|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
A young man struggles with his desire to study art when his family thinks he is headed for pre-med studies. Conflicts between Filipino traditions and personal dreams erupt at his sister's debut.
Filipino Americans -- Social life and customs -- 21st century -- Drama.
Families -- Folklore -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Culver City, Calif. :Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment,2003
Castro, John Manal.
Basco, Dante, 1975-
Cruz, Tirso, III.
Garcia, Eddie, 1921-
Basco, Darion, 1974-
Basco, Dion, 1977-
Basco, Derek, 1970-
Bisco, Joy, 1975-
Yuponce, Wendell J.
5 Card Productions (Firm)
Celestial Pictures (Firm)
National Asian American Telecommunications Association.
GMA Network Films.
Visual Communications/Asian American Studies Central.
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Danté Basco, Tirso Cruz, III, Eddie Garcia, Darion Basco, Dion Basco, Derek Basco, Gina Alajar, Bernadette Balagtas, Joy Bisco.
Director of photography, Hisham Abed ; editor, Kenn Kashima ; original music score, Wendell Yuponce ; costume designer, Francis E. Ocon ; production designer, Michael Rizzo.
MPAA rating: R; for language.
English dialogue; optional subtitles in Tagalog, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Chinese; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Special features: commentary by Gene Cajayon and writer John Manal Castro; two in-depth documentaries: "The making of 'The debut'" and "The little film that could: touring the country"; three behind-the-scenes featurettes covering the artists and music of "The debut" including an intimate profile of the Basco Brothers!; original "The debut" short film directed by Gene Cajayon; diary of "A gangsta sucka" short film directed by John Manal Castro; six deleted scenes; blooper reel; three TV spots and the theatrical trailer; a special video dedication to all our Debut volunteers and supporters.
DVD, Region 1 encoding.
San Diego Asian Film Festival, 2000: Jury Award - Best Dramatic Narrative Feature (Gene Cajayon).
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.