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And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself -- Hollywood makes a deal with Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to film his war and recreate his life.

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Larry Gelbart (written by)
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7 September 2003 (USA) See more »
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Lights. Camera. Revolution.
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Hollywood makes a deal with Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to film his war and recreate his life. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 8 wins & 18 nominations See more »
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Would the REAL Pancho Villa please stand up? See more (31 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Antonio Banderas ... Pancho Villa

Eion Bailey ... Frank Thayer

Alan Arkin ... Sam Drebben

Jim Broadbent ... Harry Aitken

Matt Day ... John Reed

Michael McKean ... William Christy Cabanne

Colm Feore ... D.W. Griffith

Alexa Davalos ... Teddy Sampson

Anthony Head ... William Benton (as Anthony Stewart Head)

Kyle Chandler ... Raoul Walsh

Saul Rubinek ... Eli Morton
Cosme Alberto ... Abraham Sanchez

Damián Alcázar ... Gen. Rodolfo Fierro

Pedro Armendáriz Jr. ... Don Luis Terrazas (as Pedro Armendáriz)

Fernando Becerril ... Priest
Michael F. Boyle ... Sgt. Edward Emerson

Steven Calcote ... Reporter #1
Rita López Carrasco ... Carmen
Carl Dillard ... Charles Rosher
Omar Espino ... Anastacio Sanchez (as Omar Éspino)
Marcelo García ... Gen. Toribio Ortega

Peter Gregory ... William Randolph Hearst
Adrián Hernández ... Peon woman
Isaías Jiménez ... Peon man

Jorge Jimenez ... Gen. Hipolito Villa
Jay Kimball ... W. H. Lawrence
Jake Koenig ... Reporter #2
José Manuel Lambarri ... Gen. José Refugio Velasco
Madeline Lee ... Drebben's Mother
Benjamin Long ... Duffy Dorfman
José Concepción Macías ... President Victoriano Huerta
Mauricio Magaña ... Older Abraham Sánchez
Barbara May ... Irene Hunt
Lorena Mínguez ... Peon daughter
Darrell Pritchett ... Senator Albert Fall
María Guillermina Ramírez ... Esperanza Sánchez
Gabriela Reynoso ... Señora Madrigal
Guillermo Ríos ... Federale Officer #1 (as Guillermo Rios)
Diego Sandoval ... Gen. Felipe Ángeles
Patricia Schweers ... Zenia the make-up lady
Julian Sedgwick ... Carl von Hoffman
Sacha Oberlander Tasletikye ... Adrian Brodsky
John Wharton ... Hennie Ausenberg
Lilia Zelinna ... Rosita
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cesar Di Parra ... Harmonica Player (uncredited)

Lynnanne Zager ... Actress (uncredited)

Directed by
Bruce Beresford 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Larry Gelbart (written by)

Produced by
Juanita F. Diana .... associate producer (as Juanita Diana Freney)
Lourdes Diaz .... co-producer
Larry Gelbart .... executive producer
Mark Gordon .... executive producer
Diane Isaacs .... co-producer (as Diane Sillan Isaacs)
Sue Jett .... line producer
Gary Levinsohn .... co-executive producer
Tony Mark .... line producer
Joshua D. Maurer .... executive producer
Luz María Rojas .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Stephen Endelman 
Joseph Vitarelli 
 
Cinematography by
Peter James 
 
Film Editing by
Mark Warner 
Edward A. Warschilka 
 
Casting by
John Papsidera 
 
Production Design by
Herbert Pinter 
 
Art Direction by
Bernardo Trujillo 
 
Set Decoration by
Jay Aroesty 
 
Costume Design by
Monica Araiz 
Eduardo Castro 
 
Makeup Department
Lourdes Delgado .... hair stylist
Lynda Gurasich .... key hair stylist
Ofelia Gutiérrez .... makeup artist: second unit
Lucrecia Muñoz .... key makeup artist (as Lucrecia González Muñoz)
Dorothy J. Pearl .... key makeup artist
Nena Smarz .... makeup artist: Antonio Banderas
 
