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Author: Ramin BahraniBahareh AzimiLisa MuskatMarc TurtletaubJeb BrodyAll authors
Publisher: Port Washington, NY : Koch Lorber Films, [Port Washington, NY] : Distributed by KOCH Entertainment, [2007] [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a bustling wasteland of stolen cars, mechanics and street hustlers, Alejandro, a tough and ambitious street orphan, and his older sister, Isamar, must rely on each other to survive. Living and working in the Iron Triangle, a sprawling junkyard in Queens, New York, the two find their dreams threatened by the hard truths of life, only to find hope and salvation in one another."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Melodrama
Fiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ramin Bahrani; Bahareh Azimi; Lisa Muskat; Marc Turtletaub; Jeb Brody; Peter Saraf; Alejandro Polanco; Isamar Gonzales; Rob Sowulski; Carlos Zapata; Ahmad Razvi; Michael Simmonds; Richard A Wright; Daphne Javitch; Big Beach (Firm),; Muskat Filmed Properties (Firm),; Noruz Films (Firm),; Koch Lorber Films,; Koch Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 1417201738 9781417201730
OCLC Number: 225910574
Language Note: Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: Commentary (with director, cast and crew); Rehearsals (behind the scenes footage); Theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Michael Simmonds ; production designer, Richard Wright ; costume designer, Daphne Javitch.
Cast: Alejandro Polanco, Isamar Gonzales, Rob Sowulski, Carlos Zapata, Ahmad Razvi.
Awards: Official Selection Directors' Fortnight Cannes Film Festival; Official Selection Toronton Film Festival; Official Selection Generation Berlin Film Festival; Winner Independent Spirit Someone to Watch Award.
Description: 1 videodisc (84 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0.
Contents: Special features: Widescreen presentation --
Audio commentary with director, cast and crew --
Rehearsal footage, Original theatrical trailer --
Language: English --
Subtitles: English.
Other Titles: Chop shop (Motion picture : 2007)
Responsibility: a Big Beach production in association with Muskat Filmed Properties & Noruz Films ; a film by Ramin Bahrani ; directed and edited, Ramin Bahrani ; written by Bahareh Azimi, Ramin Bahrani ; produced by Lisa Muskat, Marc Turtletaub, Jeb Brody ; executive producer, Peter Saraf.

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"In a bustling wasteland of stolen cars, mechanics and street hustlers, Alejandro, a tough and ambitious street orphan, and his older sister, Isamar, must rely on each other to survive. Living and working in the Iron Triangle, a sprawling junkyard in Queens, New York, the two find their dreams threatened by the hard truths of life, only to find hope and salvation in one another."--Container.

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