[United States] : MGM Home Entertainment, .
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby 5.1 surround, stereo.
In English, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Salma Hayek, Edward James Olmos, Mia Maestro, Demián Bichir, Pilar Padilla, Lumi Cavazos, Marc Anthony.
Director of photography, Xavier Perez-Grobet ; editor, Eva Gardos ; music, Van Dyke Parks ; producer, Ellen Gordon ; teleplay writers, Judy Klass, David Klass ; director, Mariano Barroso.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
Based on the book by Julia Alvarez.
MPAA rating: PG-13.
An idealistic young woman falls for a rebel leader and takes on a murderous dictator. Today, November 25 is observed in many Latin American countries as the International Day Against Violence Towards Women. This is based on the story of the Mirabal sisters, whose deaths became the final blow to the regime of Leonidas Trujillo, who was assassinated six months later.
MW, 7-02; 9-04(add)
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