For now, the focus remains on Amores Perros, a film that Mexico's filmmaking community is hoping will make significant inroads on the U.S. market. While the new Mexican cinema has successfully incorporated Hollywood's light-entertainment formulas, Amores Perrosis something of an anomaly. González Iñárritu says, "This movie wasn't made as a product of marketing, nor is it a global cinema that is homogenizing film." It's a movie that was made not just for the new Mexico, but as its epilogue says, "because we are also what we have lost."
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