American splendor [DVD videorecording] American splendor [DVD videorecording]
New York, NY : HBO Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2004], c2003.


Actors, directors, writers, etc.
Giamatti, Paul., Davis, Hope, 1967-, Friedlander, Judah., Pekar, Harvey. American splendor., Brabner, Joyce. Our cancer year.,


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.

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

Subjects
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Drama.
Illustrators -- United States -- Drama.


Genres
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.


Audience
MPAA rating: R; for language.

Description
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Credits
Director of photography, Terry Stacey ; editor, Robert Pulcini ; music, Mark Suozzo ; costume designer, Michael Wilkinson ; production designer, Therese Deprez.