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"American History X" is a 1998 American crime drama film directed by Tony Kaye and written by David McKenna. It stars Edward Norton and Edward Furlong, and co-stars Fairuza Balk, Stacy Keach, Elliott Gould, Avery Brooks, Ethan Suplee and Beverly D'Angelo. The film was released in the United States on October 30, 1998 and was distributed by New Line Cinema.
- also known as Generacija X, Американская история Икс, A Outra História Americana, América X, América Proibida, Amerikai história X, America X, Americka istorija X, Kult hákového kriza, Mathimata amerikanikis istorias, Kult hákového kríze, Generation X-treme, Historia americana X, Povestea X a americii, Geçmisin gölgesinde, Wiezien nienawisci
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- producer: John Morrissey
- executive producers: Steve Tisch, Bill Carraro, Kearie Peak & Lawrence Turman
- production design by Jon Gary Steele
- art direction by James Kyler Black & Dan Olexiewicz
- written by David McKenna
- Edward Norton as Derek Vinyard
- Edward Furlong as Danny Vinyard
- Beverly D'Angelo as Doris Vinyard
- Avery Brooks as Dr. Bob Sweeney
- Jennifer Lien as Davina Vinyard
- Ethan Suplee as Seth Ryan
- Stacy Keach as Cameron Alexander
- Fairuza Balk as Stacey
- Elliott Gould as Murray
- Guy Torry as Lamont
- William Russ as Dennis Vinyard
- Joseph Cortese as Rasmussen
- Christopher Masterson as Daryl Dawson
- casting by Valerie McCaffrey
- cinematography by Tony Kaye
- edited by Alan Heim & Gerald B. Greenberg
- music by Anne Dudley
- costume design by Doug Hall
- set decoration by Tessa Posnansky
- genres: Indie film, Coming of age, Action Film, Crime Fiction, Crime Thriller, Crime Drama, Drama
- subjects: Prison, Basketball, Racism
- Some legacies must end.
- Violence as a way of life.
- rating: R (USA)
- released on (16 years ago)
- some of the awards:
- Academy Award for Best Actor (Role: Derek) nomination for Edward Norton
- Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama (Role: Derek Vinyard) nomination for Edward Norton
- Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Drama nomination for Beverly D'Angelo
- Satellite Award for Best Original Screenplay nomination for David McKenna
- Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama (Role: Derek Vinyard), received by Edward Norton
- official website: www.historyx.com
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All in All (2013)
An Actor's Life On and Off the Stage by Stacy Keach
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Movies and Meaning (2016)
by CTI Reviews
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Sixth Edition by David Thomson
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by Bret Carroll
and films such as American History X (1998), for example, have broadcast sharp critiques of nativist versions of American masculinity. Thus, although nativist ideas may continue to ...
by Richard B. Armstrong, Mary Willems Armstrong
American History X (¡998) Labor Unions and Strikes The sight of defiant workers and waving picket signs can form powerful images capable of ...
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