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VCD BF 724.65 M53 M46 (COL)


American beauty

Main Title: American beauty [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures ; a Jinks/Cohen Company production ; directed by Sam Mendes ; written by Alan Ball ; produced by Bruce Cohen & Dan Jinks
Published/Created: Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, c2000

Description: 2 videosdiscs in 1 can (VCD) (ca. 122 min.) : sd., col ; 4 3/4 in.

Local Call No: VCD BF 724.65 M53 M46

Cast: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley, Mena Suvari, Peter Gallagher, Chris Cooper, Allison Janney, Scott Bakula, Sam Robards

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.

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

Subject: Midlife crisis -- United States -- Drama.
Subject: Suburban life -- Drama.
Subject: Woman -- Conduct of life -- Drama.
Subject: Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Subject: Parent and adult child -- Drama.
Subject: Paris (France) -- Drama.

Video Compact Disc VCD 122 min.
2 videodiscs in 1 can [VCD] [ca. 122 min.] : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
©2000,  2000, DreamWorks Home , United States
Distributed by Magnavision Inc.
AV Material ID 1000002382
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