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 ... [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 ... [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 ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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 ; story by Roger L. Simon
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: PG-13; some violence, language and brief drug use
  • OFRB rating: PG
  • CHV rating: PG; for violence, coarse language and mature theme
Language note
  • English dialogue with optional Spanish dubbing; Spanish subtitles
  • Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.B488 2011
PerformerNote
Jose Julian, Demian Bichir, Dolores Heredia, Joaquin Cosio, Carlos Linares
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1943-
  • 1969-
  • 1948-
  • 1963-
  • 1953-
  • 1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Witt, Paul Junger
  • Simon, Roger L.
  • Eason, Eric
  • Weitz, Chris
  • Desplat, Alexandre
  • Aguirresarobe, Javier
  • Bichir, Demián
  • Julián, José
  • Heredia, Dolores
  • Cosío, Joaquín
  • Lenehan, Nancy
  • Griffin, Tim
  • Summit Entertainment
  • Lime Orchard Productions
  • Witt-Thomas Productions
  • Depth of Field (Firm)
  • McLaughlin Films (Firm)
  • Entertainment One (Firm : Canada)
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single fathers
  • Fathers and sons
  • Mexicans
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 ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn755112667
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
774212002045
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
PDX239320002
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1625818
System details
DVD, widescreen
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 ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Title from container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn755112667
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
774212002045
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
PDX239320002
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1625818
System details
DVD, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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