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The summer after Ana's high school graduation is a turning point in her life. She has to decide whether to go to college and experience life, or stay home, get married and work at her sister's struggling garment factory.

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Corporate Authors: HBO Films.
Newmarket Films.
Other Authors: Ferrera, America, 1984-
Ontiveros, Lupe.

Oliu, Ingrid.

Lopez, George, 1961-

Sites, Brian, 1983-

Cardoso, Patricia.

LaVoo, George.

López, Josefina, 1969-

Brown, Effie T.

Pereira, Heitor.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Spanish
Published:New York : HBO Video, 2003, [2002]
Edition:Widescreen format.
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Summary:The summer after Ana's high school graduation is a turning point in her life. She has to decide whether to go to college and experience life, or stay home, get married and work at her sister's struggling garment factory.
Language Notes:Soundtrack in English and Spanish; subtitles in English, Spanish or French.
Closed-captioned.
General Notes:Based on the play by Josefina Lopez.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: Ana one year later (additional scene); two audio commentaries; two featurettes; cast & crew bios.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (ca. 86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits:Director of photography, Jim Denault ; editor, Sloane Klevin ; music by Heitor Pereira.
Performer:America Ferrera, Lupe Ontiveros, Ingrid Oliu, George Lopez, Brian Sites.
System Details:DVD; Dolby 5.1 surround; Dolby 2.0 surround; region 1.
Awards:Sundance Film Festival, Audience Award - dramatic (Cardoso), Special Jury Prize - dramatic (Ferrara, Ontiveros), 2002
Production Credits:Director of photography, Jim Denault ; editor, Sloane Klevin ; music by Heitor Pereira.
ISBN:0783137788
Author Notes:

America Ferrera is an award-winning actress, director, producer and activist. Ferrera is best known for her breakthrough role as "Betty Suarez" on ABC's hit comedy Ugly Betty, for which she won Golden Globe, Emmy, Screen Actors Guild, ALMA, and Imagen Awards. She produces and stars in the acclaimed NBC workplace comedy Superstore, now in its fourth season. In 2016 Ferrera cofounded HARNESS, an organization connecting storytellers and activists for the cultural narrative around social justice. She speaks throughout the country as an advocate for human and civil rights and was the opening speaker at the monumental Women's March on Washington in January 2017. Her title, American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures, made the bestseller list.

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