The Resource Rent-a-pal

Rent-a-pal

Label
Rent-a-pal
Title
Rent-a-pal
Title variation
Rent a pal
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in 1990, a lonely bachelor named David searches for an escape from the day-to-day drudgery of caring for his aging mother. While seeking a partner through a video dating service, he discovers a strange VHS tape called Rent-A-Pal. Hosted by the charming and charismatic Andy, the tape offers him much-needed company, compassion and friendship. But, Andy's friendship comes at a cost and David desperately struggles to afford the price of admission
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written, directed and edited by Jon Stevenson ; produced by Annie Elizabeth Baker, Jimmy Weber, Jon Stevenson
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
Rated: MA15+
Language note
In English. No subtitles
PerformerNote
Brian Landis Folkins, Wil Wheaton, Kathleen Brady, Amy Rutledge
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stevenson, Jon
  • Folkins, Brian Landis
  • Wheaton, Wil
  • Brady, Kathleen
Runtime
108
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Loneliness
  • Bachelors
  • Male caregivers
  • Exploitation
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Rent-a-pal
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
"He talks to you. He listens to you. He understands you"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000068246296
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
1 DVD-video (approximately 108 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Other control number
9344256021367
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
DAVID4247
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
NTSC ; Region 4
Label
Rent-a-pal
Distribution
Copyright
Note
"He talks to you. He listens to you. He understands you"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000068246296
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
1 DVD-video (approximately 108 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Other control number
9344256021367
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
DAVID4247
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
NTSC ; Region 4

Library Locations

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