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Title The American [videorecording] / 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.

Publication Info. [United States] : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2010.

Location Call Number Status
 DOWNTOWN Feature Film DVDs  American  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Spotlight series
Note Based on the 1990 novel, A Very Private Gentleman, by Martin Booth.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010.
Special features: deleted scenes; Journey to redemption : the making of The American; commenary with director.
Credits Cinematography, Martin Ruhe ; music, Herbert Grönemeyer ; editor, Andrew Hulme.
Cast George Clooney, Irina Bjorklund, Violante Placido, Thekla Reuten, Paolo Bonacelli, Johan Leysen.
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.
Audience Rating: R; for violence, sexual content and nudity.
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).
Note Includes optional English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish language tracks and optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
Described video.
Subject Booth, Martin -- Film adaptations.
Assassins -- Drama.
Prostitutes -- Drama.
Gunsmiths -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Italy -- Drama.
Genre Crime films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Corbijn, Anton. Director.
Joffe, Rowan. Author of screenplay.
Clooney, George. Producer. Actor.
Björklund, Irina, 1973- Actor.
Placido, Violante, 1977- Actor.
Reuten, Thekla, 1975- Actor.
Bonacelli, Paolo, 1939- Actor.
Leysen, Johan. Actor.
Booth, Martin. Very private gentleman.
This is That (Firm)
Smokehouse Pictures (Firm)
Focus Features.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Universal Pictures (Firm)
UPC 025192053740
Publisher No. 62112875 Universal