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Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (The)

Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (The)

A Feature film by Tommy Lee Jones

Produced by EuropaCorp

Release in France : 23/11/2005

    Synopsis

    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.

    Actors (9)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    EuropaCorp

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    EuropaCorp

    Foreign production company :

    Javelina Film Company

    French distribution :

    EuropaCorp

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Photos (6)

    Full credits (13)

    Executive Producers :

    Luc Besson, Pierre-Ange Le Pogam

    Co-producers :

    Luc Besson, Pierre-Ange Le Pogam

    Sound Recordist :

    Mark Weingarten

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Cédric Landemaine

    Continuity supervisor :

    Pam Fuller

    Music Composer :

    Marco Beltrami

    Sound Mixer :

    Dominique Hennequin

    Screenwriter :

    Guillermo Arriaga

    Director of Photography :

    Chris Menges

    Production Manager :

    Eric Austin Williams

    Editor :

    Roberto Silvi

    Production Designer :

    Meredith Boswell

    Costume designer :

    Kathleen Kiatta

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    Spanish, English

    Coproducer countries :

    United States, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (United States, France)

    Production year :

    2004

    French release :

    23/11/2005

    Runtime :

    1 h 57 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    113.830

    Visa issue date :

    03/11/2005

    Approval :

    No

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Dolby DTS

    Posters (1)

    Director

    News

    Festival Selections (4)

    Rotterdam International Film Festival - 2006

    Rotterdam International Film Festival (Netherlands, 2006)

    Selection

    Main Program Section Feature Films

    Tokyo - International Film Festival - 2005

    Tokyo - International Film Festival (Japan, 2005)

    Selection

    Special Screenings

    Ghent International Film Festival - 2005

    Ghent International Film Festival (Belgium, 2005)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    Cannes International Film Festival - 2005

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2005)

    Selection

    Official Competition - Feature Films

    Awards

    Cannes International Film Festival - 2005

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2005)

    Awards (2)

    Best Performance for an Actor

    Best Screenplay Award

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