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Real women have curves / [presented by] HBO Films in association with Newmarket Films ; produced by George LaVoo, Effie T. Brown ; screenplay by George LaVoo and Josefina Lopez ; directed by Patricia Cardoso.

LaVoo, George. (Added Author). Brown, Effie T. (Added Author). LoĢpez, Josefina, 1969- (Added Author). Cardoso, Patricia. (Added Author). Ferrera, America, 1984- (Added Author). Ontiveros, Lupe. (Added Author). Oliu, Ingrid. (Added Author). Lopez, George, 1961- (Added Author). Sites, Brian, 1983- (Added Author). Denault, Jim, 1960- (Added Author). Klevin, Sloane. (Added Author). Pereira, Heitor. (Added Author). Broch, Brigitte. (Added Author). HBO Films. (Added Author). Newmarket Films. (Added Author). HBO Video (Firm) (Added Author). America Ferrera, Lupe Ontiveros, Ingrid Oliu, George Lopez, Brian Sites. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Coolidge Branch DVD (Text) 33062009167249 Adult DVD Fiction Checked Out 06/29/2021
Bethlehem Main Library DVD (Text) 33062006011937 Adult DVD Fiction Available -
Allentown Public Library DVD REAL (Text) 34455005505652 Adult DVD Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783123647
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: [United States] : HBO Video, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Based on the play by Josefina Lopez.
Special features: Additional scene: Ana 1 year later; audio commentary #1 with America Ferrera & Lupe Ontiveros; audio commentary #2 with Patricia Cardoso, George LaVoo and Josefina Lopez; English and Spanish featurettes; cast & crew bios.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Jim Denault ; editor, Sloane Klevin ; music, Heitor Pereira ; production designer, Brigitte Broch.
Participant or Performer Note:
America Ferrera, Lupe Ontiveros, Ingrid Oliu, George Lopez, Brian Sites.
Summary, etc.:
Should she leave home, go to college and experience life? Or stay home, get married, and keep working in her sister's struggling garment factory? It may seem an easy decision, but for 18-year-old Ana, every choice she makes this summer will change her life.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG-13 for sexual content and some language.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby surround sound.
Language Note:
English and Spanish language tracks, English French and Spanis subtitles.
Subject: Mexican American women > Drama.
Teenagers > Drama.
Parent and teenager > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Spanish language materials.

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