The Life and Death of Peter Sellers


2h 2004

Brief Synopsis

Based on the biography "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers," the movie examines the life and times of the great English actor, Peter Sellers, best known for his role as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies but had his darker personal life as he battled depression, lonliness and troubled re

Film Details

Also Known As
Life and Death, Life and Death of Peter Sellers, Moi, Peter Sellers, Peter Sellers Biopic
Release Date
2004
Production Company
Abbey Road Studios; Angel Studios; Baseblack; Bbc Films; Carlo Manzi Rentals; Casting Collective; Deborah Ross Film Design; Eastman Kodak; Frenetic Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office; Hbo Entertainment; Hbo Films London; Keith Vanderlaan'S Captive Audience; Lee Lighting; Midnight Transfer; Mobile Mouthful; Panavision, Ltd.; Phoenix Studios; Post Group, The; Scanbox Entertainment; Todd-Ao; Voodoo Dog
Distribution Company
A-Film Distribution; CinTart; Gulf Film, Llc; Icon; Icon Uk Group; Icon Uk Group; Lucky Red; OcTan Films; Sam Film; United International Pictures; Vertigo Films (Spain); Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Based on the biography "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers," the movie examines the life and times of the great English actor, Peter Sellers, best known for his role as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies but had his darker personal life as he battled depression, lonliness and troubled relationships.

Crew

Enzo Angileri

Hair

John Arnold

Grip

Rick Ash

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Vanessa Baker

Voice Casting

David Balfour

Property Master

Howard Ball

Music Contractor

Adrian Banton

Digital Effects Artist

Guy Barker

Post-Production Accountant

Yves Barre

Assistant Costume Designer

John Beharrell

Production Accountant

Penny Beharrell

Accounting Assistant

Barbara Berkery

Consultant

Angus Bickerton

Visual Effects Designer

Gary Birmingham

Transportation Coordinator

P. J. Bloom

Music

John Bohan

Construction Manager

Simon Bosanquet

Producer

Jim Bowers

Digital Effects Artist

Serena Bowman

Assistant

Vicky Brazier

Dialogue Editor

Veronica Brebner

Hair

Michael Brewster

Unit Director

Stuart Brisdon

Special Effects Supervisor

Tom Bristow

Manager

Robert Brown

Rigging Gaffer

Jaap Buitendijk

Photography

Stuart Bunting

Grip

John Burden

Driver

Rob Burgess

Assistant Director

Timothy Michael Cairns

Digital Effects

Colin Callender

Network Executive (Hbo, Pres.)

Greg Cannom

Special Makeup Effects

Francesca Castellano

Script Supervisor

Peter Cavaciuti

Camera Operator

Camille Cellucci

Visual Effects Producer

David Cheesman

Props Assistant

Martin Chitty

Wardrobe Assistant

Nikki Clapp

Script Supervisor

Roy Clarke

Driver

Rosalie Clayton

Casting Assistant

Dean Clegg

Art Director

Marlon Cole

Props

John Coleman

Driver

Mike Connolly

Animator

Sally Crees

Wardrobe Assistant

Matthew Crocker

Post-Production

David Crofts

Consultant

Lesley Cross

Script Supervisor

Neil Culley

Digital Effects Artist

Stephen Daly

Storyboard Artist

Barney Davis

Assistant Camera

Nicola De Fresnes

Art Assistant

Ted Deason

Assistant Camera

Freddy Demann

Executive Producer

Pilar Demann

Associate Producer

Robert Deschane

Adr Mixer

Lisa Deuxberry

Set Production Assistant

Graham Dollery

Driver

Brendan Donison

Voice Casting

Paul Donnellon

Animation Director

Chris Edwards

Manager

Karen Elliott

Music Supervisor

Stephen Elson

Digital Effects

Jenny Evans

Sound Editor

Mark Evans

Gaffer

George Faber

Executive Producer

Ann Faggetter

Post-Production

Sean Farrow

Digital Effects Artist

Juanita Diana Feeney

Associate Producer

Robert Flint

Production

Richard Ford

Music Editor

Stephen Forrest-smith

Art Assistant

Lucy Foulds

Production Assistant

Andrew Fowler

Visual Effects Producer

Jack Garwood

Props Assistant

Kate Garwood

Assistant

Norman Garwood

Production Designer

Tom Garwood

Art Department

David Gibbons

Matte Painter

Tamara Gillon

Casting Associate (Uk)

Peter Gleaves

Adr Mixer

Nina Gold

Casting Director

Jon Graham

Digital Effects Artist

Richard Grant

Security

Maggie Gray

Set Decorator

Alexandra Griffiths

Loader

Alan Grosch

Electrician

Punita Gupta

Consultant

Tim Guthrie

Wardrobe Assistant

Rodrigo Gutierrez

Camera Operator

Mark Haddenham

Special Effects Technician

Andrew Haddock

Video Assist/Playback

Luke Haddock

Video

Tim Hands

Supervising Sound Editor

Mick Harper

Digital Effects Artist

Tiana Harper

Visual Effects

Richard Hartley

Original Music

Richard Hartley

Music

David Haslop

Digital Effects Artist

Ella Hastings

Wardrobe Assistant

Peter Hawkins

Rigging Gaffer

Jane Hawley

Production Executive (Bbc Films)

