Christmas to your door NZ's largest range of gifts – Overnight delivery in NZ – Order up to 21 December Learn more

Western Movies:

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2 Disc Set)

Sorry, this product is no longer available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2 Disc Set)

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

This product is no longer available new.
Available from Marketplace sellers:

Description

For Justice. For Loyalty. For Friendship. The body of Mexican Melquiades Estrada is found in a shallow grave in the desert, where it was hastily buried after being fatally shot by a Border Patrolman, Mike Norton (Barry Pepper). Making no attempt to solve the crime, the local Texan authorities rapidly transfer the corpse to a pauper's grave in the cemetery. Pete Perkins (Tommy Lee Jones), a ranch foreman and Melquiades' best friend, takes it upon himself to hold Norton accountable. After forcing him to dig up the body at gunpoint, Pete heads across the remote Texan desert with his captive in tow and the body strapped to a mule. What follows is a dangerous and quixotic journey into Mexico, toward the third burial - and promised resting place - of Melquiades Estrada. THREE BURIALS marks the directorial debut of Tommy Lee Jones, and features a screenplay by Guillermo Arriaga (Amores Perros, 21 Grams). This dramatic and poetic story weaves past and present as it gradually reveals a great friendship, and the cost of a promise made and kept within that friendship. A modern day Western set against the stunning backdrop of West Texas, Jones' film explores the ongoing tensions between USA and Mexican relations as a result of the international border that splits both cultures within this part of the world. Special Features: * The Making of Three Burials * The Making of the Soundtrack * Presentation of the film at Cannes * Interview with screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga * Deleted scenes * Footage from the Paris Premiere * Theatrical Poster Artwork Gallery * Production Stills Gallery * Commentary with Tommy Lee Jones, Dwight Yoakam and January Jones
Release date NZ
February 8th, 2007
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
Edition
  • Standard Edition
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.78 : 1
Director
Language
English, Spanish
Length (Minutes)
121
Studio
Subtitles
English
Supported Audio
  • DTS Digital Surround 5.1
  • DTS Digital Surround 5.1
Genre
  • Drama
UPC
9322225046382
Product ID
1536532

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Marketplace listings

Have one to sell? Sell Yours Here
Price Condition Seller Details Buy Now
Price
$12.50
+ $5.50 courier
Condition
Used - Very Good
Used but with minor signs of wear. Contains all original manuals and packaging.
Seller Details
Collect1001 5 stars Ships from Christchurch

Comments: US Region 1 Disk. Different cover image. Single disk edition. Playable in a Blu-ray player. Includes commentary track with Tommy Lee Jones, Dwight Yoakam and January Jones.

Buy Now Buy Now

Marketplace items ship directly from the seller. Your payment will be made to Mighty Ape and you will be protected by the Mighty Ape Marketplace Safety Guarantee.

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 180 Banana Points