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Defending your life

Author: Albert BrooksMichael GrilloMeryl StreepRip TornLee GrantAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2001, 1991.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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Daniel Miller was tooling along a Los Angeles boulevard listening to Barbra Streisand sing "Something's Coming" when something came - a bus. One head-on crash later, Daniel wakes up deceased. And his troubles are just beginning ... Meryl Streep joins writer/director/star Brooks ... for a witty peek at the afterlife where you can eat all you want and not gain an ounce. But there's a catch: you're saddled with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Brooks; Michael Grillo; Meryl Streep; Rip Torn; Lee Grant; Buck Henry; Michael Gore; Geffen Pictures.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790757257 9780790757254
OCLC Number: 47889013
Language Note: English or French soundtracks, optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese; closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Special features: theatrical trailers; profiles.
Credits: Music, Michael Gore ; editor, David Finfer ; production designer, Ida Randon ; director of photography, Allen Daviau ; co-producer, Robert Grand ; executive producer, Herb Nanas.
Cast: Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Lee Grant, Buck Henry.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Other Titles: Defending your life (Motion picture).
Responsibility: Geffen Pictures. ; producer, Michael Grillo ; writer and director, Albert Brooks.

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Daniel Miller was tooling along a Los Angeles boulevard listening to Barbra Streisand sing "Something's Coming" when something came - a bus. One head-on crash later, Daniel wakes up deceased. And his troubles are just beginning ... Meryl Streep joins writer/director/star Brooks ... for a witty peek at the afterlife where you can eat all you want and not gain an ounce. But there's a catch: you're saddled with Defending Your Life. If you can't make a case for having lived a full and fearless one, you must go back to Earth and try again. Daniel's life was far from fearless. But after he meets ... Julia (Streep), he's determined not to go back"--Container.

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