The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005) (Blu-Ray)
The directorial debut from Academy-Award@ winning actor Tommy Lee Jones. The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada is an epic tale of revenge and redemption, friendship and loyalty, set against the majestic border country of the United States. When Melquiades Estrada (Julio César Cedillo, All The Pretty Horses) is found murdered and buried in a shallow grave in the desert, the local police force makes no attempt to solve the crime, rapidly transferring the corpse to a pauper's grave. Driven by a promise he made to Melquiades before his death, ranch foreman Pete Perkins (Tommy Lee Jones) takes it upon himself to track down the murderer and give his friend the burial he deserves.
With stunning cinematography by two-time Academy Award@ winning cinematographer Chris Menges and starrinng Barry Pepper (Saving Private Ryan, The Green Mile), January Jones (Anger Management, Full Frontal) and Dwight Yoakam (Sling Blade, Panic Room). Awarded Best Actor for Tommy Lee Jones and Best Screenplay for writer Guillermo Arriaga (Amores Perros, 21 Grams) at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival, this remarkable debut revitalises the Western genre, combining the best of classic Eastwood and Peckinpah.
- Commentaries: Tommy Lee Jones, Dwight Yoakam and January Jones.B2
- Director & Writer Interviews.
- Extended / Deleted Scenes.
- Making Of Featurette.
- Making Of The Music.