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16 Ratings

A King and His Movie

La película del rey

Directed by Carlos Sorin
Argentina, 1986
Drama, Comedy


Buenos Aires movie director, very fond of the legend of the King of Patagonia and Araucania, decides to make a movie about it. Despite financial troubles, technical problems, misfortune and desertions, he undertakes the journey to Patagonia for the film with a second-rate actor company.

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A King and His Movie Directed by Carlos Sorin

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1986 | Winner: Best First Work

Goya Awards

1987 | Winner: Best Spanish Language Foreign Film

Havana Film Festival

1987 | Winner: Grand Coral - First Prize

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