American Pastoral


2h 6m 2016

Brief Synopsis

Seymour "Swede" Levov is a once legendary high school athlete who is now a successful businessman married to Dawn, a former beauty queen. But turmoil brews beneath the polished veneer of Swede's life. When his beloved teenage daughter, Merry, disappears after being accused of committing a violent act, Swede dedicates himself to finding her and reuniting his family. What he discovers shakes him to the core, forcing him to look beneath the surface and confront the chaos that is shaping the world around him. Based on the novel by Phillip Roth.

Film Details

Also Known As
Americka pastorala, Amerikai pasztorál, Amerikanisches Idyll, Ameri?ka pastorala, Amerykanska sielanka, El Fin del sueño americano, Fin del sueño americano, Pastoral Americana
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Period
Release Date
2016
Distribution Company
ENTERTAINMENT ONE/LES FILMS S+VILLE/LIONSGATE
Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 6m

Synopsis

Seymour "Swede" Levov is a once legendary high school athlete who is now a successful businessman married to Dawn, a former beauty queen. But turmoil brews beneath the polished veneer of Swede's life. When his beloved teenage daughter, Merry, disappears after being accused of committing a violent act, Swede dedicates himself to finding her and reuniting his family. What he discovers shakes him to the core, forcing him to look beneath the surface and confront the chaos that is shaping the world around him. Based on the novel by Phillip Roth.

