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Defending your life / Geffen Pictures. ; producer, Michael Grillo ; writer and director, Albert Brooks.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library DVD DEF 000148913 Video Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0790757257
  • ISBN: 9780790757254
  • ISBN: 9780780663992
  • ISBN: 0780663993
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 1991.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Special features: theatrical trailers; profiles.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Michael Gore ; editor, David Finfer ; production designer, Ida Randon ; director of photography, Allen Daviau ; co-producer, Robert Grand ; executive producer, Herb Nanas.
Participant or Performer Note:
Albert Brooks, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn, Lee Grant, Buck Henry.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
English or French soundtracks, optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese; closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Future life > Drama.
Conduct of life > Drama.
Vida futura > Teatro.
Conduct of life.
Future life.
Genre: Feature films > United States.
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Comedy films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Comedy films.