The Distinguished Citizen
- Original title
El ciudadano ilustre
- Running time
- 118 min.
Toni M. Mir
Mariano Cohn, Gastón Duprat
Co-production Argentina-Spain; Aleph Media / Televisión Abierta / A Contracorriente Films / Magma Cine
Comedy. Drama | Literature
- Synopsis / Plot
- 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.
: Venice Film Festival: Best Actor (Oscar Martínez); Nom. for Best Film
: Goya Awards: Best Hispano American Film
: Valladolid International Film Festival - Seminci: 2nd Best Film & Screenplay
: Ariel Awards: Best Latin-American Film (ex aequo)
2016: Havana Film Festival: Best Screenplay
: Sur Awards: Best Actor (Martínez), Supp. Actor (Brieva) & Original Screenplay
: Forqué Awards: Best Hispano American Film. 2 Nominations
: Fenix Awards: Best Actor (Oscar Martínez). 5 Nominations
: 3 Platino Awards: Best Film, Screenplay & Actor (Oscar Martínez)
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