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Title El norte [videorecording] = The north / Independent Productions in association with American Playhouse presents; [in association with] Channel Four ; screenplay by Gregory Nava and Anna H. Thomas ; directed by Gregory Nava ; produced by Anna Thomas

Publ Info [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2008]
Edition Widescreen format (1.78:first); Director-approved special edition
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Descript 2 videodiscs (141 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([12] pages ; 19 cm)
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Series The Criterion collection ; 458
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 458
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983
"Enhanced for 16:9 widescreen tvs" -- Container
Container insert features an essay : Promised land / by novelist Héctor Tobar and Roger Ebert's 1983 review of the film
Special features (disc 1): optional director's audio commentary; theatrical trailer (2 min.)
Special features (disc 2): "In the service of the shadows: the making of 'El norte'" interview featurette with Nava, producer and co-writer Anna Thomas, actors Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez and David Villalpando, and set designer David Wasco (60 min.); "Scouting in Chiapas"gallery of Chiapas location-scouting photographs; "The journal of Diego Rodriguez Silva" Nava's award-winning student film with optional director introduction (1972, 31 min.)
Contents disc 2. The journal of Diego Rodriguez Silva (1972) / a film by Gregory Nava (31 min.)
Note Cinematography, James Glennon ; editor, Betsy Blankett
DVD; Dolby digital mono
In Spanish, Kiché and English with optional English and English SDH subtitles
El norte: Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez, David Villalpando, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Alicia del Lago, Miguel Gomez Giron, Jose Martín Ruano, Stella Quan, Eraclio Zepeda, Lupe Ontiveros, Trinidad Silva, Tony Plana, Diane Civita, Mike Gomez
The journal of Diego Rodriguez Silva: Marco Antonio Rubio
El norte: Enrique and Rosa are brother and sister Mayan Indian peasants, living in the mountains of Guatemala. When the village attempts to organize for better treatment, Enrique and Rosa are forced to flee as the Guatemalan army is sent in to punish the townspeople. Receiving clandestine help from friends and humorous advice from a veteran immigrant, they make their way to Los Angeles, hoping to make a new life as young, uneducated, and illegal immigrants
The journal of Diego Rodriguez Silva: depicts the life of a fictional poet caught in a civil war and jailed, but then set free on the condition he leaves his country and never returns
LC subject Brothers and sisters -- Drama
Teenagers -- Drama
Illegal aliens -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama
Guatemala -- Social conditions -- Drama
Guatemala -- Emigration and immigration -- Drama
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Drama
Action and adventure films. lcgft
Thrillers (Motion pictures) lcgft
Fiction films. lcgft
Feature films. lcgft
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. lcgft
Films for the hearing impaired. lcgft
Add Author Thomas, Anna, producer, screenwriter, interviewee
Nava, Gregory, director, screenwriter, commentator, interviewee
Gutiérrez, Zaide Silvia, actor, interviewee
Villalpando, David, actor, interviewee
Gómez Cruz, Ernesto, actor
Lago, Alicia del, actor
Tobar, Héctor, 1963- Promised land
Ebert, Roger
Independent Productions, Ltd
American Playhouse Theatrical Films
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Alt Title North
American playhouse (Television program)
ISBN 9781604651096
ISBN/ISSN 715515034722
Music # CC1788D