The Flying Scotsman


1h 43m 2006

Brief Synopsis

The true story of celebrated Scottish cyclist Graeme Obree, a former world champion who broke the world one-hour record on a bike of his own design, made partly out of sections of a washing machine. It follows his life's victories as well as his debilitating battles with mental health problems.

Film Details

Also Known As
Flying Scotsman
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2006
Production Company
Angel Studios; Arri Group; Bcd Travel; Bickers Action; Cool Music; Enterprise Rent-A-Car; Feasible Films; Film und Medienstiftung NRW; Freewheel International; Fuji; Hyperactive Broadcast, Ltd.; Jones Brown Inc; Kew Media Group; Kew Media Group; MGM Distribution Company; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.; Paul Cable; Ruhrsound-Studio; Sapex; Scion Films; Scottish Screen; Shipleys; Soho Images
Distribution Company
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. (MGM )/THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY; MGM Distribution Company/The Weinstein Company; Cathay Film Organization; Central Film Verleih Gmbh; MGM /UA; MGM Distribution Company; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.; Rialto Films; Senator Film Verleih; The Weinstein Company; Vertigo Films (Uk); Wild Bunch AG
Location
Germany; Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Synopsis

The true story of celebrated Scottish cyclist Graeme Obree, a former world champion who broke the world one-hour record on a bike of his own design, made partly out of sections of a washing machine. It follows his life's victories as well as his debilitating battles with mental health problems.

