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American splendor / HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features presents a Good Machine production, a film by Shari Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman.

DVD DVD ([2004], c2003.)
Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (12 p. :col. ill. ; 12 x 18 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : HBO Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2004], c2003.
8 of 8 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 0783123876
General Note: Cannes Film Festival, 2003: FIPRESCI Prize Un Certain Regard (Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini).
Closed-captioned.
Special features: audio commentary with directors and cast featurette: Sundance Channel's "Anatomy of a scene"; music only track: "American splendor song"; special "My movie year" 6 page comic insert that appeared in "Entertainment Weekly"; DVD ROM features including screen saver; Easter eggs; original theatrical trailer.
Based on the comic book series "American splendor" by Harvey Pekar and "Our cancer year" by Harvey Pekar and Joyce Brabner.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Creation/Production Credits: Director of photography, Terry Stacey ; editor, Robert Pulcini ; music, Mark Suozzo ; costume designer, Michael Wilkinson ; production designer, Thérèse Deprez.
Participant or Performer: Paul Giamatti, Hope Davis, Judah Friedlander, James Urbaniak, Earl Billings, James McCaffrey, Maggie Moore, Vivienne Benesch.
Summary: Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life. Along his bumpy journey he meets, marries and falls in love with Joyce, an admiring comic book seller.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: R; for language.
Language:
Closed-captioned.
Awards:
Cannes Film Festival, 2003: FIPRESCI Prize Un Certain Regard (Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini).
Authors: Hope, Ted. (Added Author). Pulcini, Robert. (Added Author). Berman, Shari Springer. (Added Author). Giamatti, Paul, 1967- (Added Author). Davis, Hope, 1967- (Added Author). Friedlander, Judah. (Added Author). Urbaniak, James, 1963- (Added Author). Billings, Earl. (Added Author). McCaffrey, James, 1960- (Added Author). Moore, Maggie. (Added Author). Benesch, Vivienne. (Added Author). Stacey, Terry. (Added Author). Suozzo, Mark. (Added Author). Wilkinson, Michael. (Added Author). DePrez, Thérèse. (Added Author). Pekar, Harvey. (Added Author). Brabner, Joyce. (Added Author). HBO Films. (Added Author). Fine Line Features. (Added Author). Good Machine (Firm) (Added Author). HBO Video (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
Citation: Hope, Ted. "American splendor." New York, NY : HBO Video ; 2004, 2003.
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