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Clockwise

Year:
Duration:
96 min
Genres:
Comedy
IMDB rate:
6.6
Director:
Christopher Morahan
Awards:
1 win
Details
Country: UK
Release Date: 1986-10-10
Filming Locations: Cottingham Road, Kingston-upon-Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK
Earnings
Gross: $1,476,356 (USA)SEK 13,943,536 (Sweden)
Cast
Actor
Character
John Cleese
Brian Stimpson
Penny Leatherbarrow
Woman Teacher
Howard Lloyd-Lewis
Ted
Jonathan Bowater
Clint
Stephen Moore
Mr. Jolly
Alison Steadman
Gwenda Stimpson
Mark Bunting
Studious Boy
Robert Wilkinson
Streaker
John Bardon
Ticket Collector
Nadia Sawalha
Mandy Kostakis (as Nadia Carina)
Dickie Arnold
Man at Station
Angus MacKay
First Class Passenger (as Angus Mackay)
Peter Needham
Porter
Peter Lorenzelli
Taxi Driver
Chip Sweeney
Paul Stimpson
Sharon Maiden
Laura Wisely
Joan Hickson
Mrs. Trellis
Constance Chapman
Mrs. Wheel
Ann Way
Mrs. Way
Ann-Marie Gwatkin
Petrol Station Cashier
Mohammed Ashiq
Manager
Pat Keen
Mrs. Wisely
Geoffrey Hutchings
Mr. Wisely
Geoffrey Greenhill
Policeman with Mrs Wheel
Richard Ridings
Policeman at Crash
Geoffrey Davion
Policeman at Crash
Charles Bartholomew
Man in Telephone Box
Sheila Keith
Pat's Mother
Penelope Wilton
Pat
Christian Regan
Pat's Son
Alan Parnaby
Policeman at Telephone Box
Tony Haygarth
Ivan with the Tractor
Michael Aldridge
Prior
Ronald Sowton
Monk
Alan Granton
Monk
Susan Field
Woman in Lane
Leslie Schofield
Policeman Arresting Pat (as Leslie Scofield)
Mike Glynn
Policeman with Black Eye
Benjamin Whitrow
Headmaster
Geoffrey Palmer
Headmaster
Nicholas Le Prevost
Headmaster (as Nicholas le Prevost)
Peter Cellier
Headmaster
David Conville
Headmaster
Patrick Godfrey
Headmaster
Rupert Massey
Headmaster
John Rowe
Headmaster
Philip Voss
Headmaster
Jeffry Wickham
Headmaster
Nick Stringer
Det. Sgt. Rice
Graeme Green
Detective Constable
Sidney Livingstone
Porsche Driver
Michael Percival
Man in Wood
Peter Jonfield
Det. Insp. Laundryman
Brian Portsmouth
Detective Constable
Graeme Ford
Willy Black (uncredited)
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Trivia
English locales seen in the film included Edgbaston, Grimsby, Kingston Upon Hull, Much Wenlock, Shrewsbury, Stourport and West Bromwich.
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The headmaster was on his way to the fictitious University of Norwich. A University of East Anglia in Norwich *does* exist, but the film was not shot there.
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Screenwriter Michael Frayn based the character of Brian Stimpson on Peter Dawson, the headmaster of his daughter's school, Eltham Green Comprehensive.
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Goofs
(at around 1h 23 mins) By the end of the movie when Stimpson is delivering his speech and the left arm coat sleeve falls down we can see clearly that is John Cleese himself that pulls something with his right hand making the sleeve fall.
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When Brian Stimpson and Laura stop the Porsche the driver states that the car was new and had only "12 miles on the clock" After Laura steals the Porsche we see a close up of the tachometer the clock clearly reads that the car has 754 miles "on the clock".
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The headrests in Gwenda's car disappear then reappear between shots as she is leaving the railway station.
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Quotes
Brian Stimpson: The first step to knowing who we are... is knowing where we are and... WHEN we are.
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Brian Stimpson: [chasing the train] SPEECH! SPEECH!
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Ivan with the Tractor: Hey, guess what I'm sitting on!
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Photos from cast
Mark Burdis
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