American Beauty is a dark comedy about an emotionally torn middle-aged man. His wife is having an affair, his daughter hates him and he harbors forbidden fantasies.
...in the eye of the beholder.
- Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening and Wes Bently
- Director(s): Sam Mendes
- Producer(s): Dreamworks, SKG
- Screenwriter(s): Alan Ball
- Distributor: Dreamworks
- Animal Coordinator: Animal Actors
- Rating: Acceptable
Featured Animal Action
The lead character's life is in such a depressing place that it is no surprise that the film includes a "symbolic" dead animal. In this case, it appears to be a dead bird, although it was actually a prop.