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The Resource Sleep dealer, Starlight Film Finance presents ; a Likely Story production ; in association with This is That ; an Alex Rivera film ; directed by Alex Rivera ; screenplay by Alex Rivera & David Riker ; produced by Anthony Bregman, (videorecording)

Sleep dealer, Starlight Film Finance presents ; a Likely Story production ; in association with This is That ; an Alex Rivera film ; directed by Alex Rivera ; screenplay by Alex Rivera & David Riker ; produced by Anthony Bregman, (videorecording)

Label
Sleep dealer
Title
Sleep dealer
Statement of responsibility
Starlight Film Finance presents ; a Likely Story production ; in association with This is That ; an Alex Rivera film ; directed by Alex Rivera ; screenplay by Alex Rivera & David Riker ; produced by Anthony Bregman
Title variation
Traficante de sueños
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • spa
Summary
  • Set in the future, a young man looks for a better life outside his small rural village in Mexico-- but finds himself facing a technological dystopia when he attempts to cross the border
  • Memo Cruz siempre ha soñado con dejar su pequeño y huir a las grandes ciudades fronterizas del Norte. Pero cuando ocurre una tragedia imprevista y se ve obligado a huir, Memo descubre un nuevo mundo mucho más salvaje de lo que había soñado. El futuro próximo de Sleep Dealer es un mundo lleno de drones asesinos, fábricas de tecnología de punta, vendedores de memorias y una salvaje batalla contra los 'aqua-terroristas' emitada por televisión
Awards note
  • 2008 Sundance Film Festival: Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize and Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award
  • 2008 Neuchâtel International Fantasy Film Festival: Narcisse Award
  • Amnesty International Award, Berlin International Film Festival
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Lisa Rinzler ; original music, Tomandandy
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence and sexuality
Language note
In Spanish and English, with optional subtitles in English (for spoken Spanish only) or Spanish (for spoken English only)
PerformerNote
Luis Fernando Peña, Leonor Varela, Jacob Vargas
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1973-
  • 1963-
  • 1984-
  • 1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rivera, Alex
  • Riker, David
  • Bregman, Anthony
  • Peña, Luis Fernando
  • Varela, Leonor
  • Vargas, Jacob
  • Rinzler, Lisa
  • Tomandandy (Musical group)
  • Starlight Film Finance (Firm)
  • Likely Story (Firm)
  • This is That (Firm)
  • Maya Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Virtual reality
  • Border security
  • Corporate state
  • Business networks
  • Mexican-American Border Region
  • Technology and civilization
  • Corporativismo
  • Frontera México-Estadounidense (Región)
  • Tecnología y civilización
Technique
live action
Label
Sleep dealer, Starlight Film Finance presents ; a Likely Story production ; in association with This is That ; an Alex Rivera film ; directed by Alex Rivera ; screenplay by Alex Rivera & David Riker ; produced by Anthony Bregman, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by Alex Rivera
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Special features: audio commentary by director and crew; before-the-making-of documentary (13 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
434932552
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
812034010913
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MA1091
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)434932552
System details
DVD; NTSC; 5.1 Dolby surround, stereo., 2.0 Dolby Digital, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sleep dealer, Starlight Film Finance presents ; a Likely Story production ; in association with This is That ; an Alex Rivera film ; directed by Alex Rivera ; screenplay by Alex Rivera & David Riker ; produced by Anthony Bregman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by Alex Rivera
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Special features: audio commentary by director and crew; before-the-making-of documentary (13 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
434932552
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
812034010913
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MA1091
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)434932552
System details
DVD; NTSC; 5.1 Dolby surround, stereo., 2.0 Dolby Digital, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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