The debut

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2003
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
Penn Hills Library Audio Visual DVD DEB
Location  Penn Hills Library
Collection  Audio Visual
Call Number  DVD DEB
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.
Additional Information
Subjects Filipino Americans -- Drama.
Filipino Americans -- Social life and customs -- 21st century -- Drama.
Families -- Folklore -- Drama.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Culver City, Calif. :Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment,2003
Edition Widescreen version.
Contributors Onodera, Lisa.
Cajayon, Gene.
Castro, John Manal.
Basco, Dante, 1975-
Cruz, Tirso, III.
Garcia, Eddie, 1921-
Basco, Darion, 1974-
Basco, Dion, 1977-
Basco, Derek, 1970-
Alajar, Gina.
Balagtas, Bernadette.
Bisco, Joy, 1975-
Abed, Hisham.
Kashima, Ken.
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)
Participants/Performers DanteĢ Basco, Tirso Cruz, III, Eddie Garcia, Darion Basco, Dion Basco, Derek Basco, Gina Alajar, Bernadette Balagtas, Joy Bisco.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Hisham Abed ; editor, Kenn Kashima ; original music score, Wendell Yuponce ; costume designer, Francis E. Ocon ; production designer, Michael Rizzo.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language.
Language English
English dialogue; optional subtitles in Tagalog, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Chinese; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes 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.
System Details DVD, Region 1 encoding.
Awards San Diego Asian Film Festival, 2000: Jury Award - Best Dramatic Narrative Feature (Gene Cajayon).
Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 1404935053
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