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The American

Author: George ClooneyAnton CorbijnAnne CareyRowan JoffeMartin BoothAll authors
Publisher: [Australia] : Universal Studios, 2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After a job ends more violently than expected, Jack retreats to the Italian countryside and accepts one last assignment to construct a deadly weapon for a mysterious contact. However when he pursues a relationship with a beautiful local woman, he may be tempting fate by stepping out of the shadows. Jack soon finds himself in an escalating battle to escape from his secretive past."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Films for people with visual disabilities
Feature films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Clooney; Anton Corbijn; Anne Carey; Rowan Joffe; Martin Booth; Violante Placido; Focus Features.; This is That (Firm); Greenlit Productions.; Smoke House Pictures.
OCLC Number: 1016525429
Language Note: In English, Italian, Castilian Spanish (Dolby 5.1, 2.0), English audio description with optional subtitles in Italian, Castilian Spanish, English for the hearing impaired. In English with optional soundtracks in Italian, Castilian Spanish. Subtitles in Italian, Castilian Spanish. Descriptive audio for people with visual disabilities. Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Cataloged from container.
Based on the novel "A very private gentleman" by Martin Booth.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Special features: deleted scenes ; Journey to redemption: the making of ; feature commentary with director.
Credits: Directed by Anton Corbijn ; produced by Anne Carey, Jill Green, Ann Wingate, Grant Helson, George Clooney ; screenplay by Rowan Joffe ; music by Herbert Grönemeyer ; editor, Andrew Hulme ; director of photography, Martin Ruhe.
Performer(s): George Clooney, Irina Bjorklund, Lars Hjelm, Johan Leysen, Paolo Bonacelli, Giorgio Gobbi.
George Clooney, Volante Placido, Thekla Reuten, Paolo Bonacelli.
Target Audience: R16- Restricted to persons 16 years and over. Note; Contains violence, offensive language and sex scenes.; Rated R16: Restricted to persons 16 years and over. Contains violence, offensive language and sex scenes.
Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD dual layer ; 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen ; encoded for regions 2 & 4 ; PAL.; DVD, PAL, Region 2,4, Dolby digital.; DVD dual layer ; encoded for regions 2 & 4 ; PAL.
Other Titles: American (Motion picture : 2010)
Responsibility: Focus Features presents a This Is That/Greenlit/Smokehouse production ; an Anton Corbijn film.

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"After a job ends more violently than expected, Jack retreats to the Italian countryside and accepts one last assignment to construct a deadly weapon for a mysterious contact. However when he pursues a relationship with a beautiful local woman, he may be tempting fate by stepping out of the shadows. Jack soon finds himself in an escalating battle to escape from his secretive past."--Back cover.

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