The Resource The boost, Hemdale Film Corporation ; screenplay by Darryl Ponicsan ; produced by Daniel H. Blatt ; directed by Harold Becker, (videorecording)

The boost, Hemdale Film Corporation ; screenplay by Darryl Ponicsan ; produced by Daniel H. Blatt ; directed by Harold Becker, (videorecording)

Label
The boost
Title
The boost
Statement of responsibility
Hemdale Film Corporation ; screenplay by Darryl Ponicsan ; produced by Daniel H. Blatt ; directed by Harold Becker
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A real estate developer living the good life is crushed when the economy bottoms out. He decides he needs a "boost" to keep his edge. What he gets instead is an all-consuming need that drags him and his wife into a cycle of shame, denial, and anguish
Member of
Cataloging source
IBI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Stanley Myers; editor, Maury Winetrobe; director of photography, Howard Atherton
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • English dialog with optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
HV5825
LC item number
.S732 2003
PerformerNote
James Woods, Sean Young
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ponicsan, Darryl
  • Blatt, Daniel H
  • Becker, Harold
  • Woods, James
  • Young, Sean
  • Myers, Stanley
  • Stein, Benjamin
  • Hemdale Film Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
95
Series statement
MGM DVD
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cocaine abuse
  • Drug addicts
  • Cocainomanía
  • Toxicómanos
Technique
live action
Label
The boost, Hemdale Film Corporation ; screenplay by Darryl Ponicsan ; produced by Daniel H. Blatt ; directed by Harold Becker, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Based on the book: 'Ludes by Benjamin Stein
  • Special features: deleted scenes, audio commentaries, trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.)
Isbn
9780792858225
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616895400
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1005212
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55203958
  • 462878
  • (OCoLC)ocm55203958
  • 462878
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo surround; 16x9 widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The boost, Hemdale Film Corporation ; screenplay by Darryl Ponicsan ; produced by Daniel H. Blatt ; directed by Harold Becker, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1988
  • Based on the book: 'Ludes by Benjamin Stein
  • Special features: deleted scenes, audio commentaries, trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.)
Isbn
9780792858225
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616895400
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1005212
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55203958
  • 462878
  • (OCoLC)ocm55203958
  • 462878
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo surround; 16x9 widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
Video recording format
DVD

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