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The Distinguished Citizen

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Original title
El ciudadano ilustre
Running time
118 min.
Argentina Argentina
Andrés Duprat
Toni M. Mir
Mariano Cohn, Gastón Duprat
Co-production Argentina-Spain;
Aleph Media, Televisión Abierta, A Contracorriente Films, Magma Cine
Drama. Comedy | Comedy-Drama. Literature. Small Town Life (Non-North American)
After refusing big and prestigious awards all over the world, Mr. Daniel Mantovani, Literature Nobel Prize winner, accepts an invitation to visit his hometown in Argentina, Salas, which has been the inspiration for all of his books. It turns out that accepting this invitation is the worse idea of his life. Expect the unexpected when you have used real people as characters in your novels.
Rankings Position
2016: Venice Film Festival: Best Actor (Oscar Martínez); Nom. for Best Film
2016: Goya Awards: Best Hispano American Film
2016: Valladolid International Film Festival - Seminci: 2nd Best Film & Screenplay
2016: Ariel Awards: Best Latin-American Film (ex aequo)
2016: Havana Film Festival: Best Screenplay
2016: Sur Awards: Best Actor (Martínez), Supp. Actor (Brieva) & Original Screenplay
2016: Forqué Awards: Best Hispano American Film. 2 Nominations
2017: Fenix Awards: Best Actor (Oscar Martínez). 5 Nominations
2017: 3 Platino Awards: Best Film, Screenplay & Actor (Oscar Martínez)
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