DVD, R, 103 minutes, Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
Director Robert Rodriguez picks up where his successful independent debut El Mariachi left off with this slam-bang South of the Border action saga. Bucho (Joaquim DeAlmeida) is a wealthy but casually bloodthirsty drug kingpin who rules a seedy Mexican border town. Bucho and his men make the mistake of angering El Mariachi (Antonio Banderas), a former musician who now carries an arsenal in his guitar case. Bucho was responsible for the death of El Mariachi's girlfriend and put a bullet through his fretting hand, making him unable to play the guitar. Bent on revenge, the musician-turned-killing machine arrives in town to put Bucho out of business, though he finds few allies except for Carolina (Salma Hayek), who runs a bookstore that doesn't seem to attract many readers. Desperado features supporting performances from Cheech Marin as a cynical bartender, Steve Buscemi as the cantina patron who sets up the story, and Quentin Tarantino as a man with a really terrible joke to tell. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide.
Original English Version Audio, Scene Selections.
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese.
|Studio Name:||Team Marketing|
|DVD Release Date:||10/09/2001|
|Run Time (in minutes):||103 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, DTS-HD Master Audio|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.25|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||7.8 x 7.8 x 7.8|
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