HARMONY (KDKA) — Another movie has started filming in and around the Pittsburgh area.

According to InsideButlerCounty.com, “American Pastoral” – directed by and starring Ewan McGregor – is beginning production today and Thursday in Harmony.

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The film is McGregor’s directorial debut and also stars Jennifer Connelly and Dakota Fanning.

The movie is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, written by Phillip Roth, of the same name.

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The story, set in postwar America, follows a legendary high school athlete who grows up to marry a former beauty queen and inherits his father’s business.

But his perfect life shatters when his daughter rebels by becoming a revolutionary and committing a deadly act of political terrorism during the Vietnam War.

The book was published in 1997.

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