Sleep dealer (DVD video, 2009) [Union University]
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Sleep dealer

Sleep dealer

Author: Alex RiveraDavid RikerAnthony BregmanGuy NaggarPeter KlimtAll authors
Publisher: [Los Angeles?] : Maya Entertainment, [2009?] ©2009
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : SpanishView all editions and formats
Set in the future, a young man looks for a better life outside his small rural village in Mexico-- but finds himself facing a technological dystopia when he attempts to cross the border.
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Genre/Form: Motion pictures
Feature films
Foreign language films
Fantasy films
Dystopian films
Action and adventure films
Fiction films
Science fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Adventure films
Spanish language films
Films de science-fiction
Films d'aventures
Films dystopiques
Films de fiction
Films fantastiques
Vidéos pour personnes handicapées auditives
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Rivera; David Riker; Anthony Bregman; Guy Naggar; Peter Klimt; Luis Fernando Peña; Leonor Varela; Jacob Vargas; Tenoch Huerta Mejía; Guillermo Ríos, (Actor); Carlos Valencia; Emilio Guerrero; Giovanna Zacarías; Lisa Rinzler; Miguel Ángel Álvarez; Adela Cortazar; Madeleine Gavin; Julie Carr, (Film editor); Jeffrey M Werner; Tomandandy (Musical group),; Starlight Film Finance (Firm),; Likely Story (Firm),; This is That (Firm),; Futuro Films,; Maya Entertainment (Firm),
Language Note: In Spanish and English, with optional subtitles in English (for spoken Spanish only) or Spanish (for spoken English only).
OCLC Number: 434932552
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: Audio commentary (by director and crew); Before the making of Sleep Dealer (documentary,13 min.).
Includes 5 previews of other motion pictures.
Credits: Director of photography, Lisa Rinzler ; production designer, Miguel Ángel Álvarez ; original music by Tomandandy ; costume designer, Adela Cortazar ; editors, Alex Rivera, Madeleine Gavin, Julie Carr, Jeff Werner.
Cast: Luis Fernando Peña, Leonor Varela, Jacob Vargas, Metztli Adamina, Jose Concepción Macías, Tenoch Huerta, Gregg Lucas, Martín Palomares, Sean Garnhart, Guillermo Rios, Montserrat Revah, Miguel Ángel Saldańa, Sergio Limón, José Luis Méndez, Carlos Valencia, Polo Torres, Luis Romero, Meche Navarro, Maria Paniagua, Israel Torres, Emilio Guerrero, Roberto Reyes, Jake Koening, Guillermo Meyer, Norma Pablo, Giovanna Zacarías, Vicente Huezo, Jorge Zepeda, Andaluz Russell, Francisco Valdez.
Awards: 2008 Sundance Film Festival: Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize and Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award.
2008 Neuchâtel International Fantasy Film Festival: Narcisse Award.
Amnesty International Award, Berlin International Film Festival.
Official Selection: New Directors New Film.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence and sexuality.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 surround stereo, Dolby digital 2.0 stereo.
Other Titles: Traficante de sueños
Responsibility: Starlight Film Finance presents a Likely Story production ; in association with This is That ; an Alex Rivera film ; directed by Alex Rivera ; screenplay by Alex Rivera & David Riker ; based on a story by Alex Rivera ; produced by Anthony Bregman ; executive producers, Guy Naggar, Peter Klimt ; Futuro Films.


Set in the future, a young man looks for a better life outside his small rural village in Mexico-- but finds himself facing a technological dystopia when he attempts to cross the border.

Memo Cruz siempre ha soñado con dejar su pequeño y huir a las grandes ciudades fronterizas del Norte. Pero cuando ocurre una tragedia imprevista y se ve obligado a huir, Memo descubre un nuevo mundo mucho más salvaje de lo que había soñado. El futuro próximo de Sleep Dealer es un mundo lleno de drones asesinos, fábricas de tecnología de punta, vendedores de memorias y una salvaje batalla contra los 'aqua-terroristas' emitada por televisión.

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