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    Unique ID Code: 0000032139
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 27/3/2002 07:37
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    Riding In Cars With Boys (US)

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    She did everything wrong, but got everything right
    Certificate: PG-13
    Running Time: 131 mins
    Retail Price: $27.96
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    From celebrated director Penny Marshall comes the story of a girl who did everything wrong but got everything right. Make way for Beverly (Drew Barrymore), a smart, beautiful young woman who can`t wait to grow up, much to the frustration of her police sergeant father (James Woods). Her life takes its first detour when she gets pregnant at age sixteen. The baby`s father, her husband (Steve Zahn), turns out to need more mothering than her newborn son. But through all the trouble, Beverly makes a life that`s more than she ever imagined and lives a story that`s waiting to be told. Join the ride and watch Beverly kick life where it counts.

    Special Features:
    Audio Commentary from Drew Barrymore
    HBO Making-Of Special
    Four Behind-The-Scenes Featurettes
    Theatrical Trailers
    Production Notes

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Penny Marshall

    Written By:

    Adam Garcia
    Drew Barrymore
    James Woods
    Lorraine Bracco
    Vincent Pastore

    Casting By:
    Georgianne Walken
    Sheila Jaffe

    Soundtrack By:
    Hans Zimmer
    Heitor Pereira

    Director of Photography:
    Miroslav Ondrícek

    Richard Marks
    Lawrence Jordan

    Costume Designer:
    Cynthia Flynt

    Production Designer:
    Bill Groom

    Richard Sakai
    Laurence Mark
    Amy Lemisch
    James L. Brooks
    Timothy M. Bourne
    Julie Ansell

    Executive Producer:
    Morgan Ward
    Bridget Johnson
    Sara Colleton

    Columbia / Tristar

    Your Opinions and Comments

    8 / 10
    Based on a true story, this is truly a good movie.
    Barrymore gives an exceptionally good performance and Zahn is also quite good in his role.
    The video transfer is good. There are no compression signs and the color palettes used fit the decade during which the story is told in (50`s, 60`s and 80`s).
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is adequate. There`s almost no usage of the surrounds, but this does not get in the way of the story.
    The menus are animated with sound.
    The extras include a commentary by Barrymore and an extensive behind the scenes look (including interviews with the real Beverly and Jason).
    Bottom line - a good drama that will keep you glued to the screen for its entire 131 minutes.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 28/3/2002 08:14