Amores Perros

2000

Drama / Thriller

74
IMDb Rating 8.1 10 215,257

Synopsis


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Cast

Adriana Barraza as Mama Octavio
Emilio Echevarría as El Chivo
Gael García Bernal as Ernesto Guevara de la Serna
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1.38 GB
1280*720
Spanish 2.0
R
23.976 fps
154 min
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2.84 GB
1920×1080
Spanish 2.0
R
23.976 fps
154 min
P/S N/A / N/A

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by the red duchess 8 / 10 / 10

A smartly modern elegy.

There is a character in 'Amores perros' who looks like Karl Marx. He is a tramp and an assassin, a good bourgeois who one day, Reggie Perrin-like, abandoned his family, and, un-Reggie Perrin-like, joined the Sandanistas in an effort to create a better world, earning 20 years in prison for his troubles. Walking the streets with a creaky cart and a gaggle of mangy dogs, he was found by the policeman who jailed him, who gave him a dingy place to live, food, and the odd, non-official contract. El Chivo is the soul of the film, the missing link, both in appearance (a man called 'The Goat', who has rejected the civilities of society and lives a beast-like existence with his dogs, amongst the ruins of civilisation), and narrative function. With intricate structure, 'Amores perros' tells three stories, one of underclass Mexican life, where survival depends on what New Labour calls 'illegal economies' (dog-fighting, bank-robbing etc.), where bright young women are stifled and degraded by thoughtless pregnancies and brutal marriages, where single mothers depend (and usually can't depend) on shiftless sons for subsistence; and this world's mirror opposite, the world of the media, of celebrity, of models and magazine editors, of daytime TV, perfume advertising campaigns and bright apartments. Family life is central here too, although in this case it is torn apart by more pleasanntly bourgeois ailments like ennui and dissatisfaction. These two stories are mediated by the narrative of El Chivo, the man who left one of these worlds for the othe

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