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Defending your life

Author: Albert BrooksMeryl StreepRip TornLee GrantBuck HenryAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView 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 finds his troubles are just beginning. Stage and screen favorite Meryl Streep joins writer/director/star Brooks for a witty, highly acclaimed peek at the afterlife. Make that a laughterlife whose comforts include eating all  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Brooks; Meryl Streep; Rip Torn; Lee Grant; Buck Henry; Geffen Pictures.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790706997 9780790706993
OCLC Number: 24610533
Language Note: ENGLISH.
Notes: Rated PG.
Credits: Music, Michael Gore ; editor, David Finfer ; production designer, Ida Randon ; director of photography, Allen Daviau ; co-producer, Robert Grand ; executive producer, Herb Nanas ; producer, Michael Grillo ; writer and director, Albert Brooks.
Cast: Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Lee Grant, Buck Henry.
Description: 1 videocassette (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: Geffen Pictures.

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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 finds his troubles are just beginning. Stage and screen favorite Meryl Streep joins writer/director/star Brooks for a witty, highly acclaimed peek at the afterlife. Make that a laughterlife whose comforts include eating all you want and not gaining an ounce. Alas, there's a catch: you're also 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. But Daniel, whose life was far from fearless, doesn't want to go back. Not after he meets Julia, a remarkable woman who's going places a lot more evolved than L.A.

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