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Title:
Kitchen party
Author:
Speedman, Scott.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[United States] : Vanguard Cinema, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (83 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
A group of teenagers come together to indulge in that great Canadian pastime, the house-party, and find themselves literally confined to the kitchen trapped by an extraordinary well manicured carpet in the living room. Elsewhere, the parents of these kids have a dinner party of their own, where suburban pretense slowly melts away exposing childish obsessions.
General Note:
Originally released in 1998.

Special features: "F*ck Coke", a short by director Gary Burns, trailer.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: not rated.
Added Corporate Author:
UPC:
658769412130
Format :
DVD

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In his first film, The Suburbanators, Canadian director Gary Burns took sharp comic aim at the meaningless, numb lives of a group of Canadian suburban teens. This sophomore effort focus on the same social group, offering a fast and funny take on upper-middle-class gatherings, comparing a teen beer-bash to it's adult counterpart, the dinner party. Because his parents are attending the latter fete, Scott decides to host his own soiree. Unfortunately, his mother is super-uptight about having a pristine home, and so he calls it a kitchen party. Kids from all social groups show up, including Scott's sweet girlfriend Tammy. Meanwhile, his anti-social brother Steve hides out in the basement and listens to loud rock music. The adult party across town goes swimmingly until everyone gets pie-eyed and they become involved in a series of minor accidents outside the local liquor store. Things turn ugly when Scott's father off-handedly suggests that another father's son is a homosexual. Back at Scott's house, things take a similarly downward turn when Tammy goes off with the mysterious Steve. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi