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Fat kid rules the world

Author: Michelle M WittenMike McCreadyMatthew LillardMichael M B GalvinPeter SpeakmanAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by ARC Entertainment, [2012]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A story for everybody who has ever needed to find their inner rock star. Set against the backdrop of the Seattle music scene, it is a coming-of-age story about two dysfunctional teenagers searching for something more out of their completely hopeless existence. Troy Billings is fat. His life sucks. He's about to end it all by jumping in front of a bus, when Marcus Macrae, a charismatic punk rock superstar, tackles  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Feature films
Comedy films
Coming-of-age films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: K L Going
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle M Witten; Mike McCready; Matthew Lillard; Michael M B Galvin; Peter Speakman; Rick Rosenthal; Jacob Wysocki; Matt O'Leary; Lili Simmons; Dylan Arnold; William Campbell; K L Going; Whitewater Films.; Whippany Park Productions.; Buffalo Bulldog Films.; ARC Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 9786314905484 6314905486
OCLC Number: 823869585
Language Note: Closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Based on the novel by Kelly L. Going.
Originally released as motion picture in 2011.
Special features: Behind-the-scenes featurettes and trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Noah M. Rosenthal ; editor, Michelle M. Witten ; music, Mike McCready.
Cast: Jacob Wysocki, Matt O'Leary, Lili Simmons, Dylan Arnold, Billy Campbell.
Awards: Audience Award Winner, SXSW Film Festival, 2012.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for sexual and drug content, and brief violent images.
Description: 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 or 2.0.
Responsibility: a Whitewater Films production ; in association with Whippany Park Productions and Buffalo Bulldog Films Inc. ; directed by Matthew Lillard ; screenplay by Michael M.B. Galvin & Peter Speakman ; produced by Rick Rosenthal [and others] ; co-producers, Michael M.B. Galvin [and three others].
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A story for everybody who has ever needed to find their inner rock star. Set against the backdrop of the Seattle music scene, it is a coming-of-age story about two dysfunctional teenagers searching for something more out of their completely hopeless existence. Troy Billings is fat. His life sucks. He's about to end it all by jumping in front of a bus, when Marcus Macrae, a charismatic punk rock superstar, tackles him to the ground and changes his life forever.

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