The Dark Backward (Special Edition)

Closed Capationed Starring: Judd Nelson Director: Adam Rifkin  Rated: R: Restricted
It's the world inside out.
The Dark Backward (Special Edition)
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 44 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1991
  • Label: Sony Pictures
  • Special Edition
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Stereo - English
    • Subtitles - English - Closed Captioned
    • Subtitles - English, French - Optional
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Outtakes
    • Audio Commentary
    • Featurette: "15th Anniversary Q&A Featuring Bill Paxton, Judd Nelson, Adam Rifkin and Brad Wyman"

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Performer: , , , , &
Directed by
Written by

Entertainment Reviews:

Los Angeles Times - 11/22/1991
"...Determinedly weird and frequently funny....THE DARK BACKWARD is a work of real craftsmanship that builds well and boasts superlative production design..."

Product Description:

A nerdy garbageman has major aspirations of becoming the next Jay Leno but his agent thinks he is the worst stand-up comic there is. Meanwhile, he must contend with a mysterious bump that appears on his back from which a human hand sprouts. He parlays this into his stand-up act and his talent agent is singing another tune.

Plot Synopsis:

Judd Nelson is Marty Malt, a geeky garbage man who moonlights as a stand-up comic. Sadly, Marty Malt's career in comedy hasn't brought him much success but when he develops a rare deformity, it might give him the extra edge he needs to be a main attraction.

Plot Keywords:

Science-Fiction | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • "The Dark Backward" played at the 1991 Santa Barbara Film Festival.

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Customer Rating: Rating 4.2
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  • UPC: 043396093874
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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