Amores Perros

Echevarria, Emilio

SKU: 031398271901

UPC 031398271901
Release Date 2017-10-10
Studio Lionsgate
Discs 1
Length 153
Format Color
MPAA Rating R (MPAA)
Synopsis Alejandro Gonzalez Iniarritu makes an electrifying directorial debut with AMORES PERROS, an energetic, assured motion picture that jumps off the screen with a seemingly boundless energy. Told in three separate chapters--OCTAVIO AND SUSANA, DANIEL AND VALERIA, and EL CHIVO AND MARU--the film deals with love in the lives of several individuals residing in modern day Mexico City. Octavio (Gael Garcia Bernal) has fallen in love with his brother's wife, Susana (Vanessa Bauche). He begins entering his dog in illegal dogfights in order to save up enough money to run away with her, but eventually learns a powerful lesson when she fails to keep her word. Meanwhile, Daniel (Alvaro Guerrero) has left his wife and daughters for the gorgeous model Valeria (Goya Toledo), but when she is hurt badly in a car accident, the strain on their relationship is stretched to its limits. Finally, El Chivo (Emilio Echevarria) is an ex-revolutionary who has become a paid assassin. Saddened that he has lost all contact with his daughter, he takes one final stand when an intended act of kindness turns brutally tragic. Shot with hand-held immediacy on grainy film stock, Iniarritu's invigorating, Oscar-nominated film gets an added jolt of adrenaline from its throbbing soundtrack....Charged with macabre, original and dramatically riveting moments......Iñárritu's deft eye crafts scenes of realism, depth, and empathy, all of them seething with raw emotional power......This film is satisfying....AMORES feels like the first classic of the new decade, with sequences that will probably make their way into history......A grabber....Iñárritu keeps us involved......Fierce, loving, and electric, this movie's got bite as well as bark......Like all the best movies, you leave AMORES PERROS seeing the world with new eyes......AMORES PERROS is urban hip-hop film-making from Mexico and it's definitely fly...Theatrical Release: March 30, 2001 (NY) April 13, 2001 (National)AMORES PERROS is in every way a major work....It is fully realized in all ways, ablaze with a raft of vital portrayals and rich in meaning and implication...
Cast Alejandro González Iñárritu (Director)
Humberto Busto (Star)
Marco Perez (Star)
Goya Toledo (Star)
Gerardo Campbell (Star)
Dunia Saldivar (Star)
Gustavo Santaolaya (Composer)
Jorge Salinas (Star)
Rodrigo Murray (Star)
Vanessa Bauche (Star)
Emilio Echevarria (Star)
Martha Sosa (Executive Producer)
Francisco Gonzalez Compean (Executive Producer)
Gabriela Diaque (Costume Designer)
Brigitte Broch (Production Designer)
Alvaro Guerrero (Star)
Rosa Maria Bianchi (Star)
Gael Garcia Bernal (Star)
Guillermo Arriaga Jordan (Screenwriter)
Rodrigo Prieto (Director of Photography)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Note: Deleted Scenes 2 Featurettes 3 Music Videos Production Audio Commentary Widescreen - 1.85 Audio: DTS HD Master Audio - Spanish Subtitles - English, Spanish
Language English
Weight 0.10000
Height 0.45000
Width 5.40000
Depth 6.80000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Feature Film Drama,Suspense/Thriller
Attribute Includes Digital Copy,Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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