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Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead

(DVD - 2011 )
Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead
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Filmmaker Joe Cross, recently obese and unhealthy, travels the United States promoting to all he encounters a lifestyle "reboot" centered around consuming only fruit and vegetable juices. Along the way he meets Phil Staples, a morbidly obese man to whom Cross offers his reboot cure.
Statement of Responsibility: Reboot Media presents ; a Joe Cross film ; producer, Stacey Offman ; written and directed by Joe Cross, Kurt Engfehr ; story by Joe Cross, Robert Mac
Title: Fat, sick, & nearly dead
[videorecording]
Publisher: [Brooklyn, N.Y.?] : RebootYourLife, [2011]
Country of Producing Entity: United States
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 97 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes: Documentary
Special features: Directors' audio commentary, behind the scenes, theatrical trailer, The kin : making of "Take in the sunlight", additional scenes, testimonials
Originally produced in 2010
Credits: Editing, Alison Amron and Christopher Seward ; music, Me Manning ; director of photography, Daniel Marracino ; cinematographers, Rick Lopez, Max Polley, Jamie Rosenberg ; animation director, Harold Moss.
Performers: Participants, Joe Cross, Phil Staples.
Summary: Filmmaker Joe Cross, recently obese and unhealthy, travels the United States promoting to all he encounters a lifestyle "reboot" centered around consuming only fruit and vegetable juices. Along the way he meets Phil Staples, a morbidly obese man to whom Cross offers his reboot cure.
System Details: DVD; NTSC; stereo, 5.1 surround
DVD; NTSC; stereo, 5.1 surround
DVD; NTSC; stereo, 5.1 surround
DVD; NTSC; stereo, 5.1 surround
DVD
Other Language: In English with optional subtitles in English and Spanish; closed-captioned
Awards & Distinctions: Best Documentary Feature, Iowa Independent Film Festival 2010; Turning Point Award and Audience Choice Award, Documentary, Sonoma International Film Festival 2010
Best Documentary Feature, Iowa Independent Film Festival 2010; Turning Point Award and Audience Choice Award, Documentary, Sonoma International Film Festival 2010
Best Documentary Feature, Iowa Independent Film Festival 2010; Turning Point Award and Audience Choice Award, Documentary, Sonoma International Film Festival 2010
Best Documentary Feature, Iowa Independent Film Festival 2010; Turning Point Award and Audience Choice Award, Documentary, Sonoma International Film Festival 2010
Subject Headings: Cross, Joe Travel United States Staples, Phil Health Overweight persons Australia Biography Overweight persons United States Biography Fruit juices Health aspects Vegetable juices Health aspects Reducing diets United States Description and travel Overweight. Fruit Vegetables Beverages Diet, Reducing
Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Biographical films
Travelogues (Motion pictures)
Documentary films
Feature films
Feature films-United States
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Topical Term: Overweight persons
Overweight persons
Fruit juices
Vegetable juices
Reducing diets
Overweight.
Fruit
Vegetables
Beverages
Diet, Reducing
Alternate Title: Fat, sick, and nearly dead
Publisher No: PRFPRDVD1370D
Branch Call Number: DVD 616.398 F
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