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The Resource Una mejor vida : A better life, Summit Entertainment presents ; in association with Lime Orchard Productions ; a Witt-Thomas/Depth of Field production ; in association with McLaughlin Films, (videorecording)

Una mejor vida : A better life, Summit Entertainment presents ; in association with Lime Orchard Productions ; a Witt-Thomas/Depth of Field production ; in association with McLaughlin Films, (videorecording)

Label
Una mejor vida : A better life
Title
Una mejor vida
Title remainder
A better life
Statement of responsibility
Summit Entertainment presents ; in association with Lime Orchard Productions ; a Witt-Thomas/Depth of Field production ; in association with McLaughlin Films
Title variation
Better life
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Carlos Galindo (Demian Bichir), mexicano de cuarenta años, es un trabajador inmigrante ilegal que reside en la ciudad de Los Ángeles. Un hombre honrado y decente, lo único que Carlos persigue es esforzarse al máximo para dar la mejor calidad de vida posible a su hijo Luis (Jose Julian), por ofrecerle una vida que él nunca tuvo.-- veotrailers.com
  • 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
Cataloging source
EXR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Alexandre Desplat ; editor, Peter Lambert ; director of photography, Javier Aguirresarobe ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • PG-13; Guía paternal sugerida: parte del material puede no ser adecuado para niños menores de 13 años puede haber violencia leve, lenguaje in adecuado y leves escenas del consumo del drogas
  • MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence, language and brief drug use
Language note
In English or dubbed Spanish, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish. Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.U53 2011
PerformerNote
Demian Bichir, José Julián
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-
  • 1969-
  • 1963-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Witt, Paul Junger
  • McLaughlin, Christian
  • Eason, Eric
  • Weitz, Chris
  • Bichir, Demián
  • Desplat, Alexandre
  • Aguirresarobe, Javier
  • Summit Entertainment
  • Lime Orchard Productions
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • Fathers and sons
  • Inmigrantes
  • Padre e hijo
Technique
live action
Label
Una mejor vida : A better life, Summit Entertainment presents ; in association with Lime Orchard Productions ; a Witt-Thomas/Depth of Field production ; in association with McLaughlin Films, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 2011 motion picture
  • Características especiales: comentarios de audio del director Chris Weitz; escenas eliminadas; video musical Jardinero" de Ozomatli
  • Special features: Audio commentary with director Chris Weitz; deleted scenes; Jardinero music video by Ozomatli
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192121487
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
66120475
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn757942822
  • (OCoLC)757942822
System details
DVD ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Una mejor vida : A better life, Summit Entertainment presents ; in association with Lime Orchard Productions ; a Witt-Thomas/Depth of Field production ; in association with McLaughlin Films, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 2011 motion picture
  • Características especiales: comentarios de audio del director Chris Weitz; escenas eliminadas; video musical Jardinero" de Ozomatli
  • Special features: Audio commentary with director Chris Weitz; deleted scenes; Jardinero music video by Ozomatli
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192121487
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
66120475
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn757942822
  • (OCoLC)757942822
System details
DVD ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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