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The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

Rating:R (for language, violence land sexuality)
Genre:Drama, Western
Release Date:February 3, 2006
Running time:121 minutes
Cast:Tommy Lee Jones, Barry Pepper, Dwight Yoakam, January Jones, Julio Cedillo
Director:Tommy Lee Jones
Producer:Michael Fitzgerald, Luc Besson, Tommy Lee Jones
Writer:Guillermo Arriaga
Distributor:Sony Pictures Classics

Description: A man is shot and quickly buried in the high desert of west Texas. The body is found and reburied in Van Horn's town cemetery. Pete Perkins, a local ranch foreman kidnaps a Border Patrolman and forces him to disinter the body. With his captive in tow and the body tied to a mule Pete undertakes a dangerous and quixotic journey into Mexico.

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