American Venus

Overview

A competitive figure skater with Olympic aspirations turns her back on the sport by escaping to Canada in director Bruce Sweeney's border hopping family drama. Celia (Rebecca De Mornay) is an uncompromising coach determined to push her daughter Jenna (Jane McGregor) towards an Olympic gold metal. After Jenna's routine in the national figure skating finals proves less than stellar, the dejected young girl decides to escape her demanding mother by fleeing to Vancouver. Though Jenna's father is diligent in keeping ...
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Overview

A competitive figure skater with Olympic aspirations turns her back on the sport by escaping to Canada in director Bruce Sweeney's border hopping family drama. Celia (Rebecca De Mornay) is an uncompromising coach determined to push her daughter Jenna (Jane McGregor) towards an Olympic gold metal. After Jenna's routine in the national figure skating finals proves less than stellar, the dejected young girl decides to escape her demanding mother by fleeing to Vancouver. Though Jenna's father is diligent in keeping his daughter's current location a secret from the fierce Celia, the gun-toting mother's determination ultimately proves too powerful to deny and she is soon off to collect her daughter. Upon attempting to cross the border, Celia begins to get a taste of just how different life in Canada is when the border guards take possession of her registered firearm. It seems that Jenna too has grown weary of living in a land where aggression does not stand, leaving both mother and daughter adrift in some strange land that neither can truly call home.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/17/2009
  • UPC: 030306971292
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Rating:

  • Source: Ifc Independent Film
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:21:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 68,050

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rebecca deMornay Celia Lane
Jane McGregor Jenna
Matt Craven
Nicholas Lea
Ryan McDonald
Technical Credits
Bruce Sweeney Director, Screenwriter
Julian Clarke Editor
Tony Devenyi Production Designer
Stephen Hegyes Producer
James Jandrisch Score Composer
David Pelletier Cinematographer
Jonathan Shore Co-producer
Brad Van Arragon Co-producer
Maureen Webb Casting
Sheila White Costumes/Costume Designer
Shawn Williamson Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- American Venus
1. Don't Watch The TV [8:59]
2. Did You Talk To Her? [7:08]
3. A Small One [3:32]
4. American [6:32]
5. Dangerous [7:53]
6. I Don't Know [6:42]
7. Mini Bar Key [1:46]
8. What Happened? [5:30]
9. Are You A Cop? [3:29]
10. I'm Not A Criminal [5:04]
11. Are You Insane? [3:32]
12. Celia [3:06]
13. Can't Find It [4:56]
14. Start The Car [3:44]
15. Shoot Me [3:31]
16. Pleasure [5:20]
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Disc #1 -- American Venus
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   Subtitles
      English for the Hearing Impaired
      Spanish
      Subtitles: None
   American Venus Trailer
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