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Title: American Beauty

Date: 1999
Type: Drama
Rating: 4 Stars 4/5
Colour: Yes
Director: Sam Mendes

Kevin Spacey is the middle aged man who reviews the changes that happened in his life in the year leading up to his murder. Kevin Spacey and Annette Benning have on the surface the perfect American marriage, but as he slips into depression, and takes a shine to one of his daughters girlfriends his life is turned upside down. This is a well made film reflecting the undertones of work and sex in mid life.


Kevin SpaceyKevin Spacey
Annette BeningAnnette Bening
Thora BirchThora Birch
Scott Bakula
Mena SuvariMena Suvari
Wes BentleyWes Bentley
Allison JanneyAllison Janney


Best Picture
Best Actor - Kevin Spacey
Nomination Best Actress - Annette Bening


Thomas Newman
American Beauty