Release Date: January 9th, 2004
DVD Release Date: March 16th, 2004
R|2 hr 5 min
In a film that plays with the idea of straightforward storytelling, a group of troubled people find that they are linked in unpredictable ways. Paul Rivers (Sean Penn) is an academic dealing with a terminal heart condition, but his life is changed by a car crash that seems unrelated to his ailment. The traffic accident, involving ex-con Jack Jordan (Benicio Del Toro) and the husband of Cristina Peck (Naomi Watts), is one that ruins lives but ultimately also resurrects them.
Director: Alejandro Iñárritu
Production Co: Y Production, This Is That Productions
Distributors: Focus Features