FLASHBACK (2020) Preview of mystery thriller with release news


Flashback is a 2020 Canadian mystery thriller about a young man who literally and metaphorically journeys into his past. Also known as The Education of Fredrick Fitzell

Written and directed by Christopher MacBride (The Conspiracy), the Resolute Films and Entertainment production stars Dylan O’Brien (The Maze Runner franchise; Teen Wolf), Maika Monroe (It Follows) and Hannah Gross (Joker), Emory Cohen and Keir Gilchrist (It Follows).


Fredrick Fitzell (Dylan O’Brien) is living his best life ― until he starts having horrific visions of Cindy (Maika Monroe), a girl who vanished in high school.

After reaching out to old friends with whom he used to take a mystery drug called Mercury, Fredrick realises the only way to stop the visions lies deep within his own memories, so he embarks on a terrifying mental odyssey to learn the truth…

Release date:

In the USA, Flashback will be released by Lionsgate theatrically in select locations and on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital on June 8th 2021.


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Cast and characters:

Dylan O’Brien … Fredrick Fitzell
Maika Monroe … Cindy
Hannah Gross … Karen
Keir Gilchrist … Andre
Amanda Brugel … Evelyn
Emory Cohen … Sebastian
Aaron Poole … Pierced Man
Josh Cruddas … Twenty Something
Sima Fisher … Dancer
Liisa Repo-Martell … Mrs. Fitzell
Ian Matthews … Vincent
Maika Harper … Tattooed Woman
Donald Burda … Doctor Phillips
Landon Norris … Scarred Man (voice)
Jackie English … Violet

Filming locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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