El norte = = The north

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Director-approved special edición.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (141 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([12] pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).
0715515034722, 715515034722


General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
General Note
Special features: disc 1: new audio commentary featuring Nava. disc 2: "In the service of the shadows: the making of 'El norte:' a new video program featuring interviews with Nava, producer and co-writer Anna Thomas, actors Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez and David Villalpando, and set designer David Wasco; "The journal of Diego Rodriguez Silva:" Nava's 1972 award-winning student film; gallery of Chiapas location-scouting photographs; theatrical trailer.
General Note
Booklet features an essay by novelist Héctor Tobar and Roger Ebert's 1983 review of the film.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography, James Glennon ; editor, Betsy Blankett.
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.
Mayan Indian peasants are tired of being thought of as nothing more than manual laborers. They organize an effort to improve their lot in life, but are discovered by the Guatemalan army. After the army destroys their village and family, Enrique and Rosa, a teenage brother and sister, who barely escaped the massacre, decide they must flee to United States. After receiving clandestine help from friends and humorous advice from a veteran immigrant on strategies for traveling, they make their way by truck, bus and other means to Los Angeles, where they try to make a new life as young, uneducated, and illegal immigrants.
System Details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1); Dolby Digital.
In Spanish, Kiché and English with optional English and English SDH subtitles.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Thomas, A., Nava, G., Gutiérrez, Z. S., Villalpando, D., Gómez Cruz, E., Lago, A. d., Tobar, H., & Ebert, R. (2008). El norte = =: The north. Director-approved special edición. [Irvington, NY]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Anna. Thomas et al.. 2008. El Norte = =: The North. [Irvington, NY]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Anna. Thomas et al., El Norte = =: The North. [Irvington, NY]: Criterion Collection, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Thomas, Anna., et al. El Norte = =: The North. Director-approved special edición. [Irvington, NY]: Criterion Collection, 2008. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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