An American rhapsody

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Paramount Pictures,
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Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs.
A true story based on the life story of writer/director Eva Gardos, this film depicts the personal odyssey of a family's escape from Communist Hungary. One night, Margaret (Nastassja Kinski) and Peter (Tony Goldwyn) arrange to escape Hungary with their eldest daughter in tow, forcing them to leave behind their youngest, Suzanne, in the care of Margaret's mother. When the mother is separated from the young child, she goes to live in a peaceful Eastern European countryside with a loving man and woman who raise her until age six, where Suzanne is sent for by her birth parents, now living in America. She finds the adjustment difficult and does not fully comprehend that Margaret and Peter are her parents, but she is willing to stay, and if she feels the same way in several years, Peter has agreed to give her a ticket back to Hungary. Later, as a rebellious teenager (played by Scarlett Johansson), with Margaret becoming a highly overprotective mother, she takes her father up on his offer to go back and reconnect with those who raised her as a child. While in Hungary, she has a change of heart , however, and discovers her true identity. The feature also co-stars Mae Whitman, Emmy Rossum, and Larisa Oleynik. ~ Jason Clark, Rovi
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Grouped Work ID089def02-1d8c-23bb-9f5a-56588e411fd2
Grouping Titleamerican rhapsody
Grouping Authorparamount classics
Grouping Categorymovie
Last Grouping Update2020-01-04 01:21:46AM
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auth_author2Bánfalvy, Ágnes, 1954-
Eidelman, Cliff.
Endresz-Banlaki, Kelly.
Goldwyn, Tony.
Johansson, Scarlett, 1984-
Kinski, Nastassja, 1960-
Seress, Zoltán.
Whitman, Mae, 1988-
author2-roleBánfalvy, Ágnes,1954-
Eidelman, Cliff.
Endresz-Banlaki, Kelly.
Fireworks Entertainment (Firm)
Fireworks Pictures.
Goldwyn, Tony.
Johansson, Scarlett,1984-
Kinski, Nastassja,1960-
Paramount Classics (Firm)
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Seress, Zoltán.
Seven Arts (Firm : United Kingdom)
Whitman, Mae,1988-
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display_descriptionIn order to escape Communist Hungary, a family must leave behind their infant daughter. She is then temporarily raised by a peasant Hungarian couple. When the daughter is finally brought to America to be with her family, her relationship with her real family becomes strained. The girl is torn between two mothers and two homelands. Based on a true story. The girl returns to Hungary and take an unforgettable journey of self-discovery.
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ils:.b20669604DVDMoviesWidescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs.EnglishParamount Pictures, [2001]1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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seriesWidescreen DVD collection
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subject_facetCommunist countries -- Drama
DVD-Video discs
Families -- Drama
Feature films
Hungary -- Social conditions -- 1918-1945 -- Drama
Mothers and daughters -- Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_displayAn American rhapsody
title_fullAn American rhapsody [videorecording] / Paramount Classics, Fireworks Pictures and Peter Hoffman present a Fireworks Entertainment/Seven Arts Pictures production in association with Colleen Camp and Bonnie Timmerman; a film by Eva Gardos ; producers, Colleen Camp, Bonnie Timmermann ; written & directed by Eva Gardos
title_shortAn American rhapsody
Mothers and daughters
Social conditions
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