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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 ; executive producer, Tony Thomas ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin, Chris Weitz ; produced by Jami Gertz, Stacey Lubliner ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (videorecording DVD)

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 ; executive producer, Tony Thomas ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin, Chris Weitz ; produced by Jami Gertz, Stacey Lubliner ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (videorecording DVD)

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 ; executive producer, Tony Thomas ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin, Chris Weitz ; produced by Jami Gertz, Stacey Lubliner ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Production designer
Screenwriter
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
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Better life (Motion picture : 2011)
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Credits note
Music by Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Elaine Montalvo ; editor, Peter Lambert ; production designer, Melissa Stewart ; 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 and optional 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
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  • 1969-
  • 1947 December 7-
  • 1943-
  • 1963-
  • 1953-
  • 1969-
  • 1948-
  • 1943-
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  • Weitz, Chris
  • Thomas, Tony
  • Witt, Paul Junger
  • McLaughlin, Christian
  • Gertz, Jami
  • Lubliner, Stacey
  • Eason, Eric
  • Bichir, Demián
  • Julián, José
  • Heredia, Dolores
  • Cosío, Joaquín
  • Lenehan, Nancy
  • Griffin, Tim
  • Desplat, Alexandre
  • Montalvo, Elaine
  • Lambert, Peter
  • Stewart, Missy
  • Aguirresarobe, Javier
  • Simon, Roger L.
  • Summit Entertainment
  • Lime Orchard Productions
  • Witt-Thomas Productions
  • Depth of Field (Firm)
  • McLaughlin Films (Firm)
Runtime
98
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  • Immigrants
  • Fathers and sons
  • Inmigrantes
  • Padre e hijo
  • Fathers and sons
  • Immigrants
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • California
  • United States
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 ; executive producer, Tony Thomas ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin, Chris Weitz ; produced by Jami Gertz, Stacey Lubliner ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • DVD release of the 2011 motion picture
  • Special features: Audio commentary (with director Chris Weitz); Deleted scenes; Music video "Jardinero" by Ozomatli
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features includes: Audio commentary with director Chris Weitz; deleted scenes; Jardinero music video by Ozomatli
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192108457
  • 00025192108457
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
mca66119245d
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 66119245
  • 2017400
  • 2017342
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3113743
  • (OCoLC)747046943
  • (OCoLC)ocn747046943
  • 3012947
  • 3113743
System details
DVD, region 1 ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1, Stereo 2.0
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 ; executive producer, Tony Thomas ; produced by Paul Junger Witt, Christian McLaughlin, Chris Weitz ; produced by Jami Gertz, Stacey Lubliner ; screenplay by Eric Eason ; directed by Chris Weitz, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • DVD release of the 2011 motion picture
  • Special features: Audio commentary (with director Chris Weitz); Deleted scenes; Music video "Jardinero" by Ozomatli
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features includes: Audio commentary with director Chris Weitz; deleted scenes; Jardinero music video by Ozomatli
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192108457
  • 00025192108457
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
mca66119245d
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 66119245
  • 2017400
  • 2017342
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3113743
  • (OCoLC)747046943
  • (OCoLC)ocn747046943
  • 3012947
  • 3113743
System details
DVD, region 1 ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1, Stereo 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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