Item Details

Almost a Woman [videorecording]

a production of ALT Films for ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre's American Collection ; director, Betty Kaplan
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
At age thirteen, Esmeralda, is the oldest child of six. She shoulders the responsibility of learning English as her mother's interpreter and guide through the challenges of their new life in America. Mami is the passionate and beautiful mother who moves the family to the U.S. seeking medical care for her son's chronically infected foot. Tata, Esmeralda's stoical grandmother, is the matriarch of the American ranch of the family.
Director
Betty Kaplan
Performers
Ana Maria Lagasca, Wanda De Jesus, Miriam Colón.
Release Date
2006
Run Time
120 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
Not rated
Notes
  • Title from container.
  • Adapted by Esmeralda Santiago from her novel of the same title.
Related Title
Exxon Mobil Masterpiece Theatre's American collection.
Series
PBS Pictures
ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre's American Collection
ISBN
0793691494, 9780793691494
Credits
Music, Lee Holdridge ; producer, Ronald Colby.
Published
[New York] : PBS Home Video, c2006.
Publisher no.
EMAC606 PBS Home Video
Description
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
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