Spanglish (Sandler Line Look)

Closed Capationed Starring: Paz Vega & Adam Sandler Director: James L. Brooks  Rated: PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned for Children Under 13
Rating 3.5
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG-13
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 11 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2004
  • Label: Sony Pictures
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French (Canadian)
    • Subtitles - English, French (Parisian) - Optional

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Entertainment Reviews:

Los Angeles Times - 12/17/2004
"SPANGLISH's strengths are considerable."
USA Today - 12/17/2004
"Sandler is the best he has ever been..."
Rolling Stone - 12/30/2004
"You're in for a treat with this sweetheart of a romantic comedy....Brooks makes SPANGLISH a rich blend of humor and heartbreak."
Uncut - 03/01/2005
"[It] features good performances and smart lines..."

Product Description:

With SPANGLISH, writer/director/producer James L. Brooks (AS GOOD AS IT GETS) unfurls yet another accomplished, tender, romantic comedy. Celebrated chef John Clasky (Adam Sandler) is the patriarch of the Clasky household, but the mood swings of his hypersensitive wife, Deborah (Tea Leoni), are what really runs the show. When the Claskys hire the beautiful Flor (Paz Vega) to be their maid, their already rocky relationship faces some even bigger boulders. Spanish-speaking Flor is a sincere, loving single mother whose daughter, Christina (Shelbie Bruce), receives lavish displays of affection from Deborah. Meanwhile, Deborah neglects her own son and daughter in much the same way that her self-absorbed, alcoholic mother, Evelyn (Cloris Leachman), neglected her. Eventually Deborah crosses a line when she betrays her husband with the real estate broker who is helping her search for a beach house. Faced with this challenge, John and Flor, who share a clear attraction to one another, get the chance to explore their feelings.

Brooks populates his film with wholly believable characters. On first glance they may seem like broad caricatures (especially in the case of the roles played by Leoni and Leachman), but the characters subvert viewers' expectations by turning into full-fledged, three-dimensional humans by the end of the film. As in PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE, Sandler delivers a performance that shows his wide range of talent.

Plot Keywords:

Los Angeles, California | Love Triangle | Love Triangles | Mexican | Romance | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • THEATRICAL RELEASE: DECEMBER 17, 2004

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  • UPC: 043396255852
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