American beauty
(DVD)

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Published
Universal City, California : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, [2000].
Format
DVD
Edition
Awards edition ; Widescreen
ISBN
0783241232 :
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (122 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inches
Status
Wadleigh Memorial Library - Movies & TV - DVD Shelves
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Published
Universal City, California : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, [2000].
Edition
Awards edition ; Widescreen
Language
English
ISBN
0783241232 :
UPC
667068538229

Notes

General Note
Originally released as motion picture in 1999.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production 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.
Participants/Performers
Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley, Mena Suvari, Peter Gallagher, Chris Cooper, Allison Janney, Scott Bakula, Sam Robards.
Description
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.
Target Audience
Rated R.
System Details
DVD; dual layer, region 1, NTSC, widescreen, Dolby Digital DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital surround.
Language
English dialogue; closed-captioned.
Awards
Academy Awards: Best actor (Spacey), Best picture, Best director, Best cinematography, Best original screenplay.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Mendes, S., Spacey, K., & Bening, A. (2000). American beauty (Awards edition ; Widescreen). DreamWorks Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mendes, Sam, Kevin, Spacey and Annette, Bening. 2000. American Beauty. DreamWorks Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mendes, Sam, Kevin, Spacey and Annette, Bening. American Beauty DreamWorks Home Entertainment, 2000.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Mendes, Sam,, Kevin Spacey, and Annette Bening. American Beauty Awards edition ; Widescreen, DreamWorks Home Entertainment, 2000.

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