Jones' 'Three Burials' Fulfills Its Promise

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Tommy Lee Jones as Pete Perkins, who fulfills his friend's wish to be buried in Mexico. Dawn Jones/EuropaCorp hide caption

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Tommy Lee Jones as Pete Perkins

Tommy Lee Jones as Pete Perkins, who fulfills his friend's wish to be buried in Mexico.

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Tommy Lee Jones stars and makes his directorial debut in The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada. The film was in theaters briefly in December to qualify for Oscar consideration. It didn't receive any nominations, but critic Bob Mondello says it's as deserving as the films that did.

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