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A Better Life

Author: Chris WeitzTony ThomasPaul Junger WittChristian McLaughlin, (Producer)Jami GertzAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Summit Entertainment, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Drama films
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Weitz; Tony Thomas; Paul Junger Witt; Christian McLaughlin, (Producer); Jami Gertz; Stacey Lubliner; Eric Eason; Demián Bichir; José Julián; Dolores Heredia; Joaquín Cosío; Nancy Lenehan; Tim Griffin; Alexandre Desplat; Elaine Montalvo; Peter Lambert, (Film editor); Missy Stewart; Javier Aguirresarobe; Roger L Simon; Summit Entertainment,; Lime Orchard Productions,; Witt-Thomas Productions,; Depth of Field (Firm),; McLaughlin Films (Firm),
OCLC Number: 747046943
Language Note: In English or dubbed Spanish, optional subtitles in Spanish and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Notes: DVD release of the 2011 motion picture.
Special features: Audio commentary (with director Chris Weitz); Deleted scenes; Music video "Jardinero" by Ozomatli.
Credits: 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.
Cast: Demian Bichir, José Julián, Dolores Heredia, Joaquín Cosío, Nancy Lenehan, Tim Griffin.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence, language and brief drug use.
Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1 ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1, Stereo 2.0.
Contents: Special features includes: Audio commentary with director Chris Weitz; deleted scenes; Jardinero music video by Ozomatli.
Other Titles: Better life (Motion picture : 2011)
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.

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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.

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