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Title Valentin / Laurens Geels presenta un film de Alejandro Agresti ; producida por Laurens Geels ; escrita y dirigida por Alejandro Agesti.

Publication Info. [United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2004]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Media Room  DVD VAL    DUE 02-01-23
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  SPA DVD VALENTIN    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  SPA DVD VALENTIN c.2  Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital; NTSC.
Cast Carmen Maura, Rodrigo Noya, Julieta Cardinali, Jean Pierre Noher, Mex Urtizberea, Fabian Vena, Carlos Roffe, Lorenzo Quinteros.
Credits Director of photography, Jose Luis Cajaraville ; art director, Floris Vos ; editor, Alejandro Brodersohn ; music, Paul M. van Brugge ; costume designer, Marisa Urruti.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some thematic elements and language.
Summary Valentin is a nine-year-old boy whose feuding parents have left him to be raised by his eccentric grandmother. With his father visiting only occasionally, Valentin is left to look to the other men in the neighborhood for father figures, and to replace his absent mother, he warms to Leticia, one of his father's many short-term girlfriends. When he tells her personal secrets about his father, however, Valentin jeopardizes their relationship. One of Valentin dreams is of being an astronaut one day. He sets out to discover the harsh realities about his parents, while bringing joy to those around him.
Awards Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards, 2004: Silver Condor - Best Art Direction (Floris Vos); Best Director (Alejandro Agresti); Best Editing (Alejandro Brodersohn); Best Film; Best Music (Paul M. van Brugge); Best New Actor (Rodrigo Noya); Best Screenplay, Original (Alejandro Agresti).
Language Spanish dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Closed captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Boys -- Argentina -- Drama.
Grandparent and child -- Argentina -- Drama.
Vocational interests -- Drama.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Feature films.
Added Author Agresti, Alejandro, 1961- Director. Screenwriter.
Geels, Laurens. Producer.
Maura, Carmen, 1945- Actor.
Noya, Rodrigo, 1994- Actor.
Cardinali, Julieta, 1977- Actor.
Noher, Jean Pierre, 1956- Actor.
Urtizberea, Mex, 1960- Actor.
Vena, Fabián. Actor.
Roffé, Carlos. Actor.
Quinteros, Lorenzo. Actor.
Cajaraville, Jose Luis. Cinematographer.
Brodersohn, Alejandro. Film editor.
Brugge, Paul M. Van. Composer.
Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 078885674X
9780788856747
Standard No. 786936258820
Music No. 37979 Miramax Home Entertainment
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