'Doom Generation': dark comic vision of L.A. teens

Document author(s):
Barry Walters
Document source:
San Francisco Examiner
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Related films:
Film country(ies):
France and United States
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Film production company:
Blurco, Desperate Pictures, Teen Angst Movie Company, The, UGC Images France SA., and Why Not Productions Inc.
Film genre(s):
Dark comedy, Drama, Feature, and Road
Film subject(s):
  • Alienation -- United States -- Drama
  • Culture -- United States -- Drama
  • Popular culture -- United States -- Drama
  • Teenagers -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama
  • Teenagers -- United States -- Drama
  • Teenagers -- United States -- Sexual behavior -- Drama
  • Violence -- United States -- Drama
  • Youth and violence -- United States -- Drama

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