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Title A day without a Mexican [videorecording] / Xenon Pictures presents a Sergio Arau film ; produced by Eckehardt von Damm, Isaac Artenstein ; screenplay by Yarelli Arizmendi, Sergio Arau and Sergio Guerrero ; directed by Sergio Arau.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Xenon Pictures, [2004]


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Edition Widescreen presentation.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Note Based on "A day without a Mexican, a mockumentary" by Yarelli Arizmendi and Sergio Arau.
Special features: the making-of 'A day without a Mexican'; filmmaker commentary; music video "Frijoleros" by Molatov; outtakes; music video "Sin decir adios" by Los Yoguis; the original short that inspired the film; original theatrical trailers & TV spots.
Credits Director of photography, Alan Caudillo ; editor, Daniel A. Fort ; music, Juan J. Colomer ; costume designer, Carlos Brown ; production designer, Anthony Rivero Stabley ; visual effects supervisor, Jay Mark Johnson.
Cast Yarelli Arizmendi, John Getz, Maureen Flannigan, Muse Watson, Fernando Arau, Eduardo Palomo.
Summary California awakens one day to discover that one third of its population has vanished. A peculiar pink fog surrounds the state and communication outside its boundaries has completely shut down. As the day progresses, it becomes apparent the sole characteristic linking the missing 14 milion is their Hispanic heritage.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language and brief sexuality.
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital.
Language Soundtrack in English with subtitles in Spanish; closed-captioned.
Subject Immigrants -- United States -- Drama.
Mexican Americans -- Ethnic identity -- Drama.
Migrant labor -- Mexico -- Drama.
Missing persons -- Investigation -- California -- Drama.
Immigrants -- United States -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Mexican Americans -- Ethnic identity -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Migrant labor -- Mexico -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Missing persons -- Investigation -- California -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Local Subject Spanish language materials -- Videorecordings.
Added Author Arau, Sergio.
Arizmendi, Yareli.
Getz, John, 1947-
Flannigan, Maureen, 1973-
Watson, Muse, 1948-
Arau, Fernando.
Caudillo, Alan.
Colomer, Juan J., 1966-
Xenon Pictures.
Note Spanish title from opening screen: Día sin Mexicanos
ISBN 1578299748
Standard No. 000799447628
Music No. XE4476DVD Xenon Pictures

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