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Amores Perros

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Amores Perros

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
153 minutes
Limited Release Date:
03/30/01
performer:
Vanessa Bauche, Gael García Bernal, Goya Toledo, Alvaro Guerrero, Laura Almela, Jorge Salinas
director:
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Producers:
Altavista Films, Zeta Film
distributor:
Lions Gate Films
genre:
Comedy, Foreign Language, Drama

We gave it an A

There’s a lot of Pulp Fiction and Go and a bundle of moviemaking bravura packed into this molten Mexican passion play, a nominee for Best Foreign Language Film. Amores Perros is loosely translated as ”Love Is a Bitch,” and the dog-eat-dog nature of humans is expressed not only in disturbing glimpses of brutal backroom dogfights but also in the relationships between the animals and their owners. Fierce, loving, and electric, this movie’s got bite as well as bark.