Flakes (film)

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Directed byMichael Lehmann
Produced byGary Winick
Jake Abraham
Mark Ross
Karey Kirkpatrick
Written byChris Poche
Karey Kirkpatrick
StarringAaron Stanford
Zooey Deschanel
Music byJason Derlatka
Jon Ehrlich
CinematographyNancy Schreiber
Edited byLynzee Klingman
Nicholas C. Smith
Distributed byIFC Films
Release date
December 19, 2007 (2007-12-19)
Running time
84 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$778

Flakes is a 2007 American comedy film, directed by Michael Lehmann and starring Aaron Stanford and Zooey Deschanel. This film was written by Chris Poche & Karey Kirkpatrick.


Struggling musician Neal Downs (Aaron Stanford) works as manager of a little New Orleans eatery called Flakes, owned by an old hippie, Willie B (Christopher Lloyd), that serves nothing but cold cereal to its loyal clientele. When a rival franchise opens up across the street, Neal's girlfriend, the self-named Pussy Katz (Zooey Deschanel), applies for a job at the new establishment as a means of getting back at Neal for refusing to hire her at his place.


Release and reception[edit]

Flakes was released in one theater on December 19, 2007. In the opening weekend (21-23), the film earned $311 at number 76. It lasted 9 days before closing and only being able to make $778.[1]

Review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes has a 21% rotten rating for the film.[2]


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