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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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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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The Happy World of Bunnies  »

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$100,000 (estimated)
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In the classroom sequence, the film appears to be out of focus and ghosty. This was due to a malfunction to the original film footage and could not be corrected. See more »

Quotes

Ryan: Where did you come from? The happy world of bunnies?
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Life Is Fun
Written by Michael Ferentino
Performed by Love In Reverse
Produced and Recorded by Michael Ferentino and Andres Karu
Copyright 2000 Michael Ferentino (ASCAP)
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A refreshing film
7 April 1999 | by (warren, nj) – See all my reviews

Over the past few years, i've only seen a couple of films that had an impact on me. A Better Place was one of them. It was a refreshing change of pace from the generic crap the studios turn out each year. Sure, it has its flaw, but should not be overlooked. Thank god for the the upcoming dvd release, now i can finally show my friends the film i've been talking about for the last year.


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