AFI Catalog of Feature Films
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Desperado
Director: Robert Rodriguez (Dir)
Release Date:   1995
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles opening: 25 Aug 1995; New York opening: week of 25 Aug 1995
Duration (in mins):   106
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Cast:   Antonio Banderas (El Mariachi)  
    Salma Hayek (Carolina)  
    Joaquim de Almeida (Bucho)  
    Cheech Marin (Short Bartender)  
    Steve Buscemi (Buscemi)  

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Production Company: Columbia Pictures  
Distribution Company: Columbia Pictures  
Director: Robert Rodriguez (Dir)
Producer: Bill Borden (Prod)
  Robert Rodriguez (Prod)
Writer: Robert Rodriguez (Wrt)
Photography: Guillermo Navarro (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Cecilia Montiel (Prod des)
Film Editor: Robert Rodriguez (Film ed)
Music: Los Lobos (Mus)
MPAA Rating: R
Country: United States
Language: English

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Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. 11/9/1995 dd/mm/yyyy PA705573

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Genre: Comedy
Sub-Genre: Action

Note:  

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Los Angeles Times   25 Aug 1995   p. 1.
New York Times   25 Aug 1995   p. 6.
Variety   29 May 1995   p. 53, 59.

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