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Manuel Antín


Manuel Antín

Manuel Antín (born February 27, 1926) is an Argentine film director and screenwriter.

Manuel Antin was born in Las Palmas, Chaco Province, in 1926. He first wrote for Argentine television in 1956 and made his directorial debut in 1962 with his first film: La Cifra Impar (Od numbers) based on a tale of Julio Cortázar (Cartas de mamá). The filmThe Venerable Ones earned him a Golden Palm nomination at the Cannes Film Festival, and his Circe (1964), a Golden Bear at the 14th Berlin International Film Festival.[1] Perhaps his best-known film, the bucolic Don Segundo Sombra (1969), earned him a second Golden Palm nomination at Cannes.

In 1983 was desgnated as director oh the Instituto Nacional de Cine in the gobertment of Raúl Alfonsín.

In 1991 he founde the Universidad del Cine an institution devoted to film teaching and production.



External links

  • Internet Movie Database

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