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The Resource El norte : The North, Independent Productions in association with American Playhouse ; screenplay by Gregory Nava and Anna Thomas ; original story by Gregory Nava ; directed by Gregory Nava ; produced by Anna Thomas

El norte : The North, Independent Productions in association with American Playhouse ; screenplay by Gregory Nava and Anna Thomas ; original story by Gregory Nava ; 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 ; screenplay by Gregory Nava and Anna Thomas ; original story by Gregory Nava ; directed by Gregory Nava ; produced by Anna Thomas
Title variation
North
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Commentator
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Interviewee
Performer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • myn
  • eng
  • 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: Nava's 1972 award-winning thirty-minute student film, based on the life of Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca, depicting the life of a fictional poet caught in the Spanish Civil War and jailed, but then set free on the condition he leaves his country and never returns
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Norte (Motion picture)
Credits note
  • El norte: Cinematography, James Glennon ; film editor, Betsy Blankett ; traditional and original music composed and performed by Los Folkloristas ; traditional original harop music composed and performed by Melecio Martinez ; mariachi music arranged and performed by Mariachi Nuevo Uclatlan ; DVD producer, Abbey Lustgarten
  • The journal of Diego Rodriguez Silva: A film by Gregory Nava ; music, W.A. Mozart
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
  • In Spanish, Kiché and English with optional English and English SDH subtitles
  • Soundtrack in Quiché, Spanish and English; subtitles available in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.N67 2008
PerformerNote
  • El norte: Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez, David Villalpando, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Alicia del Lago, Miguel Gomez Giron, Jose Martín Ruano, Stella Quan, Eraclio Zepeda
  • The journal of Diego Rodriguez Silva: Marco Antonio Rubio, Daniel Salazar, Leonel Torres, Salvador Ornelas, Abel Bustos, José María Angel, Alberto Trejo Cardos, Fernando Armas ; narration: Daniel Gabadón
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thomas, Anna
  • Nava, Gregory
  • Lustgarten, Abbey
  • Gutiérrez, Zaide Silvia
  • Villalpando, David
  • Gómez Cruz, Ernesto
  • Lago, Alicia del
  • Tobar, Héctor
  • Ebert, Roger
  • Glennon, James
  • Blankett, Betsy
  • Martinez, Melecio
  • Wasco, David
  • Independent Productions, Ltd
  • American Playhouse Theatrical Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Janus Films
  • Folkloristas
Runtime
140
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
458
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Mayas
  • Teenagers
  • Political violence
  • Political persecution
  • Illegal aliens
  • Immigrants
  • Guatemalans
  • Human smuggling
  • Border crossing
  • Guatemala
  • Guatemala
  • Guatemala
  • Guatemala
  • Mexican-American Border Region
  • United States
  • Foreign language films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
El norte : The North, Independent Productions in association with American Playhouse ; screenplay by Gregory Nava and Anna Thomas ; original story by Gregory Nava ; directed by Gregory Nava ; produced by Anna Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Series numbering from container spine
  • El norte: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983
  • The journal of Diego Rodriguez Silva: Originally released as a motion picture in 1972
  • "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.)
  • Booklet inserted in container
  • Filmed on location in Chiapas, Morelos, Mexicali in Mexico and in Los Angeles, San Diego in California
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([12] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. The film -- disc 2. The supplements
Control code
ocn270775494
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (140 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
  • 458
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)270775494
System details
DVD ; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) ; Dolby Digital mono ; NTSC, region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
El norte : The North, Independent Productions in association with American Playhouse ; screenplay by Gregory Nava and Anna Thomas ; original story by Gregory Nava ; directed by Gregory Nava ; produced by Anna Thomas
Publication
Note
  • Series numbering from container spine
  • El norte: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983
  • The journal of Diego Rodriguez Silva: Originally released as a motion picture in 1972
  • "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.)
  • Booklet inserted in container
  • Filmed on location in Chiapas, Morelos, Mexicali in Mexico and in Los Angeles, San Diego in California
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([12] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. The film -- disc 2. The supplements
Control code
ocn270775494
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (140 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
  • 458
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)270775494
System details
DVD ; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) ; Dolby Digital mono ; NTSC, region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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