asleep in the back seat.
I have lost something. I'm not exactly
sure what it is, but I know I didn't
always feel this... sedated. But you
know what? It's never too late to
get it back.
expression on his face is at odds with the light, friendly
tone of his voice.
Media Monthly magazine, I'm calling
for Mr. Tamblin, please?... Well,
but you see, there is some basic
that isn't even covered in your press
release and I... Yeah. Can I ask you
a question? Who is Tamblin? Does he
exist? 'Cause he doesn't ever seem
to come in... Yeah, okay, I'll leave
Lester, who is unaware of his presence.
It's 555 0199. Lester Burnham. Thank
Hey Les. You got a minute?
For you, Brad? I've got five.
I'm sure you can understand our need
Oh, sure. Times are tight, and you
to make money. Right?
Like the time when Mr. Flournoy used
that hooker, and then she used the
Regis for, what was it, like, three
American Beauty (1999)
Synopsis: Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey) is a gainfully employed suburban husband and father. Fed up with his boring, stagnant existence, he quits his job and decides to reinvent himself as a pot-smoking, responsibility-shirking teenager. What follows is at once cynical, hysterical, and, eventually, tragically uplifting.