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The blue diner [videorecording] / the Blue Diner Film Project presents ; in association with WGBH Boston [and others] ; written by Natatcha Estébanez & Jan Egleson ; produced by Natatcha Estébanez ; directed by Jan Egleson = La fonda azul / El Grupo de la Fonda Azul presenta ; en colaboración con WGBH Boston [and others] ; escrito por Natatcha Estébanez & Jan Eglason ; producido por Natatcha Estébanez ; dirigido por Jan Egleson.

Estébanez, Natatcha. (Film producer, Screenwriter). Egleson, Jan. (Film director, Screenwriter). Colon, Miriam. (Actor). Marquez, William. (Actor). Mulcahy, Jack, 1954- (Actor). Vidal, Lisa, 1965- (Actor). Yenque, José. (Actor). Medina, Teresa, 1965- (Cinematographer). Jordan, Jeanne. (Film editor). Ragazzi, Claudio. (Composer). Blue Diner Film Project (Firm) (Production company). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) (Production company). First Look Home Entertainment. (Production company). Miriam Colón, William Marquez, Jack Mulcahy, Lisa Vidal, José Yenque. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Library Reserve Desk DVD 7658 37684001104656 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1592410979
  • ISBN: 9781592410972
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen format.
  • Publisher: [Century City, Calif.] : First Look Home Entertainment, ©2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Special feature: "Behind 'The blue diner''" featurette (9 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Teresa Medina ; edited by Jeanne Jordan ; music composed by Claudio Ragazzi.
Participant or Performer Note:
Miriam Colón, William Marquez, Jack Mulcahy, Lisa Vidal, José Yenque.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Filmed entirely on location in Boston, Mass.
Summary, etc.:
"The story of a Puerto Rican mother and daughter living together in Boston and the difficulties they face when the daughter, Elena, mysteriously loses her ability to speak Spanish, her first language"--Container.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sensuality.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1.
Language Note:
In English and Spanish (with English subtitles); optional Spanish subtitles throughout.
Local Note:
Faculty reserve.
Material for LENS-P103 (Plante).
Subject: Puerto Rican women > Massachusetts > Boston > Drama.
Immigrants > Puerto Rico > Drama.
Immigrants > Massachusetts > Boston > Drama.
Language attrition > Drama.
Language and culture > Drama.
Mothers and daughters > Drama.
Genre: Fiction films.
Feature films.

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