American Masters: Raúl Juliá: The World's a Stage examines the life and career of the inspiring entertainer, Raúl Juliá. The feature documentary is a revealing portrait of the charismatic actor, who earned recognition across the world for his versatility on stage and on screen before his life was tragically cut short. From his early days on local stages in Puerto Rico to stardom on Broadway and in Hollywood, Raúl's story is one of passion, determination, and a bit of magic – all qualities for which his performances were known. Before "diversity" was a buzzword, the man with the big personality and thick accent was able to amass a varied body of work that stands the test of time and that's helped pave the way for many Latino actors today.
Told in his own voice through archival interviews and in the words of those who knew him best, the film traces his personal and professional journey while showcasing his groundbreaking theater performances and scenes from his cinematic career.
SPECIFICATIONSLength: 90 minutes on 1 Disc
Copyright Year: 2019
Production Year: 2019
As Seen on PBS
DVI: Descriptive Video for the Visually Impaired in English
Subtitle Languages: English (SDH)
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen
Country of Origin: United States
CAST & CREW
Actor: Anjelica Huston, Edward James Olmos, Rita Moreno, James Earl Jones, Sonia Braga, Rubén Blades, Esai Morales, John Leguizamo, Jimmy Smits, Andy Garcia
Director: Ben DeJesusProducer: Jill Krikorian, Sikay Tang, Cionin Lorenzo, Edgar Andrade, Julie Sacks, Luis Ortiz
VIDEO USAGE RIGHTS
Why the AV version? Because it provides additional usage options for PBS videos. AV versions come with limited performance rights so they can be shown in classrooms, at PTA meetings, during after school programs, and transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or on a single campus. They also can be enjoyed in admission-free public screenings, which also makes them ideal for use by library patrons and businesses involved in community clubs and organizations.