Valentin in October
Buena Vista Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Valentin for 12th October 2004 priced at $29.99 SRP. Winner of the coveted Audience Award at the Newport International Film Festival (2003), the Golden Calf Award at the Netherlands Film Festival (2002), and seven Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards (2004) including Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay, Valentin tells the story of a precocious and imaginative 8-year-old boy named Valentin who is raised by his grandmother.
He dreams of becoming an astronaut and spends his time developing space suits made from whatever materials he can find. He also dreams of having a normal family and misses his mother, who abandoned him. During a visit from his father, he finds out about his father’s current girlfriend, Leticia. Valentin asks to meet her with the hope that she will become his mother. This encounter between Valentin and Leticia opens up old secrets but also creates an opportunity that Valentin just can’t pass up.
The DVD of Valentin presents the film in 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen with original Spanish audio (DD5.1 Surround) and English subtitles. Also included is a bonus interview with director Alejandro Agresti, and the film’s Theatrical Trailer.