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Amores Perros 

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu Country: Mexico
Cert: 18 Year: 2000 Length: 153 mins Language: Spanish
Amores Perros


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The most highly acclaimed film of the year opens with a reassurance that no animals were harmed in its making, but be warned: Amores Perros is slang for 'tough love', and this is an unapologetically tough triptych of overlapping tales, each with the common theme of perros - dogs. The sprawl of Mexico City provides the backdrop for this ground-breaking commentary on 21st century civilisation.

Academy Awards 2001: Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
Cannes: Winner Canal+ Award
Edinburgh Film Festival: Winner New Director's Award


open_quote Amores Perros, a truly great film, is a drug that makes you dream close_quote Alexander Walker, Evening

open_quote This is first-rate filmmaking, horrific and tender, raw and lyrical close_quote Kim Newman, Empire

open_quote This stands alone. Go. Just go close_quote Peter Preston, The Observer.

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