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A Better Place (1997)

Not Rated | | Drama | September 1997 (USA)
A high school outcast new to town becomes friends with a violent loner still haunted by the death of his parents.

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Molly Castelloe ...
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Storyline

Two high school outcasts (Barret, the new kid in school, and Ryan, a self-confessed misanthrope with a violent past) form an obsessive friendship which spirals out of control and ends in murder. Written by Vincent Pereira <vpereira@monmouth.com>

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Not Rated

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The Happy World of Bunnies  »

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$100,000 (estimated)
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Two of the working titles were "The Happy World of Bunnies" and "Total Peace". See more »

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Ryan: Where did you come from? The happy world of bunnies?
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Whipporwill Valley
Written and Recorded by Mikael Jorgensen and Tom Missner
Performed by Auto Vs. Pedestrian
Copyright 1996/2000 Copyright Control
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Shocking but excellent film
22 February 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I purchased this film because I am a huge fan of Kevin Smith. When I purchased it, I did not hear very much about it, but was amazed when viewing. A Better Place is a film you think you will hate but end up enjoying it. From the start when Barret finds his Dad I was shocked but was gripped and had to keep watching. Anyone who is a fan of viewaskew productions or independent films should watch this.


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