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20 Ratings

A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

Un señor muy viejo con unas alas enormes

Directed by Fernando Birri
Cuba, Italy, 1988
Fantasy, Drama, Avant-Garde


Based on a story by Gabriel García Márquez, A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings comments on faith and doubt as it explores the arrival of a winged old man who washes ashore into the lives of Pelayo and Elisenda.

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A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings Directed by Fernando Birri

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1988 | Winner: Best Score (Golden Osella)

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