American Beauty

American Beauty is a dark comedy about an emotionally torn middle-aged man. His wife is having an affair, his daughter hates him and he harbors forbidden fantasies.

...in the eye of the beholder.

  • Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening and Wes Bently
  • Director(s): Sam Mendes
  • Producer(s): Dreamworks, SKG
  • Screenwriter(s): Alan Ball
  • Distributor: Dreamworks
  • Animal Coordinator: Animal Actors
  • Rating: Acceptable

Featured Animal Action

The lead character's life is in such a depressing place that it is no surprise that the film includes a "symbolic" dead animal. In this case, it appears to be a dead bird, although it was actually a prop.