Desperado [videorecording] /
by Rodriguez, Robert (Robert Anthony); Banderas, Antonio; Almeida, Joaquim de; Hayek, Salma; Lobos (Musical group); Columbia Pictures; Hooligans Productions; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2003Edition: Widescreen, special ed.Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1404904808.Language note: In English with optional Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, or Thai subtitles.Closed-captioned.Subject(s): Revenge -- Drama | Adventure films | Gangster films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Feature filmsCast: Antonio Banderas, Joaquim de Almeida, Salma Hayek, Steve Buscemi, Cheech Marin, Quentin Tarantino.Summary: A mysterious Mexican guitar player searches for vengeance against the men who murdered his girlfriend.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
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, Rovi
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
In English with optional Chinese, English, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, or Thai subtitles.
Antonio Banderas, Joaquim de Almeida, Salma Hayek, Steve Buscemi, Cheech Marin, Quentin Tarantino.
Director of photography, Guillermo Navarro; production design, Cecilia Montiel; editor, Robert Rodriguez; music, Los Lobos.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Features: exclusive first look at "Once upon a time in Mexico," 10 more minutes with Robert Rodriguez: "Anatomy of a shootout," director commentary, free trial included: Screenblast Movie Studio video editing software!, animated menus, director and cast filmographies, trailers.
MPAA rating: R.
For private home use only.
A mysterious Mexican guitar player searches for vengeance against the men who murdered his girlfriend.