American Beauty (1999)

Format:   DVD 
Five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Director and Actor, went to this lacerating, darkly funny look at family decay in contemporary suburbia. Magazine editor Kevin Spacey's midlife frustrations threaten his troubled marriage to real estate agent Annette Bening and lead him to an infatuation with teenage daughter Thora Birch's friend, cheerleader Mena Suvari. Director Sam Mendes and scripter Alan Ball's debut film work also stars Wes Bentley, Chris Cooper. 122 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English; audio commentary by Mendes, Ball; "making of" featurette; storyboards; biographies; interviews; theatrical trailers.
Academy Award ®
Winner: Best Picture, Best Actor (Kevin Spacey), Best Director (Sam Mendes), Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography
Nominee: Best Actress (Annette Bening), Best Original Score, Best Editing
SKU: D18379
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