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The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada


Tommy Lee Jones, Barry Pepper, Dwight Yoakam, January Jones View All


Tommy Lee Jones (Director), Guillermo Arriaga (Screenplay) View All

Released: Nov. 23rd, 2005
Runtime: 2 hours, 1 minute
When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton (Barry Pepper) wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins (Tommy Lee Jones), the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada (Julio Cesar Cedillo), in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and exhumes Estrada's corpse, and the odd caravan sets out on horseback for Mexico. As Estrada's body begins to rot, Norton begins to unravel, but...
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How does Tommy "Agent K" Lee Jones do in his directorial debut? Well, it was nothing special.
Pepper doesn't really show much emotion, until the final scene. He mostly plays a guy hurt, until the prays for forgiveness. Jones, plays the on the verge of going crazy ranch guy Pete.
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