Year of Release: 1999 Running Time: 2 hrs. MPAA Rating: R Director:
Screenwriter: Alan Ball Producers: Bruce Cohen and an Jinks Studio: DreamWorks Pictures
American Beauty Synopsis
A thought provoking movie about a man (Kevin Spacey) in the midst of an intense mid-life crisis who engages in a search for the missing beauty in his life. He doesn't find it in his loveless marriage to real estate queen wife, Annette Bening or his disfunctional relationship with his troubled daughter played by Thora Birch. Where he does find it is part of the magic of this unforgettable Academy Award winning movie.