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Manhattan Edit Workshop presents: Sight, Sound & Story - Michael Berenbaum, ACE on "The Americans." From Sight, Sound & Story - June 14th, 2014.
Michael Berenbaum, ACE, has been editing feature films and television in New York for over twenty years. He has worked with such directors as Joel and Ethan Coen, John Turturro, Al Pacino, Julian Schnabel, and Martin Scorsese. His television work includes "Sex and the City," for which he won two ACE awards, the pilot for "Desperate Housewives," for which he won an Emmy, "ED", "The Wire," "The Comeback", and "Love Monkey." His latest films include "Hollywoodland," starring Adrian Brody & Diane Lane, both "Sex and the City" features, "What to Expect When Expecting" starring Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Anna Kendrick, and Chris Rock, and the FX series "The Americans", starring Kari Russell and Matthew Rhys.
"The Americans" is an American television period drama series created and produced by former CIA officer Joe Weisberg. The series premiered in the United States on January 30, 2013, on the cable network FX and completed its second season on May 21, 2014.
Set during the Cold War period in the 1980s, The Americans is the story of Elizabeth (Keri Russell) and Philip Jennings (Matthew Rhys), two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple living in the northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. with their unsuspecting children (Holly Taylor and Keidrich Sellati) and their neighbor, Stan Beeman (Noah Emmerich), an FBI counterintelligence agent.
The series focuses on the personal and professional lives of the Jennings', sometimes incorporating real-life events into the narrative. The show's creator has described the series as being ultimately about a marriage