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American me / Universal Pictures presents a Y.O.Y. production in association with The Sean Daniel Company ; directed by Edward James Olmos.

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Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD AMERI (Text) 31208912001288 new dvd Checked out 04/26/2019

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 DVD (approximately 126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, 2002.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1992.
"Inspired by a true story."
Special features: Lives In Hazard documentary; theatrical trailer
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of Photography, Reynaldo Villalobos ; music, Dennis Lambert, Claude Gaudette ; editors, Arthur R. Coburn, Richard Candib.
Participant or Performer Note:
Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Pepe Serna, Evelina Fernandez, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa.
Summary, etc.:
Inspired by a true story, this is the story of a vicious Latino prison gang leader, doomed by his past to a life of harsh, unforgiving violence after his release from jail. He grows up in East Los Angeles, joins a street gang and is in prison while he is still of an age to be in high school. By the time he is back on the streets again, he is a skillful, educated criminal.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital surround.
Language Note:
In English and French with subtitles in Spanish and English for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Prison gangs > California > Drama.
Prison violence > California > Drama.
Hispanic American criminals > California > East Los Angeles > Drama.
Ex-convicts > California > East Los Angeles > Social conditions > Drama.
Genre: Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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