The Resource Casa de los babys, IFC Films presents a Syvan/Springall production ; produced by Lemore Syvan, Alejandro Springall ; written, directed and edited by John Sayles, (DVD)

Casa de los babys, IFC Films presents a Syvan/Springall production ; produced by Lemore Syvan, Alejandro Springall ; written, directed and edited by John Sayles, (DVD)

Label
Casa de los babys
Title
Casa de los babys
Statement of responsibility
IFC Films presents a Syvan/Springall production ; produced by Lemore Syvan, Alejandro Springall ; written, directed and edited by John Sayles
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Six women -- dreamy Eileen, abrasive Nan, athletic Skipper, brusque Leslie, vivacious Jennifer and patient Gayle -- are staying at a hotel in South America, each hoping to adopt a child. A Latina mother is certain that her baby will enjoy a better life with adoptive American parents, but still struggles with the anguish of her sacrifice
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Mauricio Rubinstein ; original music, Mason Daring ; costume designer, Mayes C. Rubeo ; production designer, Felipe Fernández Del Paso
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for some language and brief drug use
Language note
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Daryl Hannah, Marcia Gay Harden, Susan Lynch, Rita Moreno, Mary Steenburgen, Lili Taylor
Runtime
96
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Casa de los babys, IFC Films presents a Syvan/Springall production ; produced by Lemore Syvan, Alejandro Springall ; written, directed and edited by John Sayles, (DVD)
Label
Casa de los babys, IFC Films presents a Syvan/Springall production ; produced by Lemore Syvan, Alejandro Springall ; written, directed and edited by John Sayles, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features: audio commentary by director John Sayles; "The making-of 'Casa de los babys'" featurette; "Beyond borders" documentary; "On location with John Sayles" documentary; original theatrical trailer
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (96 min)
Isbn
9780792860723
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1006061
Sound on medium or separate
unknown
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
AGY-4714
System details
DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

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      2400 Nott St E, Niskayuna, NY, 12309-4321, US
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      1100 N Westcott Rd, Schenectady, NY, 12306-2014, US
      42.787228 -73.979841
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