Production Management
Fernanda Echeverria .... production supervisor: Mexico (as L. Fernanda Echeverria)
Ernesto Garabito .... unit production manager: Mexico
Larry T. Lewis .... production supervisor: Los Angeles
Tony Mark .... unit production manager
Ray Quinlan .... unit production manager: second unit, New York
Luz María Rojas .... unit production manager: Mexico
Carlos 'Buho' Tames .... unit manager: second unit
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Velvet Andrews-Smith .... second assistant director: U.S. photography
Marco Polo Constandse .... second second assistant director
Richard Cowan .... first assistant director
Efren del Moral .... second assistant director
Andre Fleuren .... second unit director
Yvette Gurza .... key second assistant director: second unit
Mark Hansson .... first assistant director: second unit
Miguel Lima .... first assistant director: Mexico
Juan Obregon .... second second assistant director: second unit
Korey Scott Pollard .... second assistant director (as Korey Pollard)
Batan Silva .... first assistant director: second unit (as Sebastián G. Silva)
 
Art Department
Claudia Abuali .... on-set dresser
Alfredo Acle .... set designer
Carlos Altamirano .... property assistant: second unit
Luis Amezquita .... set designer
Manuel Andrade .... swing gang
Chuck Askerneese .... assistant property master
Jorge Barba .... leadman
Miguel Cervantes García .... on-set dresser
Juan Cisneros .... swing gang
Trinidad Espinoza Huerta .... swing gang
Hana Espinoza .... art department coordinator
Manuel Eslava Fajardo .... graphic design assistant
Ellen Freund .... property master
Esteban Garcia .... swing gang
Isidoro Garcia .... swing gang
Vanesa Garnica .... set dressing coordinator
Charli Jayson .... assistant property master (as Carlos Jayson)
Christopher Lagunes .... leadman
Mayra Lambarri .... art department assistant
Rafael Mandujano .... graphic designer
Rodolfo Martínez Mijarez .... foreman
Alfredo Martínez .... on-set dresser: second unit
Hana Matsumoto .... art department coordinator
Julián Navarro .... head swing B
Hector Perez .... greensman
Alejandra Quijano .... on-set dresser
José Romo Torres .... head swing A
José Vega .... on-set dresser: second unit
Alberto Villaseñor .... construction coordinator
Moises Pineda .... production buyer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Rick Ash .... sound re-recording mixer
John Cannon .... first assistant sound editor
Zack Davis .... co-supervising sound editor
Hank Garfield .... production sound mixer
Phillip A. Hamilton .... adr recordist
Dennis Hammermeister .... boom operator
Adam Jenkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Lou Kleinman .... sound editor
Tony Lamberti .... sound
Michael Lyle .... foley artist
Khama Matiti .... sound recordist
Carey Milbradt .... foley mixer
Carey Milbradt .... sound effects editor
Michael Miller .... adr mixer
Ernesto Muñoz .... utility sound technician
Geoffrey G. Rubay .... supervising sound editor
Unsun Song .... sound re-recordist
Bruce Tanis .... sound effects editor
Tami Treadwell .... adr recordist
Eduardo Valverde .... sound mixer: second unit
Drew Webster .... sound re-recording mixer
David Williams .... sound editor
Peter Gleaves .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Karen Vassar Triest .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Isaac Amezquita Ochoa .... model maker
Ray Brown .... special effects foreman
Raymond J. Brown .... special effects shop foreman
Jose A. Cordero .... special effects coordinator
Laurencio Cordero .... special effects coordinator (as Laurencio 'Chovy' Cordero)
Manuel Cordero .... special effects technician
Travis Dutch .... scanning and recording
Marcelino Pacheco .... special effects coordinator (as Marcelino Pacheco Guzmán)
Casey Pritchett .... special effects foreman (as William Casey Pritchett)
Darrell Pritchett .... special effects coordinator
Keith O. Wilson .... special effects assistant
 
