• And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003)

And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself

Release Date: 2003

DVD Release Date: May 11th, 2004

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

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.

Cast: Antonio Banderas, Eion Bailey, Michael McKean, Colm Feore, Matt Day, Damián Alcázar, Kyle Chandler, Alexa Davalos

Director: Bruce Beresford

Genres: Docudrama

Production Co: Columbia

Keywords: Pursuit, Engaging, Quest, Gritty

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Outstanding Made-for-Television Movie