American hustle /

by Russell, David O [film director,]; Singer, Eric Warren [screenwriter,]; Roven, Charles [film producer.]; Suckle, Richard [film producer.]; Ellison, Megan [film producer.]; Gordon, Jonathan (Jon) [film producer.]; Bale, Christian [actor.]; Cooper, Bradley [actor.]; Adams, Amy [actor.]; Renner, Jeremy [actor.]; Lawrence, Jennifer [actor.]; C.K., Louis [actor.]; Peña, Michael [actor.]; Nivola, Alessandro [actor.]; Elfman, Danny [composer (expression)]; Wilkinson, Michael (Michael Charles) [costume designer.]; Cassidy, Jay [editor of moving image work.]; Struthers, Crispin [editor of moving image work.]; Baumgarten, Alan [editor of moving image work.]; Becker, Judy [production designer.]; Sandgren, Linus [cinematographer.]; Columbia Pictures [presenter.]; Annapurna Pictures [presenter.]; Atlas Entertainment (Firm) [production company.]; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) [film distributor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual material ©2013Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 138 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: English (5.1 Dolby Digital) dialogue with optional English subtitles, English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) and optional English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities.Title notes: $19.99 4/11/2014 (cw)BRA $19.99 4/11/2014 (cw)Subject(s): Swindlers and swindling -- Drama | United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Drama | Undercover operations -- United States -- Drama | Mafia -- New Jersey -- Drama | Political corruption -- Drama | DVD-Video discs | Feature films -- United States | Feature films | Crime films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Video recordings for people with visual disabilities | Fiction films | Comedy filmsAwards: 2013 Academy Award nominations include Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Bale), Best Actress (Adams), Best Supporting Actor (Cooper), Best Supporting Actress (Lawrence), Best Original Screenplay.Cast: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence, Louis C. K., Michael Peña, Alessandro Nivola.Summary: A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle is the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the cons and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down.
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Brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the cons and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down.

DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation.

English (5.1 Dolby Digital) dialogue with optional English subtitles, English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) and optional English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities.

Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence, Louis C. K., Michael Peña, Alessandro Nivola.

Music, Danny Elfman ; costume designer, Michael Wilkinson ; editor, Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers, Alan Baumgarten ; production designer, Judy Becker ; director of photography, Linus Sandgren.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.

MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language, some sexual content and brief violence.

A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle is the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the cons and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down.

Special features: The making of American Hustle; Deleted & extended scenes.

2013 Academy Award nominations include Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Bale), Best Actress (Adams), Best Supporting Actor (Cooper), Best Supporting Actress (Lawrence), Best Original Screenplay.

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