Raising Victor Vargas

Starring: Victor Rasuk & Judy Marte Director: Peter Sollett  Rated: R: Restricted
Raising Victor Vargas
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 28 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2003
  • Label: Sony Pictures
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 - English

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 03/28/2003
"...[A] delicate and altogether satisfying romantic comedy....The VARGAS casting is magical; the new-to-movies actors assume the roles like they were born to play them..."
Rolling Stone - 04/17/2003
"...Director Peter Sollett takes the familiar and turns it into hot, heartfelt movie magic..."
Entertainment Weekly - 04/18/2003
"...[The actors] give themselves over to the camera with a spirit of improvised play that morphs into vivid, layered acting..."
USA Today - 05/02/2003
"...The movie keeps you guessing right up to the end, a wait made pleasurable thanks to cinematographer Tim Orr..."
Film Comment - 05/01/2003
"...When the film taps into its dramatic core, raw emotional substance springs eternal..."
Los Angeles Times - 04/18/2003
"...What's true about Sollett's characters is that their dreams, their grace and their struggles are as real as it gets..."
Sight and Sound - 10/10/2003
"...An understated coming-of-age story..."
Movieline's Hollywood Life - 09/01/2004
"A coming-of-age tale that feels fresh thanks to docu-like realism and heartfelt improv from the novice teenage cast..."

Plot Keywords:

Coming Of Age | Essential Cinema | Latinos | New York City | Recommended | Teenage | Teenage Girls | Theatrical Release | Urban Life

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical Release: MARCH 28, 2003 (NY)

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  • UPC: 043396017474
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