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American Beauty (Widescreen Edition) - Region 1 DVD

American Beauty (Widescreen Edition)
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Description: Call Number: DVD PN1997 .A557 M45 2000 From its first gliding aerial shot of a generic suburban street, American Beauty moves with a mesmerizing confidence and acuity epitomized by Kevin Spacey's calm narration. Spacey is Lester Burnham, a harried Everyman whose midlife awakening is the spine of the story, and his very first lines hook us with their teasing fatalism--like Sunset Boulevard's Joe Gillis, Burnham tells us his story from beyond the grave. It's an audacious start for a film that justifies that audacity. Weaving social satire, domestic tragedy, and whodunit into a single package, Alan Ball's first theatrical scr ... (more)
Manufacturer: Dreamworks Video
Release date: 24 October 2000
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 9780783241234 UPC: 667068538229
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