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, (videorecording)

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

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
A shocking journey through life in suburban America. Lester Burnham and his marriage slowly unravel in this bizarre story of self-discovery
Awards note
Academy Awards: Best actor (Spacey), Best picture, Best director, Best cinematography, Best original screenplay.
Cataloging source
Nz
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 R16: Restricted to 16 years and over. Contains violence, offensive language, drug use and sex scenes
Language note
In English with subtitles in Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish and closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A435 2001
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/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cooper, Chris
  • Gallagher, Peter
  • Newman, Thomas
  • Spacey, Kevin
  • Bakula, Scott
  • Ball, Alan
  • Cohen, Bruce
  • Janney, Allison
  • Birch, Thora
  • Robards, Sam
  • Bening, Annette
  • Mendes, Sam
  • Jinks, Dan
  • Suvari, Mena
  • Bentley, Wes
  • Dreamworks Pictures
  • DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
122
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Midlife crisis
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, (videorecording)
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000055060510
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9337874020003
Other physical details
sd., col
Publisher number
4909602
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)868888433
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
American beauty, Dreamworks Pictures ; a Jinks/Cohen Company production ; directed by Sam Mendes ; written by Alan Ball ; produced by Bruce Cohen & Dan Jinks, (videorecording)
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000055060510
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9337874020003
Other physical details
sd., col
Publisher number
4909602
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)868888433
Video recording format
laserdisc

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