The Resource The American, 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, (videorecording)

The American, 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, (videorecording)

Label
The American
Title
The American
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography by Martin Ruhe; music by Herbert Grönemeyer ; editor, Andrew Hulme
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: R; for violence, sexual content and nudity
Language note
  • In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish ; optional descriptive audio in English for the visually impaired
  • SDH, English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
  • PN1997.2
  • PN1997.2
LC item number
  • .A44 2010
  • .A44 2010
PerformerNote
George Clooney, Irina Bjorklund, Violante Placido, Thekla Reuten, Paolo Bonacelli, Johan Leysen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1973-
  • 1976-
  • 1975-
  • 1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Corbijn, Anton
  • Joffe, Rowan
  • Clooney, George
  • Björklund, Irina
  • Placido, Violante
  • Reuten, Thekla
  • Bonacelli, Paolo
  • Leysen, Johan
  • Booth, Martin
  • This is That (Firm)
  • Smokehouse Pictures (Firm)
  • Focus Features
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
105
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Assassins
  • Prostitutes
  • Gunsmiths
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Asesinos
  • Relaciones hombre-mujer
  • Italy
Technique
live action
Label
The American, 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, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/mtegen.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the 1990 novel, A Very Private Gentleman, by Martin Booth
  • Special features: deleted scenes; Journey to redemption : the making of The American; feature commentary with director
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn671655370
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192053740
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
62112875
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)671655370
System details
DVD ; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English, Spanish and French) and DVS 2.0 stereo. surround (English)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The American, 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, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/mtegen.gif
Publication
Note
  • Based on the 1990 novel, A Very Private Gentleman, by Martin Booth
  • Special features: deleted scenes; Journey to redemption : the making of The American; feature commentary with director
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn671655370
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192053740
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
62112875
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)671655370
System details
DVD ; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English, Spanish and French) and DVS 2.0 stereo. surround (English)
Video recording format
DVD

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