American beauty
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Published
Universal City, Calif. : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, [2000].
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col., dual layer ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
667068538229

Notes

General Note
Originally released as motion picture in 1999.
General Note
Includes interactive menu of special 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; Dolby digital; Dolby 5.1 surround; anamorphic 2.35:1.
Language
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Awards
Academy Awards: Best actor (Spacey), Best picture, Best director, Best cinematography, Best original screenplay.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Mendes, S., Ball, A., Cohen, B., Jinks, D., Spacey, K., Bening, A., Birch, T., Suvari, M., Bentley, W., & Cooper, C. (2000). American beauty (Awards ed. ; Widescreen.). DreamWorks Home Entertainment.

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

Sam. Mendes et al.. 2000. American Beauty. DreamWorks Home Entertainment.

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

Sam. Mendes et al.. American Beauty DreamWorks Home Entertainment, 2000.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Mendes, Sam., et al. American Beauty Awards ed. ; Widescreen., DreamWorks Home Entertainment, 2000.

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