A guide to recognizing your saints [videorecording] / Xingu Films and Original Media present in association with Belladona Productions ; produced by Trudie Styler ... [et al.] ; written and directed by Dito Montiel.
[Los Angeles] : First Look Home Entertainment, 
A coming-of-age story about a boy growing up in Astoria, N.Y., during the 1980s. As his friends end up dead, on drugs or in prison, he comes to believe he has been saved from their fate by various so-called saints. He goes back home after fifteen years when he finds out that his father is ill. There he finds old friends, lost friends, and new relationships as he comes to term with his father's rage and love.
MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language, some violence, sexuality, and drug use.
Optional Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Based on the book, A guide to recognizing your saints, by Dito Montiel.
DVD release of the 2006 motion picture.
Director of photography, Eric Gautier ; editors, Christopher Tellefsen, Jake Pushinsky ; original music, Jonathan Elias ; costume designer, Sandra Hernandez ; production designer, Jody Asnes.
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