The Ballad of Esequiel Hernandez

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The Ballad of Esequiel Hernández
Directed by Kieran Fitzgerald
Produced by Michael Fitzgerald
Brendan Fitzgerald
Written by Kieran Fitzgerald
Brendan Fitzgerald
Marc Weiss
Shane Slattery-Quintanilla
Based on The assassination of Esequiel Hernández Jr
Music by Bobby Flores
Cinematography Caz Duffy
Kieran Fitzgerald
John Hall
Edited by Brendan Fitzgerald
Kieran Fitzgerald
Shane Slattery-Quintanilla
Distributed by PBS
Release date
Running time
90 minutes
Country United States
Mexico
Language English
Spanish

The Ballad of Esequiel Hernández is a 2007 American documentary film that investigates the murky killing of Esequiel Hernández Jr by US Marines. It is written and directed by Kieran Fitzgerald and narrated by Tommy Lee Jones.

Cast[edit]

  • Tommy Lee Jones - Narrator
  • James blood - self
  • David Castaneda - self
  • Randall Cater - self
  • Mike Coyne - self
  • Danny Dominguez - self
  • Izdiel Garcia - self
  • Michael Gross - self
  • Esequiel Hernandez Sr. - self
  • Margarito Hernandez - self
  • Richard Jerome - self
  • Jane Kelly - self
  • Terry Kincaid - self
  • Amanda Lichtenberg - self
  • Enrique Madrid - self
  • Christine Manriquez - self
  • David Marquez - self
  • John McGee - self
  • Teresaa Todd - self
  • Roy Torrez Jr. - self
  • Albert Valadez - self
  • Roland Wieler - self
  • Jack Zimmermann - self

Release and reception[edit]

It won best-documentary awards at the Mexico City Film Festival in 2007, the Santa Fe Film Festival in 2007 and at the El Paso festival in 2008.

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