Crew

Curtis Abbott

Camera

Darrell Abbott

Lighting Technician

Priscilla Ahn

Song Performer

Jennifer Albaugh

Art Department Coordinator

Mohammed J Ali

Stunt Player

David Allen

Driver

Deborah Aquila

Casting

David Arch

Music

John Arkell

Song

Paul Von Arx

Greensman

Demian Aspinwall

On-Set Dresser

Christopher Aud

Sound Editor

Jeanie Baker

Costume Supervisor

Benedict Baldauff

Assistant Camera

Stephanie Bankosh

Extras Casting Assistant

William Barkus

Compositor

Daniel Bavell

Titles

Mike Bearer

Driver

Jean-pascal Beintus

Music

Bradford Bell

Sound

Patty Bell

Makeup Artist

Ray Bivins

Special Effects Coordinator

Joshua Bonnett

Scenic Artist

Ed Borasch

Property Master

Robert Bowen

Driver

Shawn Boyachek

Location Manager

Lisa Bradley

Construction

Matthew J Braheem

Craft Service

Gregory Brittain

Set Production Assistant

Stephanie Brown

Adr Supervisor

Keith Brzozowski

Carpenter

Edgar Um Bucholtz

On-Set Dresser

Darcie Buterbaugh

Set Costumer

Brian Buzelli

Dolly Grip

Jennifer Bydwell

Clearance Coordinator

Daragh Byrne

On-Set Dresser

Jason Calabro

Location Manager

Dan Caldwell

Chief Lighting Technician

Scott Cannizzaro

Adr Mixer

Anthony Cargioli

Boom Operator

Matthew Carraher

Craft Service

Kevin Carter

Wardrobe

Alex Case

Transportation

Brianna Charney

Assistant

Nicolas Charron

Music

Mike Chiado

Camera

Julie Chill

Scenic Artist

Judy Chin

Makeup

Michelle Christensen

Costume Designer

Jason Cianella

Assistant Camera

Daniel Clancy

Production Designer

Justin V Clarke

Stunt Player

Trent Claus

Visual Effects

Thomas Clayton

Scenic Artist

Peter Cobbin

Music Scoring Mixer

Peter Cobbin

Score Recording

Eddie Coennen

Driver

Hershel Cohen

Camera

Billy Cole

Assistant

Paula Collins

Driver

Sharyn Cordice

Makeup Artist

Eric Craig

Music Supervisor

Doug Cronin

Grip

Lex Crow

Lighting Technician

Chad Cunningham

Grip

Darien D'alfonso

Scenic Artist

Pat Dames

Rigging Grip

Timothy Davis

Construction

Alexandre Desplat

Music

Meike Deutscher

Matte Painter

Bob Dodd

Lighting Technician

Michael Dolhi

Greensman

Teresa Donatelli

Coordinator

Lauren B Donnelly

Driver

Kate Dougherty

Set Designer

Ana Drasinover

Set Production Assistant

David A Dwyer

Rigging Grip

Matthew Eames

Art Department

Cassie Eccles

Medic

Charles C Eccles

Construction

Rebecca Eddy

Assistant

Nash Edgerton

Stunt Coordinator

James Eidel

Set Costumer

Alison L Evans

Set Costumer

Doug Fairall

Makeup Artist

Roy Farfel

Stunt Player

Charlene Feliciano

Accounting Clerk

Greg Felmey

Location Manager

Gonzalo Moyano Fernandez

Compositor

Matt Ferragonio

Carpenter

Siggy Ferstl

Colorist

Sylvia Fine

Song

Frank M Fink

Driver

Tom Fleming

Driver

David Flick

Greensman

Josh Foglio

Set Production Assistant

Michael Fontaine

Makeup Artist

Xavier Forcioli

Music

Richard Foreman

Still Photographer

Kevin Foster

Location Manager

William H Franko

On-Set Dresser

Kelli French

Set Costumer

Wilma Garscadden-gahret

Script Supervisor

Rachel Geary

Makeup Artist

Larry Geyer

Location Manager

Aaron Glascock

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Niko Gomez

Carpenter

Eric Gotthelf

Adr Mixer

Adam Grant

Lighting Technician

John Grant

Driver

Adrienne Greshock

Costumer

Becca Gt

Stunt Player

Drew Guajardo

Property Master

Stephen Gunzenhauser

Song Performer

Nick Haridopolos

Post-Production Coordinator

Barbara Harris

Adr Voice Casting

Greg Harvey

Stunt Player

Daryl Hassinger

Lighting Technician

Derek Hayes

Coordinator

Kate Hennessy

Assistant Director

Kate Hennessy

Set Production Assistant

Elizabeth Himelstein

Dialect Coach

Chris Hinton

Location Manager

John Horler

Song

Daniel Hrach

Transportation

William Huemrich

Carpenter

Will Huff

Hair Stylist

Mike Huffman

Special Effects Technician

Toby Hulbert

Music

Holger Hummel

Visual Effects Supervisor

Dennis James

Driver

Kathleen Jandrokovic

Driver

Jefferson Airplane

Song Performer

Joshua Jenks

Video

Peter Johnson

On-Set Dresser

Tom Johnston

Driver

Travis Johnston

Lighting Technician

Nicole Jolly

Production

Gregory Jones

Greensman

Matt Jones

Music

David Jose

Rigging Grip

Jason Jouver

Sound

Roy Kalberer

Construction

Paul Kantner

Song

Kenneth Karman

Music Editor

Tom Katz

Caterer

Grant Kemmerer

Animal Trainer

Brett Kennedy

Scenic Artist

Melissa Kent

Editor

Nancy Keslar

Hair Stylist

Rachel Kick

Makeup Artist

Matthew W Kielkopf

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Susan E. Kim

Assistant Editor

Jason Kirker

Dolly Grip

Lukas K Kislak

On-Set Dresser

Keith Knight

Scenic Artist

Bethany Koshinski

Accounting Assistant

Laurent Kossayan

Sound

Josh Kubizne

Chief Lighting Technician

Andre Lamal

Producer

Michael Landgrebe

Cg Supervisor

Mary Jo Lang

Foley Mixer

Carmine Lauri

Music

Jackie Lee

Finance Manager

Sun Lee

Matte Painter

Dominique Lemonnier

Music

Jonah Levy

Makeup Artist

Ryan Lohrer

On-Set Dresser

Gary Lucchesi

Producer

Melissa Lytle

Sound Editor

Benjamin Macensky

Lighting Technician

Terence Mahoney

Driver

Ed Maloney

Chief Lighting Technician

Henry Mancini

Song

Joe Manni

Carpenter

Mike Marino

Makeup Designer

Rebecca Markuson

Location Coordinator

Gary Martori

Hair Stylist

Mike Matesic

Carpenter

Kevin Matz

Lighting Technician

Leslie Maxson

Wardrobe

Grayson Maxwell

Accounting Clerk

Matthew Mccloskey

On-Set Dresser

Tim Mcgrane

Scenic Artist

Mare Mcintosh

Visual Effects

Lindsay Mckay

Costume Designer

Terry A Mckay

Executive Producer

Michael J Mckee

Carpenter

Jenn Mclaren

Set Decorator

Brian Mcnelis

Music Supervisor

James Mcquaide

Visual Effects Supervisor

Dominic Mecchia

Driver

Jon Medeiros

Assistant Director

Tal Meirson

Production Finance

Johnny Mercer

Song

Michael Metz

Scenic Artist

M. Ross Michaels

Production Accountant

Gina La Monica

Costumes

Alyson Moore

Foley Artist

Chris Moran

Video

Film Details

Also Known As
Americka pastorala, Amerikai pasztorál, Amerikanisches Idyll, Ameri?ka pastorala, Amerykanska sielanka, El Fin del sueño americano, Fin del sueño americano, Pastoral Americana
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Period
Release Date
2016
Distribution Company
ENTERTAINMENT ONE/LES FILMS S+VILLE/LIONSGATE
Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 6m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Project marks the directorial debut of Ewan McGregor.

Released in United States 2016 (Closing Night)

Limited Release in United States October 21, 2016

Released in United States on Video February 7, 2017

Released in United States 2016

Based on the novel "American Pastoral" written by Philip Roth and published by Vintage in 1998.

Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany and Evan Rachel Wood previously attached to star.

Fisher Stevens was previously attached to direct.

Phillips Noyce was previously attached to direct.

Mandy Patinkin was previously attached to co-star. Peter Riegert ultimately filled the role.

Project was previously in development at Paramount Pictures.

Lakeshore Entertainment has picked up the feature film rights to the novel "American Pastoral" by Philip Roth from turnaround. It is the third Philip Roth novel in development at Lakeshore.

Released in United States on Video February 7, 2017

Limited Release in United States October 21, 2016

Project was previously in development at Lynda Obst Productions.