The Resource ESL : English as a second language, an Allumination FilmWorks release, Cima Productions presents a Youssef Delara film ; produced by Victor Teran, Youssef Delara, Amir Delara ; written & directed by Youssef Delara, (DVD)

ESL : English as a second language, an Allumination FilmWorks release, Cima Productions presents a Youssef Delara film ; produced by Victor Teran, Youssef Delara, Amir Delara ; written & directed by Youssef Delara, (DVD)

Label
ESL : English as a second language
Title
ESL
Title remainder
English as a second language
Statement of responsibility
an Allumination FilmWorks release, Cima Productions presents a Youssef Delara film ; produced by Victor Teran, Youssef Delara, Amir Delara ; written & directed by Youssef Delara
Title variation
ESL, English as a second language
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • spa
  • spa
Summary
A stranger in a strange land, Bolivar De La Cruz has just crossed the border from Mexico in search of a better life. In contrast, restless, club-hopping second-generation immigrant Lola has the American Dream at her fingertips but feels like a stranger in her own life, forever caught between appeasing her old-world mother and following her heart
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ben Kufrin ; editor, Matthew Friedman ; original score, Gary Chang ; production designer, Chris Giammalvo
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language, some sexuality, violence and brief drug use
Language note
Spanish dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
E85 2008
PerformerNote
Kuno Becker, Danielle Camastra, Treva Etienne, Efrain Figueroa, Harold Gould, Sal Lopez, Lillian Hurst, John Michael Higgins, Maria Conchita Alonso
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1923-
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Teran, Victor
  • Delara, Youssef
  • Delara, Amir
  • Becker, Kuno
  • Camastra, Danielle
  • Etienne, Treva
  • Figueroa, Efrain
  • Gould, Harold
  • Lopez, Sal
  • Hurst, Lillian
  • Higgins, John Michael
  • Alonso, Maria Conchita
  • Allumination FilmWorks (Firm)
  • Cima Productions (Firm)
Runtime
105
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mexicans
  • Border crossing
  • Children of immigrants
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Mexicanos
  • Frontera méxico-estadounidense (Región)
  • Hijos de inmigrantes
  • Madre e hija
  • Relaciones hombre-mujer
  • Melodrama
  • Mexicans
  • Border crossing
  • Children of immigrants
  • Mother-daughter relationship
  • Man-woman relationship
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
ESL : English as a second language, an Allumination FilmWorks release, Cima Productions presents a Youssef Delara film ; produced by Victor Teran, Youssef Delara, Amir Delara ; written & directed by Youssef Delara, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: Director's commentary; trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
  • a393237
  • ocn179927458
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 105 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 783722274026
  • 00783722274026
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
27402
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)179927458
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
ESL : English as a second language, an Allumination FilmWorks release, Cima Productions presents a Youssef Delara film ; produced by Victor Teran, Youssef Delara, Amir Delara ; written & directed by Youssef Delara, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: Director's commentary; trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
  • a393237
  • ocn179927458
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 105 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 783722274026
  • 00783722274026
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
27402
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)179927458
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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