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Life in the Fast Lane

Overview

Eleanor Gaver wrote and directed this slapstick comedy-fantasy about graffiti-artist Jeff (Noah Taylor), who loves artist Mona (Fairuza Balk). After Mona produces a painting in which a church sculpture crushes a girl, she sees a church accident identical to her painting, although a stranger (Patrick Dempsey) intervenes. Mona takes a fickle fancy to this man and ends her relationship with Jeff, who enlists the help of Mona's boss (Tea Leoni) to mail himself to Mona in a box. When Mona tries to open the box, she ...
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Overview

Eleanor Gaver wrote and directed this slapstick comedy-fantasy about graffiti-artist Jeff (Noah Taylor), who loves artist Mona (Fairuza Balk). After Mona produces a painting in which a church sculpture crushes a girl, she sees a church accident identical to her painting, although a stranger (Patrick Dempsey) intervenes. Mona takes a fickle fancy to this man and ends her relationship with Jeff, who enlists the help of Mona's boss (Tea Leoni) to mail himself to Mona in a box. When Mona tries to open the box, she impales Jeff with a pair of scissors, and the film then focuses on efforts to get rid of the body. Shown at the 1998 Hamptons Film Festival.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/2/2000
  • UPC: 057373144251
  • Original Release: 1998
  • Rating:

  • Source: Lions Gate
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Sound: Dolby Digital
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:32:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 59,410

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Fairuza Balk Mona
Noah Taylor Jeff
Debi Mazar Rosie
Téa Leoni Landeene
James LeGros D.J.
Patrick Dempsey The Stranger
Jeffrey Jones Minister Pete
Udo Kier Tennant
Caroline Aaron Venessa
K. Todd Freeman Stan / Suzie
Technical Credits
Eleanor Gaver Director, Screenwriter
Susan Block Production Designer
Victoria Farrell Costumes/Costume Designer
Jay Firestone Executive Producer
Barbara Gies Editor
H. Michael Heuser Executive Producer
Smokey Hormel Score Composer
Frederick Howard Sound/Sound Designer
Pascal Lebegue Cinematographer
Téa Leoni Executive Producer
Jeanne McCarthy Casting
Terence Michael Producer
Allan Mindel Producer
Jane Reardon Producer
Joey Waronker Score Composer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Scene Index
1. The Painting [3:05]
2. Falling Angel [3:43]
3. Church is Closed [7:09]
4. Wake Up [7:25]
5. A Gift [4:14]
6. Open the Box [5:36]
7. At the Station [13:03]
8. Home [7:29]
9. Where the Sinners Go [6:52]
10. The Priest [13:06]
11. A Toast [13:07]
12. Credits [4:00]
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Menu

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   Special Features
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      Subtitles
         Spanish Subtitles On
         Spanish Subtitles Off
      Trailer
      Cast and Crew Bios
         Fairuza Balk
         Patrick Dempsey
         Tea Leoni
         Debi Mazar
         Director-Eleanor Gaver
      Credits
      Synopsis
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