AdventureCrimeDramaWestern

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

  • Directed By: Tommy Lee Jones

Synopsis: When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton (Barry Pepper) wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins (Tommy Lee Jones), the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada (Julio Cesar Cedillo), in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and exhumes Estrada's corpse, and the odd caravan sets out on horseback for Mexico. As Estrada's body begins to rot, Norton begins to unravel, but Perkins remains determined to honor his vow.

Cast
Barry Pepper

Mike Norton

Dwight Yoakam

Belmont

January Jones

Lou Ann Norton

Melissa Leo

Rachel

Julio Cedillo

Melquiades Estrada

Levon Helm

Old Man with Radio

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Writers: Guillermo Arriaga
Meta Score: Coming Soon
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Release Date: Feb 23rd, 2006
Box Office: Not Available
Budget: Not Available
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