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Author: Juan Carlos ValdiviaNicolás RubióRichard HamOscar QuintelaAlejandro González-PadillaAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Studio Latino : [Distributed by] First Look Home Entertainment, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : SpanishView all editions and formats
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"Mario Alvarez, is an English professor seeking to reunite with his son, years after having sent him to the United States to seek a higher education. Mario's plans are seemingly ruined when his visa application is rejected due to the stricter policies implemented in the post 9/11 aftermath. Desperate to reunite with his son, Mario resorts to questionable measures to overcome the bureaucracy and corruption that
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign language films
Drama cinematográfico
Adaptaciones cinematográficas
Cine de suspense
Drama
Film adaptations
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Suspense films
Largometrajes
Teatro
Named Person: Juan de Recacoechea; Juan de Recacoechea; Juan de Recacoechea
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Carlos Valdivia; Nicolás Rubió; Richard Ham; Oscar Quintela; Alejandro González-Padilla; Felipe Galdo; Demián Bichir; Kate del Castillo; Alberto Etcheverry; Roberto Barbery Mier y León; Alejandra Lanza; Raúl Gómez; Juan de Recacoechea; Bola Ocho Producciones.; Producciones X Marca.; Programa Ibermedia.; Consejo Nacional de Cine (Bolivia); Fidecine (Firm); Studio Latino (Firm); First Look Home Entertainment.
ISBN: 1592417558 9781592417551
OCLC Number: 166147287
Language Note: In Spanish with optional English or Spanish subtitles; menus in Spanish or English.
Notes: Based on the novel by Juan De Recacoechia.
Originally released as a film in 2005.
Special features include two trailers, "American woman" video by Pesado, production notes, cast and director biographies, interviews with director and actors, and photo gallery.
Credits: Director of photography, Ernesto Fernández Tellería ; editor, Horacio Quiroz ; music, Pepe Stephens.
Cast: Demián Bichir, Kate del Castillo, Alberto Etcheverry, Roberto Barbery Mier y León, Alejandra Lanza, Raúl Gómez.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R, for sexual content, language and some violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; full screen (4 x 3) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Responsibility: Bola Ocho Producciones, producciones por Marca, Nicolás Rubió, Richard Ham, Oscar Quintela con la participación de Programa Ibermedia, Consejo Nacional de Cine de Bolivia, Fondo de Inversión y Estímulos al Cine (FIDECINE México) presentan ; una película de Juan Carlos Valdivia ; escrita, producida y dirigida por Juan Carlos Valdivia ; productores, Alejandro González Padilla, Felipe Galdo.

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"Mario Alvarez, is an English professor seeking to reunite with his son, years after having sent him to the United States to seek a higher education. Mario's plans are seemingly ruined when his visa application is rejected due to the stricter policies implemented in the post 9/11 aftermath. Desperate to reunite with his son, Mario resorts to questionable measures to overcome the bureaucracy and corruption that stands between him and the visa. Along the way he befriends, Blanca, a beautiful exotic dancer that will make him question whether the road to true happiness lies in following your heart or in fulfilling the American Dream"--Container.

"Mario Álvarez es un profesor de inglés que envía a su hijo a estudiar a los Estados Unidos. Años después, decide reunirse con el, sin embargo sus planes se frustran cuando su visa Americana es rechazada. Desesperado por reunirse con su hijo, Mario hará cualquier cosa para llegar a Gringolandia. En medio de sus hazañas, conoce a Blanca, una bella y alegra bailarina exótica quien le cuestionará si la felicidad esta en el amor o en realizar el sueño Americano"--Container.

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