Visual Effects by
Paal Anand .... technical director: Gray Matter
Laurent Ben-Mimoun .... digital matte painter
Steve Bowen .... digital color timer
Timothy Michael Cairns .... quality control supervisor: Efilm/Panavision
Camille Cellucci .... visual effects producer
Patrick Clancey .... digital opticals
Sarah Coatts .... visual effects producer: main title sequence: yU+co.
Sean C. Cunningham .... digital artist: Gray Matter Effects
Ben Grossmann .... digital compositor
Christopher Gwynne .... technical director: Gray Matter
Chris Holmes .... digital compositor
Kristin Johnson .... matte painter: Gray Matter FX
Ntana Key .... digital intermediate paint artist
Kevin Lin .... digital cleanup artist
Margaux Mackay .... supervising visual effects producer
Gray Marshall .... visual effects supervisor
Robert Rowles .... compositor
Robert Rowles .... digital artist
Nancy St. John .... visual effects producer
K. Susan Turmond .... visual effects producer
Paul C. Warschilka .... visual effects editor
J.W. Kompare .... digital intermediate editor (uncredited)
Mark Larranaga .... compositor (uncredited)
Thomas Mathai .... data manager (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Gerardo Albarrán .... stunts (as Gerardo Moreno)
David Alvarado .... stunt coordinator
Tony Lee Boggs .... stunts (as Tony Boggs)
Mark Brooks .... utility stunts
Dino Dos Santos .... stunt double: Antonio Banderas (as Dino Santos)
Gabriel Godínez .... stunts
Tomás Guzmán .... stunts
Clifford Happy .... stunts (as Clifford R. Happy)
Kirk Johnson .... stunts
Krisztian Kery .... stunts (as Kristian Kery)
Francisco Lambert .... stunts
Mauricio Magaña .... stunt double
Darwin Mitchell .... stunts
Gabriela Moreno .... stunts
Reid Overstreet .... stunts
Rod Rondeaux .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Juan Manuel Alvarez .... lamp operator
Richard Avalon .... first assistant camera
Steve Condiotti .... gaffer: 2nd unit
Fernando Diaz .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Ola Elmeges .... first assistant camera: second unit
Osa Elmfors .... first assistant camera: New York
Raúl Escobedo Espinoza .... generator operator: "a" camera unit
Juan Estévez .... grip
André Feruben .... director of photography: second unit
Lewis Fowler .... second assistant camera
Fernando García .... lamp operator
Gabriel García .... grip
Jose Gutierrez .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Juan Guzmán .... grip
Juan Fernando Guzmán .... gaffer: Mexico
Wilma Gómez Luengo .... first assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit (as Wilma Gómez)
Simon Harding .... Steadicam operator
Simon Harding .... camera operator: "a" camera
José Herrera .... key grip: second unit
Edgar Hurtado .... second assistant camera
José Martínez .... lamp operator
Ignacio Sanchez Mejia .... lamp operator (as Ignacio Sánchez)
Noe Muñoz .... camera loader: "a" camera
Brendan Quinlan .... grip: second unit, New York
Felix Rivera .... chief lighting technician (as Felix A. Rivera)
Jesus Rodriguez Jr. .... key grip
Jesus Rodriguez Sr. .... key rigging grip
Juan Manuel Rodríguez .... grip
Manuel Rodríguez .... grip
Jesús Romero .... grip (as Jesús 'Kimba' Romero)
Scott Ronnow .... first assistant camera: "c" camera (as Luis Sansans)
Guillermo Rosas .... camera operator: "b" camera, second unit
Tim Ross .... camera operator: "c" camera, second unit
Raúl Salazar Caballero .... lamp operator
Carlos Silva .... video assistant (as Carlos F. Silva)
Pedro Somoitano .... generator operator
Rico Torres .... still photographer
Jorge Zúñiga .... first assistant camera: "b" camera: second unit (as J. Jorge Zúñiga)
 
Casting Department
Kamala Fritzler .... casting assistant: USA
Jorge Guerrero .... extras casting
Caitlin McKenna-Wilkinson .... adr voice casting (as Caitlin McKenna)
Wendy O'Brien .... casting associate: USA
Jesus Quinones .... casting assistant
Elvira Richards .... casting assistant: Mexico
Manuel Teil .... casting: Mexico (as Manuel Tiel)
Jessica Valencia .... casting assistant: Mexico
Francisco Veyro .... extras casting assistant: set
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Monica Araiz .... costume coordinator
Federico Castillo .... costume coordinator: second unit
Michael R. Chapman .... costume supervisor
Ariel Chávez .... extras costumer
Angelo Cruz Martínez .... key extras costumer
Adolfo Cruz Mateo .... costumer
María del Carmen Delvin .... costumer
Palla Estrada Araiz .... costumer
Pedro Raúl Flores .... tailor
Jesús Francisco García .... costumer
Gabriela Godínez .... costumer
Bárbara González Monsreal .... assistant costume designer
Ismael Jardon .... on-set costumer
Gerardo Ledezma Muñoz .... extras costumer
María de Jesús Lina .... costumer
Barbara Marko .... costume buyer: USA
Ireri Mazón Salas .... costumer
Carlos 'Pollo' Munguia .... on-set costumer
Leticia Pichardo .... on-set costumer
Rufino Rodríguez .... tailor
 
