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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ryan
Robert DiPatri ... Barret
... Todd
... Augustine
Brian Lynch ... Eddie
Bryan Sproat ... Justin
Molly Castelloe ... Meg
Gerald Rosamilia ... Vice Dealer
Mark SaFranko ... Todd's Father
Jerry Rosamilia ... Barret's Father
... Dennis Pepper (as Dennis Pepper)
Christina Squillari ... Bitchy Girl
... Additional Bitchy Girl
Vincent Pereira ... Jake
Eric Einhorn ... Lookout Student
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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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Two of the working titles were "The Happy World of Bunnies" and "Total Peace". See more »

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Dennis Pepper: Okay, Larry. Stop. I told you to shut up! I told you not to talk when I'm doing this! LARRY, LEAVE ME ALONE, I'M FUCKIN'! Yeeeeah! Now, leave.
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Written, Recorded and Performed by Ben Reed
Copyright 2000 Ben Reed a.k.a. Ranger Rick
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A refreshing film
7 April 1999 | by 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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