Crew

Jeff Abberley

Executive Producer

Niall Acott

Music

Brian Adams

Carpenter

Lucy Allen

Stunt Performer

Mark Ashby

Rights & Clearances

Marco Auriel

Tutor

Vanessa Baker

Voice Casting

Ruth Barrett

Music

Lisa Baruffati

Office Runner

Judith Baugin

Executive

Stephan Bechem

Unit Manager

Roger Beck

Software Engineer

Graham Begg

Accountant

Andy Bennett

Stunt Performer

Corinne Bennett

Tutor

Jim Bennett

Tutor

Robert Bevan

Coproducer

Julia Blackman

Executive Producer

Richard Bohringer

Driver

Ashley Bond

Camera Focus Puller

Ashley Bond

Camera

Alex Borthwick

Painter

Wolf Bosse

Visual Effects Supervisor

Phil Bowen

Construction Manager

Mary Brehony

Legal Services

Bettina Brenner

Grip

Chris Breslin

Carpenter

Michael Brink

Visual Effects Producer

Alexander Brommer

Digital Effects

Peter Broughan

Producer

John Brown

Screenplay

Laurence Brown

Legal Services

Theresa Brown

Tutor

Joerg Bruemmer

Digital Effects

Tommy Bryce

Driver

Alexander Buck

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Alexander Buck

Other

Giles Burgess

Editor

Karin Burkert

Wardrobe

Stephen Burns

Props

David Burt

Location Assistant

Stephen Burt

Location Manager

Lisa Buscher

Wardrobe

Peter Buscher

Office Runner

Paul Cable

Production Insurance

James Cairns

Props

Neil Cairns

Production Accountant

Donald Campbell

Electrician

Michael Campbell

Unit Manager

Moley Campbell

Art Department

Paul Campbell

Props

Paul Campbell

Props

Jim Cardy

Driver

Jamie Carmichael

Executive

Cathy Carney

Tutor

Robert Carracher

Grip

Paul Caswell

Driver

Alexandra Caulfield

Costume Designer

Claire Chapman

Executive Producer

Ursula Cleary

Art Director

Sue Collin

Art Director

Neil Comin

Editor

Michael Connell

Music Editor

Gerry Connelly

Driver

Amanda Coombes

Coproducer

Denise Coombs

Wardrobe

Giovannina Cotroneo

Production Secretary

George Cottle

Stunt Performer

Ann-marie Coulter

Props Buyer

Anita Cox

Business Affairs

Charlie Crawford

Photography

Stewart Cunningham

Props

Paul Curren

Painter

Sam Curren

Painter

Erin Currie

Office Runner

Maxine Dallas

Makeup

Jon Davidson

Production

Megan Davis

Business Affairs

Thomas Deckers

Sound Department

Shaun Devine

Driver

Timo Dillenberger

Stunts

Ralf K Dobrick

Camera Operator

Emma Doett

Production Secretary

Gavin Dolan

Medic

Brendan Donnison

Voice Casting

Jim Dowdall

Stunts

Tommy Dowdalls

Carpenter

Jack Drummond

Production

Maureen Duff

Casting Director

John Duncan

Electrician

Paul Dunphy

Driver

Tim Dyer

Sound Department

Ian Easton

Assistant Director

Kirstie Edgar

Script Supervisor

Fred Ellis

Tutor

Lorraine Ellis

Tutor

Winfried Engel

Driver

Claudia Ennemoser

Tutor

Robert Etherson

Grip

Brandon Evans

Gaffer

Mike Feinberg

Adr Editor

Sarah Fidelo

Hair

Angus Finlayson

Driver

Gavin Finney

Director Of Photography

Judith Fischer

Art Department

Tobias Fleig

Sound Re-Recordist

Daniel Flury

Office Runner

Gordon Forbes

Sound Department

Yvo Fossen

Driver

Glenn Foster

Stunt Performer

Helen Freise

Wardrobe Assistant

Patricia Frorath

Assistant Director

Peter Gallagher

Producer

George Geddis

Loader

Robert Gee

Painter

Alexandra Georgi

Coordinator

Gemma Gerber

Stand-In

Clare Gerrard

Medic

Sara Giles

Producer

Linda Glen

Tutor

Tom Gonsior

Visual Effects

Michael Gooding

Coordinator

Caterine Gordon

Casting Assistant

Barry Gornel

Unit Manager

Bill Gower

Props

Janice Graham

Original Music

Margaret Graham

Continuity

Derek Gray

Storyboard Artist

Manuela Groh

Production Coordinator

Sebastian Gross

Loader

Tim Grosskurth

Driver

Mike Gunn

Production Designer

Robin Haddow

Electrician

Martin Hagemann

Coproducer

Robin Haig

Office Runner

Marianna Harris

Tutor

Iain Harrison

Rigging Electrician

Richard Hassall

Carpenter

Jo Hattenhauer

Property Master

Marion Hattenhauer

Tutor

Nico Hauter

Colorist

Keith Hayley

Coproducer

Gerard Healy

Rights & Clearances

Dirk Henning

Location Manager

Rudi Hensel

Visual Effects

Wolfgang Hoffman

Props

Polly Hootkins

Casting

Herbert Hoppe

Driver

Sharon Howat

Production Coordinator

Albert Hudji

Rigging Electrician

Declan Hughes

Screenplay

Katherine Hyland

Costumes

Niccolo Innocenti

Coproducer

Jesse Jackson

Driver

Alexander Janke

Titles

Rafael Jeneral

Loader

Nigel Jenkins

Song Performer

Nigel Jenkins

Song

Steve Joberns

Auditor

Joanna Johnson

Business Affairs

Alan Kaplan

Executive Producer

Martina Kathage

Stand-In

Tony Kay

Camera Focus Puller

Alexandra Keen

Business Affairs

Martin Kelly

Other

Tobias Klauke

Camera Focus Puller

Tobias Klauke

Camera

Oliver Kloos

Driver

Emil Klotzsch

Sound Effects

Karen Knox

Medic

Daniel Kolarov

Props Buyer

Michael Kraemer

Digital Effects

Peter Kreutz

Production Manager

Jens Kriegel

Sound Department

Sandra Kuemmel

Tutor

Nina Kugland

Wardrobe

Kai Kunnemann

Coproducer

Rudi Kurth

Grip

Rick Kwak

Business Affairs

Christian Laskawi

3-D Artist

Derek Lea

Stunt Performer

Suzie Lebrun

Driver

David Leishman

Video Playback

Guy List

Stunt Performer

Richard Lloyd

Post-Production Supervisor

Sebastian Locker

Digital Effects

Tony Lucken

Stunt Performer

Davenport Lyons

Legal Services

Andrew Macbean

Electrician

Andrew Macdonald

Props

Alysia Maciejowska

Loader

Moira Maciver

Post-Production Assistant

Gus Macrae

Electrician

Oliver Maichle

Driver

John Malarky

Driver

Martin Markert

Software Engineer

Paul Mason

Driver

Paul Mason

Loader

Stephen Mason

Art Department

Claire Matheson

Business Affairs

Film Details

Also Known As
Flying Scotsman
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2006
Production Company
Angel Studios; Arri Group; Bcd Travel; Bickers Action; Cool Music; Enterprise Rent-A-Car; Feasible Films; Film und Medienstiftung NRW; Freewheel International; Fuji; Hyperactive Broadcast, Ltd.; Jones Brown Inc; Kew Media Group; Kew Media Group; MGM Distribution Company; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.; Paul Cable; Ruhrsound-Studio; Sapex; Scion Films; Scottish Screen; Shipleys; Soho Images
Distribution Company
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. (MGM )/THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY; MGM Distribution Company/The Weinstein Company; Cathay Film Organization; Central Film Verleih Gmbh; MGM /UA; MGM Distribution Company; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.; Rialto Films; Senator Film Verleih; The Weinstein Company; Vertigo Films (Uk); Wild Bunch AG
Location
Germany; Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter December 29, 2006

Expanded Release in United States May 4, 2007

Released in United States on Video September 18, 2007

Released in United States August 2006

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Opening Film) August 14-27, 2006.

Released in United States Winter December 29, 2006

Expanded Release in United States May 4, 2007

Released in United States on Video September 18, 2007

Released in United States August 2006 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Opening Film) August 14-27, 2006.)