That's how you get to be Spanish. A whole community was destroyed! Chucho Montoya: You're the sheriff of Rio County, right? I think there's something to this cold-climate business. What do you call it? AsPilar, Elizabeth Pena is a warm, rich female presence; her love for Sam is notbased on anything simple like eroticism or need, but on a deep, fierceconviction that this should be her man. The weakest aspect of the movie is the mystery, but it's also the least important. To hell with it, right? Lone Star is most intimately concerned with how different cultures and generations mix, match, and interact in a place where anglos have the wealth and power although 19 out of every 20 people are Mexican by birth.
Sheriff Sam Deeds: If the next guy is a redneck. I'm talking about people here. Pilar Cruz: Sure, they go back to. I think he knew the girl from before. A bird flying south, you think he sees this line? They need a place to let the steam out. As he traces the murder of Sheriff Charlie Wade Kris Kristofferson 40 years earlier, Deeds' investigation points toward his late father, the much-loved Deputy Buddy Deeds. Her version-- 209 00:16:10,240 -- 00:16:11,389 We think of the textbook.
It's nothing I want to look back on. Minnie Bledsoe: Sheriff Deeds is dead, honey. Allof these events unfold so naturally and absorbingly that all we can do issimply follow along. Sheriff Sam Deeds: I'm Sheriff Deeds. During this search for the truth, Sam must come to terms with his own troubled emotions about his father and his still-lingering romantic feelings for Pilar , a Hispanic woman that Buddy had prevented him from seeing as a young man.
As he explores the secrets of the past,he begins to fall in love all over again with the woman he loved when they wereteenagers. If it's built on a crime. Wade ran into Buddy Deeds. Cliff: They think any woman over 30 who isn't married is a lesbian. Next year, if your grades are high.
Otis almost drove away our customers going on about it. Andthen there is so much more. You don't have to keep up. Says so himself: 1420 01:42:47,800 -- 01:42:50,872 ''Even my son-in-law was better than this pinhead I got now. Jorge Guerra will take over. Sayles expertly moves between past and present, weaving his stories together to illustrate, as in his earlier 1991 , how the seemingly disparate parts of a community are in fact intimately interconnected. He was stewing about his fight with Buddy as we drove over.
Chris Cooper, who was in Matewan and City of Hope, gives a subdued performance as Sam, and it's his low-key acting that allows one of the movie's most difficult scenes dealing with a delicate and controversial subject to work. Advertisement Thosestories -- the murder and the romance -- provide the film's spine and draw usthrough to the end. A kid has been arrested for maybe stealing carradios. Mexicans and Chicanos are deported. He's been on the job for two years, and he's filling huge footsteps. He don't mean nothing by it. KrisKristofferson is hard-edged and mean-eyed as Charlie Wade, and there is a scenewhere he shoots a man and then dares his deputy to say anything about it.
We've got a big wedding. Sam Deeds is the local sheriff who is called to investigate a 40-year-old skeleton found in the desert. Maybe you should wipe it up. Weunderstand that the dead man, Sheriff Charlie Wade, was a sadistic monster whostrutted through life, his gun on his hip, making up the law as he went along. You think halfway across that line they start thinking different?.
Sayles' complex characters are brought together as the tightly woven plot finally draws to its dramatic close. That's how come I ruined my stomach. These are necessary to breathe life into the film's mystery and love stories, and Sayles gives us just enough to satisfy the script's dramatic needs. Chucho Montoya: My government can go fuck itself, and so can yours! They can do a number on you. It is not like you're one or the other.
Del's father, Otis Ron Canada , lives in the area. I'd still want to be with you. Cooper looks a little like Sayles; theyproject the same watchful intelligence. The discovery of Wade's decades-old skeleton, however, calls this legend into question, and forces Sam to begin an investigation. Now the current Sheriff is Deeds' son Sam, who didn't exactly have good relationship with his father, so he's leaning towards his father killing Wade. There was a bunch of us there. The people are concerned about crime.