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AKA : lies are like wishes

Author: Duncan RoyMatthew LeitchDiana QuickLindsey CoulsonGeorge AspreyAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Sundance Channel Home Entertainment ; Los Angeles, CA : Distributed by Showtime Entertainment, [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dean is trapped in a working class suburb with an abusive father and a doormat mother whose job at a London restaurant allows her to regale her son with stories of her famous customers. Dean decides to runaway from home and assumes the identity of Alex Gryffoyn, the son of Lady Gryffoyn who owns a posh gallery. Soon he finds himself in the world of sex, cocaine, and disco upper class, funding his new life through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Youth
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Roy; Matthew Leitch; Diana Quick; Lindsey Coulson; George Asprey; Sean Gilder; Ingrid Domeij; Mark Blackledge; Sundance Channel Home Entertainment.; Showtime Entertainment.
ISBN: 1594470405 9781594470400
OCLC Number: 55985038
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: commentary with director Duncan Roy; complete theatrical triptych version of film; U.S. trailer.
Credits: Directors of photography, Ingrid Domeij [and others] ; editor, Jackie Ophir ; music composer, Mark Blackledge ; costume designers, Becky Seagar, Andrea Swales, Digby Howard ; production designer, Philip Robinson.
Cast: Matthew Leitch, Diana Quick, Lindsey Coulson, George Asprey, Sean Gilder, Peter Youngblood Hills.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for sexuality, nudity, language and drug use.
Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Responsibility: UK Film Council, Julian Hayward & Third Rock films in association with Bard Entertainments present a Duncan Roy film ; producers, Richard West, Duncan Roy ; written and directed by Duncan Roy.

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Dean is trapped in a working class suburb with an abusive father and a doormat mother whose job at a London restaurant allows her to regale her son with stories of her famous customers. Dean decides to runaway from home and assumes the identity of Alex Gryffoyn, the son of Lady Gryffoyn who owns a posh gallery. Soon he finds himself in the world of sex, cocaine, and disco upper class, funding his new life through credit card fraud. But Dean eventually learns that reinventing oneself comes at a price.

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