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The Resource A better life, Summit Entertainment presents ; in association with Lime Orchard Productions ; a Witt-Thomas/Depth of Field production ; in association with McLaughlin Films ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (videorecording Blu-ray)

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

Label
A better life
Title
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 ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Alexandre Desplat ; editor, Peter Lambert ; director of photography, Javier Aguirresarobe
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence, language and brief drug use
Language note
  • Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
  • English or Spanish dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Demian Bichir, José Julián, Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo, Joaqu̕n Cosio
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1941-
  • 1969-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bichir, Demián
  • Witt, Paul Junger
  • McLaughlin, Christian
  • Eason, Eric
  • Weitz, Chris
  • Desplat, Alexandre
  • Aguirresarobe, Javier
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single fathers
  • Fathers and sons
  • Mexicans
  • Immigrants
Technique
live action
Label
A better life, Summit Entertainment presents ; in association with Lime Orchard Productions ; a Witt-Thomas/Depth of Field production ; in association with McLaughlin Films ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Requires Blu-ray player
  • DVD release of the 2011 motion picture
  • Special features: audio commentary with director Chris Weitz; deleted scenes; "Jardenero" music video by Ozomatli
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192108464
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
66119246
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn747046260
  • (OCoLC)747046260
System details
Blu-ray disc; region A; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; Dolby Digital 2.0; 1080p, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1)
Terms governing use
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
A better life, Summit Entertainment presents ; in association with Lime Orchard Productions ; a Witt-Thomas/Depth of Field production ; in association with McLaughlin Films ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Requires Blu-ray player
  • DVD release of the 2011 motion picture
  • Special features: audio commentary with director Chris Weitz; deleted scenes; "Jardenero" music video by Ozomatli
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192108464
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
66119246
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn747046260
  • (OCoLC)747046260
System details
Blu-ray disc; region A; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; Dolby Digital 2.0; 1080p, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1)
Terms governing use
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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