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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
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
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, Martin Ruhe ; music, Herbert Grönemeyer ; editor, Andrew Hulme
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for violence, sexual content and nudity
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
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
  • Bj?orklund, Irina
  • Placido, Violante
  • Reuten, Thekla
  • Bonacelli, Paolo
  • Leysen, Johan
  • Booth, Martin
  • Focus Features
  • This is That (Firm)
  • Greenlit Productions
  • Smoke House Pictures
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
105
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Assassins
  • Prostitutes
  • Gunsmiths
  • Man-woman relationships
  • 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)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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 the director
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn671655370
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192053740
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
62112875
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1080444
  • (Sirsi) o671655370
  • (OCoLC)671655370
System details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentaion; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
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)
Publication
Copyright
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 the director
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn671655370
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192053740
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
62112875
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1080444
  • (Sirsi) o671655370
  • (OCoLC)671655370
System details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentaion; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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