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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.

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  • 47 of 53 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2010]

Content descriptions

General 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.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Martin Ruhe ; music, Herbert Grönemeyer ; editor, Andrew Hulme.
Participant or Performer Note:
George Clooney, Irina Bjorklund, Violante Placido, Thekla Reuten, Paolo Bonacelli, Johan Leysen.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for violence, sexual content and nudity.
System Details Note:
DVD ; NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentaion ; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English, Spanish and French) and DVS 2.0 stereo. surround (English).
Language Note:
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.
Italy > Drama.
Genre: Crime films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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