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    Unique ID Code: 0000133684
    Added by: David Beckett
    Added on: 24/8/2010 11:47
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    The American Dream Sucks
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 91
    Retail Price: £14.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Executive produced by Martin Scorsese and directed by Derick Martini, this semi-autobiographical tale about the American Dream gone wrong is set in the late 1970s in Long Island, New York. Scott Bartlett (Rory Culkin) is a shy Star Wars loving teenager obsessed with feisty girl next-door Adrianna (Emma Roberts). Adrianna's deer-hunting father loses his job after contracting Lyme's disease from a tic, a brain wasting illness. He hides losing his job from wife Melissa (Cynthia Nixon) by getting stoned in the basement while she embarks on an affair with her real estate boss played by Alec Baldwin, who happens to be Scott's father and her daughter's friend. Tension mounts when things become all too obvious to Scott's mother, played by Jill Hennessy, which coincides with Scott's journey to manhood…

    An excellent ensemble cast make this a powerful drama with many darkly comic moments. It will appeal to fans of quirky independent films such as American Beauty and The Ice Storm.

    Special Features:
    - Interview with Emma Roberts
    - Stills Gallery
    - Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Anamorphic Widescreen 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo English

    Directed By:
    Derick Martini

    Written By:

    Rory Culkin
    Alec Baldwin
    Jill Hennessy
    Emma Roberts
    Timothy Hutton
    Cynthia Nixon
    Logan Huffman
    Brandon Thane Wilson
    Adam Scarimbolo
    Kieran Culkin

    Casting By:
    Eyde Belasco

    Soundtrack By:
    Steven Martini

    Director of Photography:
    Frank Godwin

    Steven Martini
    Derick Martini
    Mark Yoshikawa

    Costume Designer:
    Erika Munro

    Production Designer:
    Kelly McGehee

    Stephen Martini
    Barbara Defina
    Jon Cornick
    Alec Baldwin
    Michele Tayler
    Angela Somerville

    Executive Producer:
    Martin Scorsese
    Leonard Loventhal

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