Alsino and the Condor
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"Alsino and the Condor" is a 1982 Nicaraguan film directed by Miguel Littín. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. It won the Golden Prize at the 13th Moscow International Film Festival. The film was a co-production between Nicaragua, Mexico and Cuba. The film is loosely based on the novel Alsino by Chilean writer Pedro Prado.
- also known as Alsino y el Condor
- countries: Nicaragua, Mexico, Cuba
- languages: Spanish Language, English Language
- producer: Hernán Littin
- written by Tomás Pérez Turrent, Miguel Littín, Isidora Aguirre
- cinematography by Pablo Martínez & Jorge Herrera
- edited by Miriam Talavera
- music by Leo Brouwer
- genres: War film, Drama
- released in (33 years ago)
- award: - Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (Country: Nicaragua; in Spanish) nomination for Miguel Littín
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A Dictionary of Film Studies (2012)
by Annette Kuhn, Guy Westwell
condor/Alsino and the Condor (Nicaragua/Cuba/Mexico/ Costa Rica, 1982). However, cinema fared badly under the post-1990 neoliberal government, though there has been some grassroots video documentary-making sponsored by NGOs ...
by John D. H. Downing
Disproportionate funds were sunk into some expensive 35-mm films, such as Alsino and the Condor, rather than short, cheap films addressing the country's critical problems. University education in communication and journalism struggled ...
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