Special features, languages, and subtitles may vary.
Accompanying material may vary.
Series numbering from container spine.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
"Enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs"--Container.
Container insert features an essay : Promised land / by novelist Héctor Tobar and Roger Ebert's 1983 review of the film.
Special features (disc 1): optional director's audio commentary; theatrical trailer (2 min.).
Special features (disc 2): "In the service of the shadows : the making of 'El norte'" interview featurette with Nava, producer and co-writer Anna Thomas, actors Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez and David Villalpando, and set designer David Wasco (60 min.); "Scouting in Chiapas" gallery of Chiapas location-scouting photographs; "The journal of Diego Rodriguez Silva" Nava's award-winning student film with optional director introduction (1972, 31 min.).
Booklet inserted in container.
Cinematography, James Glennon ; editor, Betsy Blankett ; music, Los Folkloristas and Melecio Martinez ; DVD producer, Abbey Lustgarten.
El norte: Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez, David Villalpando, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Alicia del Lago, Miguel Gomez Giron, Jose Martín Ruano, Stella Quan, Eraclio Zepeda.
The journal of Diego Rodriguez Silva: Marco Antonio Rubio.
DVD ; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) ; Dolby Digital mono ; NTSC, region 1.
In Spanish, Kiché and English with optional English and English SDH subtitles.
Soundtrack in Quiché, Spanish and English ; subtitles available in English.