Editorial Department
Matthew Crocker .... post-production assistant
Ben Estrada .... digital colorist assistant
Christina Kim .... post-production coordinator
Dennis McNeill .... color timer (as Denny McNeil)
Paul Murphy .... assistant editor
Hilda Saffari .... digital intermediate producer
Paul C. Warschilka .... assistant editor (as Paul Warschilka)
Michael Moran .... post-production assistant (uncredited)
 
Music Department
P.J. Bloom .... associate music supervisor
Jorge Del Barrio .... conductor
Jorge Del Barrio .... orchestrator
Bradford Ellis .... additional score production
Ken Gruberman .... music preparation
Bob Joles .... music preparation (as Rob Joles)
Evyen Klean .... music score producer (as Evyen J. Klean)
Evyen Klean .... music supervisor (as Evyen J. Klean)
Nestor Pereira .... musician: guitar
Allan K. Rosen .... music editor
Tim Starnes .... orchestrator
Joseph Vitarelli .... music score producer
Joseph Vitarelli .... orchestrator
Nicholas Viterelli .... music editor
Dan Wallin .... music scoring mixer (as Daniel Wallin)
Joshua Winget .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Steve Boyd .... transportation coordinator: USA
Joey Freitas .... transportation co-captain
Javier Gunther .... transportation coordinator: Mexico
Miguel Hurtado .... driver: construction
Billy Kane .... driver: tractor
Fermín Lara .... transportation dispatcher
Carlos Ponce de León .... transportation captain (as Carlos 'Pollo' Ponce)
Carlos Romero .... transportation assistant
 
