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Title Bless me, Ultima [videorecording] / Monkey Hill Films, Gran Via Productions and Tenaja Productions, in association with Monarch Pictures present ; written for the screen and directed by Carl Franklin ; produced by Mark Johnson, Sarah DiLeo, Jesse B'Franklin ; executive producer, Christy Walton, Kevin Reidy ; a Carl Franklin film.

Publication Info. Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Pacific Park Library DVD    BLE    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
DVD video v rdamedia
DVD videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Description DVD digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
DVD laser optical NTSC rda
DVD video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Based on the novel by Rudolfo Anaya.
Credits Director of photography, Paula Huidobro ; production designer, David Bomba ; editors, Alan Heim, Toby Yates ; music by Mark Kilian ; costume designer, Donna Zakowska.
Cast Miriam Colon, Luke Ganalon, Dolores Heredia, Benito Martinez, Castulo Guerra, Joaquín Cosio, Raul Castillo, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Diego Miró-Rivera, Miguel Gomez, Alfred Molina.
Summary Tony faces the daunting prospect of growing up amidst constant religious and cultural uncertainty. His mother is a devoted Catholic, but her influence is challenged by Ultima--a woman with magical healing powers. As Tony follows his own path toward adulthood, he relies on Ultima's wisdom. With her guidance, he is able to forge his unique identity.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence and sexual references.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject Mexican American children -- Drama.
Mexican Americans -- New Mexico -- Drama.
Women shamans -- New Mexico -- Drama.
Healers -- Drama.
Niños mexicano-americanos -- Teatro.
Mexicano-americanos -- Nuevo México -- Teatro.
Curanderos (Medicina folklórica) -- Teatro.
New Mexico -- Drama.
Nuevo México -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Coming-of-age films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Franklin, Carl, 1949- screenwriter, film director.
Johnson, Mark, 1945 December 27- film producer.
DiLeo, Sarah, film producer.
Beaton, Jesse, film producer.
Walton, Christy., film producer.
Reidy, Kevin, film producer.
Colon, Miriam, actor.
Ganalon, Luke, actor.
Heredia, Dolores, actor.
Martinez, Benito, 1971- actor.
Guerra, Castulo, actor.
Cosío, Joaquín, actor.
Castillo, Raul, actor.
Garcia-Rulfo, Manuel, 1981- actor.
Miró-Rivera, Diego, 1999- actor.
Gómez, Miguel, actor.
Molina, Alfred, 1953- voice actor.
Huidobro, Paula, director of photography.
Bomba, David J., production designer.
Heim, Alan, film editor.
Yates, Toby., film editor.
Kilian, Mark, composer (expression)
Zakowska, Donna, 1954- costume designer.
Anaya, Rudolfo A. Bless me, Ultima.
Monkey Hill Films, production company.
Gran Via Productions, production company.
Tenaja Productions, production company, film distributor.
Monarch Pictures (Firm), production company.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.
Standard No. 043396428690
Music No. 42869 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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