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Title 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 ... [and others] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz.

Published Universal City, CA : Summit Entertainment, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Better life (Motion picture : 2011)
Physical description 1 videodisc (98 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Credits Music, Alexandre Desplat ; editor, Peter Lambert ; director of photography, Javier Aguirresarobe ; story by Roger L. Simon.
Notes DVD release of the 2011 motion picture.
Special features: Audio commentary with director Chris Weitz; deleted scenes; Jardinero music video by Ozomatli.
Performers Demian Bichir, José Julián, Dolores Heredia, Joaquín Cosío, Nancy Lenehan, Tim Griffin.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence, language and brief drug use.
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.
System notes DVD, region 1 ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language notes In English or dubbed Spanish, optional subtitles in Spanish ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Other author Witt, Paul Junger, 1943-2018.
McLaughlin, Christian.
Eason, Eric.
Weitz, Chris, 1969-
Bichir, Demián, 1963-
Julián, José.
Heredia, Dolores.
Cosío, Joaquín.
Lenehan, Nancy, 1953-
Griffin, Tim, 1969-
Desplat, Alexandre.
Aguirresarobe, Javier, 1948-
Summit Entertainment.
Lime Orchard Productions.
Witt-Thomas Productions.
Depth of Field (Firm)
McLaughlin Films (Firm)
Subject Immigrants -- United States -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Standard Number 025192108457
Publisher Number 66119245 Summit Entertainment