American Beauty is a DreamWorks production that was shot in and released in the United States in It was the big-screen debut for director Sam Mendes , as well as for writer Alan Ball. The film enjoyed almost universal rave reviews and record-breaking box-office sales. Alan Ball has said that he was inspired to write the script while sitting in the World Trade Center Plaza in New York and watching a plastic bag blow around in the wind.
This film, written by Alan Ball and directed by Sam Mendes, was released in It won many awards, including the Academy award for best picture, although it was and still is very controversial. The movie portrays the American suburbanite family in a bleak and dismal light and dares to discuss off-limit, intense topics dealing with the American life. This film requires insightful reflection and analysis in order to understand its profound significance and multifaceted layers.
This film is a narrative by the main character, Lester Burnham, a year-old advertising executive who is a father and husband. Lester has an issue with his wife, Carolyn, is tense. This broken relationship affects their daughter, Jane, who is unhappy and struggles with self-esteem matters. Walt Disney Animated Classics series, and was released on February 15,