The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada2006
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2006)
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as Pete Perkins
as Mike Norton
as Melquiades Estrada
as Melquiades Estrada
as Sheriff Belmont
as Lou Ann Norton
as Old Man With Radio
as Captain Gomez
as Border Patrolman
as Don Casimiro
as Sands Guy 2
as Cowboy 2
as El Toston Woman 2
as Cowboy 1
as Mary, Soap Opera Girl
as Dog Lady
as Immigrant Girl
as Radio Announcer 1
as Piano Player
as Radio Announcer 2
as Deputy Antonio
as John, Soap Opera
as El Toston Woman 1
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Critic Reviews for The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada has the grandeur of a morality drama enriched with the impassioned bewilderment of true tragedy.
As an actor Tommy Lee Jones rarely makes a false move. A master of understatement, he conveys a sense of enormous power held in check. The same could be said of his first feature as a director, Three Burials.
This gripping film about real people is well-worth excavating.
Don't let the near-impossible-to-remember title keep you away from this singular and slightly surreal Tommy Lee Jones scorcher.
This isn't a film that demands to be enjoyed in order to be remembered -- one way or the other, it will stick with you.
Audience Reviews for The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
Tommy Lee Jones' directorial debut fits right into his oeuvre, sometimes even feels like the brother of one of his masterpieces, "No country for old men". It tells the story of a ranger trying to solve the murder of his illegal Mexican worker, who was on the verge of becoming a real friend, and a special journey he's taking with the perpetrator. That's beautifully filmed, but very slowly told. The fact that the vigilante and the killer hardly ever speak, and probably realistically so, makes the final act a little less believable but still a pretty decent ending. Worth seeing and a brave attempt, but certainly not an easy film to consume.
This is one of Tommy Lee Jones best films. About a Mexican hand he hires who is murdered and what he goes through to prove his killer and to gets revenge. A very long movie one reason it didn't get much airplay. a 5 star independent film.
Thought this was a western not sure what you class it as, quite an odd film.
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