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3.9
9,767 Ratings

Amores perros

Mexico, 2000
Drama, Thriller

Synopsis

A fatalistic car crash in Mexico city sets off a chain of events in the lives of three persons: a supermodel, a young man wanting to run off with his sister-in-law, and a homeless man. Their lives are catapulted into unforeseen situations instigated by the seemingly inconsequential destiny of a dog.

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Amores perros Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2000 | Winner: Critics Week Grand Prize

Academy Awards

2001 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

If you haven’t fled the theater 20 minutes into the new Mexican film Amores Perros, you’ll be hooked until the end. It pulses with energy and wild style.
April 11, 2001
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A feverish, breathtaking tour through Mexico City high and low, an explosive, mosaic-style portrait of our continent’s largest city.
March 31, 2001
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Many of the narrative details feel like loving gestures from a storyteller proud of the weight of folklore and of his story. The violence is fast and shocking: a shooting in a restaurant ends with blood dribbling onto a hot griddle, an image that could be a metaphor for the overheated emotions of the film.
March 30, 2001
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