skip to content
American Venus Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

American Venus

Author: Rebecca DeMornayJane McGregorMatt CravenBruce SweeneyIFC Films,All authors
Publisher: [United States] : IFC Films, 2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
Summary:
When some Americans cross the Canadian border, they step way over the line. Overbearing figure skating coach Celia Lane's world spirals out of control when her Olympics-bound daughter suddenly decides to quit the sport and flee to Vancouver. But nothing can stop a determined mother's love, particularly if she's got a passport and a gun.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction films
Feature films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca DeMornay; Jane McGregor; Matt Craven; Bruce Sweeney; IFC Films,; Brightlight Pictures (Firm),
ISBN: 0788612204 9780788612206
OCLC Number: 456106655
Language Note: English dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles.
Credits: Casting by Maureen Webb ; music, James Jandrisch ; editor, Julian Clarke ; director of photography, David Pelletier.
Cast: Rebecca De Mornay, Jane McGregor, Matt Craven.
Description: 1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital, 5.1 ; 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen ; NTSC, region 1.
Responsibility: IFC Films presents a Brightlight Pictures production a Bruce Sweeney film ; produced by Stephen Hegyes ; written and directed by Bruce Sweeney.

Abstract:

When some Americans cross the Canadian border, they step way over the line. Overbearing figure skating coach Celia Lane's world spirals out of control when her Olympics-bound daughter suddenly decides to quit the sport and flee to Vancouver. But nothing can stop a determined mother's love, particularly if she's got a passport and a gun.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/456106655> # American Venus
    a bgn:DVD, schema:Movie, schema:CreativeWork ;
    bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/456106655#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ;
    library:oclcnum "456106655" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Place/united_states> ; # United States
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/xxu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Topic/families> ; # Families
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85123101> ; # Skaters
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> ; # Families
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1026997> ; # Mothers and daughters
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204310> ; # Canada.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/885117> ; # Culture shock
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.4372/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862898> ; # Civilization
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Topic/mothers_and_daughters> ; # Mothers and daughters
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Topic/americans_canada> ; # Americans--Canada
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Topic/culture_shock_canada> ; # Culture shock--Canada
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Place/canada> ; # Canada
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1119895> ; # Skaters
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807504> ; # Americans--Foreign countries
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Person/craven_matt> ; # Matt Craven
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Person/mcgregor_jane_1983> ; # Jane McGregor
    schema:actor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Person/demornay_rebecca_1963> ; # Rebecca DeMornay
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Person/sweeney_bruce> ; # Bruce Sweeney
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:description "When some Americans cross the Canadian border, they step way over the line. Overbearing figure skating coach Celia Lane's world spirals out of control when her Olympics-bound daughter suddenly decides to quit the sport and flee to Vancouver. But nothing can stop a determined mother's love, particularly if she's got a passport and a gun."@en ;
    schema:director <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Person/sweeney_bruce> ; # Bruce Sweeney
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/66982609> ;
    schema:genre "Drama"@en ;
    schema:genre "Feature films"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction films"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "American Venus"@en ;
    schema:productID "456106655" ;
    schema:productionCompany <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Organization/brightlight_pictures_firm> ; # Brightlight Pictures (Firm),
    schema:productionCompany <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Organization/ifc_films> ; # IFC Films,
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/456106655#PublicationEvent/united_states_ifc_films_2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Agent/ifc_films> ; # IFC Films
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780788612206> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/456106655> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Organization/brightlight_pictures_firm> # Brightlight Pictures (Firm),
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Brightlight Pictures (Firm)," ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Person/craven_matt> # Matt Craven
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Craven" ;
    schema:givenName "Matt" ;
    schema:name "Matt Craven" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Person/demornay_rebecca_1963> # Rebecca DeMornay
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1963" ;
    schema:familyName "DeMornay" ;
    schema:givenName "Rebecca" ;
    schema:name "Rebecca DeMornay" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Person/mcgregor_jane_1983> # Jane McGregor
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1983" ;
    schema:familyName "McGregor" ;
    schema:givenName "Jane" ;
    schema:name "Jane McGregor" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Person/sweeney_bruce> # Bruce Sweeney
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Sweeney" ;
    schema:givenName "Bruce" ;
    schema:name "Bruce Sweeney" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Place/united_states> # United States
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Topic/americans_canada> # Americans--Canada
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Americans--Canada"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/66982609#Topic/culture_shock_canada> # Culture shock--Canada
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Culture shock--Canada"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85123101> # Skaters
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Skaters"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1026997> # Mothers and daughters
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Mothers and daughters"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1119895> # Skaters
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Skaters"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204310> # Canada.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Canada." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> # Families
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Families"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807504> # Americans--Foreign countries
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Americans--Foreign countries"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862898> # Civilization
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Civilization"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/885117> # Culture shock
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Culture shock"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780788612206>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0788612204" ;
    schema:isbn "9780788612206" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.