Out on the Edge


2h 1989

Brief Synopsis

A troubled seventeen-year-old feels abandoned by his divorced parents. His rebellious behavior, in an attempt to recapture the attention of his family, leads them to have him committed to a residential treatment facility where he encounters a system designed more to perpetuate itself than to help it

Film Details

Also Known As
Committed
Release Date
1989
Production Company
CBS Entertainment; CFI Hollywood; Panavision, Ltd.
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A troubled seventeen-year-old feels abandoned by his divorced parents. His rebellious behavior, in an attempt to recapture the attention of his family, leads them to have him committed to a residential treatment facility where he encounters a system designed more to perpetuate itself than to help its young clients.

Film Details

Also Known As
Committed
Release Date
1989
Production Company
CBS Entertainment; CFI Hollywood; Panavision, Ltd.
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of The Women in Film Festival's 1989 Lillian Gish Award for Best Movie of the Week.

Aired in United States May 14, 1989

Previous title: "Committed."

Completed shooting March 27, 1989.

Began shooting February 27, 1989.