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daisyaday

Pretty darn good for a movie where the director did everything except act (there would have been no one to hold the camera). Apparently the original version cost ony $7,000.
7 years 12 months ago
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senorspitler

Even with a short run time, El mariachi fills every minute with meaning. Slow mo plus fast mo scenes, enticing visuals, and especially the mariachi's dream sequences make a feast for the mind. The addition of the suave, vengeful Moco makes it an artful, indie, "action" thriller.
8 years 7 months ago
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C-3PO

For a $7000 budget... that is a damn good movie! I really enjoyed it.
7 months 3 weeks ago
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Siskoid

Very cheaply done Mexican film by Robert Rodriguez, it uses its financial limits to create an excitingly edited action film. Recommended, as is the indy film making primer that constitutes its DVD audio commentary.
2 years 3 months ago
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mathiasa

Watched this years ago, I liked it back then.
6 years 4 months ago
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Paulbfilmmaker

Amazing!
9 years ago
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