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 ; story by Roger L. Simon ; 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 ; story by Roger L. Simon ; 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 ; story by Roger L. Simon ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz
Title variation
Mejor vida
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • 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
JQW
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Alexandre Desplat ; editor, Peter Lambert ; director of photography, Javier Aguirresarobe
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
English and Spanish dialogue, with optional subtitles in English SDH or Spanish. English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Demian Bichir, José Julián, Dolores Heredia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1941-
  • 1963-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Weitz, Chris
  • Witt, Paul Junger
  • McLaughlin, Christian
  • Eason, Eric
  • Bichir, Demián
  • Julián, José
  • Heredia, Dolores
  • Desplat, Alexandre
  • Aguirresarobe, Javier
  • Summit Entertainment
  • Lime Orchard Productions
  • 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 ; story by Roger L. Simon ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (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
unknown
Control code
ocn759861109
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
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
(OCoLC)759861109
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 ; a Chris Weitz film ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin, Chris Weitz ; story by Roger L. Simon ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (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
unknown
Control code
ocn759861109
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
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
(OCoLC)759861109
System details
DVD ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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