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Uniform Title Better life (Motion picture : 2011)
Title A better life [videorecording] / Summit Entertainment presents, in association with Lime Orchard Productions ; a Witt-Thomas/Depth of Field production, in association with McLaughlin Films ; a Chris Weitz film ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin, Chris Weitz ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz.

Imprint Universal City, CA : Summit Entertainment, [2011]

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Description 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note DVD release of the 2011 motion picture.
Special features: Audio commentary with director Chris Weitz; deleted scenes; Jardinero music video by Ozomatli.
Credits Music, Alexandre Desplat ; editor, Peter Lambert ; director of photography, Javier Aguirresarobe ; story by Roger L. Simon.
Cast Demian Bichir, José Julián, Dolores Heredia, Joaquín Cosío, Nancy Lenehan, Tim Griffin.
Summary Carlos Galindo always dreamed of a better life for his wife and newborn son when he crossed the border into the U.S. But when his wife left him, Carlos's only goal became to make sure his son Luis was given the opportunities he never had. A story that follows father and son as they embark on a physical and spiritual journey where they discover that family is the most important part of the American dream.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence, language and brief drug use.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional subtitles in Spanish ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Subject Immigrants -- United States -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Inmigrantes -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro.
Padre e hijo -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Witt, Paul Junger, 1941-
McLaughlin, Christian.
Eason, Eric.
Weitz, Chris, 1969-
Bichir, Demián, 1963-
Heredia, Dolores.
Julián, José.
Desplat, Alexandre.
Aguirresarobe, Javier, 1948-
Summit Entertainment.
Lime Orchard Productions.
Witt-Thomas Productions.
Depth of Field (Firm)
McLaughlin Films.
Standard No. 025192108457
Music No. 66119245 Summit Entertainment

 
    
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