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An American rhapsody [videorecording] / Paramount Classics, Fireworks Pictures and Peter Hoffman present a Fireworks Entertainment/Seven Arts Pictures Production in association with Colleen Camp and Bonnie Timmermann ; written and directed by Eva Gardos.

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Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown YADVD AMERICA (Text) 79361000046498 Young Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Morgan Co PL - Waverly Branch DVD MP AME 219 (Text) 78551000205719 DVD Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD AMERI (Text) 120891001843201 audiovisual Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Widescreen]
  • Publisher: [Los Angeles] : Paramount Home Video, 2001.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture 2000.
Features: director and producer commentary, interactive menus, scene selection, and theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Casting director, Liz Lang Fedrick ; music, Cliff Edelman ; costume designer, Beatrix Aruna Pasztor, Vanessa Vogel ; editor, Margie Goodspeed ; production designer, Alex Tavoularis ; director of photography, Elemer Ragalyi.
Participant or Performer Note:
Scarlett Johansson, Nastassia Kinski, Tony Goldwyn, Mae Whitman, Agi Banfalvy, Zoltan Seress, Zsuzsa Czinkoczi, Balazs Galko, Larisa Oleynik, Lisa Jane Persky, Colleen Camp, Emmy Rossum, Eva Soreny, Kata Dobo, Kelly Endresz Banlaki.
Summary, etc.:
In order to escape Communist Hungary, a family must leave behind their infant daughter. She is then temporarily raised by a peasant Hungarian couple. When the daughter is finally brought to America to be with her family, her relationship with her real family becomes strained. The girl is torn between two mothers and two homelands. Based on a true story. The girl returns to Hungary and take an unforgettable journey of self-discovery.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13, for some violent content and thematic material.
System Details Note:
DVD ; region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound ; NTSC.
Language Note:
English subtitles.
Awards Note:
Hollywood Discovery Award, 2001: Best Feature.
Heartland Truly Moving Picture Award, 2001.
Subject: Family > Drama.
Mothers and daughters > Drama.
Hungary > Social conditions > 1918-1945 > Drama.
Communist countries > Drama.

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