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El Patrullero

Highway Patrolman


Alex Cox


Pedro is a rookie policeman assigned to patrol the highway near the northern Mexico border. Fresh out of police academy, Pedro still tries to do things by the book but he must balance his moral convictions between with what's right for his career and the people around him.


Roberto Sosa, Bruno Bichir, Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez, Vanessa Bauche


Writer: Lorenzo O'Brien; Cinematographer: Miguel Garzon; Composer: Zander Schloss; Editor: Carlos Puente; Production Designer: Cecilia Montel


San Sebastian IFF, New York Film Critics Circle Awards, Mystfest, Ariel Awards

Director's Filmography

Tombstone Rashomon, 2017

Bill the Galactic Hero, 2014

Scene Missing, documentary, 2012

Straight to Hell Returns, 2010

Repo Chick, 2009

Searchers 2.0, 2007

The Pogues: Poguevision, 2006

I'm a Juvenile Delinquent, Jail Me!, 2004

Revengers Tragedy, 2002

Shiritsu tantei Hama Maiku, TV Series, 2002

A Hard Look, documentary, 2000

Kurosawa: The Last Emperor, documentary, 1999

Three Businessmen, 1998

Rambler '65, short, 1997

The Winner, 1996

Death and the Compass, 1996

Highway Patrolman, 1991

Red Hot and Blue, segment Well, Did You Evah!, 1990

Walker, 1987

Straight to Hell, 1987

Sid and Nancy, 1986

Repo Man, 1984

Sleep Is for Sissies, short, 1980

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