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American beauty (1999) was directed by sam mendes and written by alan ball starring kevin spacey, mena suvari, annette bening and thora birch. Suburbia, appearance, reality - american beauty, directed by sam mendes. American beauty is a dreamworks production that was shot in 1999 and released in the united states in 2000 it was the big-screen debut for director sam mendes, as. American beauty is a smart sam mendes making with the funny for focus features a wickedly funny black comedy directed by newcomer sam mendes.
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