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Title Un día sin mexicanos [videorecording] / Xenon Pictures, Inc. ; Televisa-Cine ; Videocine ; Altavista Films ; Plural Entertainment ; Cinépolis Producciones ; con el apoyo del Fondo de Inversíon y Estimulos al Cine FIDECINE México present ; a Sergio Arau film ; screenplay, Yareli Arizmendi, Sergio Arau, Sergio Guerrero ; produced by Eckehardt von Damm, Isaac Artenstein ; directed by Sergio Arau.

Imprint Mexico City : Televisa ; Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Xenon Pictures, ©2004.


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Description 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (aspect ratio 1.85:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround, 2.0 stereo.
Language In Spanish or English with subtitles in Spanish.
Note Based on "A day without a Mexican: a mockumentary" by Yareli Arizmendi and Sergio Arau.
Cast Caroline Aaron, Tony Abatemarco, Melinda R. Allen, Frankie Jay Allison, Fernando Arau, Yareli Arizmendi, Todd Babcock, Maria Beck, Yeniffer Behrens, Arell Blanton, Cassidy Paige Bringas, Brian Brophy, Maria Camporredondo Neeley, Elpidia Carrillo, Larry Carroll, Suzette Craft, Maureen Flannigan, Suzanne Friedline, Jonathan Fuller, Luis Garcia, Joaquín Garrido, John Getz, Carlos Gomes, Will Greenberg, Santiago Guerrero, Raul A. Hinojosa, Sabrina Howard, Charles Kahlenberg, Baron Kelly, Shishir Kurup, Karen Ve Londa, Cyndi Martinez, Dori Mizrahi, Bru Miller, Rick Najera, Steven Nevius, Eduardo Palomo, Christian Parizeau, Ryan Quintana, Salli Saffioti, Mary Beth Scherr, Leon Singer, Jason Stuart, Jessie Thacker, Sylvia Thompson, Muse Watson, Dawn Westlake, Michael White, Gwendoline Yeo, Ogie Zuluela.
Credits Director of photography, Alan Caudillo ; editor, Daniel A. Fort ; music, Juan J. Colomer ; production designer, Anthony Rivero Stabley.
Audience MPAA Rating: R; for language and brief sexuality.
Summary A thick fog surrounds California's borders, communication beyond state lines is cut off, and the Mexicans disappear: workers, spouses, and business owners are missing. Cars are abandoned in the street, food is left cooking on the stove. We meet the wife of a musician who's gone, a state Senator whose maid doesn't show up for work, and a farm owner whose produce is ripe and unpicked. A scientist asks any Mexicans who haven't disappeared to volunteer for genetic experiments. A female newscaster and the daughter of the musician may be the only missing links around. Why them? And where have all the Mexicans gone?
Contents English version: Buenos Diaz Report -- Into the fog -- State of Emergency -- "Beginning of the Apocalypse" -- Victims of the disappearance -- Missing you -- Santa Lila -- Missing link -- MeXican files -- "My heart is Mexican" -- Lonely without you -- End credits.
Spanish version: Reportaje Buenos Diaz -- Rumbo a la neblina -- Estado de emergencia -- "El principio del apocalipsis" -- Victimas de la desaparición -- Extrañandote -- Santa Lila -- El Eslabón perdido -- Expedientes MeXicanos -- "Mi corazón es Mexicano" -- Me siento solo sin ti -- Créditos.
Note Special features: Behind "A Day Without a Mexican" [featurette] (47 min.); Outtakes (3 min.); "Sin desir adios" [music video] (4 min.); The original short (29 min.); Original trailer (2 min.); TV spots (1 min.); Also from Xenon [previews] (8 min.).
Subject Immigrants -- United States -- Drama.
Mexican Americans -- Ethnic identity -- Drama.
Migrant labor -- Mexico -- Drama.
Missing persons -- Investigation -- California -- Drama.
Mexicano-americanos -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Motion pictures, Spanish.
Comedy films.
Added Author Arau, Sergio.
Arizmendi, Yareli.
Guerrero, Sergio (Screenwriter)
Von Damm, Eckehardt.
Artenstein, Isaac.
Aaron, Caroline.
Abatemarco, Tony, 1952-
Arau, Fernando.
Babcock, Todd, 1969-
Carrillo, Elpidia.
Craft, Suzette.
Garrido, Joaquín, 1952-
Singer, León.
Stuart, Jason.
Watson, Muse, 1948-
Yeo, Gwendoline, 1977-
Palomo, Eduardo, 1962-2003.
Getz, John, 1946-
Flannigan, Maureen, 1973-
Caudillo, Alan.
Colomer, Juan J., 1966-
Xenon Pictures.
Televisa-Cine (Firm)
Videocine Entertainment Inc.
Altavista Films.
Plural Entertainment (Firm)
Cinépolis Producciones (Firm)
Fidecine (Firm)
Televisa Home Entertainment.
Added Title Day without a Mexican
ISBN 1578299772
Standard No. 000799447727
Music No. XE4477DVD Xenon Pictures
XE4476DVD Xenon Pictures

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