Introductory statement about this film.
|Directed by:||Frank Roddam|
|Produced by:||Roy Baird, Bill Curbishley|
|Written by:||Dave Humphries, Martin Stellman, Frank Roddam|
|Starring:||Phil Daniels, Mark Wingett, Philip Davies, Leslie Ash, Toyah Wilcox, Garry Cooper, Sting|
|Music by:||The Who|
|Edited by:||Sean Barton, Mike Taylor|
|Release date(s):||1979-09-17 (Toronto Film Festival)|
|Running time:||117 minutes|
In Quadrophenia Sting plays the part of "Ace Face". Mods and rockers clash in 1965 Brighton.
Primary cast members of the film included:
- Phil Daniels - Jimmy Cooper
- Leslie Ash - Steph
- Philip Davis - Chalky
- Mark Wingett - Dave
- Sting - Ace Face
- Ray Winstone - Kevin
- Garry Cooper = Peter
- Gary Shail - Spider
- Toyah Wilcox - Monkey
- Trevor Laird - Ferdy
- Kate Williams - Mrs Cooper
- Michale Elphick - Mr Cooper
- Kim Neve - Yvonne
- Benjamin Whitrow - Mr Fulford
- Daniel Peacock - Danny
Sting filmed his scenes Brighton in the autumn of 1978. Prinicipal photography started in late September 1978 (depending on which book you believen either on 1978-09-21 or 1978-09-26).
The movie had its UK premiere on 1979-08-16.
Quadrophenia was shown on 1979-09-17 at the Toronto Film Festival. The IMDB mentions a release at the Cannes Film Festival on 1979-05-14.
Video and DVD releases
|Cover art||Release date||Country||Format||Language||Special features|
|2000-MM-DD||Germany||DVD (Region 2 / PAL)||English, German, French, Spanish||deleted scenes, photos|
|2006-MM-DD||UK||DVD (Region 2 / PAL)||English||Commentary, Making Of, On Location with Franc|
Quotations and trivia
External links & reviews
- Quadrophenia @ IMDB
- Stephen Glynn's book "Quadrophenia" provided the dates for the start of principal photography and the movie premiere
- Inside The Making Of Britain's Greatest Youth Film: Quadrophenia A Way Of Life