Basic Information on new release titles is posted as soon as titles are announced. Once reviewed, additional data is added to the database.
WSR Detailed DVD Review

Genre: Drama

Reviewed In Issue 132 (June 2008) Of Widescreen Review®

Edurado Verastegui, Tammy Blanchard, Manny Perez & Ali Landry

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4
DD Sound Rating: 3
DTS Sound Rating: NR
Download WSR Review
Reference Systems
Critics' Composite Score: 2.5
Internet Links

Special Features
Special features include the 17-minute Behind The Scenes and 15-minute Behind The Journey Of Distribution featurettes, commentary by Director Alejandro G. Monteverde, the original theatrical trailer, a TV spot, a two-minute video Thank You list, Bella

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Lionsgate Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 22665
(MPAA Rating): PG-13
(Rating Reason):

Thematic elements and brief disturbing images
(Retail Price): $27.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 91
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2006
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 05/06/08
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Alejandro G. Monteverde
(Screenplay/Written By): Subscribe Now!
(Story): Subscribe Now!
(Music): Subscribe Now!
(Director Of Photography): Subscribe Now!
(Production Designer): Subscribe Now!
(Visual Effects): Subscribe Now!
(Costume Designer): Subscribe Now!
(Editor): Subscribe Now!
(Supervising Sound Editors): Subscribe Now!
(Re-Recording Mixers): Subscribe Now!
(Executive Producers): Subscribe Now!
(Co-Producers): Subscribe Now!
(Producers): Subscribe Now!
(Academy Awards): Subscribe Now!

  DVD Picture Information

(Principal Photography): Subscribe Now!
(Theatrical Aspect Ratio): Subscribe Now!
(Measured DVD Anamorphic Aspect Ratio): Subscribe Now!
(Measured DVD Letterbox Aspect Ratio): Subscribe Now!

  DVD Sound Information

(DVD Soundtrack): Subscribe Now!
(Theatrical Sound): Subscribe Now!
(Theatrical Re-Issue Soundtrack): Subscribe Now!
(DTS Bit Rate): Subscribe Now!
(Dolby Digital Bit Rate): Subscribe Now!
(Additional Languages): Subscribe Now!
(Subtitles): Subscribe Now!
(WSR Superb Sound Qualities): Subscribe Now!

  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Promising, up-and-coming soccer star Jose (Verastegui) is on his way to sign a multi-million dollar contract with a professional soccer team when he suffers a series of unfortunate events that derail his plans of sports super-stardom. Now the chef at his brother Manny

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD shows good resolution, with subtle textures in clothing and faces delivered nicely. Fleshtones look natural and color fidelity is generally good. The source is very clean, and the very fine film grain never becomes a distraction. Contrast is nicely balanced. Pixel breakup and compression artifacts are never a distraction, but edge enhancement can be noticed on high-contrast transitions. (Danny Richelieu)

The Dolby