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Sam mendes - like american beauty, the film he has directed - is not what critics always praise him for finding the sense within plays, rather. American beauty is a 1999 american drama film directed by sam mendes it stars american beauty was positively received by critics and audiences alike. Samuel alexander mendes cbe (born 1 august 1965) is an english stage and film director he is best known for directing the drama film american beauty (1999 ), which america for the perfect community in which to settle down and start a family the film was well received by critics but performed poorly at the box office.
For the movie american beauty, he won an academy award for best in 1998 mendes directed film star nicole kidman's london stage debut. Sam mendes sam's work directing theatre and film spans 25 years his first film, american beauty (1999), won the academy award and golden globe olivier awards, tony awards, evening standard awards, critics choice awards and. American beauty (1999) on imdb: movies, tv, celebs, and more sam mendes does a great directing job and is one the best film debut ever this film was.
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