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The Resource Better off dead, CBS Productions ; A & M Films Productions ; produced by Michael Jaffe ; written and directed by Savage Steve Holland

Better off dead, CBS Productions ; A & M Films Productions ; produced by Michael Jaffe ; written and directed by Savage Steve Holland

Label
Better off dead
Title
Better off dead
Statement of responsibility
CBS Productions ; A & M Films Productions ; produced by Michael Jaffe ; written and directed by Savage Steve Holland
Contributor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
After his girlfriend ditches him for a boorish ski jock, Lane decides that suicide is the only answer. However, his increasingly inept attempts only bring him more agony and embarrassment. Filled with the wildest teen nightmares, a family you can't help but identify with, and a host of wonderful comic characters, Savage Steve Holland's writing/directorial debut is a masterful look at those painfully funny teen years
Member of
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original score by Rupert Hine ; editor, Alan Balsam ; director of photography, Isidore Mankofsky
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: PG
  • CHV rating: PG
Language note
Can be viewed subtitled in English
PerformerNote
John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Diane Franklin, Kim Darby
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jaffe, Michael
  • Cusack, John
  • Holland, Savage Steve
  • Stiers, David Ogden
  • Franklin, Diane
  • Darby, Kim
  • CBS Entertainment (Firm)
  • A & M Films Productions
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
97
Series statement
Paramount widescreen DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Suicidal behavior
  • Suicide
  • Suicidal behavior
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Better off dead, CBS Productions ; A & M Films Productions ; produced by Michael Jaffe ; written and directed by Savage Steve Holland
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9780792178972
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Other control number
097368719149
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Publisher number
  • 871913
  • 87191
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)50238602
  • ocm50238602
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital English stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Better off dead, CBS Productions ; A & M Films Productions ; produced by Michael Jaffe ; written and directed by Savage Steve Holland
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Isbn
9780792178972
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Other control number
097368719149
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Publisher number
  • 871913
  • 87191
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)50238602
  • ocm50238602
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital English stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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