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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 Yareli Arizmendi, Sergio Arau and Sergio Guerrero ; directed by Sergio Arau.

Imprint Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Xenon Pictures, c2004.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Video  PN1997.2 .D39 2004    Available  ---
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital.
Language Soundtrack in English with subtitles in Spanish; closed-captioned.
Cast Yarelli Arizmendi, John Getz, Maureen Flannigan, Muse Watson, Fernando Arau, Eduardo Palomo.
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.
Note Based on "A day without a Mexican, a mockumentary" by Yarelli Arizmendi and Sergio Arau.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language and brief sexuality.
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 million is their Hispanic heritage.
Note 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.
Subject Immigrants -- United States -- Drama.
Mexican Americans -- Ethnic identity -- Drama.
Migrant labor -- Mexico -- Drama.
Missing persons -- Investigation -- California -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Arau, Sergio.
Arizmendi, Yareli.
Guerrero, Sergio (Screenwriter)
Getz, John, 1946-
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