Skipped Parts

Skipped Parts

Director: Tamra Davis

Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bug Hall, Mischa Barton

     
 

Tamra Davis' coming-of-age comedy Skipped Parts comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. The closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. English, Spanish, and French subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by the director andSee more details below

Overview

Tamra Davis' coming-of-age comedy Skipped Parts comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. The closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. English, Spanish, and French subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by the director and trailers. This is a solid release from Trimark.

Editorial Reviews

All Movie Guide
The production company Trimark had theatrical expectations for this title in 2001, but a test release failed to indicate there would be significant business for a coming-of-age saga set in 1963 Wyoming, even with the very hot Drew Barrymore and the always respected Jennifer Jason Leigh. Trimark did the right thing: Skipped Parts is not Summer of '42, and mainstream appeal would have been elusive. But as a video, Skipped Parts is perfectly acceptable fare, especially if viewers expect no more than a well-mounted cable television production. The low-key laughs are refreshingly sincere, with none of the gross-out factor that defines modern teen comedies, and the characterizations are oddly charming. Leigh is a bit over the top, but her fans expect that, and Barrymore is limited to a few camped-up cameos as the obscure object of desire, but it's still Barrymore in a nightgown. Viewers who don't expect much will be charmed, though an issue raised in an uncomfortable middle section could be touchy with some viewers.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/26/2001
UPC:
0031398767022
Original Release:
2000
Rating:
R
Source:
Lions Gate
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital, stereo]
Time:
1:39:00
Sales rank:
67,126

Special Features

Widescreen; 5.1 Dolby Digital; Trailer; Director's commentary; English, Spanish & French subtitles; Scene access; Interactive menus

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jennifer Jason Leigh Lydia Callahan
Bug Hall Sam Callahan
Mischa Barton Maurey Pierce
Peggy Lipton Laurabel Pierce
Brad Renfro Dothan Talbot
Drew Barrymore Dream Girl
Michael Greyeyes Hank Elkrunne
Alison Pill Charlotte
Angela Featherstone Delores

Technical Credits
Tamra Davis Director,Executive Producer
Mark Amin Executive Producer
Justine Baddeley Casting
Luis Colina Editor
Stewart Copeland Score Composer
Kimberly Davis Casting
Alison Dickey Producer
Michael R. Elliott Executive Producer
Ehud Ellman Asst. Director
Jennifer Jason Leigh Co-producer
Peter Marshall Co-producer
Aurora Ojeda Sound/Sound Designer
Sharon Oreck Producer
Claudio Rocha Cinematographer
Robin Schorr Co-producer
Ian D. Thomas Production Designer

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Scene Index
1. Titles [1:57]
2. Banished [3:28]
3. Wyoming [4:07]
4. Lydia [5:44]
5. Sex & Football [3:02]
6. President Kennedy's Dead [5:21]
7. Hank [1:24]
8. Wet Dream [4:36]
9. Night Out [2:22]
10. Family [2:11]
11. Making Sex [4:19]
12. How to... [3:55]
13. Relationships [2:45]
14. Double Date [3:54]
15. Don Juan [2:13]
16. "Clean and Wholesome" [1:35]
17. Family Life [2:11]
18. Fantasy [:48]
19. Pregnant? [3:37]
20. Clinic [6:51]
21. Hank's Response [2:25]
22. Friends [4:11]
23. Dealing with Pregnancy [5:14]
24. Rodeo [4:28]
25. "I'm Your Squaw!" [2:11]
26. Grampa Casper [5:21]
27. Baby Shannon [1:40]
28. Working [1:56]
29. Fatherhood [2:16]
30. End Credits [3:26]

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