|Amores Perros 2000 R, 153 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama
aka: Love's a Bitch
Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Cast: Emilio Echevarria, Gael Garcia Bernal, Goya Toledo, Alvaro Guerrero, Vanessa Bauche, Jorge Salinas, Marco Perez, Rodrigo Murray, Humberto Busto, Gerardo Campbell, Rosa Maria Bianchi, Adriana Barraza, Dunia Saldivar, Lourdes Echevarria, Jose Sefami
Three stories involving dogs intertwine in this film set in Mexico City. In the first story, Octavio (Gael Garcia Bernal) is in love with his sister-in-law Susana (Vanessa Bauche). The second story involves a prominent television producer (Alvaro Geurrero) who left his family to live with a supermodel (Goya Toledo). The third story is about hired killer El Chivo (Emilio Echevarria) who is hired to kill a wealthy businessman. The film received an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Film.
|Day and Night 1997 N/R, 108 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Bernard-Henri Levy
Cast: Alain Delon, Lauren Bacall, Xavier Beauvois, Arielle Dombasle, Marianne Denicourt, Francisco Rabal, Karl Zero, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Vanessa Bauche, Dionisos Espinoza
While the residents of a Mexican town prepare to revolt, life goes on for Parisian author Alexandre (Alain Delon) and his wife Ariane (Marianne Denicourt) who appear far-removed from the issues around them. But, they have their own unique set of problems within their small world at their Mexican hacienda.
|A Silent Love 2004 N/R, 100 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Federico Hidalgo
Cast: Vanessa Bauche, Noel Burton, Susana Salazar, Maka Kotto, Regina Orozco, Carmen Salinas, Jorge Zarate, Peter Kosaka, Lisette Guertin, Ariadna Alvarez, Paula Jean Hixson, Rosario Zuniga, Li Li, Zhenhu Han, Ewan Christie
Middle-aged, Montreal professor Norman Green (Noel Burton) has communicated with Mexican schoolteacher Gladys (Vanessa Bauche) for over a year via the Internet. Now, he is asking her to marry him. Gladys accepts but stipulates that her widowed mother, Fernanda (Susana Salazar), must accompany her in the move from Mexico to Montreal. Norman agrees, and a romantic triangle ensues.
|The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada 2005 R, 121 min.|
Director: Tommy Lee Jones
Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Barry Pepper, Julio Cedillo, Dwight Yoakam, January Jones, Melissa Leo, Levon Helm, Mel Rodriguez, Vanessa Bauche, Cecilia Suarez
Ranch foreman Pete Perkins (Tommy Lee Jones) believes that Border Patrolman Mike Norton (Barry Pepper) has killed his best friend, Melquiades Estrada. In the meantime, the body was buried in the west Texas desert, was found, and once again buried in the town cemetery. Pete kidnaps Norton and forces him to dig up the body and then help him bring the corpse across the border into Mexico to be buried in his hometown.
|1. Amores Perros (2000)|
aka: Love's a Bitch
2. Day and Night (1997)
3. Highway Patrolman (1992)
4. A Silent Love (2004)
5. The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)
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