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American splendor (2003)
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03173cgm a2200613 a 4500
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3498665
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20100331122311.0
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vdrcvaizq
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031023s2003 nyu101 e vleng d
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__|a  0783123876
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1_|a  026359203121
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40|a  92031 |b  HBO Video
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__|a  (OCoLC)54975921
__|a  (OCoLC)ocm53279656
__|a  (PUVoyagerBIBID)3498665
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__|a  TEFMT |c  TEFMT |d  TEF |d  PU
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_4|a  PN6727.P44 |b  A62 2003
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00|a  American splendor |h  [videorecording] / |c  HBO Films in association with Fine Line Features presents a Good Machine production ; produced by Ted Hope ; written and directed by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman.
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__|a  Widescreen presentation.
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__|a  New York, NY : |b  Home Box Office, Inc., |c  c2003.
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__|a  1 videodisc (101 min.) : |b  sd., col. ; |c  4 3/4 in. + |e  comic book ([12] p. ; 12 cm.)
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__|a  DVD; Dolby Digital
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__|a  Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
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1_|a  Paul Giamatti, Hope Davis, Judah Friedlander, James Urbaniak, Earl Billings, James McCaffrey, Maggie Moore, Vivienne Benesch.
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__|a  Director of photography, Terry Stacey ; editor, Robert Pulcini ; music, Mark Suozzo.
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__|a  Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
__|a  Based on the comic book series "American splendor" by Harvey Pekar and "Our cancer year" by Harvey Pekar and Joyce Brabner.
__|a  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"; animated menus ; DVD ROM features.
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__|a  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.
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8_|a  MPAA rating: R; for language.
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__|a  Cannes Film Festival, 2003: FIPRESCI Prize Un Certain Regard (Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini).
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10|a  Pekar, Harvey |v  Film adaptations.
10|a  Brabner, Joyce |v  Film adaptations.
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_0|a  Comic books, strips, etc. |v  Drama.
_0|a  Illustrators |z  United States |v  Drama.
_0|a  Man-woman relationships |v  Drama.
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_0|a  Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
_0|a  Feature films.
_0|a  Comedy films.
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1_|a  Pulcini, Robert. |4  drt |4  aus
1_|a  Berman, Shari Springer. |4  drt |4  aus
1_|a  Hope, Ted. |4  pro
1_|a  Giamatti, Paul. |4  act
1_|a  Davis, Hope, |d  1967- |4  act
1_|a  Friedlander, Judah. |4  act
1_|a  Urbaniak, James, |d  1963- |4  act
1_|a  Billings, Earl. |4  act
1_|a  Suozzo, Mark. |4  mus
1_|a  Pekar, Harvey. |4  aut |t  American splendor.
1_|a  Brabner, Joyce. |4  aut |t  Our cancer year.
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2_|a  HBO Video (Firm) |4  pro
2_|a  Fine Line Features. |4  pro
2_|a  Good Machine (Firm) |4  pro
2_|a  HBO Films. |4  dst

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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Comedy films
Genre: Feature films
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: English
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: American splendor
Director: Berman, Shari Springer
Director: Pulcini, Robert
Actor: Billings, Earl
Actor: Davis, Hope
Actor: Friedlander, Judah
Actor: Giamatti, Paul
Production studio: Fine Line Features
Production studio: Good Machine (Firm)
Production studio: HBO Video (Firm)
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: Yes