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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

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

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
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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. Focus on the turbulent emotions these American women face surrounding the adoption of foreign babies. The six women are fed up with the long delays of the adoption system in the United States and have the common desire to adopt a child. Includes a Latina mother who is certain that her baby will enjoy a better life with adoptive American parents, but still struggling with the anguish of her sacrifice
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Mauricio Rubinstein ; original music, Mason Daring ; costume designer, Mayes C. Rubeo ; production designer, Felipe Fernández Del Paso
Dewey number
791.43/72
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
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
Instantiates
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
895730
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min)
Isbn
9780792860723
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616902849
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1006061
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 895730
  • (Sirsi) 895730
  • (OCoLC)54430006
System details
DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
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
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
895730
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min)
Isbn
9780792860723
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616902849
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1006061
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 895730
  • (Sirsi) 895730
  • (OCoLC)54430006
System details
DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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