Calderwood

Producer

Peter Carlton

Head Of Production (For Emmi)

Michael A Carter

Adr Recordist

Paul Crichton

Adr Recordist

Matt Curtis

Titles

Matt Curtis

Captions Design

Adrian Daley

Camera Operator

Sophie Doncaster

Wardrobe Supervisor

Julia Duff

Casting Director

Ed Evennett

Assistant Director

Emma Fowler

Production Coordinator

Paul Fraser

Screenwriter

Liz Gallacher

Music Supervisor

Paul Golding

Music Recorder

Paul Golding

Music Mixer

Cherry Gould

1st Assistant Director

Paul Hamblin

Rerecording Mixer

Steve Haynes

Adr Recordist

Catherine Hodgson

Supervising Sound Editor

Dave Humphries

Adr Recordist

Claire Hunt

Line Producer

Hanno Huth

Executive Producer

Robert M. Jones

Location Manager

Vincent Keane

Stunt Coordinator

Louise Knight

Co-Producer

John Lunn

Music Conductor

John Lunn

Music

Sharon Martin

Hair Stylist

Sharon Martin

Makeup Artist

Peter Mcaleese

Executive In Charge Of Production (For Filmfour)

Shane Meadows

Screenwriter

Anthea Nelson

Art Director

Colin Nicolson

Sound Recordist

Angela Noakes Wharton

Script Supervisor

Joanna Nodwell

Film To Tape Transfer

Vicki Patterson

Development Executive

Robin Fraser Paye

Costume Designer

Pebbles Robertson

Chief Makeup Artist

Pebbles Robertson

Chief Hair Stylist

Crispian Sallis

Production Designer

Robert Shipsey

Camera Operator

Toni Staples

Assistant Director

Jason Swanscott

Foley Artist

Steve Symes

Camera Operator

Paul Trijbits

Executive Producer

Brian Tufano

Director Of Photography

Alex Usborne

Production Executive (For The Film Council'S New Cinema Fund)

Trevor Waite

Editor

Paul Webster

Executive Producer

Rowena Wilkinson

Foley Artist

James Wilson

Co-Producer

Hilary Wyatt

Dialogue Editor

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2002
Production Company
Big Arty Productions; Film4 Productions; Film4 Productions; Filmfour; Filmfour; Framestore Cfc; General Screen Enterprises; Slate Films; U.K. Film Council; Wild Bunch AG; Wild Bunch AG
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics; Bim Distribuzione; Cts; Film4 Productions; Film4 Productions; Filmfour; Sam Film; Scanbox Entertainment; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States May 2002

Released in United States on Video February 10, 2004

Released in United States September 2002

Released in United States Summer August 29, 2003

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Director's Fortnight) May 15-26, 2002.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival September 5-14, 2002.

Released in United States on Video February 10, 2004

Released in United States May 2002 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Director's Fortnight) May 15-26, 2002.)

Released in United States Summer August 29, 2003 (NY, LA)

Released in United States September 2002 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival September 5-14, 2002.)