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American Splendor (2003)

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Daniel Tay Daniel Tay
Young Harvey
Mary Faktor Mary Faktor
Housewife
Paul Giamatti Paul Giamatti
Harvey Pekar
Harvey Pekar Harvey Pekar
Real Harvey
Shari Springer Berman Shari Springer Berman
Interviewer
Larry John Meyers Larry John Meyers
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Harvey Pekar Harvey Pekar
comic book series American Splendor and
Joyce Brabner Joyce Brabner
comic book series Our Cancer Year


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A very good movie

10 years, 8 months ago at Jan 31 12:59
I already saw this movie but since it was a while back and since I have it on DVD, I was really eager to check it out again. First of all, Back in the 90’s, Paul Giamatti was one of those guys you would spot very often in a movie, always playing a supporting character, usually delivering a good performance but you never knew his name and the guy was simply completely overlooked. However, it all ... read more

American Splendor (2003)

9 years, 7 months ago at Mar 6 22:07
This movie develops a particular narrative about the life and work of Harvey Pekar, a comic writer who rose to fame after revolutionizing the landscape of American cartoonists and establish a model of alternative comics. Under the title "American Splendor", Harvey moved to its own existence bullets putting reality to fantasy and mediocrity to hope. And with that look sour and gloomy, was drawn by ... read more
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Description: Harvey Pekar is file clerk at the local VA hospital. His interactions with his co-workers offer some relief from the monotony, and their discussions encompass everything from music to the decline of American culture to new flavors of jellybeans and life itself. At home, Harvey fills his days with reading, writing and listening to jazz. His apartment is filled with thousands of books and LPs, and he regularly scours Cleveland's thrift stores and garage sales for more, savoring the rare joy of a 25-cent find. It is at one of these junk sales that Harvey meets Robert Crumb, a greeting card artist and music enthusiast. When, years l ... (more)
Release date: 7 August 2003
UPC: 026359203121
Tags: Drama (13), Comedy (10), Biography (10), Biopic (8), 2000s (7), 2003 (6), (5), Indie (5), Comic Books (5), Black Comedy (3), Comics (3), 101 Min. (2), Utne (2), Famous People (2), Curmudgeon (2), 2000's (2), Based On Life (2), Color (2), Cleveland (2), Biographical (2)
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