American beauty
(DVD)

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Published
Hollywood, Calif. : Burbank, Calif. : Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, �2011.
Edition
Awards ed.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating
MPAA rating: R for strong sexuality, language, violence, and drug content.
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Format
DVD
Language
English
UPC
032429256362

Notes

General Note
Disc was originally distributed in 2000 by Dreamworks Home Entertainment.
General Note
Originally released as motion picture in 1999.
General 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 ; production notes.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Conrad L. Hall ; editors, Tariq Anwar, Christopher Greenbury ; music, Thomas Newman.
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
MPAA rating: R for strong sexuality, language, violence, and drug content.
System Details
DVD ; Region 1, widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs ; DTS digital surround, Dolby 2.0 surround or Dolby Digital 5.1, NTSC.
Language
English language soundtrack; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Awards
Academy Awards: Best actor (Spacey), Best picture, Best director, Best cinematography, Best original screenplay.

Citations

APA Citation (style guide)

Mendes, S., Ball, A., Cohen, B., Jinks, D., Spacey, K., Bening, A., Birch, T., Bentley, W., Suvari, M., Gallagher, P., Cooper, C., Janney, A., Bakula, S., Robards, S., Hall, C., Anwar, T., Greenbury, C., & Newman, T. (2011). American beauty (Awards ed.). Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Sam. Mendes et al.. 2011. American Beauty. Hollywood, Calif. : Burbank, Calif.: Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Sam. Mendes et al.. American Beauty Hollywood, Calif. : Burbank, Calif.: Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Mendes, Sam., et al. American Beauty Awards ed., Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2011.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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