El norte = The north

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[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2008].
Director-approved Blu-ray sepcial edition
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1 Blu-ray videodisc (140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([12] pages ; 19 cm)
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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9781604651133, 160465113X


General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
General Note
Container insert features an essay: Promised land / by novelist Héctor Tobar and Roger Ebert's 1983 review of the film.
General Note
This Blu-ray disc requires a Blu-ray player will not play in standard DVD players.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography, James Glennon ; editor, Betsy Blankett.
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.
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.
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
Blu-ray disc, monaural; requires a Blu-ray player.
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., Ebert, R., & Tobar, H. (2008). El norte =: The north (Director-approved Blu-ray sepcial edition). Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

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

MLA Citation (style guide)

Thomas, Anna., et al. El Norte =: The North Director-approved Blu-ray sepcial edition, Criterion Collection, 2008.

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