The Fool


2h 15m 1991

Brief Synopsis

Set in 1857 London, the story of an obscure theater clerk who crosses from one world into another by leading a double life as a carefree aristocrat.

Film Details

Also Known As
Fool
Release Date
1991
Production Company
British Screen Finance; Filmfour International; Filmfour International; Sands Films
Distribution Company
Alliance Releasing; Alliance Releasing; Hobo Film Enterprises
Location
England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 15m

Synopsis

Set in 1857 London, the story of an obscure theater clerk who crosses from one world into another by leading a double life as a carefree aristocrat.

Crew

Sarah Alcock

Other

Tony Alcock

Other

Celia Bannerman

Casting/Production Staff

Janice Barlow

Other

Lisa Barlow

Casting/Production Staff

Ronnie Barlow

Other

Tina Barr

Casting/Production Staff

John Barratt

Other

Carrie Bayliss

Wardrobe

Sarah Bennie

Costumes

Tana Berry

Casting/Production Staff

Robert Bray

Other

Louise Brooks

Casting/Production Staff

Neale Brown

Other

Emma Burge

Casting/Production Staff

Paul Carr

Sound Rerecording

Joyce Carter

Costumes

Peter Cheesman

Other

Adam Clarkson

Other

Simon Clarkson

Other

Bill Clayton

Other

Charlotte Darwin

Casting/Production Staff

Rita Dean

Casting/Production Staff

Rostislav Doboujinsky

Other

Hugh Doherty

Other

Sabine Duthill

Other

Christine Edzard

Screenwriter

Christine Edzard

Producer

Harry Ellam

Costumes

John Evans

Other

Richard Feroze

Other

Caroline Gardner

Other

Catherine Goodley

Other

Richard Goodwin

Producer

Sabine Goodwin

Casting/Production Staff

Albert Grassi

Other

Justin Grassi

Other

Jacky Green

Wardrobe

Lilla Griffin

Wardrobe

Stephanie Gwatkin

Other

Annabel Hands

Other

Alan Hausman

Other

Annette Heron

Wardrobe

Billy Hoven

Other

Trevor Ingman

Production Manager

Linda Kathleen James

Costumes

Iona Kendrick

Wardrobe

Godfrey Kirby

Sound Recording

Jonny Kurzman

Casting Associate

Jayne Lambert

Costumes

Fraser Maclean

Other

Mick Mason

Camera Operator

Trevor Mathurin

Casting/Production Staff

Henry Mayhew

Book As Source Material ("London Labour & The London Pour")

Mary Mcgowan

Other

Charles Mcmillan

Other

John Mcmillan

Other

Jo Measure

Other

Toppet Moore

Other

Jennifer Moseley

Other

Shirley Nevin

Costumes

Brian Paxton

Sound Rerecording

Helen Pettit

Other

Doris Philpott

Wardrobe

Michel Sanvoisin

Music

Peter Seater

Other

Matthew Shrubb

Other

Barbara Sonnex

Costumes

Johanna Sonnex

Other

Mark Sonnex

Other

Olivier Stockman

Other

Olivier Stockman

Screenwriter

Olivier Stockman

Editor

Olivier Stockman

Casting/Production Staff

Norman Swindell

Casting/Production Staff

Emma Thistlethwaite

Other

Jim Thompson

Other

Terry Thomson

Other

Judith Thorp

Other

John Tyler

Producer ("Presents")

Robin Vidgeon

Director Of Photography

Alan Weeks

Other

Marion Weise

Wardrobe

Clare Wilkinson

Other

Diane Wren

Costumes

Julie Yule

Wardrobe

Film Details

Also Known As
Fool
Release Date
1991
Production Company
British Screen Finance; Filmfour International; Filmfour International; Sands Films
Distribution Company
Alliance Releasing; Alliance Releasing; Hobo Film Enterprises
Location
England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 15m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States February 1991

Released in United States May 1991

Released in United States September 1991

Released in United States October 1991

Shown at Berlin Film Festival (out of competition) February 15-26, 1991.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 9-20, 1991.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (Contemporary World Cinema) September 5-14, 1991.

Shown at MIFED in Milan October 20-25, 1991.

Completed shooting April 27, 1990.

Released in United States February 1991 (Shown at Berlin Film Festival (out of competition) February 15-26, 1991.)

Released in United States October 1991 (Shown at MIFED in Milan October 20-25, 1991.)

Released in United States September 1991 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (Contemporary World Cinema) September 5-14, 1991.)

Released in United States May 1991 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 9-20, 1991.)