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  • Published: New York, NY : Burbank, CA : HBO Video ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2004], c2003.
  • Year Published: 2003
  • Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD
  • Rated: R

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  • 0783123876 :
  • 026359203121

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American splendor

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Call number: DVD Comedy American

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor

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Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.

Based on the comic book series "American splendor" by Harvey Pekar and "Our cancer year" by Harvey Pekar and Joyce Brabner.

Special features: audio commentary with directors and cast featurette: Sundance Channel's "Anatomy of a scene"; music only track: "American splendor song"; special "My movie year" 6 page comic insert that appeared in "Entertainment Weekly"; DVD ROM features including screen saver; Easter eggs; original theatrical trailer.

Paul Giamatti, Hope Davis, Judah Friedlander, James Urbaniak, Earl Billings, James McCaffrey, Maggie Moore, Vivienne Benesch.

Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life. Along his bumpy journey he meets, marries and falls in love with Joyce, an admiring comic book seller.

DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.

Contents: American splendor. -- Our cancer year.

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