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The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

When a patrolman in a US border town mistakenly kills a Mexican illegal immigrant, he buries him in the desert. Then the dead man's friend finds out. With Tommy Lee Jones.

When a rookie patrolman in a US border town mistakenly kills the Mexican illegal immigrant Melquiades Estrada, he hastily buries him in the desert. When the body is found, Estrada's friend Pete Perkins kidnaps the patrolman and takes him with him on a journey across the border, to bury the body in his home town.

2 hours

Last on

Sun 5 Feb 2012 00:55

Credits

Role Contributor
Pete Perkins Tommy Lee Jones
Mike Norton Barry Pepper
Melquiades Estrada Julio Cedillo
Belmont Dwight Yoakam
Lou Ann Norton January Jones
Rachel Melissa Leo
Old Man with Radio Levon Helm
Captain Gomez Mel Rodriguez
Mariana Vanessa Bauche
Manuel Irineo Alvarez
Director Tommy Lee Jones
Producer Michael Fitzgerald
Producer Tommy Lee Jones
Writer Guillermo Arriaga

Broadcasts

  • Sat 16 Feb 2008 21:30
  • Sun 21 Mar 2010 23:00
  • Sun 21 Mar 2010 23:30
  • Sat 4 Feb 2012 23:55
  • Sun 5 Feb 2012 00:55