The Resource El norte : 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

El norte : 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

Label
El norte : the north
Title
El norte
Title remainder
the north
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
North
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Commentator
Director
Interviewee
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • myn
  • eng
  • spa
Summary
  • 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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
AZK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, James Glennon ; editor, Betsy Blankett
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In Spanish, Kiché and English with optional English and English SDH subtitles
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • DVD 672
PerformerNote
  • 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
Runtime
141
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
458
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
El norte : 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
Publication
Copyright
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 minutes)
  • 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 minutes); "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 minutes)
  • Disc 2. The journal of Diego Rodriguez Silva (1972) / a film by Gregory Nava (31 minutes)
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([12] pages ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • unknown
  • monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn961680741
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format 1.78:1; Director-approved special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (141 min.)
Isbn
9781604651096
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515034722
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1788D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)961680741
  • (Sirsi) a369930
System details
DVD; Dolby digital monophonic
Video recording format
DVD

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