La ley de Herodes = = Herod's law
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Format
DVD
Edition
Widescreen edición.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
Spanish
UPC
024543090571, 024543126713

Notes

General Note
Originally produced in 1999.
Creation/Production Credits
Producer/director, Luis Estrada ; screenwriters, Luis Estrada, Jaime Sampietro, Fernando Léon, Vicente Leñero ; executive producer, Sandra Solares ; music, Santiago Ojeda.
Participants/Performers
Damián Alcázar, Pedro Armendáriz, Alex Cox, Guillermo Gil, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Leticia Huijara, Eduardo López Rojas, Manuel Ojeda, Salvador Sánchez, Isela Vega.
Description
When in San Pedro de los Saguaros, the mayor is lynched by a group of indigenous people, the old junkyard operator Juan Vargas is named the Temporary Municipal President. This makes him believe that his dream of power is going to come true; but when confronted with the problems of the place, he decides to resign. However, his boss obliges him to stay by telling him that he's been touched by Herodes Law and gives to him the constitution as an aid and a gun. He soon discovers the delights of power applying the law along the way and provoking reactions that get out of control.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R.
Language
Spoken in Spanish with English subtitles.
Awards
2000 Sundance Film Festival, Latin American Cinema award ; Mexican Festival, 9 Ariel awards.
Local note
DVD
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Estrada, L., Alcázar, D., Armendáriz, P., Jr., Cox, A., Gómez Cruz, E., Huijara, L., López Rojas, E., Ojeda, M., Sánchez, S., Vega, I., Sampietro, J., León, F., Leñero, V., Solares, S., & Ojeda, S. (2003). La ley de Herodes = =: Herod's law. Widescreen edición. United States: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Luis Estrada et al.. 2003. La Ley De Herodes = =: Herod's Law. United States: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Luis Estrada et al., La Ley De Herodes = =: Herod's Law. United States: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2003.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Estrada, Luis, et al. La Ley De Herodes = =: Herod's Law. Widescreen edición. United States: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2003. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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