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American beauty [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures presents ; a Jinks/Cohen Company production
Blu-rays Blu-rays | DreamWorks Home Entertainment | 2010 | [Blu-ray version ; widescren version]
Available at Adult Blu-ray-Feature Film (Call number: BLU-RAY A DRAMA)
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Imprint
Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, 2010.
Edition
[Blu-ray version ; widescren version]
Descript
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Sapphire series
Sapphire series.
System Det
Blu-ray 1080p HD ; 5.1 DTS-HD MA ; requires blu-ray player.
Note
Includes English, dubbed french, dubbed Portuguese, and dubbed Spanish soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, English (SDH), French, Portuguese or Spanish.
Title from container.
Cast
Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley, Mena Suvari, Peter Gallagher, Chris Cooper, Allison Janney, Scott Bakula, Sam Robards.
Credits
Director, Sam Mendes ; writer, Alan Ball ; producers, Bruce Cohen & Dan Jinks ; director of photography, Conrad L. Hall ; editors, Tariq Anwar, Christopher Greenbury ; music, Thomas Newman.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Awards
Academy Awards: Best actor (Spacey), Best picture, Best director, Best cinematography, Best original screenplay.
Audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexuality, language, violence and drug content.
Summary
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.
Note
Special features: American beauty: look closer ... a behind the scenes featurette ; film commentary with director Sam Mendes and writer Alan Ball ; storyboard presentation with commentary by Sam Mendes and director of photography, Conrad L. Hall ; cast and crew biographies ; two theatrical trailers HD.
Local Note
MW, 5-13
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Alt Title
American beauty (Motion picture)
ISBN
1415755809
9781415755808
ISBN/ISSN
097360748048
097360748062
Music #
07480 Paramount Home Entertainment
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