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And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003)

Antonio Banderas as "Pancho Villa"

Loosely based on real-life events, this film follows renowned revolutionary Pancho Villa (Antonio Banderas) as he attempts to procure funding to overthrow the Mexican government. Villa strikes up an intriguing agreement with Hollywood director D.W. Griffith (Colm Feore), who is interested in paying the rebel for the movie rights to his exciting story. Soon, young film executive Frank Thayer (Eion Bailey) is joining Villa on his dangerous and violent exploits.

Emmy (Primetime) (2004)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (2003)NominatedBest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
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