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Echo Park L.A. (aka Quinceañera) in February

Metrodome Distribution have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Echo Park L.A. for 26th February 2007 priced at £15.99. A poignant rites of passage drama set in the predominantly Hispanic Echo Park of L.A. follows the trials and tribulations of Magdalena; a precocious soon to be fifteen-year-old who discovers she is pregnant. Cast out of the family home, Magdalena moves into the home of a couple of previously cast-out family members, leading her on a journey into self-discovery

Winner of both the Dramatic Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, Echo Park L.A. (released as Quinceañera in the USA) was written and directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland (The Fluffer), and is a heartfelt portrait of the neighbourhood that they themselves live in.

Features include:

  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Making Of Echo Park L.A.
  • Feature commentary with Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland, Emily Rios, Jesse Garcia and Chalo Gonzalez
  • 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound

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