- Wed Nov 30, 2005, 2:05 AM GMT
"The Squid and the Whale," a low-budget drama about a family torn apart by divorce, led the list of contenders on Tuesday for the Independent Spirit AREAD MORE
A man is shot and quickly buried in the high desert of west Texas. The body is found and reburied in Van Horn's town cemetery. Pete Perkins, a local ranch foreman, kidnaps a Border Patrolman and forces him to disinter the body. With his captive in tow and the body tied to a mule, Pete undertakes a dangerous and quixotic journey into Mexico.