Other crew
Mary Carmen Acosta .... production secretary: Mexico
Mariana Acuña Acosta .... set production assistant (as Mariana Acuña)
Luis Alfonso Aldrete .... warehouse keeper
Jesús Almontes .... assistant armorer (as Jesús Almontes Rodríguez)
Enriqueta 'Queta' Amador .... accounting assistant (as Enriqueta Amador Díaz)
Gerardo Arellano .... first assistant accountant: Mexico
Ulises Baltazar .... wrangler
Sergio Barragan .... assistant armorer
Steve Beeson .... production accountant
Norene Bini .... dialect coach: Matt Day
Michael Boyer .... head animal wrangler
Kevin Brownlow .... historical consultant
Robby D. Bruce .... ADR loop group
Shelbie Bruce .... ADR loop group
Steven Calcote .... assistant: Joshua Maurer
Antonio Campuzano Rosales .... military advisor
Patricia Cano .... location manager
Alejandro Cervántes .... wrangler
Carlos Cole .... location assistant
Martin Corkidi .... locations key
Stephanie 'Tuty' Correa .... production assistant
Alejandra Cárdenas .... location coordinator
Margarita de Orellana .... historical advisor
Kira Dominguez .... office production assistant
Erin Eggers .... assistant: Mark Gordon
Gabi Endicott .... script supervisor
David Folsom .... film runner
James Gierman .... location consultant
David Golden .... technical advisor
David Golden .... technical advisor
Otniel Gonzalez .... armorer
Bill Guiette .... armorer assistant: second unit
Arturo Gutiérrez .... wrangler
Octaviano Guzmán González .... assistant armorer
Amanda Hernandez .... assistant: Joshua Maurer
Antonio Islas .... set medic
Isaac Jardón .... wrangler
Robert Jauregui .... wrangler (as Robert J. Jauregui)
James Jimenez .... payroll accountant
Robert J. Johnson .... unspecified crew member
Gerardo Jordán .... livestock coordinator
Friedrich Katz .... historical advisor
Carlos Larios .... assistant production coordinator: Mexico
Dinah Lary .... assistant: Antonio Banderas
Alejandro Levi .... location scout
G. Pekas Lozano .... railway coordinator: Mexico (as Gloria 'Pekas' Lozano)
Serafín Lugo .... wrangler
Narciso Martinez .... animal wrangler
Fernando Martínez .... wrangler
Samuel Mendoza .... craft service
Carlos René Minera .... wrangler
Mauricio Minera .... wrangler
María Concepción Morales .... construction medic
Anibal Morin .... wrangler
Maitena Muruzabal .... assistant: Joshua Maurer
Marco Antonio Muñoz .... wrangler
Mario Olivares .... security coordinator
René Ortega .... assistant head wrangler: Mexico
Rocío Ortega .... head animal wrangler: Mexico
Ricardo Padilla .... wrangler
Guillermo Paneco .... wrangler
Scott A. Perez .... wrangler gang boss
Claudia Porter Minera .... wrangler coordinator
Eduardo Porter .... wrangler
Ryan Quinlan .... production assistant
Fernando Quiroz .... wrangler
Sergio Missael Ramírez .... additional military advisor
Ana Rebuelta .... script supervisor: second unit
Jorge Reynosa .... wrangler
Deborah Ricketts .... research consultant
Ryan Robertson .... main title producer
Jorge Rodríguez Barajas .... assistant armorer
Thelma Rodríguez .... production secretary: Mexico
Kenny Rosen .... assistant to producers
Kenny Rosen .... assistant: Mr. Jeff
Barry Rosenbush .... railway consultant
Pastor Rosieres .... wrangler
Hernán Samaniego .... wrangler
Edgar Santana .... wrangler
Patricia Schweers .... assistant: Bruce Beresford
Ernesto Serrano .... set medic: second unit
Mark Shultz .... production coordinator
Dave Stephenson .... office production assistant: Los Angeles (as David R. Stephenson)
Miranda Thompson .... studio executive
Rebecca Thornell .... clearance
Daniel Trujillo .... set security
Vivian Tse .... assistant: Mark Gordon
Axel Uriegas .... assistant: Mr. Mark
Claudia Valdez .... travel coordinator
Julian 'Chico' Valdez .... key set production assistant
Javier Verdin .... wrangler
Valeria Villalobos .... set production assistant
Héctor Villegas .... on-set location assistant
Robert Yacobian .... first assistant accountant: USA
Antonio Zavala Kugler .... promos producer
Patricia Zavala Kugler .... executive liaison
Patricia Zavala Kugler .... press coordinator
Patricia Zavala Kugler .... public relations
Patricia Zavala Kugler .... unit publicist: HBO
Víctor Zavala Kugler .... promos producer
 

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Runtime:
112 min | Israel:110 min | Argentina:110 min | Germany:108 min
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Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Pedro Armendáriz Jr. who plays Don Luis Terrazas, played Pancho Villa in the Old Gringo (1989) movie, and is the son of Pedro Armendáriz, another Mexican actor who also played Pancho Villa in Mexican movies.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Irene Hunt was twenty-two years old in 1914. In the real film, she played one of two sisters (this film shows only Teddy Sampson playing one of them), not Villa's mother.See more »
Quotes:
Pancho Villa:[to Frank, in spanish] Cover my ass.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Life of Villa (1912)See more »
Soundtrack:
On a Tree by a River a Little Tom TitSee more »

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Would the REAL Pancho Villa please stand up?, 22 May 2007
Author: pwoods1 from Adelaide, South Australia

Considering that this was made for TV, it is one strange take on the life of a 'man who would be king', and deserves a much wider viewing audience that it may have attracted.

Antonio Banderas is a much underrated actor - partially because he seems to accept any role that comes his way - and this should indicate to the harshest critic that he is most capable! Much as Robin Hood and, here in Australia, Ned Kelly, are revered as 'outlaws with a conscience', Pancho Villa is perceived as a folk hero. I hope this film dispels THAT particular notion. He was a self-serving bandit with a huge ego and, as the film shows, not above killing the 'locals' to further his grandiose schemes.

Banderas makes a fine fist of what is, essentially, a portrait of a seemingly-complex yet simple man seduced by the notion of Hollywood stardom. The irony, of course, is that, these days, anyone who appears on the screen (silver or no) is perceived as a 'star'.

Villa is presented as one in a long line of anti-heroes who find themselves fighting an unjust regime - but essentially just as brutal.

Overall a charmer of a film. Definitely worth more than one viewing.

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