Ewan McGregor makes his directorial debut with this adaptation of Philip Roth's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. McGregor plays Seymour "Swede" Levov, a former high-school star athlete who seems destined for a charmed life after he inherits his father's business and weds an ex-beauty queen. Years later, with the Vietnam War raging, Levov's perfect world begins to fall apart when his activist daughter commits a heinous act of political terrorism. Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Connelly, Molly Parker, Uzo Aduba, Rupert Evans, and David Strathairn co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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|Grouped Work ID||e711577b-fc2a-d143-5321-7d37e32d3912|
|Grouping Title||american pastoral|
|Grouping Author||lions gate films|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-12-06 13:14:26PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-12-06 13:15:37PM|
Clancy, Daniel B.,
Curry, Valorie, 1986-
Fanning, Dakota, 1994-
Hildreth, Mark, 1978-
McGregor, Ewan, 1971-
McKay, Lindsay Ann,
Nordberg, Hannah, 2004-
Parker, Molly, 1972-
Riegert, Peter, 1947-
Romano, John, 1948 October 2-
Clancy, Daniel B.,production designer.
Kent, Melissa,editor of moving image work.
Lakeshore Entertainment (Firm),presenter,production company.
Lamal, Andre,film producer.
Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm),film distributor.
Lions Gate Films,presenter,production company.
Lucchesi, Gary,film producer.
McGregor, Ewan,1971-film director,actor.
McKay, Lindsay Ann,costume designer.
Romano, John,1948 October 2-screenwriter.
Rosenberg, Tom,film producer.
Roth, Philip.American pastoral.
Ruhe, Martin,director of photography.
TIK Films (Firm),production company.
|available_at_pineriver||Piner River Library|
|detailed_location_pineriver||Pine River Adult DVD|
|display_description||Seymour 'Swede' Levov, a once-legendary high school athlete, is a successful businessman married to an ex-beauty queen, Dawn. When Swede and Dawn's daughter disappears after being accused of a violent crime, Swede's perfect life is broken forever and he is left to make sense out of the chaos.|
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|local_callnumber_pineriver||DVD F American|
|owning_library_pineriver||Piner River Library|
|owning_location_pineriver||Piner River Library|
Manners and customs
United States -- History -- 1961-1969 -- Drama
United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama
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|title_full||American pastoral / Lionsgate and Lakeshore Entertainment present ; in association with TIK Films ; a Lakeshore Entertainment, Lionsgate production ; produced by Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Andre Lamal ; written by John Romano ; directed by Ewan McGregor|
Manners and customs
Social life and customs