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Ask the Dust

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UPC: 097363441748

Format: DVDAC-3, Color, Dolby, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC

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Adapted from the acclaimed 1939 novel by John Fante, Ask the Dust represents a 30-year labor of love for Robert Towne, the Oscar®-winning screenwriter of Chinatown. It's easy to see why Towne was drawn to Fante's classic tale of ill-fated romance in Depression-era Los Angeles: It's a tenacious, hard-scrabble valentine to Towne's beloved city, to the lonely craft of writing, and to the elusive whims of love. Towne must have been inspired by the challenge of capturing the inner life and outer environs of Fante's literary hero, struggling writer Aturo Bandini (played by Colin Farrell), as he arrives in L.A. circa 1932, sells occasional stories to legendary American Mercury editor H.L. Mencken…    
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List Price: $29.98
Rating: R (Restricted)
Studio: Paramount
Actors: Colin Farrell Salma Hayek Donald Sutherland Eileen Atkins Idina Menzel 
Size: 7.4000" x 5.3000"
Weight: 0.2000 lbs.
Language: English, English, English, Spanish, English