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Los Tres Entierros De Melquiades Estrada

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
(DVD - 2006 )
Average Rating: 2 stars out of 5.
Los Tres Entierros De Melquiades Estrada
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Needing to keep his honor-bound commitment, Texas ranch foreman Pete returns the body of illegal Mexican immigrant ranch-hand Melquiades Estrada to his preferred resting place in the Mexican wilderness. Estrada had been accidentally shot by Mike, a newly-arrived U.S. border patrolman. Pete forces Mike to participate in his cross-country ritual of duty -- a voyage filled with revenge and redemption that will change both men forever -- and bring some semblance of meaning to the senseless death of Pete's good friend.
Title: Los tres entierros de Melquiades Estrada
The three burials of Melquiades Estrada
[videorecording (DVD)]
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Special features: commentary with actor/director Tommy Lee Jones and actors Dwight Yoakam and January Jones ; previews.
Summary: Needing to keep his honor-bound commitment, Texas ranch foreman Pete returns the body of illegal Mexican immigrant ranch-hand Melquiades Estrada to his preferred resting place in the Mexican wilderness. Estrada had been accidentally shot by Mike, a newly-arrived U.S. border patrolman. Pete forces Mike to participate in his cross-country ritual of duty -- a voyage filled with revenge and redemption that will change both men forever -- and bring some semblance of meaning to the senseless death of Pete's good friend.
Audience: Rated R for language, violence and sexuality.
Awards & Distinctions: Cannes Film Festival, 2005: Best Actor (Tommy Lee Jones) ; Best Screenplay (Guillermo Arriaga).
ISBN: 1424814774
Statement of Responsibility: Europa Corp. ; The Javelina Film Company ; produced by Michael Fitzgerald, Tommy Lee Jones ; written by Guillermo Arriaga ; directed by Tommy Lee Jones
Credits: Director of photography, Chris Menges ; editor, Roberto Silvi ; music, Marco Beltrami ; costume designer, Kathy Kiatta ; production designer, Merideth Boswell ; visual effects supervisor, Jam Abelanet.
Performers: Tommy Lee Jones, Barry Pepper, Julio Cedillo, Dwight Yoakam, January Jones, Melissa Leo, Levon Helm, Mel Rodriguez, Cecilia Suárez.
System Details: DVD; region 1, full screen (1.33:1) and widescreen (2.35:1) presentations ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Other Language: In English with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned..
Subject Headings: Ranchers Texas Drama. Illegal aliens Texas Drama. Burial Texas Drama. Burial Mexico Drama.
Genre/Form: Feature films.
Western films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Topical Term: Ranchers
Illegal aliens
Burial
Burial
Publisher No: 14825
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Dec 23, 2012
  • aaa5756 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

This wasn't the worst movie I've ever seen, it is far from being good. "I fast forwarded a lot but not all the way.”

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Jun 04, 2013
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