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The Resource Tarnation, produced by Jonathan Caouette, Stephen Winter ; written by Jonathan Caouette ; directed by Jonathan Caouette, (DVD videorecording)

Tarnation, produced by Jonathan Caouette, Stephen Winter ; written by Jonathan Caouette ; directed by Jonathan Caouette, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Tarnation
Title
Tarnation
Statement of responsibility
produced by Jonathan Caouette, Stephen Winter ; written by Jonathan Caouette ; directed by Jonathan Caouette
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A multitude of family snapshots, Super-8 home movies, old answering machine messages, video diaries, early short films, snippets of '80s pop culture, and dramatic reenactments are used to create an epic portrait of an American family travesty. Begins in 2003 when Jonathan learns that his schizophrenic mother, Renee, overdoses on her lithium medication. He is shot back into his real and horrifying family legacy of rape, abandonment, promiscuity, drug addiction, child abuse, and psychosis. He grows up on camera and finds his escape in musical theater and B-horror movies. A look into the future shows Jonathan as he confronts the almost unbearable love he shares with his tragically damaged mother
Awards note
Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, 2004: BSFC Award - Best New Filmmaker (Jonathan Caouette).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Jonathan Caouette ; editors, Jonathan Caouette, Brian A. Kates ; music, John Califra, Max Avery Lichtenstein
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
PerformerNote
Renee Leblanc, Jonathan Caouette, Adolph Davis, Rosemary Davis, David Sanin Paz, Michael Cox, Dagon James
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1973-
  • 1927-1995
  • 1979-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Caouette, Jonathan
  • LeBlanc, Renee
  • Davis, Adolph
  • Davis, Rosemary
  • Paz, David Sanin
  • Cox, Michael
  • Califra, John
  • Lichtenstein, Max Avery
  • Wellspring Media
Runtime
88
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Mothers and sons
  • Escape (Psychology)
  • Feature films
  • Documentary films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Tarnation, produced by Jonathan Caouette, Stephen Winter ; written by Jonathan Caouette ; directed by Jonathan Caouette, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.)
Isbn
9780794205669
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
720917545325
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FLV5453
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm58805302
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tarnation, produced by Jonathan Caouette, Stephen Winter ; written by Jonathan Caouette ; directed by Jonathan Caouette, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 88 min.)
Isbn
9780794205669
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
720917545325
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FLV5453
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm58805302
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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