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Amores Perros (14-May-2000)

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu

Writer: Guillermo Arriaga

Keywords: Drama

Mexican drama follows storylines concerning three lives brought together by one tragic car accident.

Mexico City, a metropolis as besieged by a variety of societal ills as it is massive, serves as the setting for this critically-acclaimed character piece following several previously unrelated lives brought together by calamity. Octavio, a troubled young man scrounging for cash to flee the blighted city for a better life with his sister-in-law, runs a red light after a clandestine dog-fighting operation falls through, causing a tragic accident ultimately bringing together happy couple Daniel and Valeria and homeless dog-lover El Chivo in a catastrophe dominated by the pursuit of love.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Adriana Barraza
5-Mar-1956   Babel
Gael García Bernal
30-Nov-1978   The Motorcycle Diaries


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