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 ; a Chris Weitz film ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin, Chris Weitz ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (videorecording)

A better life, 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, (videorecording)

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 ; a Chris Weitz film ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin, Chris Weitz ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • 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
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Better life (Motion picture : 2011)
Credits note
Music, Alexandre Desplat ; editor, Peter Lambert ; director of photography, Javier Aguirresarobe ; story by Roger L. Simon
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence, language and brief drug use
Language note
In English or dubbed Spanish, optional subtitles in Spanish ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.B48 2011
PerformerNote
Demian Bichir, José Julián, Dolores Heredia, Joaquín Cosío, Nancy Lenehan, Tim Griffin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-
  • 1969-
  • 1963-
  • 1953-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Witt, Paul Junger
  • McLaughlin, Christian
  • Eason, Eric
  • Weitz, Chris
  • Bichir, Demián
  • Julián, José
  • Heredia, Dolores
  • Cosío, Joaquín
  • Lenehan, Nancy
  • Griffin, Tim
  • Desplat, Alexandre
  • Aguirresarobe, Javier
  • Summit Entertainment
  • Lime Orchard Productions
  • Witt-Thomas Productions
  • Depth of Field (Firm)
  • McLaughlin Films
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • Fathers and sons
  • Inmigrantes
  • Padre e hijo
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 ; a Chris Weitz film ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin, Chris Weitz ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 2011 motion picture
  • 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
Control code
ocn747046943
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192108457
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
66119245
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
MCA66119245D
System control number
(OCoLC)747046943
System details
DVD, region 1 ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
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 ; a Chris Weitz film ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin, Chris Weitz ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 2011 motion picture
  • 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
Control code
ocn747046943
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192108457
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
66119245
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
MCA66119245D
System control number
(OCoLC)747046943
System details
DVD, region 1 ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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