Bitter Sugar

Bitter Sugar

Director: Leon Ichaso Cast: René Lavan, Mayte Vilan, Miguel Gutierrez

DVD (Black & White / Pan & Scan)


This moving drama from filmmaker Leon Ichaso has been given a respectful presentation for its American DVD release. Bitter Sugar has been transferred to disc in its original full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio, in Spanish, has been mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo. The film also contains optional subtitles in English. Bonus materials include the film's original trailer, and biographical sketches on the film's director and cast.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/27/2001
UPC: 0717119646042
Original Release: 1996
Rating: NR
Source: New Yorker Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [B&W, Full Frame]
Time: 1:42:00

Special Features

Original theatrical trailer; Cast and director profiles; Scene selections

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
René Lavan Gustavo Valdez
Mayte Vilan Yolanda
Miguel Gutierrez Dr. Thomas Valdez
Larry Villanueva Bobby
Luis Celeiro Mr. Garcia (The Teacher)
Teresa M. Rojas Actor
Felix German Secutiry Guard (Beach)
Orestes Matacena Claudio

Technical Credits
Leon Ichaso Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Claudio Chea Associate Producer,Camera Operator
Jose Ferro Songwriter
Orestes Matacena Screenwriter
Jaime Pina Producer
Yvette Pineyro Editor
Liliana Soto Production Designer
David Tedeschi Editor
Manuel Tejada Score Composer
Manuel Tejeda Songwriter

Scene Index

Scene Selections
0. Scene Selections
1. Bus Ride [9:01]
2. Rooftop Romance [8:01]
3. The Band [3:00]
4. On the Beach [2:23]
5. Interrogation [6:49]
6. Suicide [7:52]
7. Sons [1:56]
8. Motel [4:34]
9. The Camp [16:39]
10. Dinner Date [3:55]
11. Conversation [12:19]
12. Healing [8:33]
13. Proposal [3:00]
14. The Raft [3:49]
15. Sacrifice [2:25]

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