American Beauty

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Lester is just going through a mid-life crisis isn't he? Is his transformation really just a rejection of the American dream, middle-class lifestyle? Or is his new life (and quick subsequent death) an sign that his drugged up, jobless lifestyle is actually a mistake? He may seem happier, but he ultimately ends up dead...

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Whether Lester is going through a mid-life crisis or not is irrelevant. American Beauty demonstrates one man's journey to the realisation that life is about love and

I've seen the movie.. really very nice.. I Haven't read the book though..