American Beauty (1999)

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Released 7-Mar-2001
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...look closer at the most talked about film of the year. A funny, moving and shocking journey through life in suburban America.
...look closer at fortysomething ad man Lester Burnham and his status-seeking wife, Carolyn, as their marriage and lives slowly unravel. Lester's wife hates him, his daughter Jane regards him with contempt, and his boss is positioning him for the axe.
...look closer as Lester decides to make a few changes in his life; the freer he gets, the happier he gets. But Lester is about to learn that the ultimate freedom comes at the ultimate price.
...look closer at an acclaimed cast led by the brilliant performances from Kevin Spacey as Lester and Annette Bening as Carolyn.
...look closer at a "flat-out masterpiece" (Rod Dreher, New York Post)
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Starring
Kevin Spacey
Annette Bening
Thora Birch
Allison Janney
Peter Gallagher
Mena Suvari
Wes Bentley
Chris Cooper
Directed by
Sam Mendes
Music
Thomas Newman
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding RSDL
(54:56)
Drama 1999 116:38 576i (PAL) 2 4
Video
Widescreen 2.35:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1 (448Kb/s), English Dolby Digital 2.0 surround-encoded (192Kb/s)
Subtitles
English for the Hearing Impaired, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Extras
Featurette-Behind-The-Scenes, Audio Commentary-Sam Mendes (Director) & Alan Ball (Writer), Storyboard Comparisons, Theatrical Trailer-2, Booklet
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