The film had an 86 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. The official word: Summit Entertainment is pleased to announce the Blu-ray™ and DVD release of director Chris Weitz’s (About A Boy, The Twilight Saga: New Moon) critically acclaimed drama, A BETTER LIFE, on October 18, 2011. The film stars Demian Bichir (Oliver Stone’s upcoming Savages and Showtime’s “Weeds”) in a breakthrough performance, heralded by critics. Summit Entertainment released A BETTER LIFE theatrically in the U.S. on June 24, 2011.
Undocumented immigrant and hardworking single dad Carlos Galindo (Demian Bichir) embarks on a physical and spiritual journey in order to reconnect with his teenage son and keep him from getting pulled into the local gang life. From director Chris Weitz, A BETTER LIFE is a touching, poignant and multi-generational story that critics call “compelling,” “intelligent” and “heartfelt.”
Summit Entertainment offers consumers A BETTER LIFE on either Blu-ray™ for $30.49 SRP or on DVD for $26.99 SRP. Spanish Language packaging is also available on DVD for $26.99 SRP. All versions include the following Special Features: audio commentary with director Chris Weitz, deleted scenes, and “Jardinero” music video by the Grammy® Award-winning band, Ozomatli.