Amores perros

Amores perros

Love's a bitch

DVD - 2001 | Spanish
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In Mexico City, three lives become connected in the wake of a car crash. Octavio stumbles into the underground world of dog fighting. Supermodel Valeria's injured dog slips through the hole in the floor to a crawlspace below. El Chivo, a homeless ex-radical turned hit man rescues Octavio's dog from the wreckage and nurses it back to health, unaware that it has been a fighter.
Publisher: [Los Angeles, Calif.] : Lions Gate Home Entertainment ; Marina Del Rey, CA : Distributed by Studio Home Entertainment, 2001, c2000
Edition: Widescreen format
ISBN: 9781589710702
1589710703
Call Number: SPANISH DVD F AMOR 2001
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (154 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Love is a bitch
Love's a bitch

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Un clásico moderno del cine mexicano que comienza con un inesperado encuentro en las calles del Distrito Federal.


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Sophie_Turner
Jan 14, 2017

Loved it! Very long, but interesting.

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ThomasJWhiting
May 14, 2015

Interesting view into modern life in Mexico City.

Cleverly written and tied together stories about disparate lifestyles and human problems.

First,. I stumbled onto the KCLS 2 CD movie soundtrack (great!) , then I followed up with actual movie.

Glad I did both!

madison382 Nov 24, 2014

Really good movie, besides the dog fighting.

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coalbanks
Mar 19, 2013

Title says it all.

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ms_mustard
Feb 13, 2012

I almost didn't watch this because of the dog-fighting but used the FF button through those scenes and the rest of the movie was interesting.

jlazcan Oct 15, 2011

This movie is really great. I am a bias towards movies in Spanish, but many others seem to agree with me. The movie is fast paced and cycles through various characters and points in time. It starts out placing the main characters in a sticky situation and spends the rest of the film explaining how they got there. There is tons of violence and some dog fighting scenes so it is not for everyone. I never lost the intrigue and the movie delivers throughout. If you like movies like "Pulp Fiction" you will probably like this movie.

emprunteur581 Aug 16, 2011

Very good movie seen from main characters points of view. I borrowed this twice because I thought the movie was only about dog fighting. The second time I sat all the way through it and found the movie to be very gritty and good. Gael Garcia Bernal is a very versatile actor. I loved Motorcycle Diaries and La mala educación(Bad Education-Almodovar)

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velowallah
Sep 27, 2010

Dans le genre des histoires croisées, il s'est fait beaucoup mieux; je pense entre autres à 11:14, vraiment superbe. J'ai trouvé qu'Amores avait des longueurs injustifiables, comme les multiples scènes assez irritantes ou le couple essaie de sortir leur chien de sous le plancher. Il y a quelques moments assez forts, mais pas assez pour faire vraiment décoller.

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