The Resource American beauty, Dreamworks Pictures ; a Jinks/Cohen Company production ; directed by Sam Mendes ; written by Alan Ball ; produced by Bruce Cohen & Dan Jinks, (DVD)

American beauty, Dreamworks Pictures ; a Jinks/Cohen Company production ; directed by Sam Mendes ; written by Alan Ball ; produced by Bruce Cohen & Dan Jinks, (DVD)

Label
American beauty
Title
American beauty
Statement of responsibility
Dreamworks Pictures ; a Jinks/Cohen Company production ; directed by Sam Mendes ; written by Alan Ball ; produced by Bruce Cohen & Dan Jinks
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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
Awards note
Academy Awards: Best actor (Spacey), Best picture, Best director, Best cinematography, Best original screenplay.
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
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
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley, Mena Suvari, Peter Gallagher, Chris Cooper, Allison Janney, Scott Bakula, Sam Robards
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mendes, Sam
  • Spacey, Kevin
  • Bening, Annette
Runtime
122
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Feature films
Technique
live action
Label
American beauty, Dreamworks Pictures ; a Jinks/Cohen Company production ; directed by Sam Mendes ; written by Alan Ball ; produced by Bruce Cohen & Dan Jinks, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1999
  • Bonus 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 ; Production notes ; plus additional DVD-ROM features
Control code
tlc00512807
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Awards ed. ; Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9780783241234
Other physical details
sd., col
Publisher number
85382
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1032625
  • (Sirsi) 1032625
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American beauty, Dreamworks Pictures ; a Jinks/Cohen Company production ; directed by Sam Mendes ; written by Alan Ball ; produced by Bruce Cohen & Dan Jinks, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1999
  • Bonus 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 ; Production notes ; plus additional DVD-ROM features
Control code
tlc00512807
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Awards ed. ; Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Isbn
9780783241234
Other physical details
sd., col
Publisher number
85382
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1032625
  • (Sirsi) 1032625
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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