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The stepfather [videorecording] / ITC Productions ; produced by Jay Benson ; screenplay by Donald E. Westlake ; story by Carolyn Lefcourt & Brian Garfield and Donald E. Westlake ; directed by Joseph Ruben.

Edition:
Widescreen ed.
Publication:
Los Angeles : ITV Global Entertainment : [Distributed by] Shout! Factory, [2009].
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 1 hr. 29 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Stepfathers -- Drama.
Stepdaughters -- Drama.
Families -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Psychopaths -- Drama.
Mass murderers -- Drama.
Families.
Murder.
Stepdaughters.
Stepfathers.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Crime films.
Film adaptations.
Drama.
System Details:
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 2 ; enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; dual-layer.
Summary:
A man searching for the perfect family marries a widow with children, only to kill them all when they act more normal than his dream family should. When his new stepdaughter sees through his fake persona, he must drop his Ward Cleaver attitude and show her how a real daughter should act.
Participant:
Jill Schoelen, Terry O'Quinn, Shelley Hack.
Credits:
Cinematography, John Lindley ; editing, George Bowers ; music, Patrick Moraz.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
Loosely based on a true news story of New Jersey mass-murderer John List. This DVD's release of the original 1987 movie in Oct. 2009 corresponds to the theatrical release of a new version of the Stepfather updating the story in light of List's 1989 capture.
Special features: audio commentary with director Joseph Ruben; The stepfather chronicles: an all-new retrospective of the original featuring interviews with director Joseph Ruben, producer Jay Benson, actress Jill Schoelen, author Brian Garfield and others on the making of the film and its enduring legacy.
Contributor:
Benson, Jay. , Producer
Westlake, Donald E.. , Screenwriter, Author
Lefcourt, Carolyn. , Author
Garfield, Brian, 1939-2018 , Author
Ruben, Joseph. , Director
Schoelen, Jill. , Actor
O'Quinn, Terry, 1952- , Actor
Hack, Shelley. , Actor
Lindley, John. , Cinematographer
Bowers, George. , Film editor, Editor
Moraz, Patrick. , Composer
Incorporated Television Company. , Producer
Shout! Factory (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
9781603993203
1603993207
OCLC:
457935373
Publisher Number:
826663115703
SF 11570 Shout! Factory
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