Rawdon Hayne

Assistant Camera

Josh Haynie

Production Manager

Barrie Hemsley

Visual Effects Producer

Sarah Hemsley

Effects Coordinator

Tim Hey

Digital Effects Artist

Richard Higham

Digital Effects Artist

Robert Hill

Props Assistant

Lynn Horrie

Wardrobe Assistant

Robin Huffer

Digital Effects Artist

Eifion Hughes

Electrician

Jamie Hunt

Electrician

Sarah Hunt

Accounting Assistant

Tom Innes

Driver

Mark Intravartolo

Animator

Lee Isgar

Driver

Carlton Jarvis

Technical Advisor

Joseph Jayawardena

Assistant Location Manager

Adam Jenkins

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Ashley Johnson

Hair

Davy Jones

Prosthetic Makeup

Tim Jones

Digital Effects Artist

Nikos Kalimerakis

Best Boy Electric

Simon Kaye

Sound Mixer

Mark Keeling

Electrician

Michael Kennedy

Digital Effects

Ntana Key

Colorist

Christina Kim

Post-Production Coordinator

Mary Kim

Makeup

Duncan Kinnaird

Digital Effects Artist

Paul Kirby

Art Assistant

Roy Kirkman

Driver

Evyen Klean

Music

Aghi Koh

Development Executive

Beth Kono

Assistant

Beatrice Kruger

Casting Director (Italy)

Robin Kurz

Digital Effects Artist

Ben Lanning

Assistant Director

Cliff Lanning

Assistant Director

Suzanne Leance

Editorial Supervisor

Simon Leech

Digital Effects Artist

Peter Levy

Director Of Photography

Coralie Lew

Graphics Coordinator

Roger Lewis

Source Material (From Book: "The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers")

Curtis Lindersmith

Digital Intermediate Editor

Christopher Lloyd

Visual Effects Editor

Laura Lovejoy

Sound Editor

Chris Lowe

Art Director

Cathal Macilwaine

Carpenter

Iain Mackay

Assistant Camera

Anna Mackenzie

Sound Editor

Andrew Macleod

Digital Effects Artist

Armeneh Maloudji

Hair Assistant

Zoe Margolis

Set Production Assistant

Christopher Markus

Teleplay

Alan Marques

Digital Effects

Tom Martin

Construction Manager

James Mather

Foley Editor

Duncan Mcdevitt

Props

Natalie Mcdonald

Digital Effects Artist

Linda C Mcdonnell

Effects Coordinator

Stephen Mcfeely

Teleplay

Merrin Mcleod

Digital Effects Artist

Eamon Mcloughlin

Carpenter

Maedhbh Mcmahon

Wardrobe Assistant

Ronald Meeks

Rigging Grip

Tammy Mills

Hair Assistant

Warren J. Mills

Special Effects

Steve Mitchell

Matte Painter

Lew Morgan

Security

Ryan Murphy

Recording Engineer

Maggie Murray

Accounting Assistant

Rachel Neale

Unit Production Manager

Nick New

Digital Effects Artist

Heather Noble

Assistant Production Coordinator

Jeff North

Digital Effects Artist

Roma O'connor

Visual Effects

Sean O'connor

Driver

Steve O'sullivan

Wardrobe Assistant

David Z. Obadiah

Visual Effects Producer

Joe Oppenheimer

Development Executive

Yvonne Otzen

Hair Assistant

Shane Paish

Makeup

Chris Panton

Digital Effects Artist

Geraldine Patten

Production Secretary

Charles Pattinson

Executive Producer

Joe Pavlo

Visual Effects Supervisor

Nick Pearson

Medic

Dylan Penhale

Special Effects

Simon Pocock

Sound Department

Glen Pratt

Digital Effects Artist

Keri Putnam

Network Executive

Sue Quinn

Location Manager

John F Ralph

Art Director

Nick Ray

Key Grip

Justine Redfern

Assistant

Emily Rice

Post-Production Accountant

Lucy Richardson

Art Director

Tommy Roberts

Painter

Film Details

Also Known As
Life and Death, Life and Death of Peter Sellers, Moi, Peter Sellers, Peter Sellers Biopic
Release Date
2004
Production Company
Abbey Road Studios; Angel Studios; Baseblack; Bbc Films; Carlo Manzi Rentals; Casting Collective; Deborah Ross Film Design; Eastman Kodak; Frenetic Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office; Hbo Entertainment; Hbo Films London; Keith Vanderlaan'S Captive Audience; Lee Lighting; Midnight Transfer; Mobile Mouthful; Panavision, Ltd.; Phoenix Studios; Post Group, The; Scanbox Entertainment; Todd-Ao; Voodoo Dog
Distribution Company
A-Film Distribution; CinTart; Gulf Film, Llc; Icon; Icon Uk Group; Icon Uk Group; Lucky Red; OcTan Films; Sam Film; United International Pictures; Vertigo Films (Spain); Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States December 5, 2004

Aired in United States May 10, 2005

Released in United States on Video May 10, 2005

Aired in USA on HBO December 5, 2004.

Began shooting April 12, 2003. Completed shooting on July 5, 2003.

Peter Sellers died from a heart attack in 1980, at the age of 54.

Nominated for the 2005 TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Mini-series and Specials by the Television Critics Association.

Winner of five 2005 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Geoffrey Rush), Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely), Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Stephen Hopkins), Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie (John Smith) and Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie (Peter Levy) from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Also nominated for Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Charlize Theron), Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries, or Movie (Norman Garwood, Christopher Lowe, Lucy Richardson, John Ralph and Maggie Gray) and Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Nina Gold).