These Foolish Things

Overview

An aspiring West End actress intent on maintaining her famous mother's legacy finds her dreams suddenly clouded by the warplanes that buzz overhead in this bittersweet war drama from director Julia Taylor-Stanley. Diana (Zoe Tapper) is a London actress who knows deep within that she has what it takes to become a true star of the West End stage. Faced with constant rejection but eternally optimistic that her day will soon come, Diana enters into a passionate love triangle with talented playwright Robin (David ...
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Overview

An aspiring West End actress intent on maintaining her famous mother's legacy finds her dreams suddenly clouded by the warplanes that buzz overhead in this bittersweet war drama from director Julia Taylor-Stanley. Diana (Zoe Tapper) is a London actress who knows deep within that she has what it takes to become a true star of the West End stage. Faced with constant rejection but eternally optimistic that her day will soon come, Diana enters into a passionate love triangle with talented playwright Robin (David Leon) and powerful director Christopher (Andrew Lincoln). Later, when Diane is finally cast in a headlining role, the drums of war begin beating as Hitler's army prepares for their devastating London Blitz.
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Special Features

Director's audio commentary; These Foolish Things backstage featurette; Behind-the-scenes footage; Theatrical trailers
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/20/2007
  • UPC: 014381395624
  • Original Release: 2006
  • Rating:

  • Source: Image Entertainment
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Enhanced
  • Time: 1:47:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 66,533

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Joss Ackland Albert
Lauren Bacall Dame Lydia Simons
Maureen Bennett Overdressed Woman
Leo Bill Garstin
Joan Blackham Miss Griffin
Deborah Bouchard Sadie
John Broad Tavistock Hotel Porter
Joanna David Mrs Bannock
Tatina De Marinis Tall Girl
Roy Dotrice Lord Carter
Michael Gabriel Douglas, 14 Yrs Old
Jamie Glover Everard Carter
Roisin Goodall Diana, 3 Yrs Old
Sinead Goodall Diana, 8 Yrs Old
Nickolas Grace Nathaniel Meadowsweet
Haydn Gwynne Aunt Ada Fitzgerald
Gillian Hawser Waitress
Anjelica Huston Lottie Osgood
Georgie Johnson Doo Doo
Nicky Ladanowski Sylvia
David Leon Robin Gardner
Andrew Lincoln Christopher Lovell
Charlotte Lucas Lily Evans
Ben MacLeod Paper Boy
Sarah McCardie Daughter
Julia McKenzie Miss Abernethy
Jordan Metcalfe Garstin, 14 Yrs Old
Eve Myles Dolly Nightingale
Roger Payne Jenkins
Anna-Louise Plowman Aggie
Craig Rooke Stage Manager
Graham Seed Reverend Bannock
Peter Silverleaf Brughoffer
Terence Stamp Baker
Zoe Tapper Diana Shaw
Mark Umbers Douglas Middleton
Peter Webber The Great Stupendo
Jerry Wilson Commissionaire
Technical Credits
Julia Taylor-Stanley Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Carola Ash Executive Producer
Anita Burger Makeup
Carol Cooper Makeup
Richard Curnow Producer
Jessica Dickinson Production Manager
Neil Dunn Executive Producer
Gavin Finney Cinematographer
Peter Freeman Asst. Director
Gillian Hawser Casting
David A. Jones Executive Producer
Ian Lynn Score Composer
Dave Martin Editor
Nigel Milne Associate Producer
Keith Northrop Executive Producer
Paula Price Makeup
Paul Sarony Producer
Sean Savage Camera Operator
Ben Smith Art Director
Frances Tempest Costumes/Costume Designer
Chris Townsend Production Designer
Mark Turner Special Effects Supervisor
Andrew Westcott Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- These Foolish Things
1. The Final Curtain [5:00]
2. Chasing a Dream [10:21]
3. Party Favors [9:08]
4. A Rotten Business [8:46]
5. Living for Tomorrow [10:17]
6. A Matter of Preference [7:51]
7. Aiming High [16:55]
8. Getting the Show on the Road [10:47]
9. An Empty Vessel [9:51]
10. Opening Night [9:05]
11. The Toast of Broadway [3:07]
12. End Credits [5:31]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- These Foolish Things
   Feature Start
   Scene Selections
   Audio Set-Up
      Dolby Digital 5.1
      DTS 5.1
      Dolby Digital 2.0
      Audio Commentary by Director Julia Taylor-Stanley: On
      Audio Commentary by Director Julia Taylor-Stanley: Off
   Special Features
      "These Foolish Things" Backstage
      Behind the Scenes
      Theatrical Trailer #1
      Theatrical Trailer #2
      Play All
   Previews
      Undead or Alive: Trailer
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