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)

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)

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
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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
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, with optional subtitles in Spanish; SDH, English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
  • PN1997.2
  • PN1997.2
LC item number
  • .B48 2011
  • .B48 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
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 ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2011
  • Special features: audio commentary with director Chris Weitz; deleted scenes; "Jardinero" music video by Ozomatli
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn747046943
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 07/18
Other control number
025192108457
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
66119245
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)747046943
System details
DVD ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
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 ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2011
  • Special features: audio commentary with director Chris Weitz; deleted scenes; "Jardinero" music video by Ozomatli
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn747046943
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 07/18
Other control number
025192108457
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
66119245
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)747046943
System details
DVD ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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