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
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Martin Ruhe ; music, Herbert Grönemeyer ; editor, Andrew Hulme
Dewey number
791.43/72
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
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.A44 2010
PerformerNote
George Clooney, Irina Bjorklund, Violante Placido, Thekla Reuten, Paolo Bonacelli, Johan Leysen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1973-
  • 1977-
  • 1975-
  • 1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Corbijn, Anton
  • Joffe, Rowan
  • Clooney, George
  • Björklund, Irina
  • Placido, Violante
  • Reuten, Thekla
  • Bonacelli, Paolo
  • Leysen, Johan
  • Booth, Martin
  • This is That (Firm)
  • Greenlit Productions
  • Smoke House Pictures
  • Focus Features
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
105
Series statement
Spotlight series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prostitutes
  • Gunsmiths
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Assassins
  • 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
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010
  • Based on the 1990 novel, A very private gentleman, by Martin Booth
  • Special features: deleted scenes; Journey to redemption : the making of The American; commentary with director
Bar code
  • 31223130405112
  • 31223130405088
  • 31223130405096
  • 31223100393348
  • 31223130405120
  • 31223130405104
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192053740
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
62112875
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)671655370
System details
DVD ; NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentaion ; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English, Spanish and French) and DVS 2.0 stereo. surround (English)
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
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010
  • Based on the 1990 novel, A very private gentleman, by Martin Booth
  • Special features: deleted scenes; Journey to redemption : the making of The American; commentary with director
Bar code
  • 31223130405112
  • 31223130405088
  • 31223130405096
  • 31223100393348
  • 31223130405120
  • 31223130405104
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192053740
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
62112875
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)671655370
System details
DVD ; NTSC, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentaion ; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English, Spanish and French) and DVS 2.0 stereo. surround (English)
Video recording format
DVD

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