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American beauty

Author: Sam MendesAlan BallKevin SpaceyAnnette BeningThora BirchAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, [2000]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Mendes; Alan Ball; Kevin Spacey; Annette Bening; Thora Birch; Wes Bentley; Mena Suvari; Peter Gallagher; Chris Cooper; Allison Janney; Scott Bakula; Sam Robards; Conrad Hall; Dreamworks Pictures.; DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0783239394 9780783239392 0783241178 9780783241173 0783246749 9780783246741
OCLC Number: 44027404
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as motion picture in 1999.
Formatted to fit a TV screen.
Credits: Director of photography, Conrad L. Hall; costume design, Julie Weiss; production designer, Naomi Shohan; editors, Tariq Anwar, Christopher Greenbury; music, Thomas Newman; co-producers, Alan Ball, Stan Wlodkowski.
Cast: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley, Mena Suvari, Peter Gallagher, Chris Cooper, Allison Janney, Scott Bakula, Sam Robards.
Awards: Academy Awards: Best actor (Spacey), Best picture, Best director, Best cinematography, Best original screenplay.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videocassette (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; stereo surround.
Other Titles: American beauty (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Dreamworks Pictures ; a Jinks/Cohen Company production ; directed by Sam Mendes ; written by Alan Ball ; produced by Bruce Cohen & Dan Jinks.

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An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend.

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