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El norte.

Author: Gregory Nava; Anna Thomas; Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez; David Villalpando
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Criterion Collection, 2009.
Series: Criterion collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brother and sister Enrique and Rosa flee persecution at home in Guatemala and journey north, through Mexico and on to the United States, with the dream of starting a new life. It's a story that happens every day, but until Gregory Nava's groundbreaking El Norte, the personal travails of immigrants crossing the border to America had never been shown in the movies with such urgent humanism. -- Container.
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Genre/Form: DVDs
Mayan language materials
Spanish language materials
Foreign films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Nava; Anna Thomas; Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez; David Villalpando
ISBN: 9781604651096 1604651091
OCLC Number: 316313205
Notes: In K'iche' (Mayan language), Spanish, and English with optional English subtitles.
Credits: Gregory Nava, director; Anna Thomas, producer; original screenplay by Gregory Nava and Anna Thomas.
Cast: David Villalpando, Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez.
Description: 2 videodiscs (2 hr., 20 min.) : sound, color, mono ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (unpaged : color ; 19 cm).
Details: DVD, NTSC region 1, aspect ratio 1.78:1.
Contents: Disc 1. New, restored version, new audio commentary featuring Nava, theatrical trailer, new and improved English subtitle translation. Disc 2. In the Service of the Shadows: The Making of El Norte, with interview with director and others; The Journal of Diego Rodriguez Silva, Nava's 1972 award-winning student film, Gallery of Chiapas location-scouting photographs.
Series Title: Criterion collection.

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Brother and sister Enrique and Rosa flee persecution at home in Guatemala and journey north, through Mexico and on to the United States, with the dream of starting a new life. It's a story that happens every day, but until Gregory Nava's groundbreaking El Norte, the personal travails of immigrants crossing the border to America had never been shown in the movies with such urgent humanism. -- Container.

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