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Title The American [videorecording] / Focus Features presents ; a This is That/Greenlit/Smokehouse production ; produced by Anne Carey, Jill Green, Ann Wingate, Grant Heslov, George Clooney ; screenplay by Rowan Joffe ; directed by Anton Corbijn.

Imprint Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD American    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Spotlight series
Note Based on the 1990 novel, A very private gentleman, by Martin Booth.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010.
Special features: deleted scenes; Journey to redemption : the making of The American; commentary with director.
Credits Cinematography, Martin Ruhe ; music, Herbert Gronemeyer ; editor, Andrew Hulme.
Cast George Clooney, Irina Bjorklund, Violante Placido, Thekla Reuten, Paolo Bonacelli, Johan Leysen.
Summary After a job ends more violently than expected, Jack retreats to the Italian countryside and accepts one last assignment to construct a deadly weapon for a mysterious contact. But when he pursues a relationship with a beautiful local woman, he may be tempting fate by stepping out of the shadows. Jack soon finds himself in an escalating battle to escape from his secretive past.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for violence, sexual content and nudity.
System Details DVD ; NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English, Spanish and French) and DVS 2.0 stereo. surround (English).
Source NAV 2/11 PPL
Language In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish, with optional subtitles in French or Spanish; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; optional descriptive audio in English for the visually impaired.
Subject Assassins -- Drama.
Prostitutes -- Drama.
Gunsmiths -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Asesinos -- Teatro.
Relaciones hombre-mujer -- Teatro.
Feature films.
DVD-Video discs.
Italy -- Drama.
Genre/Form Crime films.
Added Author Corbijn, Anton. Director.
Joffe, Rowan. Screenwriter.
Clooney, George. Producer. Actor.
Bjorklund, Irina, 1973- Actor.
Placido, Violante, 1976- Actor.
Reuten, Thekla, 1975- Actor.
Bonacelli, Paolo, 1939- Actor.
Leysen, Johan. Actor.
Booth, Martin. Very private gentleman.
This is That (Firm)
Greenlit Productions.
Smokehouse Pictures (Firm)
Focus Features.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Standard No. 025192053740
Music No. 62112875 Universal

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