Tortilla Soup

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Overview

Maria Ripol's family comedy Tortilla Soup comes to DVD with a pair of transfers. The widescreen anamorphic transfer preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1, and is preferable to the standard full-frame image. English and Spanish soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. Subtitles are accessible in both of those languages as well. The lack of any consequential supplemental materials is difficult to swallow, but this Columbia/TriStar release does do a fine job of presenting the film. For fans ...
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Overview

Maria Ripol's family comedy Tortilla Soup comes to DVD with a pair of transfers. The widescreen anamorphic transfer preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1, and is preferable to the standard full-frame image. English and Spanish soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. Subtitles are accessible in both of those languages as well. The lack of any consequential supplemental materials is difficult to swallow, but this Columbia/TriStar release does do a fine job of presenting the film. For fans of the movie, this DVD will hit the spot.
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Special Features

Digitally mastered audio & anamorphic video; Widescreen and full-screen presentations; Interactive menus; Scene selections; Audio: English 5.1 [Dolby Digital], Spanish 5.1 [Dolby Digital]; Subtitles: English, Spanish
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Editorial Reviews

Chicago Sun-Times - Roger Ebert
The movie is cast so well that the actors bring life to their predictable destinies, and Elizondo casts a kind of magical warm spell over them all.
Los Angeles Times - Kevin Thomas
The film's ensemble cast is headed with understated humor and authority by Elizondo and shows to special advantage Peña's droll gifts as a comedian. Welch sails into view as spectacular-looking as ever...
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/15/2002
  • UPC: 043396081208
  • Original Release: 2001
  • Rating:

  • Source: Sony Pictures
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1), Theatre Wide-Screen (1.85.1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Pan & Scan
  • Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English, Español
  • Time: 1:43:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 13,400

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Hector Elizondo Martin
Jacqueline Obradors Carmen
Elizabeth Peña Letitia
Tamara Mello Maribel
Nikolai Kinski Andy
Paul Rodriguez Orlando
Raquel Welch Hortensia
Joel Joan Antonio
Constance Marie Yolanda
Jade Herrera
Julio Oscar Mechoso
Troy Ruptash
Technical Credits
Maria Ripoll Director
Vera Blasi Screenwriter
Andy Blumenthal Editor
Bill Conti Score Composer
William Flick Sound/Sound Designer
Samuel Goldwyn Jr. Executive Producer
Xavier Pérez Grobet Cinematographer
Ang Lee Screenwriter
Alicia MacCarone Production Designer
John Bard Manulis Producer
Ramon Menendez Screenwriter
Tom Musca Screenwriter
James Schamus Screenwriter
Hui-Ling Wang Screenwriter
Lulu Zezza Co-producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 -- Widescreen
0. Scene Selections
1. Start [8:44]
2. Sunday Dinner [5:18]
3. Putting Out a Fire [2:13]
4. Three Grown Women [3:54]
5. Martin's Lament [3:15]
6. Hortensia [2:50]
7. Antonio Urgell [2:03]
8. Orlando [1:24]
9. Red Light [2:08]
10. Mutts [2:11]
11. Stretch! [1:50]
12. Marina Farms [2:22]
13. Barcelona Job Offer [1:15]
14. Mating Dance [1:42]
15. "Who's the Bard?" [2:32]
16. Andy's Place [4:09]
17. Gomez Hospitalized [:36]
18. Maribel's Announcement [3:40]
19. Physical Concerns [5:43]
20. Gathering Rosebuds [2:18]
21. Celebrating Yolanda's Divorce [5:05]
22. Leticia's Announcement [2:20]
23. Opposites Attract? [5:28]
24. The Wake [4:12]
25. Carmen Meets Rachel [2:42]
26. A Memorable Evening [6:26]
27. "Barcelona Can Wait." [9:04]
28. Yolanda's Announcement [1:58]
Side #2 -- Full Screen
0. Scene Selections
1. Start [8:44]
2. Sunday Dinner [5:18]
3. Putting Out a Fire [2:13]
4. Three Grown Women [3:54]
5. Martin's Lament [3:15]
6. Hortensia [2:50]
7. Antonio Urgell [2:03]
8. Orlando [1:24]
9. Red Light [2:08]
10. Mutts [2:11]
11. Stretch! [1:50]
12. Marina Farms [2:22]
13. Barcelona Job Offer [1:15]
14. Mating Dance [1:42]
15. "Who's the Bard?" [2:32]
16. Andy's Place [4:09]
17. Gomez Hospitalized [:36]
18. Maribel's Announcement [3:40]
19. Physical Concerns [5:43]
20. Gathering Rosebuds [2:18]
21. Celebrating Yolanda's Divorce [5:05]
22. Leticia's Announcement [2:20]
23. Opposites Attract? [5:28]
24. The Wake [4:12]
25. Carmen Meets Rachel [2:42]
26. A Memorable Evening [6:26]
27. "Barcelona Can Wait." [9:04]
28. Yolanda's Announcement [1:58]
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Menu

Side #1 -- Widescreen
   Play Movie
   Subtitles
      English
      Spanish/Español
      Subtitles Off
   Audio Set Up
      English
      Spanish/Español
Side #2 -- Full Screen
   Play Movie
   Subtitles
      English
      Spanish/Español
      Subtitles Off
   Audio Set Up
      English
      Spanish/Español
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Customer Reviews

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    Posted June 12, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Made me laugh

    I enjoyed this movie very much. It was realistic and funny. I especially loved Hector Elizondo as the father.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I love this movie!!!

    When i saw this movie i liked and we got the word perhaps perhaps perhaps

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Warm and Fuzzy

    I started to watch it in Spanish class and didn't get a chance to finish. I wish I had! It's a fun movie that keeps you smiling.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Awesome Movie

    Tortilla Soup what a movie, it showed how a father cared about his daughters and also how to make those delicious plates. Once you see Tortilla Soup you want to keep watching it over and over again, it is a fun loving movie to have and to watch. A very well done film.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Tortilla Soup es muy bueno

    this was a great movie I saw it in my spanish four class. I enjoyed it a lot, a great latino movie !!!

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