Over the Edge
Over the Edge is an American coming-of-age crime drama film directed by Jonathan Kaplan and released in May 1979. The film, based on actual events, had a limited theatrical release but has since achieved cult film status. It was Matt Dillon's film debut.
In the fictional isolated planned community of New Granada, east of Denver, Colorado, Carl Willat and his friends Richie White, Claude Zachary, and Claude's younger brother Johnny hang out at "the Rec" (Recreation Center), the only place for adolescents to recreate together, supervised by Rec counselor Julia Vogel.
|author||Charles S. Haas|
|keywords||assault bb gun begin bowling alley curfew denver dirt bike even follow hash hashish home alone homeowner association homeowners association isolated juvenile detention juvenile detention facility meet morning parking lot pass patrol car planned community pocket knife question shoot wait warn youth detention center|
|theme||independent teen drama|