Movie Trailer for American Beauty (1999) starring Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley, Mena Suvari, Chris Cooper, Peter Gallagher directed by Sam Mendes Movie Review

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Trailer for American Beauty

From the outside the Burnham's, Lester (Kevin Spacey - The Negotiator), Carolyn (Annette Bening) and their daughter Jane (Thora Birch) appear to be the perfect family, with the perfect house in the perfect neighbourhood. But behind the white picket fence life is not so perfect especially for Lester who is in the midst of a depression and has no will to fight anymore. That is until it all gets too much for him and in the grips of midlife crisis starts to lust after Jane's best friend the flirtatious Angela (Mena Suvari - American Pie), dreaming about her in provocative poses. The Burnham's are not the only dysfunctional family on the street as their new neighbours the Fitts have just as many problems especially Ricky (Wes Bentley - Ghost Rider) who whilst falling for Jane also runs a secret drug dealing business and puts up with his homophobic father. ... Read Review