Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Closed Capationed Starring: Isela Vega, Warren Oates & Gig Young Director: Sam Peckinpah  Rated: R: Restricted
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 53 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1974
  • Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Mono
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Audio Commentary
    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer

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Entertainment Reviews:

Sight and Sound - 03/01/1975
"...Dark tides of family pride and religious wrath flowing from the very first sequence..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 10/28/2001
"...If there is anything to the auteur theory, then ALFREDO GARCIA is the most autobiographical film Peckinpah ever made....A real director is at his best when he works with material that reflects his own life patterns..."
Uncut - 07/01/2005
"In a mad-cackling way, it's bloodily hilarious, driven by a wild, unhinged humour..."
Uncut - 01/01/2006
Ranked #1 in Uncut's Best DVDs Of 2005 -- "[T]his mescal-haze odyssey is arguably the most personal and certainly the most extreme statement Peckinpah ever made."
Empire - 02/01/2009
4 stars out of 5 -- "Oates excels, but the bleak brilliance is all Peckinpah's."

Plot Synopsis:

In Mexico, the outraged father of a pregnant, unwed young woman orders his henchmen to find the father of his daughter's unborn child. In attempting to obey this command, private detectives are employed and they, in turn, track down a dissolute piano player who they hire to actually find the gigolo.

Plot Keywords:

Character Study | On-The-Road | Recommended | Theatrical Release | Vengeance

Production Notes:

  • An Optimus Production and Estudios Churubusco co-production.
  • The director's eldest daughter, Sharon Peckinpah, served as dialogue director.
  • "Bad Blood Baby" composed by Sam Peckinpah.
  • Additional cast: Don Levy; Donny Fritts; Chalo Gonzalez; Enrique Lucero, and Janine Maldonado.
  • Copyright 1974 United Artists.

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  • UPC: 027616920522
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