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This boy's life [videorecording] / Warner Bros. ; Knickerbocker Films
DVDs DVDs | Warner Home Video | c2003 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD T DRAMA)
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD T DRAMA CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2003.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Dolby surround stereo.
Note
Includes English and French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Robert De Niro, Ellen Barkin, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Blechman, Eliza Dushku, Chris Cooper, Carla Gugino, Kathy Kinney, Tobey Maguire.
Credits
Producer, Art Linson ; screenplay writer, Robert Getchell ; director, Michael Caton-Jones ; director of photography, David Watkin ; editor, Jim Clark ; original music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Richard Hornung ; production designer, Stephen J. Lineweaver.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Based on the book by Tobias Wolff.
Audience
MPAA rating: R; strong language and sexuality.
Summary
Caroline just wants to settle down in one place, find a decent guy, and provide a better home for her handful of a son, Toby. When she moves to Seattle and meets Dwight, she thinks she's got it made. Toby, however, feels differently after spending time with Dwight while away from Caroline. Dwight seems to want to mold Toby into a better person, but to do so he emotionally, verbally, and physically abuses the kid. The marriage proceeds, and soon Caroline, too, recognizes Dwight's need to dominate everyone around him. son, and several years of dysfunction ensue.
Local Note
MW, 8-04
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ISBN
0790777738
ISBN/ISSN
085392461929
Music #
24619 Warner Home Video
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