AMORES PERROS (2000)

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Alternative titles

  • DE AMOR Y DE RABIA Working
  • LOVE'S A BITCH Alternative
  • LOVE IS A BITCH Alternative
  • AMOURS CHIENNES Alternative

Synopsis

Thriller. The narrative is split into three parts, linked by human obsession with the parallel world of dogs.

`Octavio and Susana' centres on a young man's love for his sister-in-law. Needing to make money, the young man, Octavio, becomes involved in the business of dog-fighting, until his dog is shot and wounded by a rival. Octavio finds himself in a car chase along with the wounded dog in the back seat, being fired at by his pursuers. In the second story, `Daniel and Valeria', Daniel is a successful magazine publisher who leaves his family to go and live with a model, Valeria. Unfortunately Valeria is badly injured in an accident involving Octavio's car. The last story, `El Chivo and Maria', concerns a man who lives mainly on the streets, looking after a collection of mongrel dogs, but earning his money as a hitman. Hired to kill the business partner of a client, El Chivo is in the area when the car crash occurs and manages to save Octavio's wounded dog, an act which brings repercussions.

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