The movie "American Beauty", directed by Sam Mendes and written by Alan Ball. Seen here, Kevin Spacey as Lester Burnham fantasizing about Angela Hayes on a bed of red rose petals. Initial theatrical wide release October 1, 1999. Screen capture. © 1999 DreamWorks. Credit: © 1999 DreamWorks / Flickr / Courtesy Pikturz. Image intended only for use to help promote the film, in an editorial, non-commercial context.